Category: Mindful

Finding a Mindful Balance

Simple Solutions to Finding Balance 1. What is the secret to  work-life balance? Well, we certainly know what it isn’t! When your to-do list is as long as your arm, when you come home from work, open the refrigerator, and find the set of keys you lost that morning in the butter dish, when you’re thinking of sticking…
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Spiritual Healing Trip

Taking a spiritual healing trip will change your life. For thousands of years, shamans and faith healers have functioned under the belief that physical illness results from imbalances. These imbalances are within our emotional and energy bodies. This will ultimately express through the physical body (most commonly as a chronic/debilitating disease). Even science has begun to recognize the importance in addressing the spiritual…
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Murals for Unity

Is there a dreary spot in your neighborhood that’s in desperate need of some attention? Maybe now is the time to do something about it. Revitalizing a neglected area is a fun group project for your community and it’s also a way to make your neighborhood more inviting. So if you want to brighten up…
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How to Be A Mindful Traveler

Too many tourists today have terrible travel etiquette. They’re rude to locals, they’re disrespectful of traditional customs, and they leave the local environment in worse condition than when they arrived. It’s an unfortunate trend that we can all stop with just a few Mindful travel tourist tips. So, before you head out the door do…
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Make Your Own Terrarium

Now that things are in full bloom and green again, it’s the perfect time to plant a summer terrarium with your kids. You can get everything you need for this project from your local nursery or hardware store, but you’ll have more fun if you find it from what you already have in your house…
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Mindful Travel Series: Museums

This summer season we are featuring mindful vacation ideas for you and your family. Our Mindful Living Network travel series began with national parks, and this week we take a closer look at different kind of museums. Our nation has a lot of museums. In fact, according to the Institute of Museum and Library Services,…
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Mindful Quotes for Aging Happily

Growing old is not just a fact of life it’s also a blessing. But, when you wake up and you have aches and pains it can be hard to appreciate this miracle. Sometimes we need inspirational quotes to keep us motivated and upbeat about the future, and fortunately, some of the world’s most creative and…
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Why Create A Mindful Family

The themes that rule our lives today are, “I just don’t have time” and “I’m exhausted.” We are overbooked, overworked and overwhelmed. Just getting done what must be done fills our days. The notion of finding precious time to learn how to create balance and to reduce our stress, to soothe our aching souls seems…
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Positive Affirmations are Key to a Healthy Life

Studies show that optimism can affect your health and how long you live. Repeating positive affirmations throughout your day actually reduces stress and creates health. A study at the University of California, Los Angeles shows that students that were repeating positive affirmations when they were stressed actually produced less stress hormones. When a person repeats…
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Creating a Mindful Family Meeting

Weekly family meetings are an invaluable tool and can be the glue that keeps a family’s busy life from spinning out of control. Creating a mindful family meeting and place for the family to meet weekly provides a place for communication, building trust, and your family’s values. A  mindful family meeting organizes the family’s lives…
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