“No-Fail” Friday: Mic drop

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More of a listener than a reader? Check out a recording of this weekend’s challenge below!

You made it! Just this one little (half, at this point) day left until the glorious weekend ahead. Hoping you have some downtime factored into your plans, but maaaaybe also a little space for a “no-fail” mindfulness challenge. They can be one in the same, you know. Plus, I really think you’re gonna like where this one’s coming from.  Read More


“No-Fail” Friday: Screen time

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Earlier this week, I shared my personal belief (and experience) that the effects of a regular mindfulness practice will probably show up in your everyday life before you ever reach a point where any of it feels “easy.” You may find that you’re less quickly irritated, that your fuse under frustration takes a little longer to pop, or maybe you catch yourself just a little sooner when your mind sets sail for somewhere else while your face is having a conversation right in front of you. You’re teaching yourself how to tolerate discomfort, and how to be real with yourself about how you respond to it, too. You learn what happens when you don’t let distraction take over. You learn to be with what is – with what you actually are.

So, while I always hope that our “no-fail” weekend mindfulness challenges are interesting for you, I also hope this weekend’s version makes you a little uncomfortable.  It’s good for you, I promise, and while it won’t last long, the positive side effects of it just may. Read More


“No-Fail” Friday: In your feelings

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This has been one of those weeks when I’ve had to stop and remember what day it is at least a few times. Every day has been so full, that it’s hard to believe it’s only been a week. Time’s funny like that. The same amount of it – whether an hour or a month – can feel long or short, fast or slow, depending on how much and what you’re doing. Basically, depending on where your head’s at through most of it. Read More