Relaxation Playlist Must-Haves

relaxation playlist must-haves

In the chaotic world we live in, mental health is a top priority, and self-care is a must. What better way to unwind and relax than to listen to some chill tunes? Relaxation playlist must-haves are a great way to help reduce stress and anxiety, and we have just the songs to add to your […]

Spring Into Transitions Mindfully

Spring into Transitions Mindfully

As spring arrives and the days grow longer, it’s the perfect time to embrace transitions and renewal through mindfulness practices. Incorporating mindfulness into daily routines can bring various benefits, including increased cognitive functioning and self-compassion. Keep reading to find out how you can spring into transitions mindfully.    Here are 10 ways to practice mindfulness […]

Finding a Foundation of Happiness

Recently, my sister asked me to join her for a celebration, which is what she calls her afternoon coffee break. Coffee in hand, we stopped into River & Road, a little gift shop, where we noticed a book on finding happiness – it had a shocking, not family-friendly title, which I cannot remember.  Then, we […]

How to Practice Mindfulness with Pets

Who are your teachers? One of mine is Mavis, my one year old Australian Shepherd/Collie canine mix. At 35 pounds, and mostly hair, this wiley young pup teaches me the most about being in the moment, letting things go, and finding time to rest.    Mavis did not have an easy start in life. Found […]

Activate Your Senses With Cooking

“It’s around the table and in the preparation of food that we learn about ourselves and about the world.”   – Alice Waters, chef, author, and pioneer of the farm to table movement Most of us have some memory of a meal that delighted our senses in every way. A meal shared at a communal table […]

Acknowledging the Land

  Original airdate: November 24, 2021 Guide: Caryl Opening Song: Remember by Joy Harjo Featured focus This practice is called Connect In because our vision was to create a space for people to connect into themselves and one another. Today’s invitation is to connect into the land and open our awareness to the histories of […]

Guided Mindfulness Practice: Focus on the Positive

Original airdate: November 3, 2021 Guide: Linda Opening Song: New York Riopy Connect In is a guided mindfulness practice that happens every Wednesday at 8:15 a.m. EST. This community event is virtual, free, and open to all levels of mindfulness practice. 15 minutes is all it takes to start your day with intention.  Connect In now! 

Guided Mindfulness Practice: Bee Breath

  Original airdate: October 27, 2021 Guide: Caryl Opening Song: Holocene by Acoustic Heartstrings Featured practice: Today’s practice is inspired by the phrase “resting my eyes.” Rest is revolutionary and necessary. By choosing rest, we choose the present moment. Mindfulness creates the pause, which is a space to look again, make choices, and experience more […]