Self Care + Self-Reflection = Happiness

 “Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful.” – Margaret J. Wheatley In each Fuzzy Red Socks retreat we make time for rest, reflection and rejuvenation. One just seems to roll right into the other. But it’s reflection that for me allows the other two to stand as bookends for …

Mindfulness, Meditation & More, Oh My! (Part 3)

The Goal of meditation is not to get rid of your thoughts or emotions, the goal of meditation is to become aware of your thoughts and emotions and learn how to move through them without getting stuck.” – Dr. Phillippe Goldin We’ve been discussing the 9 attributes or attitudes that Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn believes embody mindfulness. Mindfulness is more a …

Mindfulness, Meditation & More, Oh My! (Part 2)

“Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It is a way to enter into the quiet that is already there – buried under the 50,000 thoughts the average person has every day.” – Deepak Chopra I tend to complicate things when first trying to learn them. I used to actually get stressed out because I believed I …