Continuing with our healthy habits of the mind, body and soul series, today I would like to share a little bit about my meditation practice–how I got started meditating and some useful tools I use to set my mind from wandering.
I find these words from Rumi to be incredibly powerful, encouraging mindfulness everyday. We must truly listen to our hearts and then act on those feelings! How do we move past our fears and dig into those things that awaken our imaginations and get our hearts racing? These little thoughts that tug at our hearts and minds throughout the day, those urges and sensation–they are what make us unique, make us ourselves.
Today I am excited to invite Wendy Cook of Mighty Girl Art to the blog, talking with us about her creative process and the inspiration behind her business! Wendy Cook is a visual artist whose disciplines include painting, photography, book arts, assemblage and jewelry. She has been exhibiting her art since 1986 and has been published in the US, Canada and the UK. Her work has been sold at charity events such as the “Postcards from the Edge” benefit for Visual AIDS of NYC, Northern Virginia Family Service, and The Fund for Women Artists. Wendy is also the founder and facilitator... Continue Reading
So, I just read an interesting little tidbit–according to a study conducted at the University of California, San Diego, emotions shared online (an inspiring quote or words of encouragement on a friend’s wall) create what they termed as a “social multiplier.” These thoughts and sentiments are contagious and can impact your friends. The best part is that positive emotions spread more rapidly than negative ones–so, today, I am here with an uplifting thought to brighten your holiday weekend!
Hey there! I am excited to kick off a new blog series today centered around mind, body and wellness! In these posts, I would like to share some of my personal habits that I practice to maintain health and balance in my daily living. It is no secret that I am a huge advocate of yoga and meditation but I also care deeply about eating healthy, nutrient-rich, whole foods, as well as habits such as journaling and sketching that keep me creative and the ideas flowing! And yes, some of these things may be a little weird and wacky but... Continue Reading