UPDATE: 9/29/2018 What are you thankful for? It’s a great question to ponder throughout the year, whether it’s Thanksgiving or the heat of the summer. A gratitude journal will help you find happiness throughout the year.
How often are you truly yourself – at work or at home? Studies indicate there is a tremendous toll taken when we spend day after day suppressing who we really are and pretending to be who we think others want/need us to be.
Ever feel like you are on a road to nowhere? You’re constantly busy, with an endless To Do list, but yet never seem to be progressing. Have you turned into the proverbial smoke but no real fire?
There is much to be gained by acknowledging our emotions and taking the time to see what can be learned to take us more gracefully into the future. Some people share to the point of TMI (too much information), and others are very uncomfortable sharing or showing them at all.
Jon Kabat-Zinn, one of the fathers of mindfulness and the founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program, describes mindfulness as “awareness by paying attention in the present moment non-judgmentally as if it really mattered.”