Mindfulness In Motion - A Counseling Blog

How Meditation Can Help Manage Stress & Anxiety

Life is hard sometimes. Whether it's managing finances, battling long commutes, or consoling demanding children and bosses, stress manifests in a variety of ways. Recent surveys reveal some pretty alarming statistics about stress: 33% of people feel they live with an extreme amount of stress, and 48% of individuals believe the stress in their lives has increased over the past...[ read more ]

3 Things Happy People Do

If you search on Amazon for books related to "happiness,” you will see page after page of titles claiming to have the secret to finding it. Why the obsession with happiness? Maybe the better question is, why does happiness seem to elude so many? A long time ago, we were too busy running from Saber Tooth tigers and searching for...[ read more ]

5 Tips For Parents To Manage Anxiety

The responsibility and unpredictability that often makes parenting so rewarding can also sometimes cause anxiety for some. As a parent myself, I can certainly attest to this. Here are some simple ways to bring yourself to a place of parental calm and peace. Or, as George Costanza might say, “Serenity Now!” 1. Make a To-Do List Ruminating on everything you...[ read more ]

4 Ways To Instantly Reduce Anxiety

Anxiety is a natural interaction between our mind and body. It’s typically a warning that something might be happening in our surroundings that demands our attention. For most of us, anxiety is an unpleasant but fleeting feeling that pops up on occasion during particularly stressful times. For some, anxiety is a regular part of life. And still for others, anxiety...[ read more ]