Resources (+ Blog)

What does “mindful living” mean to you? This list of 7 things mindful people do differently is a good place to start. These suggestions will help you focus more on the present and less on the past and the future.

Being grateful is important to feeling contentment. When we’re upset or disappointed in life, expressing gratitude is beneficial to finding our joy again. Here are 10 Gratitude Mantras from Marc  Chernoff to help you appreciate what you already have.

There are many excellent resources offering ideas for how to care for yourself during the holiday season. This article from The Chopra Center is a favorite of mine, with simple suggestions for setting your intention and attention on peace and grace.

“Perfectionism is not excellence; it is procrastination based in fear.” Alli Worthington offers seven ways you can curb procrastination and challenges you to answer the question, “What are you waiting for?” The world is waiting for what you have to offer.

Giving too much importance to the opinions held by others can cause problems in your emotional and physical well-being. You may feel hurt by the words of other people and assume what they are thinking about you. This article offers guidelines to help you stop caring what other people think.

Balancing your needs with the demands of career and family requires being to take care of yourself. Here are 25 Self-Care Tips from Gentle Living for your body and soul. My favorite is #25: “Just be You. You are Perfect. You are Enough. You are Invaluable.”

“As women and leaders, we can easily become too focused on being everything for everyone.” From Karen Harmon with Propel Women, this excellent article about Burnout: The Struggle Is Real, shares wisdom learned while trying to be the perfect woman, wife, mother, friend, and leader.

Happiness, inspiration, motivation, and creativity are all a state of mind. This infographic, Overcoming Self-Criticism and Lack Of Motivation, shares six common ways you can deal with the obstacle of self-criticism.