Tag Archives: de-stress

After the Rain, Renew Yourself!

This afternoon’s downpour in Phoenix sent me on a trip into the archives of the best days of my life. The scent of spring desert flowers awakened by the rain brought me back to Bali, January 2015. It seemed like the thunder and water came down and washed all the white noise of stress from […]

“Dear Brain, Please shut down for a while!” 5 preparation steps to quiet your mind.

I talked about my personal experience with meditation in my last blogpost.  Now I share with you a few tips that have helped me get into a routine of quieting my mind, getting centered and re-connecting with myself every day. Here’s my checklist for getting into a meditative groove!   Set your time on a […]

A Restless Mind Learns How to Meditate.

I thought I was meditating every time I planted myself by my backyard fountain to force a quiet moment in my head. I was actually just thinking…. of everything.  I would seriously tell myself ‘I’m meditating” and then I would go through my to do list in my head. A few times I was tempted […]