Mindfulness Activities for Middle School

The 17 Best Mindfulness Activities for Middle School Students

It’s important to put mindfulness activities for middle school students in a context they’re interested in. That means mindfulness exercises that are relevant to their lives: interactive mindfulness activities like mindful eating, mindful music listening, and movement exercises. Middle schoolers can benefit as much as anyone else from mindfulness skills like self-compassion, patience, awareness, emotional…

Brain dump journal

How to Manage Worries with a Brain Dump Journal

Brain dump journals help you transform vague feelings of worry into concrete ideas that you can take action on, or at least understand better. In this article, I’ll give you three behind-the-scenes examples of my own brain dump journaling process so you can decide if this journaling method is for you. I’ve recently been digging…

Using The S.T.O.P. Method To Battle Stress

Using The S.T.O.P. Method To Battle Stress

Stress finds its way into everyone’s life. When it does, how do you manage? My humble answer: Not too well. Despite writing about mindfulness, having attended a 10-day silent retreat, and possessing an off-and-on relationship with meditation, I continue to be at the whim of external circumstances. Right now, I’m going through a season of this kind of stress….

The 9 Best Wellness Subscription Boxes

The 9 Best Wellness Subscription Boxes for 2024

Top-rated wellness subscription boxes include TheraBox, Bath Bevy, Aster Skincare, and Goddess Provisions. A wellness delivery box commonly includes items like scented candles, journals, bath salts, and incense to remind you to take care of yourself. A monthly wellness box makes the perfect treat for yourself, or a thoughtful gift for a friend or family…

The 13 Best Witchy Subscription Boxes

The 13 Best Witchy Subscription Boxes for 2024

Top witchy subscription boxes include The Witches Roots, Owl and Moon Apothecary, and Mindful Souls. Common items include crystals, earth medicine products, books, tarot cards, and other witchy and spiritual tools. Read on for a comparison of each to see which is right for you. A monthly witch box can make the perfect gift for…

The 11 Best Self Care Subscription Boxes

The 11 Best Self Care Subscription Boxes for 2024

Top-rated self care subscription boxes include TheraBox, Bath Bevy, Aster Skincare, and Goddess Provisions. Common items include scented candles, gratitude journals, and incense to remind you to take care of yourself. Self care boxes make the perfect treat for yourself, or a thoughtful gift for a friend or family member who could use more self…

TheraBox Everything You Need to Know

TheraBox: Everything You Need to Know (Reviews + Pricing)

TheraBox is a monthly self care subscription box. Curated by therapists, each box includes research-based activities and products to improve your wellness. The thousands of positive reviews show this box has resonated big time with customers. Considering ordering a TheraBox, or a similar mindfulness subscription box? My goal is to give you a run-down of…

11 Best Metaphysical Subscription Boxes

11 Best Metaphysical Subscription Boxes for 2024

Top rated metaphysical subscription boxes include The Witches Moon, Owl & Moon, and Goddess Provisions. Common items included are crystals, aromatherapy products, books, natural beauty products, and other metaphysical tools. Read on for a comparison of each box to decide which is right for you. Metaphysical subscription boxes can make the perfect gift for that…

Money Mantras for Financial Freedom

47 Money Mantras for Wealth and Abundance

Money mantras help you combat negative money narratives like guilt, shame, or low self-worth. Over time, money mantras can improve your relationship with money and change your behavior accordingly. Are money mantras a real thing? They are. But they’re not magic, The technique behind mantras has actual research in the fields of psychology and neuroscience….

Why You Worry And What To Do About It

Why Your Brain Likes to Worry (And What to Do About It)

The brain’s capacity for worrying is incredible. And believe it or not, your brain is actually trying to help you by worrying! Evolutionarily speaking, worrying about potentially negative outcomes is useful. In this article, I’ll walk you through why your brain worries, and what you can do about it. But first, a short story… A…

Woman holding a hat being mindful in the forest

65 Daily Mindfulness Affirmations for Peace And Calm

Mindfulness affirmations help you stay centered, calm, and in the present moment—no matter what stressful situations may be going on. Through mindfulness affirmations, you can train yourself to notice when your mind starts to drift away from the present moment and gently bring yourself back. It’s easy to get distracted and end up living your…

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7 Mindful Monday Activities For Workplace Stress

Committing to Mindful Monday is one of the easiest ways to get started with mindfulness, and is easy to incorporate into your work schedule. Mindful Mondays simply involve committing to mindfulness practices just one day per week. There are many approaches to reducing stress at work, but mindfulness is an easily accessible and well-studied method…

Gratitude Mantras

59 Gratitude Mantras for Daily Joy

Mantras for gratitude help you appreciate your life by helping you focus on what you have, rather than what you don’t have. The more you express gratitude each day, the more things you find to be grateful for. This list of mantras is designed to guide you in building feelings of gratitude. Your mindset has…

Guided Meditation Scripts for Wellbeing

3 Guided Meditation Scripts for Wellbeing

One way you can cultivate wellbeing is with guided meditation scripts, which you can read out loud, record, or use with groups or in classroom settings. Over time, this process can help you internalize a greater sense of wellbeing in daily life. Here are three guided meditation scripts to get you started: 1. Gratitude meditation…

Premeditatio Malorum The Stoic Art of Worst-Case Scenarios

Premeditatio Malorum: The Stoic Art of Worst-Case Scenarios

Premeditatio malorum is the practice of visualizing what could go wrong in life in order to be practically and emotionally prepared for what may come. It is a key component of the ancient Roman philosophy of Stoicism. According to the Stoics of ancient Rome, by shielding yourself from the horrible things that may happen in…

Urge Surfing How to Resist Urges Mindfully

Urge Surfing: How to Resist Urges Mindfully

Urge surfing is a way to create a mindful pause between cravings and action by “riding the wave” of your urges as they rise and subside. By surfing urges instead of acting on them right away, you can give yourself a chance to choose the action you want to take, rather than doing it on…

Mantras for Confidence and Self-Esteem

15 Mantras for Confidence & Self Esteem (+ PDF)

Self confidence mantras can help you cultivate self trust and come to rely on your instincts and abilities. Oftentimes, feelings of low self-esteem can create a distorted view of the world. This list of self empowering mantras to boost confidence is designed to build feelings of self-worth, trust, and belief in yourself. All of us…

A 9-Minute Guided Self-Love Meditation Script (PDF + Audio)

A 9-Minute Guided Self-Love Meditation Script (PDF + Audio)

A self love meditation is a way to internalize compassion and love for yourself. This short guided meditation for self love can help you start to rewire your brain for self love, positivity, and inherent worthiness. For some reason, we often tend to treat ourselves worse than we treat others. Forgiving ourselves is often harder…

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A 9-Minute Guided Confidence Meditation Script (+ Audio)

A confidence meditation is one way to begin to trust yourself, and your own intuition, in a stronger way. This short guided meditation for self esteem and confidence will help you make progress toward building trust in yourself. By repeating affirmations that promote trust in yourself and increased self-worth, you can internalize an enhanced sense…

Man with beard smiling and repeating mantras for self love

15 Self Love Mantras to Increase Compassion (+ Printable)

Mantras for self love are a way to become more loving and compassionate towards yourself. Over time, self love mantras can help your default mode of thinking become increasingly positive. The following list of mantras for self love can help you start to rewire your brain towards seeing your inherent worth. For some reason, loving…