A New Look at Breaking an Old Habit

Everyone has habits, some of them are beneficial, some are not. Habits like brushing our teeth, locking up our door before we leave the house, and pressing the brake pedal at red lights are good habits. Bad habits, like biting our nails, checking Facebook or Twitter incessantly while trying to complete a project, or reaching … Read more

Begin a Practice of Mindful Meditation

While many people think of meditation as something you might do with a teacher, it can be as straightforward as paying attention to your breath while sitting in your car or on the train, or while sitting at the coffee shop or in your office, or while walking or showering. Steal away 2 minutes in … Read more

Breaking Down Mindfulness

“Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way, on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.” ~Jon Kabat-Zinn Mindfulness is a type of mental training often accomplished through meditation. The purpose of practicing mindfulness is not to change your thoughts, but rather to change your relationship with your thoughts. As such, an elementary principle of mindfulness is … Read more