Breaking Free From Social Anxiety

Welcome guest blogger Chantal Beaupre!  Chantal is an Emotional Mastery Coach, a Naturopath, an Independent Licensed LifeSuccess Consultant, and a business partner of Bob Proctor — as seen in “The Secret” movie. Her passion is to assist, educate, and inspire consciously focused business owners and individuals to achieve extraordinary success and happiness, at home and in the workplace. Recognized as the go-to self-development expert, Chantal has a treasure trove of practical, highly effective tools to help you live your life to the fullest.  I encourage you to take a look at her just released virtual guidebook Anxiety Free at Last.…

I’m Done Living in the Past

Susan Tolles, thank you for sharing your wisdom with us. We love your website, Flourish Over 50, and love having you as a guest blogger at Mindfulpathways. I’m Done Living in the Past by Susan Tolles One of the hardest parts of taking a giant step forward when experiencing a midlife crisis is letting go of the past. For most middle-aged women, our identities are wrapped up in our children, home, volunteer work or career. We hold on to our past hurts, grudges and anger and allow them to permeate the very fiber of who we are. The “If only’s”…

Earthing: The most important health discovery ever?

I was introduced to the wisdom of Earthing at the annual Association of Comprehensive Energy Psychology Conference in San Diego.  The research is amazing and no human should live without understanding.  The following is a summary taken directly from the book.  This is my effort to not only improve my overall health … but give you the information you need to improve yours.  Read carefully.  It will change your life.  ~Janet Earthing:  The most important health discovery ever? By Clinton Ober, Stephen T. Sinatra, MD, Martin Zuker Forward by James L. Oschman, PhD “Beneath your feet outdoors is not just…

Your Power-Packed Smile

Interested in smiles?  Here is my June 2012 article (including some research facts) written for Sibyl Magazine.  If you are a woman and enjoy spiritual topics, you’ll love this magazine! BIG, HAPPY SMILES ARE FREE and they are instantly understood regardless of language or culture. Receiving a big smile, complete with twinkling eyes, is a gift. My heart opens wide to all the possibilities that shine within your smile. This quote by philosopher Emil speaks to me and is the quote that motivated me to explore the smile as a mindfulness based stress reduction activity. “Learn to smile in the…

Happy Mother’s Day

Growing up in West Virginia, Mother’s Day was always more than Mother’s Day.  It was something to be proud of.  Anna Jarvis was born at the end of the 19th Century in a little town called Webster and grew up nearby in another small town called Grafton.  After a memorial service to celebrate her mother’s life she began a campaign to create a national day to recognize mother’s everywhere, succeeding in 1914.  Her home is now a memorial to her accomplishment. Today. May 2012, Mother’s Day is a day of joy and a day of celebration.  It is a day…