Tag Archive: mindful

Why Being Highly Sensitive Is a Gift

This goes out to every HSP who has trouble coming to terms with their sensitivity. Believe it or not, our Sensitive Minds and Bodies are a Gift — even if they provide for… Continue reading

You Don’t Have to Do Anything Today

Perhaps it is a controversial thought. But. I currently find myself at the crossroads of my professional life, and that’s when it occurred to me. From an extremely pragmatic point of view, really,… Continue reading

Confessions of an HSP: How Long is Now?

Thoughts on Impatience I have quoted it before, and I will quote it again: “One world at a time.” – Henry David Thoreau This is what Thoreau, suffering from tuberculosis and chained to… Continue reading

Hardwood Floors Like Glimmering Lakes

View this post on Instagram The amazing play of #shade on a hardwood floor. It's a bit like the glimmering surface of a lake. Find beauty in the #Now. #floor #play #shadow #everyday… Continue reading

10 Thoughts to Help You Build a Mindfulness Routine

To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour. — William Blake After… Continue reading

The Happiness Hidden in Walls

My post, HSPs in a World of Beauty, talked about how sensitive people have a gift: they find and enjoy beauty easily, which can help them experience a great degree of happiness on… Continue reading

On Trickery, Meditation, and Cosmic Orgasms

I was shamelessly tricked into my first meditation. Frankly, up to the point when I started attending my MBSR-course (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction), I had regarded anything tied to the idea of sitting in… Continue reading

Confessions of an HSP: The Importance of Knowing Yourself

On Sensitivity, Solitude, and (Self-)Centeredness The first thing you have to know is yourself. A man who knows himself can step outside himself and watch his own reactions like an observer. — Adam… Continue reading

Marvelline’s Marvels, a Baby Dachshund, and Other Great Things

Today, I am very excited to announce three great pieces of news: 1. My recent mindfulness post, “On Christmas Haste,” got published on Www.Everyday-Mindfulness.Org — check out the platform, it is such an… Continue reading

A Life of Enough.

If we indeed choose a life awake, we will embark on a journey not of our own making. It is a journey that may lead us deep into the country of kindness, loss,… Continue reading

On Christmas Haste.

  *Edit: I am excited to announce that a slightly altered version of this post was published on http://www.everyday-mindfulness.org :) December really is the ideal month to observe yourself mindfully when undergoing stress.… Continue reading

A Plea for the Right to Stillness

A place to be quiet, listen, be still, is not merely a solitary refuge from the noisy busyness of the world. It is not simply an absence of intrusion; it is in itself… Continue reading

Confessions of an HSP: The Moods of Others

A Study of Grumpiness *To my great joy, an altered version of this post was published on http://www.everyday-mindfulness.org. It is the third in a series of HSP Confessions, the first one being “Confessions… Continue reading

The Delicate Nakedness of Winter

Something to warm your heart in the light of fast approaching winters… Check out my new page, photographic marvels, to see more of my photos at one glance. They are all taken with… Continue reading

Don’t change.

Don’t change. Change is impossible, and even if it were possible, it is undesirable. Stay as you are. Love yourself as you are. And change, if it is at all possible, will take… Continue reading

The Miracle of a Slice of Orange

Just an ordinary orange. And yet I tend to forget how beautiful the things I devour are.

This World is Always a New World

You cannot step in the same river twice. — Heraclitus of Ephesus I haven’t been inhabiting the virtual realm in a while. Things happened. Life unravelled with remarkable speed and pulled me into… Continue reading

Fear.

Two quotes complimenting each other. Fear keeps us focused on the past or worried about the future. If we can acknowledge our fear, we can realize that right now we are okay. Right… Continue reading

Sunny Side Up Mindfully

a post on frying eggs with love Feel the morning cold of the kitchen floor radiating through your feet, put on fluffy slippers, cherish the soft cozy. Turn on the stove, rub your… Continue reading

Your Top Ten Destructive Thought Patterns

Thoughts are so pervasive we sometimes barely know they are there. They are ever powerful, exploding in our heads and, once we decide to follow them, dragging us along on a disorienting, dizzying… Continue reading

Stillness.

Stress: My Out-Of-Body Experience

*Edit: An altered version of this article appeared on Www.Everyday-Mindfulness.Org :) Last Thursday I made a terrible yet, in retrospect, hilarious mistake: I decided it was a smart idea to check my phone… Continue reading

Being Hot Fudge Sundaes

We don’t want to EAT hot fudge sundaes as much as we want our lives to BE hot fudge sundaes. We want to come home to ourselves. — Geneen Roth, Women, Food and… Continue reading

The Stress of Mindfulness

The first time I was introduced to the practice of mindfulness was when reading Geneen Roth’s Women, Food and God, in which the first chapter already illustrates that one of the basic premises… Continue reading

HSPs in a World of Beauty

HSPs have a superpower: they can FEEL beauty. Not that others can’t. But recent discussions with friends have given me the impression that it takes a lot more for some of them to… Continue reading

Dust

It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. — Henry David Thoreau Someone gave these to me the other day. I was stunned by what I saw when they… Continue reading

An Awakened Life

People often say to me, “I’d love to practice mindfulness, but I’m so busy I can’t seem to find the time.” Most people think of mindfulness as something they must squeeze into an… Continue reading

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