May:  Cultivate Self-Compassion

May: Cultivate Self-Compassion

  Self-compassion is the ability to love and accept ourselves just as we are. If we habitually berate ourselves for less-than-perfect behavior or appearance, we cannot feel it, because we don’t feel deserving. And when we don’t feel deserving we lean more...
March:  Mind Your Business

March: Mind Your Business

“Won’t mindfulness make me lose my edge in business dealings?” This question came up recently during a Twelve Mindful Months class I lead weekly and it is a common concern. Mindfulness is the new buzz word in the media, as evidenced by the many articles boasting...
February:  Be Mindful/Be Mine

February: Be Mindful/Be Mine

  “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn In February, this month of Valentine’s Day, we may gift those we love with cards, flowers or chocolates. But the greatest gift we can give our relationships is...
December:  The 12 Gifts of Mindfulness

December: The 12 Gifts of Mindfulness

* 1. joy 2. peace 3. contentment 4. self-regulation 5. increased focus 6. developed compassion 7. present moment awareness 8.appreciation for what what you have 9. acceptance for what you cannot change 10. liberation from anxiety & cultivated resilience 11....