Difference Between Mindfulness and Meditation
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The Difference Between Mindfulness and Meditation [Video Blog]

The difference between Mindfulness and Meditation can be confusing. Both practices focus on cultivating “presence” and on enhancing our attention and awareness, but there are some differences. The practice of meditation usually involves…
mind-body wellness
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Five Building Blocks of Mind-Body Wellness [Video Blog]

The same lifestyle factors that contribute to our physical health also impact our mental health. This video blog presents five essential building blocks of mind-body wellness, along with tips on how to incorporate these into your everyday…
self care tips
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5 Self Care Tips in 5 Minutes or Less!

Do you wish you could take better care of yourself, but don’t feel like there are enough hours in the day?  Finding time for self-care may feel impossible in a world full of distractions and when there is always more to be done. Yet there…
Resolution
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Make Wellness Your Resolution

At the start of a new year people reflect on the resolutions for the new year. They may be grand resolutions that are difficult to achieve, which can lead to stress, anxiety and low self-esteem. Instead, think about committing in small ways…
Fitness and Diet Routine
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How "Healthy" is Your Fitness and Diet Routine? 3 Things to Consider

“To lose confidence in one’s body is to lose confidence in oneself.” ~Simone de Beauvoir For many of us, maintaining a healthy lifestyle with a balanced fitness and diet routine is challenging.  Scheduling activities that nourish our…
life after coming out
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More Than Out: How to Live a Joyful and Fulfilling Life After Coming Out

Coming out and living life fearlessly and joyfully is rarely just one step. Typically, it’s a process involving many bold steps and a commitment to living a liberated life. While the process of coming out is liberating, it is not a one-way…
meditation
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Meditation: My Mind Won’t Stop!

In meditation classes, newer practitioners often ask the question, “How do I quiet my mind?” Following a practice, new students often comment, “My mind won't stop!” Meditation is a practice of calming the body and mind using breath…
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Six Things Your Brain will Thank You For

Your brain is only about 2% of your body weight, but it uses about 20% of your energy every day. It makes sense to take as good care of it as many of us do of our bodies. Here are some things you can do for your brain. Six things your brain…
new year career resolutions
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New Year, New Career

My favorite day of the year is January 1st. I remember when I was in my 20s and waking up in my Brooklyn shared apartment, and thinking “Ah, I have nothing I need to do today.” This remains true to this day. I love the relief of getting…
holiday ebook
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How to Eat Mindfully This Holiday

For many of us, our happiest memories of the holiday time are intertwined with the sensory experience of eating. We think about the smell of a family recipe in the oven; we relish the thought of a treat we only indulge in during a special time…