I’ve been craving an outdoors-y trip as of late – this photo was taken on my trip to Zion National Park a few years back (pretty amazing, right?). There’s something to being out in the wild…you feel this peace and serenity you don’t get anywhere else. For those of us who can’t make a trip out to the wilderness anytime soon, there are ways to practice mindfulness amidst our busy lives. Here’s this month’s installment of Monday Mindfulness.
With the start of a new season, I think now is a great opportunity to take a step back and soak things in. Think about what you want to achieve in the next few months, reflect on the challenges you’re currently facing and the goals you’ve accomplished recently. Take some time to work on you – it’s the best investment you can make.
Hope you all had a great Super Bowl weekend. We celebrated ours with friends and tacos. Lots of food was consumed, per usual. Having people over yesterday made me realize that it’s nice to make something of a Sunday night, as opposed to just stressing over the start of a new week. Sunday counts as the weekend too…I need to start treating it that way. Anyway, after all the boozing and eating this weekend, let’s start off the week on the right track. Here’s this month’s installment of Monday Mindfulness.
Greetings from San Francisco! I was lucky enough to escape the brutal Chicago weather this week due to a work trip. No complaints here – happy as can be 🙂
It’s been awhile since the last Monday Mindfulness post…I figured with the beginning of a New Year & all, now is a good time to get started on these again. Hope you all have a fabulous week (& are still sticking through your New Year’s Resolutions!).
I can’t believe we’re nearing the end of October. Where has this season gone? Luckily, for us Chicagoans, the weather has been in our favor the last few weeks. I know we have colder days awaiting us, but I see the change of seasons as an opportunity to start fresh. There is always room to grow, both personally & professionally, and I like to think as each season passes we become a little wiser. Here are some thought starters to help you become wiser and more mindful this Monday:
Ahh Mondays. I’ve been fighting off a feisty cold the last week and I’m finally starting to feel like myself again. I’m looking forward to getting my life back on track in terms of working out and eating right. I bought a new pair of gym shoes to get me motivated to get back to it (after missing a couple of weeks at the gym it’s virtually impossible to go back). Wish me luck! Here is some food for thought to get your week started on the right track.