The babbling of a brook. The rush of a waterfall. The roar of ocean waves. The hypnotic rhythm of rain. Like Earth, Water is the giver of life. Our planet is 70% water...and we humans are 50-75% water. Water is a cleansing, healing, psychic, and loving element. It is the feeling of friendship and love that … Continue reading Water Elemental Oil
Every day mindfulness practice is difficult, and I'll certainly raise my hand and tell you that it has been incredibly difficult since the end of April. My hands were more than full, and my life was pulling at me in 40 different directions. It still hasn't stopped. I realized the other day, when I went … Continue reading Day 19 of Mindfulness: Be Grounded
Every once in a while we all need a little boost of energy. Whether it's been depleted by the stressors around us, or you just need a little boost. I'm a little leery of wearing this directly on the skin (even with a carrier oil) because citrus essential oils are tricky to work with and … Continue reading Energy Oil
I love art. I may not be very good at it, but I love it. I love putting a brush to canvas. I love the feel the the fabric and thread when I cross stitch. I love the feel of my hook and yarn when I crochet. Today, think about art. Play with art....even if … Continue reading Day 18 of Mindfulness: Create
How many times have we caught ourselves missing out on the important things in life: the sounds of birds, the breeze shuffling through the trees, a purring kitten? Your task today: Spend 5-10 minutes and simply listen. Sit outside and listen. Listen to nature. Listen to the cars on the street. Listen to the rain … Continue reading Day 17 of Mindfulness: Listen
We’ve spoken about mindfulness while eating a meal, but have you considered being present and mindful while preparing that meal?
Choose a meal to give your complete attention. Be mindful as you create it. How do the utensils feel? Can you describe the food in your hands as you prepare it for cooking? Smell the ingredients. Listen to the sounds as you go through the steps of creating your food.