HMC Day 18: When holidays cause chaos

The holidays can wreak havoc on any routine — especially a new one. Maybe you’re traveling to see family or going on vacation. The kids are off school. There’s tons of shopping and cooking and prepping and packing and organizing and coordinating to do. Old family conflicts resurface. Grief about lost loved ones can feel…

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HMC Day 17: When you’ve missed a few days

We’ve all been there. You start a new habit/diet/hobby and for a few days or weeks, you are ALL IN. The novelty factor is high. You’re curious and motivated and know exactly why you wanted to start this new thing, whatever it may be. And then…it starts to get old. The sparkly attraction is gone.…

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HMC Day 16: Acceptance

A lot of people think acceptance means agreeing with something or condoning it in some way. That is not at all what it means. Acceptance is not the same as approving of or liking a situation, and it’s not about allowing others to walk all over you. Acceptance is seeing things exactly as they are…

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HMC Day 15: When you’re short on time

There are many excuses/reasons people come up with as to why they don’t get around to meditating in a given day, but TIME should never be one of them. “But I’m so(oooooo) busy!” you might tell me. So is everybody! The most magical part of meditation is that it’s condensable. It can fit into a…

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HMC Day 14: Meditation for clarity

Do you ever have times when your mind is so chaotic and overwhelmed that you have trouble organizing your thoughts or figuring out what to tackle first? You have so much to do, yet you end up doing nothing, because you spend too much time in indecision. It a pattern that happens to a lot…

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