Mindfulness

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Michelle’s Summer Reading List

Happy Sunday Peacemakers! I hope you all are enjoying your summer! When I was a kid, one of things I loved most about summer, was the list of books we were given to read for school. There was something exciting to me about all of the knowledge contained in a...
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The Four Questions I Ask Myself Every Day

This week I have been thinking a lot about daily practices, rituals, and habits. When you think about it, the small, simple practices we do every single day, have a great, meaningful impact on our lives. In my opinion, the habits that we create first thing in the morning are...
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Creating a Healthy Relationship with Time

In almost every conversation I have had over the past few weeks, I have made a comment about how fast I feel like time is passing. Are you feeling the same way? My relationship with time is on my mind lately. Perhaps it’s because I feel that I’m getting older, or maybe...
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4 Common Spiritual Myths & 1 Spiritual Truth

With years in the spiritual and self-help world, I have spent much of my time as a student, watching, witnessing, and taking it all in. Perhaps this is due to the deep desire in me to always want to learn more and understand more. Treading the spiritual waters at times...
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What Having a Peaceful Mind Means to Me

One of the most common questions I get is how to obtain a peaceful mind, and this is not surprising, as we are named Peaceful Mind Peaceful Life. This week I have been  thinking a lot about what it means exactly to have a peaceful mind, perhaps because my mind...
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Finding Purpose in Pain

Wishing all our friends who celebrate a very Happy Easter! Many of you might not know, that I spent much of my growing up years immersed in the Greek Orthodox church. My dad was a chanter and taught catechism classes, so I had a front row seat to all things...
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The One Feeling We Cannot Ignore

Feelings come and go, sometimes they are wonderful and sometimes they are quite unpleasant. Sometimes the craziness of our lives puts us into autopilot, creating a space where we avoid or suppress our feelings.  I believe that it’s very important to let all of our feelings come to the surface...
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Michelle’s Guide to Mindful Eating

It’s Sunday. My very favorite day of the week. This is the day I get to share with you my take on living your best and happiest life. While I do love writing and sharing, my absolute favorite part about this little community is the honesty, trust, and vulnerability as...
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How to Be More Present

I don’t know about you, but for me lately life feels like it’s moving at a rapid speed. I find myself questioning just where have the first few months of this year gone. Chances are time actually has not sped up, we as human beings have increased our speed. We are...
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The Power of Practicing Acceptance

“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.” – The Serenity Prayer I want to start this week’s blog with the Serenity Prayer, as it immediately popped into my mind when I began...

Editors Pick

The Practice by Barb Schmidt

Barb offers readers life-changing spiritual guidance in an easy to follow format, and what makes this book so magnificent is that she has infused her own stories and struggles to help readers connect and learn.
Gabrielle Bernstein, New York Times bestselling author of May Cause Miracles