Posts in Wellness
Why We Need to Be Real About How We Feel

The reality is life is incredibly challenging by its very nature. We have a myriad of experiences, and moods, and feelings, and emotions. So why do we often feel like we have to repress parts of us that make us fully human?

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Dealing With Negative Thoughts After Messing Up

I’ve noticed that worries and frustrations are more productive when I use the surge of excitation to consider what I can learn from the situation and after reflecting, put my energy into forgiving myself and engaging with matters existing in the present moment.

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3 Simple and Quick Exercises to Find More Calm Today

We may not feel like we have the time to sit down for a 20 minute meditation session, but the following simple and quick mindfulness exercises can help us de-clutter our mind and find some calm during our day.

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10 Ways to Defuse Negative Thoughts

There are many wonderful things about life, but it's also painful and difficult by its very nature. Through hundreds of millions of years of evolution, our ancestors developed survival strategies, which have been effective at keeping us alive and leading us to pass on our genes, but also cause us to feel nervous, hassled, driven, sad or inadequate under certain circumstances. 

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I Went On a 10-Day Silent Meditation Retreat. Here's What Happened

Vipassana teaches that by observing our body’s mental and physical sensations objectively—rather than reacting to them subconsciously with craving or aversion—we can reduce attachment and misery, and build compassion.

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Sharing Mindfulness and Human Connection: Julio Rivera Interviews Kyle Somersall

I chatted with Julio Riveraabout leaving my job, creating spaces for people to connect with themselves and others, bringing a mental health focus into schools, and more.

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