Posts with the category “mindfulness”

5 Easy Ways to Add Some Mindfulness to Your Day
by Angie Kingma on November 1st, 2021
The science behind the benefits of Mindfulness skills is irrefutable. Some of the benefits include both better physical health (reduced blood pressure for one), emotional regulation and enhanced mental functioning (greater focus, clarity and confidence). Ironically.....  Read More
How to Recover When Life Sets You Back
by Angie Kingma on October 1st, 2021
Every day, setbacks happen to millions of people all over the world. From minor career obstacles to serious life-or-death situations, life is full of difficult moments and challenging circumstances...  Read More
10 natural practices to reduce stress and boost a calm mindset
by Angie Kingma on September 1st, 2021
There are many natural ways to reduce anxiety and increase a sense of calm. It's wise to lessen anxiousness, not just because it's unpleasant, but also because it has a detrimental effect on your overall health and wellbeing. These 10 natural practices will help you do just that.  Read More
How Meditation Improves Your Mental Health and Productivity
by Angie Kingma on August 2nd, 2021
We live in a time where productivity and determination are needed to succeed and accomplish the things that are important to us. That applies whether you're self-employed, volunteer, work for someone else or are achieving goals around the home.  Read More
How Mindfulness Apps Can Fail You
by Angie Kingma on July 1st, 2021
What concerns me more and more with the advent of new Mindfulness apps is the reaction from the clients who explain how they’ve practiced mindfulness through an app but concluded that it “didn’t help” them  Read More
Allowing Your Stress to Fall Challenge
by Angie Kingma on September 21st, 2018
Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” ~ Albert Camus We are starting the most colourful season of the year and it comes and goes in a flash. Most of us recognize the changes in our scenery but how many of us truly immerse ourselves in the changes we see in nature at this time of year? So many of us are overwhelmed with our day-to-day responsibilities that we end up defaulting to...  Read More
True Refuge Webinar Blog
by Angie Kingma on November 14th, 2013
When I found out that Tara Brach, Ph.D., was going to be featured in a webinar hosted by The National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine (NICABM), I immediately scheduled it into my google calendar so that I wouldn’t miss it.  Dr. Ruth Buczynski, President and Licensed Psychologist at NICABM, interviewed Tara about her latest book called True Refuge:  Finding Peace and F...  Read More
Day Long Mindfulness Meditation Retreats
by Angie Kingma on October 2nd, 2012
I don’t always look forward to my bi-monthly day long mindfulness meditation retreats.  In fact, once upon a time, my mind used to come up with any old excuse to avoid going.  It wasn’t hard to find a whole host of good reasons not to go; being a busy mom, wife and business owner and trying to squeeze in a whole day of practice is not as easy feat.  I’m very lucky that my husband regularly reminds...  Read More