Mindfulness

Mindfulness

The Importance of Slowing Down

Timing. Speed. Patience. I’ve been thinking a lot about these words lately. It feels like the values of efficiency, speed, and powering through have taken precedence over patience, ease, trust, and slowing down. Our days are so fast-paced that being still, movingly slow, and trusting in the timing of our...
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Embracing Imperfection

I had a recent self-discovery moment that I’m not exactly proud of, but it was kind of life changing and eye opening.  It felt really important to uncover this about myself. As you know, whenever I learn something meaningful, I share it. So here we are. I recently was telling...
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Five Keys to Freedom and Forgiveness

I used to really struggle with forgiveness. I had a really hard time letting go of disappointments and difficulties put upon me by someone else, or even worse, myself. I used to hold on to grudges and anger, with the notion that if I didn’t, it meant that I was...
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3 Reminders for Stressful Times

Whenever I take myself into a stressful hole, I always really, really appreciate when a loved one or a mentor gives me a little nudge or a reminder that helps to lift my spirits. Life can feel stressful, life can be incredibly difficult, and I know you know that we...
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5 Ways to Tap into Your Creativity

Happy Sunday friends! If you follow me on social media, you might have noticed that I have been on the go for the past month! From Australia, to Bali, to Arizona, to Los Angeles, and finally I made it back home. I have been reflecting on the journeys of the past...
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5 Steps to Being the Change You Wish to See

Happy Sunday Peacemakers! I have a simple, yet powerful message and challenge for you this week. Like many times that have happened before, I had another topic I wanted to talk about today, but at the last minute I decided that there was something much more important that needed to...
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How to Make the Most Out of Every Moment

One of the most important practices for living a life of peace that I have learned is how to fully be in the present moment. I have written about this in the past, and I know deep down in my core the true value of what it means to be present....
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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...

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