Simple Daily Habits to Improve Your Mood

Please welcome guest blogger Stephanie James to Mindfulpathways as she discusses ways to kick the blues and feel better.   Developing daily habits to improve your mood, health, and general wellbeing needn’t be difficult. While feelings of happiness might not come ‘naturally’ to you, it is easy to foster happiness and improve your mood with a few simple changes or additions to your regular routine. By making these small changes each day, you’ll find your mood becomes lighter and your outlook a little more positive too! Exercise There’s no getting away from it – exercise is good for your mind,…

The Tao of Living a Woman’s Life

Yoga is a Sanskrit word that translates to mean union. The Tao translated to mean The Way. Both philosophies, and the practice of them, lead to coexistence with self, life, and the Creative flow of the Universe and a development of personal unity consciousness. In unity consciousness, we live from a heart that has embraced pure love. While these philosophies sound as though they might foster the creation of a very passive, boring existence, they create the exact opposite. Those who practice the way of union and balance find themselves more alive and enthusiastic than ever before. Awareness creates enthusiasm, and…

I Choose a Joy-Filled Life

Joy feels like love! Joy is about the most amazing energy there is. We fly high, spirit souring, infused with a smile, laughter, and pure delight. Our feet don’t touch the ground, and our heart is the heartbeat of the angels. I choose joy! Don’t you? What are the alternatives? Sadness? Grief? Never ending exasperation? I decided I did not like the heavy thoughts and the even heavier experiences created by negativity. One day when I’d had enough – when I’d healed enough, when I was able to have another vision of life, when I realized I was loved from…

Living in the Now

Week 4 of the Nurturing Wellness through Radical Self-Care daily Mindful Minutes is found on my new Facebook page www.facebook.com/janetgnestor. Take a look, think through the comments and questions and enjoy the sparkles you create. We all want to lead a grounded, capable, powerful, clear minded life. We want make good choices and decisions. We want to feel the expansion of our consciousness, and we want to feel the love. To have this magnificent experience of “living in the now” it is necessary that you and I feel comfortable in our own skin. Is there one grand secret that will…

Trust the Process

Do you trust the process of life? I know that I’ve struggled with process learning and trust, and for a long time I don’t think I even knew what it meant to “live in process”. “Living in process is about living – spiritual living and living spiritually. We all have the opportunity to live completely, fully, wholly, joyfully, serenely with our spirituality expressed in every facet of our lives … Living in process is about the relearning of living our wholeness.”  ~ Anne Wilson Schaef I first heard of “living in process” from one of the great co-dependency writers of…