Mind and Body

Mindfulness is not just about the mind. Body awareness is an important aspect of the present moment awareness we all crave. It is also a critical piece of overall well-being. In these posts, you’ll find ways to incorporate mindfulness with movement or learn about how movement, through practices like yoga, can encourage mindfulness.

Four Ways Mindfulness Can Help You Recover When You Struggle with Goals

January is a time for resolutions, and for some of us, that can also mean a time for disappointment, reality-checking, and self-flagellation. It’s easy to set goals, but much harder to keep them. It’s also simple to see how a habit change might improve our lives, but very difficult to change our engrained habits. IContinue reading “Four Ways Mindfulness Can Help You Recover When You Struggle with Goals”

Is the Hobby that Feeds Your Spirit the Same as Meditation?

When I talk about mindfulness or meditation, people frequently tell me that they don’t/can’t/won’t meditate but that their favorite hobby or pastime is “their meditation.” Some say “running” is their meditation. Some say “fishing”. Some say that they do “walking meditations.” I understand what all of these people mean. If I didn’t have a seatedContinue reading “Is the Hobby that Feeds Your Spirit the Same as Meditation?”

Calm Down Lawyers: Meditation Will Make You More Effective, Not Soft

Attorney wellness is a top concern for many attorneys, bar associations, and firms. Meditation practices are being recommended to attorneys as a simple, cheap, effective and research-based way to ease and manage stress. Yet, one of the concerns I commonly hear lawyers, especially litigators, express is that they are worried that meditation will cause themContinue reading “Calm Down Lawyers: Meditation Will Make You More Effective, Not Soft”