Category: Mindfulness

As part of our tour in Northern Ireland, we visited Carrick-A-Rede where you can take the rope bridge challenge!

A coastal footpath leads the way to the rope bridge. The sights are pretty spectacular and there are lots of spots where you can stop and take in the beautiful landscape.

crossing the rope bridge

crossing the rope bridge

crossing the rope bridge

crossing the rope bridge

crossing the rope bridge

crossing the rope bridge

crossing the rope bridge

crossing the rope bridge

Carrick-a-rede Rope bridge

The rope bridge is a pretty big tourist stop these days so there will be a lot of people!

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Anxiety attacks affect so many people and they can come on so quickly without any warning. Typically anxiety is a sign of being overworked and needing to take a break. When it hits, and you start to feel a panic attack coming on you’re going to want to find a way to quickly reduce your anxiety symptoms.

Acceptance is the first step to dealing with anxiety. Knowing that right now you are feeling anxious and then taking steps to minimize and reduce the symptoms.

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This year, I’ve decided to be more intentional when it comes to my closet. When getting dressed in the morning, stop and really look at what you already have. Have you heard of the 80/20 rule? It suggests that we only wear 20% of our clothes 80% of the time!! Which means that you have a lot of items hanging in your closet taking up space.

Sorting through your closet on a regular basis is a good way of determining what your 20% is and where to make some changes.

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Last week my friend Kamila over at Travel FOUNDations shared her road trip tips for my readers and for the second part in this series I’m sharing some tips on how to travel mindfully.

I first started practicing mindfulness 3 years ago to help with anxiety related to an accident that I was in. Mindfulness helped me to manage my anxiety but it also helped to open my eyes to a whole new way of living.

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Since I first started practicing mindfulness a few years ago I have seen so many benefits!! I don’t think it’s an understatement to say that it has changed my life. I’m sure that some of the changes are a result of the accident and my traumatic brain injury. The biggest changes started after I began my practice. In fact, once I started training to become a MBSR teacher I saw a major shift –

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