Calm Corner

Browsing Tag:

meditation

mindfulness

Seasons of Life

Yes, today is the last day of May 2018. For some it may already be June 2018. As time passes, things change, people change, you change, and that’s all okay. When you cling to what was, you dwell in the past, which leads to suffering. You may have heard the quote, “Pain is real. Suffering is not.” You may be dealing with chronic pain or acute pain. As I’m typing right now, I’m currently experiencing a swollen finger (note to self: don’t pull out hangnails). It’s physically painful to type,  ...

Continue Reading

mindfulness

Zombie Mode

Ahh, have you fallen prey to the chase? Chase of what, you ask? Materialism, fame, status, bling, $$$. Stop and smell the roses or grass. Work is not everything in your life. I’m not anti-work. I understand that work helps pay the bills, brings  food to the table, I get it. It’s a necessity. And so is willpower. To be able to function efficiently, you not only need the natural willpower, which you get from rest and sleep, but also you’ll need manifested willpower, which  ...

Continue Reading

mindfulness

Purposeful pause

Ever feel like you’re always on the go, from the moment you wake up till the moment you go back to bed? Ever stop to think that maybe you don’t need to rush all the time? You don’t need to be like the majority. Society and other people can mess with your mind sometimes if you let it. Today I invite you to take a break and take a breath with me and feel your body. Which parts move when you inhale? Which parts move when you exhale? Repeat this exercise a few times. You may  ...

Continue Reading

mindfulness

Loving kindness meditation

This is a great time to reassess your priorities. What is most important to you right now? Is it health, self-care, work, nutrition, just to name a few? Have you been spreading yourself too thin and often left feeling exhausted and uninspired? Maybe those around you are trying to avoid talking to you. Yes, you, Grumpy Cat. What you put out the world you often get that back in return. It may be counter-intuitive for you, but hey, let’s try this exercise of spreading loving kindness to  ...

Continue Reading