Mindfulness & the All-Time Best Definition of Success

"To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To earn the approbation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty; To find the best in others; To give of one's self; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a [...]

Want Relaxing Holidays? Less Martha, More Mindfulness

Want Relaxing Holidays? Less Martha, More Mindfulness

This time of year is a mixed bag for many of us. We look forward to family togetherness, joy, love and celebration. But, too often, expectations outstrip reality and stress is the result. If you're like me, that doesn't mean you don't chase the fantasy. Earlier in my career, I did my best to create [...]

10 Little Things to Do With Mindful Awareness

10 Little Things to Do With Mindful Awareness

Can Uplifted Feet Lead to an Uplifted Heart The more I practice mindful awareness, the more I learn what it is and what it isn't. What it isn't is hours spent in the lotus position, eyes closed, blissfully deep in meditation. What it is is beautifully summed up by my husband, "It's the little things." [...]

Are You Saving Your Good Stuff for the Regular Season?

"We're saving our good stuff for the regular season." Mark Sanchez, Jets quarterback, as quoted in the September 3rd issue of Sports Illustrated after "his team's only points came on field goals in a 17-12 loss to the Panthers on Sunday, the third straight preseason game in which New York (0-3) failed to score a touchdown."  A [...]