An Anti-Anxiety Tool Kit – A Holistic Approach

It is important to know that while anxiety and depression are both undesirable states, anxiety is in fact considered the opposite of depression. Anxiety is a high energy, wired state while depression lacks all motivation and energy. Some individuals experience both, but many others are more prone to one or the other. According to mental…

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Mindfulness Myths – It’s not about stopping your thoughts, it’s about observing them.

Mindfulness Misconceptions The biggest misconception about mindfulness as well as meditation is that people think that the objective is to think about nothing or to stop their thoughts. This is impossible even for the most accomplished meditators. People often say that they are not good at focusing, concentrating or that they have scattered thoughts so…

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How to Meditate

As I mentioned in my previous post Mindfulness Myths, mindfulness and meditation is not about stopping your thoughts, clearing your mind or thinking about nothing. That is essentially impossible. Like mindful living, the purpose in meditation is to observe and detach from your thoughts. Anyone can do it, whether they are naturally focused and calm…

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What is Mindfulness?

What is Mindfulness? The practice of mindfulness has become a popular trend in the last few years. Everyone from psychotherapists, pain management specialists to nutritionists are talking about the benefits of becoming consciously aware of the present moment. In a nutshell mindfulness is the effort to remain in the present moment on a continuous basis…

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