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71 Affirmations for Self Love (+ Printable)

Affirmations for self love are a way to internalize compassion and love for yourself. Over time, affirmations can help replace these negative thoughts with positive thoughts. This list of 71 self love affirmations can help you start to rewire your brain for self love, positivity, and inherent worthiness. For some reason, it’s often easier to…

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17 Mindfulness Group Activities

There’s way more variety to group mindfulness activities than the seated meditation, group yoga, and gratitude lists that most of us first think of. From outside meditation to group hugs to mindful cooking classes, the options for mindful group activities are endless. When you’re designing mindfulness activities for groups, it can be hard to know…

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15 Mindfulness Activities for Kids

The best mindfulness activities for kids are generally more interactive than those for adults. Fortunately, from pebble meditations to the raisin exercise to mindfulness books for children, there’s a wealth of options to help kids learn about mindfulness. If you’ve ever seen a child try and sit still on a meditation pillow – or anywhere…

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31 Mindfulness Activities for Teens

Mindfulness activities for teens are similar to the activities you’d practice as an adult. But it’s important to put them in a context teenagers are interested in. That means making mindfulness exercises relevant to their lives (like meditating to make studying easier) or doing exercises that spark curiosity (like mindful eating or mindful music listening)….

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25 Mindfulness Activities for Adults (to Build Awareness Every Day)

Mindfulness activities for adults are much more diverse than the typical activities we think of first, like seated meditation and yoga. From gratitude to self-compassion, from mindful eating to mindful hugs, the options for incorporating mindfulness into your everyday life are endless. Mindfulness is such a vast topic that sometimes it’s hard to know where…

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11 Crystal Subscription Boxes (Reviews + Pricing)

A crystal subscription box is a carefully curated package that shows up at your doorstep each month with a new selection of crystals to support your spiritual journey. These boxes make an excellent gift to a friend or family member, or as a way to show yourself self-care and create a sustainable spiritual practice. There’s…

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9 Mindful Cooking Tips (to Become a Stress-Free Chef)

Mindful cooking, also known as cooking meditation, is the art of cooking with patience, curiosity, and nonjudgment, while paying attention to smells and flavors. When you’re cooking mindfully, you treat cooking as if it were a meditation by approaching each action with intention, rather than rushing through it.  I’ll be honest – cooking is often…

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7 Movement Meditation Practices to Clear Your Mind

Movement meditation practices like yoga, walking meditation, and tai chi are a way to bring a more active energy to your meditation practice. We often think of meditation as a practice that happens in stillness – but it doesn’t have to be, as long as you’re still paying attention to the present moment, nonjudgmentally. Some…

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Mindful Minimalism (How to Live a Minimalist Lifestyle)

Mindful minimalism is the art of striking a balance between buying less and not obsessing over buying less. It means owning fewer things, while at the same time, not becoming overly attached to the mission or identity of being “minimalist.”  I’ll explain. For a good three or four years during the mid 2010’s, my dream…

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How to Get In Touch with Your Emotions (10 Ways)

If you’re struggling with how to get in touch with your emotions, the best way is to pay attention to what’s happening in your mind and body, to recognize common emotional triggers, and to challenge yourself to identify underlying emotions by going one level deeper. When I was a teenager, I spent a lot of…

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The 10 Principles of Mindful Marketing

Mindful marketing is about your audience, not about you. It’s about education, relationships, values, awareness, human-to-human interactions, helping first, and asking for permission instead of spamming. The best way to explain mindful marketing is simple: Default to helping people first. Some companies operate based on what THEY need. The focus is on 100 cold calls…

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Mindful Shopping: How to Save Money and Help the Environment

Mindful shopping means keeping your values and personal goals in mind when you buy things. It’s a way to consider the impact an item has on your life, on the environment, and on others. The days of the mindless consumer economy are over. In the 1980s, the movie Wall Street said “greed is good.” In…

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Printable Mindfulness Journal Template (Get Started FAST)

A mindfulness journal template is one way to get started with mindfulness journaling quickly. Mindfulness can have profound effects on your life, but its effects aren’t immediate. That means that keeping your practice going will be one of your biggest challenges. For many people, a mindfulness journal can help. If you’ve ever felt like you’re…

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Christian Mindfulness: An Introduction

Christian mindfulness embraces living in the present moment, contemplative prayer, silent reflection, meditating on Biblical passages, avoiding worry about the future, and noticing and letting go of negative thoughts. Let’s start here: mindfulness itself isn’t religious. That means Christians can practice mindfulness separately from their religious activities, just as they would with exercise or therapy….

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35 Interesting Facts About Meditation

This list of 35 interesting facts about meditation shows that there are 275 million meditators around the world, the most popular city for meditation is Melbourne, Australia, and many other fun meditation facts. You’ve no doubt heard many of the most popular facts about meditation. Perhaps you’ve heard meditation can make your body healthier, your…

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61 Mindfulness Journal Prompts for Students

Mindfulness journal prompts, together with a mindfulness journal, are tools to help students understand how they’re feeling. Teachers often use mindfulness journal prompts for students as a framework to give students another way to understand themselves, and to get in touch with their emotions. It’s hard to know how you’re feeling sometimes. Journaling is an excellent tool…

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59 Mindfulness Journal Prompts

Mindfulness journaling is about reflecting on your mindfulness journey, helping you use writing as a way to grow your awareness. When you sit down to journal, the blank page can be intimidating. That’s where mindfulness journal prompts can come in handy. Typical journals are about daily events, and whatever else comes to mind. Mindfulness journaling…

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Meditation Journal Prompts (Template + Examples)

Meditation journal prompts make meditation journaling easy. If you’re looking to get started journaling about your meditation experience, keep it simple: grab a piece of paper or open a new note on your phone, and jot a few notes down about your experience. To make it even easier, use a meditation journal template and prompts….

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Water Meditation Techniques

Water meditation techniques are any meditation method that focuses on water. It includes meditating near water, listening to the sounds of water, or even immersing yourself in water while you meditate. One of the most universally relaxing sounds we can hear as humans is the sound of running water. That’s why so many spas have…

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What is the Goal of Meditation?

What is the goal of meditation? Most meditators agree that the goal of meditation is to build awareness, increase peace and calm, and live more fully in the present moment. But beyond that, there’s a wide variety of answers. Each person comes to their meditation practice with their own set of goals. I meditate primarily because…