Slowing Down to Enjoy the Moment

Do you ever find yourself rushing from one thing to the next? Feeling as though you can't slow down because you're worried nothing will get accomplished? Yet in all the chaos, something will probably slip through the cracks, causing you to feel even more stressed. Even though you try to convince yourself that you need … Continue reading Slowing Down to Enjoy the Moment

Knitting Meditation Workshop

This past Friday, January 24th, I held my first knitting meditation workshop at Pick Up Every Stitch. Having my first class during the new moon allowed me to benefit from the moon's growing energy to sow the seeds of this long-term project, as I will be teaching this class regularly. During the workshop, I showed … Continue reading Knitting Meditation Workshop

Meditation Knitting

Meditation, for many people, can be a difficult practice to incorporate into their daily lives. Quieting one's mind and turning your attention from the chaos of the everyday can feel daunting when there's nothing concrete to focus your attention on. Being able to combine your hobbies and meditation allows it to become a mindfulness practice … Continue reading Meditation Knitting

Wellness Maintenance Plans

Prevention is the best medicine. We have maintenance plans for our houses, cars, and all of our expensive possessions. What about for yourself? Houses, cars, and possessions are just materials things, that can be replaced. You are more important than all of them because you are irreplaceable. It's never too late to start your own … Continue reading Wellness Maintenance Plans

The Gift of Kindness

Imagine that someone you love has had a horrible day and is crying in front of you. What would you do? No doubt you would rush to console them. Now how would you react if the person that was hurting was you? Would you still react the same way, rushing to console yourself? That is … Continue reading The Gift of Kindness

The Gift of Breathing

As many books, podcasts, and videos as there are on breathing, there are equally as many different methods. Between Pranayama, a formal yoga exercise of breath control, and Wim Hof's forceful breathing technique, there are practices for everyone. The idea is to choose one that works for you and make it part of your personal … Continue reading The Gift of Breathing