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3 tips for calming overactive NaNoWriMo writing minds

Every November since 1999 hundreds of thousands of people have committed to writing a whole novel in just one month as part of NaNoWriMo. Last year 325,142 people participated in National Novel Writing Month in a global celebration of creativity, determination and sheer hard work. 1,059 more words


Mindfully stopping the habit of comparing

Take a look at these drawings, how delicate, energetic, sensitive, expressive, bold, confident, natural and blimmin GORGEOUS they are! They’re drawings done by 4 different people in one of my classes using a creative mindfulness exercise that allows the breath to guide the pencil. 476 more words


Exploring creative blocks through mindfulness

We did a very helpful and revealing little coaching exercise during a recent Mindfulness for Writers course – I asked the writers attending to reflect on the obstacles they encountered to both meditating and writing. 805 more words


Mindfulness and social media - overcoming distractions mindfully

I’m just back from meditation retreat, and a week of silence. No speaking. No emails or text messages. No internet. No Facebook or Twitter. No advertising. 1,398 more words


8 ways yoga helps

Yoga means union. In a world that bombards us with clichés regarding a mind, body & spirit connection, this is very important. But in real people terms, what is the connection between the poses (asanas), breathing (pranayama), philosophy, and Western psychology? 414 more words


5 Super Simple Ways To Eat Better Every Day

You may feel daunted by all of the contradicting health tips floating around the Internet. Sometimes, it can get so confusing that it’s easier not to make any healthy changes at all. 345 more words


You are what you Yoga

I saw an image recently of a big bowl of fresh fruits and vegetables, which had the following caption: 488 more words