Mindfulness Starts Now: A Connect In Playlist

During yoga nidra I would often fall asleep and worry I was “missing out” on the benefit of the practice. My teacher looked at me and said, “you think your ears don’t work while you’re asleep?”  Whether you are playing, listening or creating it, music is transcendent. I love this playlist because it’s curated to […]

New Music for Summer Break!

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.22″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.27.4″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] School is OUT and the sunshine is IN! Now is the time to tap into your self-care. Music can be a transformative outlet to help you relax into the rest you need. Give our new playlist a listen. Light a […]

6 Easy Ways to Teach Your Children Mindfulness

As parents, you always want the best for your children. Using mindfulness tools, we can give your children the best mindset for life. Whether your children are younger or older, they all benefit from mindfulness. All children are different and do not learn the same, so finding a way to teach them mindfulness can be […]

Navigate The River Of Life With Purpose And Intention

It is a crisp December day, and sunny as I walk. The surprisingly loud honks of geese can be heard over the crunch of gravel under my boots. I am alone at the moment, but I live on a farm with my husband, and lately our only visitors are coyote, deer, and the geese I […]

Mindful Holiday Survival Guide

The holidays bring joy and (if we are being honest) chaos. Is your to-do list as long as mine? Our teaching schedules leave little time for holiday prep. My daughter told me I need a holiday survival guide, which got me thinking about how I could do the holidays better.  I sat down with my […]

How Mindfulness Can Help You Explore Your Perfectionism.

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]Hello MBA Community,  This year at Mind Body Align we are embarking on an exploration into mindfulness and wholehearted living. We began the year by offering some tools for you to use in order to assess where you are at this moment. (see Annamarie’s wheel of wellbeing)  Our intention […]

Believe in the Beauty of Your Dreams.

Three years from now, what will you celebrate?   If anything you wanted were possible, without considering the obstacles, what would it be? These are the questions we, the Mind Body Align team, asked ourselves this past month. The answers were not what we expected and yet they have spurred us into action in ways […]

The Unexamined Life

Many people talk about life as being in balance or, more commonly,  “out of balance”, and yet, I’m curious, how many of those same people have defined what balance is, or means, to them?  Have you? Are you happy, fulfilled, “living your best life?” Would you consider yourself successful, or “living a life of purpose?”  […]

Ditch the Holiday Hustle

With the hustle and bustle that surround us this time of year, it can feel exhausting to try to cut through the noise and find a moment of calm for ourselves. I love this post by Lysianne Unruh that asks 5 simple questions meant to help you focus on what matters most during the holidays. […]

Living Beyond the Blocks

The age-old question of– “If you could go back in time what would you do differently?” has been asked by so many people.  I’ve asked myself this question many times and others have asked me more times than I can remember. I have replied that, if given the chance, I would definitely change many things. […]