Ethical Consumerism, Part 4: Mindfulness — The Green Stars Project

Greetings! After 17 months of something pretty close to freedom, I returned to work recently and have had less time for blogging and interacting [insert appropriate emoji to convey my precise emotional response to this. Editor: there isn’t one! System Failure! LOLZ 😛 ]. Being back at work also provides another challenge: how to find […]…

Taking mindfulness outside — Mental Health @ Home

Mindfulness has become a bit of a buzzword these days. When I first started meditating last year, I struggled with the idea of mindfulness of the breath. Deep breathing can be useful when I’m feeling tense or anxious, but as an anchor for mindfulness, I just felt bored. I don’t expect mindfulness to be entertaining, […]…

Anxiety and Mindfulness

    Mindfulness helps us overcome anxiety.  We are anxious about the future and what is going to happen to us, to our loved ones, to our communities. We live in a fast-pace environment that have us react and behave in “auto-pilot” mode.  We worry about things that may never happen; then, our  racing thoughts…