Helpful Habits

The 7 (Proven) Keys to Improving Your Mental Health

The 7 (Proven) Keys to Improving Your Mental Health

Did you know that one in five people these days are affected by mental illnesses such as anxiety and depression? These days many of us are also struggling with stress and overwhelm as the pace and demands of life increase. I believe now more than ever we all need to...
The Parable of the Wooden Bowl

The Parable of the Wooden Bowl

Today I’m sharing a short, simple but powerful parable that tends to stick in your head. Its lesson is one of those ones that will pop back into your mind and guide you in those moments when you need it the most…and we all need this story because it points...
Three Easy Ways to Be More Mindful This Week

Three Easy Ways to Be More Mindful This Week

A while ago I wrote a blog post with 11 strategies to bring more mindfulness into your life but today I am going to respond to the many people who asked me which ones I use the most and find the most effective. After much experimentation over the years there are three...
Gratitude as a Gateway to Presence

Gratitude as a Gateway to Presence

“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance. The wise grows it under his feet.” ― James Oppenheim Hey friends, This week I returned from a silent meditation retreat in the wild. We were kayaking around islands in the sea of Cortez in Mexico, camping on beaches,...
How to Live Your Truth and Become a Mindful Leader

How to Live Your Truth and Become a Mindful Leader

I believe that mindful leadership is perhaps the most important skill we can develop today – for our communities, our planet, and ourselves. We live in tumultuous times don’t we? But each of us has the capacity to take a stand in our own lives for what...