benefits of meditation

More Snowdays!!!!

Another big storm hit the Berkshires this week! And school closings are driving parents crazy. I don’t know about you, but I don’t remember so many snow days from my childhood. Either school officials call off school more quickly these days or my memories of snow days have gotten mixed u...

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Mindfulness Made Easy

We all know that life doesn’t always go the way we intend. In fact, little and big surprises seem to be always popping up, but when we learn to deal with them in a calm way, the road is less bumpy. Here are a couple of simple tools for relieving anxiety that take very little […]

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How a Gratitude Journal Can Reduce Stress

How many of you are participating in the current Gratitude Challenge making its viral debut through Facebook? If you are, I’m sure you are noticing a difference in your mental clarity and overall sense of wellbeing. That’s because when we take a few minutes each day to allow ourselves to feel gr...

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How To Turn A Bad Day Around Fast!

Have you ever had one of those days where you got off to a really bad start? Perhaps your alarm didn’t go off or you didn’t hear it, then you proceeded to spill coffee on your new shirt, and then you got stuck behind a school bus… Your bad day picked up momentum as it continued a...

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Easy Walking Meditation

Here’s a walking meditation that was a favorite of mine during my Yoga training at Yogaville. The ashram is on top of the Blue Ridge Mountains, with an amazing view from just about anywhere on the site. When we meditated outdoors it was as if we could reach up and touch God. You’ll need...

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