If you haven't exactly understood what people mean when they talk about "mindfulness," you might get it this time. This is a very clear description of mindfulness by a 7-year-old who really understands it.Read More
It’s a hell of a lot easier to focus on the needs of others from the comfortable perch of my meditation pillow than in the middle of the chaos of daily life. When the airplanes of my own thoughts are taking off alongside everyone else’s, air traffic control can become an issue.Read More
I think of Luis Rivera MS as my "anatomy guy." What the hell does that mean? It means that in the Beautiful Voyager Slack room, when there's a question about physiology, he is the one I turn to. He's got a Master of Science in Exercise and Rehabilitation Science and a whole lot more.
Luis also has a newsletter where he shares thoughts from his own coaching perspectives as well as basic mindfulness exercises like these. I asked Luis if he would mind if I shared these exercises with you, and he said,
"I hope folks find them beneficial as many are beginning to find the benefits of mindful movement."Read More
"According to Harvard psychotherapist Ronald D. Siegel, PsyD, trying to get rid of anxiety is exactly where I, and many others suffering from it, go wrong...The theory behind it is that the more comfortable we get with the sensations that come with anxiety — panic, fear, and accelerated heartbeat — the more we will discover that the emotions associated with these sensations come and go, like everything else."Read More