Mindfulness Articles

New To Meditation? Try These Tiny Stepping Stones From Headspace

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

When I was a teenager, my friends and I broke a few “No Loitering” rules (and got in trouble for it). But as an adult, I need to remind myself that it’s perfectly fine to sit for the sake of sitting — and to do nothing for the sake of doing nothing.


Breathe Easy This Weekend With A Simple Web App

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

I present you with this clever little web app for breathing by Twitter user @oatsbarley. You can customize the app’s parameters to speed up or slow down the inhale/exhale indicator to your liking.


This Soothing Video Of Baby’s First Bath Will Calm Your Nerves

Saturday, January 11th, 2014

This is one of the most calming videos I’ve watched in a long time. The level of care and attention that woman provides to that tiny, helpless, brand-new human? Oh gosh; it gives me the cutesies.


Enter To Win A Free Copy Of ‘ADHD According to Zoë’

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

Want a copy for free? I’ve got an extra one that’s looking for a good home. (Even if that home is a bit cluttered and disorganized like mine.)


How I Completely Forgot About World Mental Health Day (Amongst Many Other Important Things)

Saturday, October 12th, 2013

Inattentiveness is a huge problem for me. I can only play the chicken-or-egg game for so long – does the anxiety make me distractible, or does my distractibility make me anxious? – before I throw my hands up in frustration.


Distract Yourself From Anxiety With These iPhone Puzzle Games

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Whenever I’m feeling the first few rumblings of panic in my gut, a simple distraction can make a huge difference in my anxiety level.


Prepping for Hurricane Sandy: Handling “What If” Thoughts

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Keep your “what if” statements simple. Tempting as it may be, don’t follow their improper and twisted logic. They’re fiction.


Five Steps Toward A More Mindful Relationship With Caffeine

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

I want to create a truce with caffeine. I want to recognize that my body’s reactions to this drug are completely normal. I want to train myself to be comfortable with caffeine again.


Cozying Up With Caffeine: Can Mindfulness Help?

Saturday, September 8th, 2012

Caffeine is an unavoidable drug, and I don’t want to fear it. I don’t want the buzzy sensation I feel when I take the migraine meds to create a fertile breeding ground for panic.


My Mind is Blank and So Is This Blog Post

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Adrenaline is not my friend. I don’t search for it. And when it finds me accidentally, I usually tell it to shut up.


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