Are Your Affirmations Depressing You?

Are Your Affirmations Depressing You?

Affirmations are supposed to be good for you! A brief history of affirmations An affirmation is a positive phrase about yourself or your circumstances that you write down and repeat to yourself throughout the day in the present tense as if it were true today. Affirmations are also called “positive thinking” or “self-empowerment”. Affirmations are [...]

What Did You Learn Today, Mommy?

What Did You Learn Today, Mommy?

Learning daily keeps your brain young Your brain doesn’t stop changing Neuroplasticity means that your brain is not a static organ, but can keep growing and changing throughout your life. According to Sharon Begley, author of Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain, until a few years ago it was thought that all of your brain [...]

One at a Time

One at a Time

Focus only on the thing you are doing now Directions: Multi-tasking usually means that you’re not doing your best at any one thing. Try directing your focus on just one of your multi-tasks at a time and be excellent, dude. Recommended Frequency: Every time you feel like doing two things at once. Expected Benefits: Mindfulness [...]

Be the Apple

Be the Apple

Focus on the experience of eating an apple. Directions: Eat a piece of fruit focusing entirely on the experience. Remove all distractions and noise, especially media. Recommended Frequency: Daily. Expected Benefits: Calmness Appreciation Mindfulness Clicking the button below will take you to a page where you can add a reminder to your calendar for Be [...]

Focus on Nature

Focus on Nature

Find something in nature to notice and appreciate. Directions: Be mindful and aware of something in nature outside of yourself. Jon Kabat-Zinn has said that Buddha’s philosophy can be summed up in one sentence: “Nothing is to be clung to as I, me or mine.” Focus on something that you can appreciate but not possess. [...]