What is Practicing Mindfulness?

I love meditation. I meditate everyday. It’s insanely beneficial, and you should meditate daily as well. Meditation and mindfulness are very similar, and the terms are often used interchangeably. However, they are not wholly the same. This post will address the confusion between mindfulness and meditation, and tell you how you can practice mindfulness anytime, … Read more

Relaxation Response Exercise

Girl relaxing in lavender

Happy Sunday! If you live in Canada like I do, it’s a long weekend, so today is like a second Saturday. Here is an exercise to help you relax. This exercise was adapted from Herbert Benson’s book The Relaxation Response. Essentially, this exercise combines a focusing mantra with a progressive muscle relaxation exercise. It’s best … Read more