Why I’m Leaving Social Media (and it’s not why you think)

(3 min read) Author's note: this post was inspired by Facebook's change to the WhatsApp privacy policy, initially intended to go into effect February 8th, 2021, then later changed to May 15th, 2021. No, they cannot read your messages. But they are sharing more personal information about you with Facebook (and it's advertisers) than ever … Continue reading Why I’m Leaving Social Media (and it’s not why you think)

Being Mindful vs. Practicing Mindfulness

(2 min read) I often get asked the difference between "being mindful" and "mindfulness". This is a common question, one which stems from the generalized use of the word mindful in English expressions. For example, have you ever heard someone say:"We all need to be mindful of this...", "Be mindful of others...","Let's be mindful of...", … Continue reading Being Mindful vs. Practicing Mindfulness

Practical Applications of Mindfulness: Paying Attention and Being Aware

(3 min read) How does practicing mindfulness help you show up better in your work and home life? Taking a step back, if you were able to pay better attention in the present moment, you might: Get distracted less easily. Get more things done (be more productive) while feeling less overwhelmed. Improve your memory. Connect … Continue reading Practical Applications of Mindfulness: Paying Attention and Being Aware