Category Archives for "Mindfulness and Peace"

Why Tying Your Happiness To Future Events & Goals Will Leave You Unfulfilled + How Mindfulness Can Help You

Why Tying Your Happiness To Future Events & Goals Will Leave You Unfulfilled + How Mindfulness Can Help You

When I Reach My Goal, Then I’ll Be Happy… Won’t I? This statement reflects an attitude that governs many people’s lives. We often focus our attention as well as our hopes on promises of happiness or the big events in our lives. As a result, we tend to lose sight of the subtle, chronic stress this attitude causes…

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4 Extraordinarily Simple Ways To Cultivate Mindful Appreciation of an Ordinary Moment

4 Extraordinarily Simple Ways To Cultivate Mindful Appreciation of an Ordinary Moment

One of the reasons why newness is so exhilarating, exciting, and enticing is that the pleasure centers in our brains get a positive jolt when we experience novelty. However, once we become habituated or acclimated to a new thing and its novelty wears off, we again need something new to give the same good feeling we originally felt…

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How To Cultivate Awareness By Mindful Living Exercises, Breath Awareness and Body Awareness

How To Cultivate Awareness By Mindful Living Exercises, Breath Awareness and Body Awareness

As you go about your everyday routine, you can engage your awareness and your senses, making any activity a mindful one. Choose any task, such as taking a shower, brushing your teeth, doing the dishes, or washing your hands. You can start by simply choosing to do the activity more slowly. Here are some examples of exercises you can use anytime throughout the day…

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