Practical Applications of Mindfulness: Dentist Appointments

(5 min read) Weeeeeeeee.Bzzzzzz.Vrrrrrrmmm. Ah, the sounds of the dentist drilling into your tooth. Soothing, right? I recently went to the dentist with a sore tooth which turned out to be due to a cavity that had formed. And just my luck, he had a cancellation right after my appointment so he had the time … Continue reading Practical Applications of Mindfulness: Dentist Appointments

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