In a time of so much political turmoil and progressive thought, learning to empathize with people from all walks of life will be a skill that transcends just living a spiritual life. It’s essential that we practice this, so we can be respectful towards all fellow human beings. Through this journaling exercise, we can relate to those who’s opinions we struggle to agree with. There is nothing here that forces us to negate our own opinions—instead, this exercise allows us to honor the individual as a fellow sacred being, while likewise honoring our ability to think differently. This balance can be struck in a way that resonates with a holistic spiritual lifestyle.Read More
All of the blog posts are written by Arien Smith with the intention to heal, inform, and expand every reader. Three posts a week: Monday Mindfulness, Wednesday Yoga, Saturday Reflections.
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The world is filled with unending sights of beauty and infinite engaging sensations. Have you ever considered how it will increase your overall mindfulness to begin paying more attention to these small pleasures? With a simple journaling exercise, you can transform your awareness with less than a minute a day of work--perfect for the fast paced worker.Read More
Too often, us spiritual people will neglect to thank ourselves for our hard work. We favor giving other people compassion before we give ourselves this sacred gift. This week’s Monday Mindfulness will teach us a quick and powerful way to share some of this gratitude with ourselves. Increasing self-love is fortunately one of the easiest modalities of mindfulness, brought into our lives in a variety of ways. Gratitude journaling is not only one of the most efficient modalities, but it is also one of the most powerful. Unlike in-depth meditations on visually imagining the light of love pumping through us, this journaling practice works in a subtle way—opening our hearts behind the scenes.Read More