Meditation SOS

Hi, I come to you today with a bit of a racing heart, and I feel like I have been shallowly breathing all day. Maybe you’ve had a day like this, too. So I thought together we could take a few deep breaths, remember that we are all powerful and sometimes that’s scarier than theContinue reading “Meditation SOS”

Grounding Meditation

A grounding meditation 🧘🏻‍♀️ to settle in, find your balance and start from a place of stability. This meditation can be done standing, seated or lying down. Just make yourself comfortable. Take a deep breath and as you do, see if you can find any extra length in the spine. Exhale slowly and fully. TakingContinue reading “Grounding Meditation”

Body Scan Meditation

Find a comfortable seat. Take a big, deep inhale and let it out with a sigh. Close your eyes and drop the shoulders. Try to release any thoughts and commentary on the day, as you take this moment to come home to yourself. Inhale. Lift your heart space, and settle your tailbone. Exhale. Bring yourContinue reading “Body Scan Meditation”

The Social Dilemma

Tech experts report on the cost of social media. Nothing is free. Your attention was purchased. January 31st I deleted all my social media apps. It took only two points from Jared: Why You Should Delete Your Social Media Accounts. It’s true. I was addicted. The symptoms were all there. And like all addictions, IContinue reading “The Social Dilemma”

Day One of My Second Life

Confucius says that everyone is born with two lives, the second one begins when you realize you only have one. I’ve jumped two feet into living. January 31st, 2021 marks a day that my mind changed. Something clicked. I felt sick with my choices. I couldn’t go back to living like this: Drinking daily, notContinue reading “Day One of My Second Life”

From the Archives: Anxiety Toolbox

Bell Let’s Talk Day is coming up Jan. 28th 2021. This article, written for my previous blog, outlines tools I use to calm and manage my anxiety symptoms. Maybe they will help you too. On Bell Let’s Talk Day Bell will donate 5 cents towards mental health initiatives in Canada for every applicable text, call,Continue reading “From the Archives: Anxiety Toolbox”