Mindfulness, Meditation and More, Oh My! (Part 1)

0 “The essence of mindfulness is paying attention on purpose.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn What is this mindfulness thing anyway? You see it everywhere now. Magazines. Talk shows. Entire books written on the subject. For me mindfulness and meditation have played a huge role in my self care journey. I’ve become a much better listener. I respond more to life now …

Noise Hurts. Silence Heals.

0 “Silence is an empty space. Space is the home of the awakened mind.” – Buddha Studies show that noise has a powerful physical effect on our brains and raises stress hormones. Chronic exposure to loud noise can cause stress hormones to be elevated which decreases our immunity and serenity. These same studies show silence can relieve that stress in …