Calm Corner

mindfulness

Be okay with right now

Oftentimes, we are lost in thoughts, imagining a life far off into the future, where things are much better, which can often create anxiety or worry OR we are stuck in the past, replaying those happy memories or painful memories, which often can create regret, sadness, or stress. How about  ...

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wellness

Treat Yo Self

Why do we, oftentimes, let things get to crisis mode before realizing that something is off? Your body/heart/intuition is probably sending you signals right now, but are you listening? Today I have an assignment for you. I’m asking you to practice loving yourself, to really treat yourself like  ...

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mental health, wellness

On reading

It’s funny how some people never pick up a book again after finishing school, but for me I’ve learned to appreciate reading more and more, especially when I’m not in school anymore. Why is that? Maybe it’s the fact that it’s not required reading (I never finished Scarlet Letter) or that I’ll  ...

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mindfulness

Sit in the discomfort

Try this practice today. Observe how your body and mind are while you engage in something that is challenging or outside your comfort zone. See how your body reacts. See how your mind is. This is how you cultivate body and mind awareness. What does the voice inside you say? See if you can push  ...

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mental health, wellness

“Same goal, same end”

These are the words of the Dalai Lama at his most recent visit to Dieu Ngu Temple in Westminster, Orange County, CA, where I was in attendance, on June 19, 2016. It was such a blessing to be in his presence (about 20 ft. away). I felt a positive aura radiating from him throughout my time there.  ...

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