Mind

Transform Your Self Talk through Mindfulness & Emotional Self Care

By | December 27th, 2017|Connection, Mind, Mindfulness, Recovery|

A beautiful outcome of mindfulness meditation is the opportunity to slow down and explore our relationship with our minds.  We meditate to understand the stories [...]

How to Stop Ruminating

By | March 8th, 2017|Mind, Recovery|

When we make a mistake, or something really uncomfortable happens in our lives our minds tend to play and replay the scene over and over [...]

Breathe in Beauty

By | February 9th, 2017|Mind, Mindfulness, Self Care, Spirituality|

This morning I awoke to the tall, deep green trees outside my window blowing around in big, strong gusts of wind.  The winds are accompanied [...]

Embracing Curiosity

By | June 7th, 2016|Connection, LindyAriff, Mind|

Yesterday I started anew here in Oregon, it was my first day of work at a new job. I felt the familiar tingle of fear [...]

The Ocean of Impermanence

By | March 18th, 2016|Mind, Mindfulness, Recovery, Spirituality|

Curious about the Buddhist idea of impermanence? Ask the ocean. For a moment, imagine sitting on a soft, white sandy beach looking out towards the [...]

Rethinking Lazy

By | March 3rd, 2016|Mind, Recovery|

Ever been called lazy? It doesn't feel good.  According to Brene Brown, a professor and vulnerability expert, being called lazy is a huge shame trigger [...]

Finding Your Motivation

By | March 2nd, 2016|Mind, Recovery|

March offers us the spring equinox, a freshness in the air, the smell of orange blossoms and fresh spring flowers- I love this time of [...]

Interviewing with Confidence

By | February 16th, 2016|Connection, Mind|

Interviewing has been a popular topic in my life lately as I transition to life in Portland.  New city means looking for a new part [...]

Just Notice

By | October 12th, 2015|Mind, Mindfulness, Spirituality|

Have you ever struggled from overwhelming worry, thinking about something over and over and over again, like it was almost driving you crazy (or who [...]

Am I Hypnotizable?

By | August 20th, 2014|Mind|

When people find out that I'm a trained hypnotherapist the first thing they ask is if I wave a pendulum in front of their face...And [...]