Mini-Mindfulness Challenge: Dispel Worry

Mind-Mindfulness Challenge

Welcome to Week 2 of the Mini-Mindfulness Challenge.  I’m so glad you’re here!

The Mini-Mindfulness Challenge offers a simple prompt each week – for 4 weeks – to help you remember to be present in the moment and in so doing find better health and more ease.  If you missed Week 1, here it is:

Now, onto worry.  Did you know the average person has 10,000 to 50,000 thoughts a day?  Most of them are unnecessary and many of them are unhelpful -  like worry, anger, and self-recrimination.

The purpose of mindfulness isn’t to eliminate thoughts entirely.  That would be impossible.  But mindfulness will help you:

  • Discover more calm, serenity, and peace
  • Take charge of your mind so you’re no longer a slave to your thoughts and emotions and suffering as a result

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Letting Go for Health and Happiness

Sunrise - Letting Go

Life has proven intense of late with too many healthcare appointments, dreaded dental work, and double house maintenance and repairs.  And that’s just part of the picture.

If you’ve read my blog for any length of time, you know that I have a problem with pushing myself beyond my personal limits.  As you can imagine, I’ve felt overwhelmed more than once in the last few weeks.  Nevertheless, the age-old urge to keep going, no matter what, kept nudging me over my line.

Fortunately, before too long, a strong voice arose:  “I cannot do this anymore.”

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