Getting in the Dirt Reduces Stress

Gardening is a physical activity that has numerous health benefits. One such benefit is lowering stress, relaxing your mind and body and nourishing your soul. So, if you are interested in lowering your stress this spring consider gardening. Gardening is very popular in America, which is great for stress relief. According to the National Gardening

It’s Puzzle Time!

Puzzles are a powerful tool that reduces stress, increase your memory and help low the aging process of the brain. Research suggests puzzles and brain teasers may ward off dementia and Alzheimer’s, as well as improve overall brain and memory function. Working puzzles stimulate the brain to release dopamine, a neurotransmitter in the brain. Dopamine

Fight the Holiday Blues

Do you want to turn the feelings of “Bah Humbug” to “Ho Ho Ho” this year? There are several causes of the holiday blues. Typical sources of holiday sadness are stress, fatigue, financial stress, grief of an old relationship, loss of a loved one, over-commercialization, unrealistic expectations and not being able to be with your

It’s Stress Prevention Month

October is Stress Prevention Month. We are entering the stressful holiday season. We are approaching a time of seasonal stress but each day we are also living in a more stressful world. Stress prevention month invites you to build stress resilience. Research shows stress affects your health – high blood pressure, weight gain, insomnia, and

National Mindfulness Day

Mindfulness Day is celebrated on September 12. Each year we hope to raise awareness about the mental, physical, and spiritual benefits of mindfulness in every aspect of your life. Practicing mindfulness regularly helps reduce stress, depression, hypertension, and heart disease. It can also lower glucose to help with diabetes and aid your immune system which helps with cancer

Meditation in a Minute

Each of us is different. We have different personalities, different life experiences, and different likes and dislikes. After practicing and teaching meditation for over 30 years I have realized that different types of meditations work for different people. Which meditation draws you into your inner sacred space of peace and love? It is important that

Join the Mindful Living CommUNITY® online!

The mission of The Mindful Living Network® is to gather people into a global community to share information, experiences and to support each other in all aspects of sustainability and Mindful Living. Compassion, kindness and reverent respect for all living things are all core tenants of Mindful Living®. Mindful Living® is grounded in science, rooted in spirituality and independent of religious, spiritual, or cultural beliefs.