April brings with it tulips and daffodils, Spring showers, and National Occupational Therapy Month. But to be fair, April also shines as an honorary month for other… Read more “Meaning and Mindfulness: Occupational Therapists as Mindful Mentors”
Until you’ve been greeted by a slobbery, smooching, cold nosed, tail wagging dog, you haven’t experienced the purity of unconditional love. Talk about being mindful – these… Read more “7 Mindfulness Tips from Your Dog”
Credits: Susie Moore Life is described as many things, but rarely is it referred to as peaceful, calm, or still. Our lives are a busy juggle of… Read more “To Find Stillness in a Crazy World”
Credits: Barbara Markway Ph.D. When we’re stressed, self-care is often the first thing to go. Why is this? 1. Our brains go into fight-or-flight mode and our… Read more “Seven Types of Self-Care Activities for Coping with Stress”
Mindfulness Meditation can be intermixed with Humor to help any walk of life during anxiety. Humor is infectious. It lightens burdens, inspires hope, connects us to others, increases… Read more “Using mindfulness meditation intermixed with humor to reduce anxiety”
In ancient Asian languages there were no separate words for heart and mind, but one concept referring to both as an inseparable whole: heart-mind. In the East the image of a bird is often used to emphasize that developing a sharp mind and a compassionate heart need to be developed side by side.
Credits: Kaia Roman I taught a mindfulness class at my daughters’ elementary school this week. Unsurprisingly, the kids taught me way more than I taught them. While I… Read more “7 Fun Ways To Teach Your Kids Mindfulness”