Meditation can help, you just have to do it. It is not a theoretical practice, but a practice exercise: it doesn't matter how many times you have done it already, you need to keep doing it for it work - you need to COMMIT TO SIT.
You can't work your way to mindfulness, and you can't meditate your way there either. Mindfulness doesn't come from doing a lot of yoga classes. What I've learned on my mindfulness journey to better self love, health and wellbeing.
To maintain a high level of well-being, it's important to have a series of practices that we build into our daily lives - exercises that become habits, or go-to activities when we notice we are feeling down in a certain area. Here my top 10 based on the PERMA theory from positive psychology.
Purpose is trending, and extending far past esoteric associations into the world of new work, learning and career development. At it's most simple - purpose is simply about creating meaning; it's being explicitly aware of what you care about, and pursuing this for your life.
As an overachiever, and a working-mom, my belief system told me the more I did, the better I was. Multitasking was necessary to get it all done. This year I was forced to re-evaluate my beliefs, choosing mindfulness above multitasking.
To discover what would give this new life purpose, I started at the end - what would we want to remember about our time here? What stories would we tell about this magical year when we returned? It was up to me to set the tone on this year for the entire family.
Resilience is probably THE word of 2020. It's on everyone's lips, and minds, and it's probably never been so important. As a society, we have not had to confront such fear, uncertainty, change, restriction, boredom,