Category: Baby Steps

Reactions vs. Choices. Be Kind to Yourself.

Instead of Scolding Yourself for Reactions, Be Kind to Yourself and Analyze Them Instead The meanest person in the world when it comes to making you feel bad about your reactions is yourself. So often when a person does something, they’ll immediately start berating themselves. It might be internally with negative self talk or it […]

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Mindful Motivation for Creating Your Best Life

Looking around, you can see that people live many different types of lives. But so many of them aren’t really present in the lives that they’re living. Plus, they’re not taking the steps that they could to create the best life possible. By using mindful motivation, you can create a life that brings you great […]

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Meditation: Simple way to get happy and successful

While meditation is essentially a simple practice, there are a number of things you can do to enhance the experience. These tips may make all the difference to your meditation sessions, particularly if you are having difficulty truly relaxing and letting go. Keep interruptions to a minimum Ensure that you are not interrupted by first […]

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Falling Asleep During Meditation? Here’s Your Action Plan

By now, the physical and emotional benefits of meditation are well-documented. Chances are, you’ve even tried it yourself or know someone who does it. One of the most common complaints that people just starting out have about their practice is that they keep falling asleep. Assuming you’re doing the type of meditation that is about […]

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Mindfulness: Defeat Negative Attitudes

The attitude that a person has is based on their thought patterns and linked with emotions. It can be displayed as actions. Negative attitudes often have a foundation of resentfulness at their core. This resentment can be caused by a person’s point of view of themselves, of other people or toward life in general. If […]

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Mindful Fitness Tips for a Better Workout

Mindfulness is a technique that you can use to make your workout more effective. When most people exercise, they don’t realize how closely associated the mind is with it. What you think and how you think can have a great impact on your workout. Mindfulness can make a difference in whether you can stick with […]

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Stop Trying to Escape Emotions – Use Mindfulness to Accept and Address Them

There are many reasons that people have for wanting to escape emotions, but one recurring theme is that it can be painful to face certain feelings. This is why escapism with alcohol, drugs, overworking, overeating and other habits are often used in place of dealing with emotion. But when you push away the emotions rather […]

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From Chaos to Calm – How Mindfulness Lets You Be in Charge

There’s no denying that having chaos in your life is going to happen. It might not be a constant, but it will happen. When chaos does occur, some people run around in a state of anxiety or panic. They don’t know what to do and how to calm the chaos. Regardless of what type of […]

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Find Meaningful Work with a Mindful Approach

I spoke about starting a new job and facing the fear within. For today’s post, I wanted to look into finding meaningful work with a mindful approach. Whether you’re already in a job or you’re looking for one, practicing mindfulness can help. When you’re trying to find work that’s meaningful to you, it can seem […]

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Face Your Fears Using a Mindful Approach

Since starting my new job 3 months ago, I have started to feel fearful and doubts on my own capabilities. Fear is something that everyone experiences. Some fears are small and some are big. There are fears that we can manage and fears that can leave us unable to cope with the daily tasks in […]

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