Tag: mindfulness

How I’m Learning to Be a Calm Mom

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“I would be a calm mom if I had fewer kids,” I say when I feel overwhelmed by my five children– ages eight and...

How Meditation Changed my Life: the Journey to Mindfulness

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The first time I had a panic attack I thought I was dying. I don’t mean that dramatically; I actually thought it was the...

Let’s Fight the Tyranny of Self-Care

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If I read one more article demanding I make time for self-care, I will burn the Internet to the ground. I mean it. This isn't...

Mindfulness and the Holiday Season

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I went to a physical recently.  I haven't seen my primary care doctor, whom I love, since I became pregnant and gave birth to...

Breathe in / Breathe Out

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So I've started doing this crazy thing. When life gets overwhelming and I feel like I want to cry, or run away, or turn...

Making Space

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You came into this world, red wrinkly skin and dark wet eyes, bright world, bustling room, right to my warm chest and suddenly the...

Waking up to life itself

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The first moment that I locked eyes with my firstborn baby, I knew that life was forever changed. I didn’t know how, and I...