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The Surprising Link Between Success and Mindfulness in The Workplace

The pressure to excel in our professional lives can often leave us feeling overwhelmed and burnt out. But what if we told you that finding success at work could be as simple as practicing mindfulness? Mindfulness, a technique that involves being fully engaged in the present moment, has been linked to workplace success in numerous studies. There is a surprising link between mindfulness and professional achievement that we all can benefit from to...
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15 Essential Affirmations to Create a Life of Self-Love

Some people think that positive affirmations are totally bogus and a waste of time. I say, it all depends on the circumstances and how you use them. If you struggle with decision making and lack confidence, mindfulness, positive self-talk, and guided meditation can be powerful tools to help you gain clarity and focus. But you have to set yourself up for success. A simple positive quote hanging on your wall just isn't going to cut it. If you...
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How To Be Happier With Self-Awareness

MINDSET REALITY 🫣: I get in my own head too. Living on autopilot and forgetting how my choices affect my life sometimes make me overlook the importance of self-awareness. We all do it. Nobody is perfect. We're all just here figuring things out as we go. Your choices affect your success. Your success affect your expectations. Your expectations affect your happiness. Remember that it's never too late to make a change. Even if you feel like...
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Easy Tips To Boost Your Memory and Mindset with Mindfulness

Most of the time, we don't treat our mind or memory with the respect it deserves. We tell ourselves lies to try to convince ourselves that something will go in the direction we want it to go in. We tell ourselves lies to try to protect our feelings. We tell ourselves lies when we try to please others. We tell ourselves lies all the time. And it sucks. We really need to stop doing this. This is where the importance of self-love, self-awareness,...
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How To Use Non-Judgment And Acceptance To Let Go

I don't know about you, but I'm tired of fighting all those things from the past that are holding me back. Those old mindsets, emotions, and triggers that pop into your head at the most inopportune time. As a result, it totally hijacks your level of productivity. How do you get into a non-judgment state-of-mind to release all of these emotions?!? The theme of this week, in its entirety, is inviting in acceptance, compassion, forgiveness, and...
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How to Feel Like You’re More Successful

Creating a positive mindset around celebrating small tasks leads to feeling more successful and is essential for staying motivated and on track towards achieving your goals or intentions. Never forget that finishing small tasks, even completely unrelated tasks, can help you build momentum and give you a sense of success. In return you're more likely to stay focused and motivated in the long run. Creating a positive mindset benefits your daily...
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How to Reduce Stress Quickly With Mindfulness in 2023

Mindful Actions got a complete overhaul last week and I am absolutely in love with the new look. I hope this new format will make it easier for you to find podcast and blog posts more easily. The goal is that specific topics and issues will be more searchable. Know that whatever you're dealing with in different seasons of life, there is a mindfulness tactic that can help. The goal of Mindful Actions is to help you with stress management, not...
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Your Mind Deserves A Break: The 7 Types Of Rest To Make You Feel Better

It's time to rest and relax. We are just going to sit and be today. Nice and simple. Be here, be present, be accepting, be you. One thing I like to remind people is that you can still practice mindfulness and be stressed. You can still meditate and be overwhelmed. That’s WHY we practice these things! They help us cope. They don’t make us perfectly calm and peaceful people. They help alleviate the stress symptoms, but they’ll never fully...
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How To Set Powerful Intentions For This Month

I am feeling an epic shift right now. An absolutely transformative shift in myself, and this mindfulness community. I felt it while in a deep meditation this morning. The meditation was lead by Tara Brach, a wonderful teacher and meditation mentor to me. In the guided session she said you can restart. You can restart this meditation. You can restart your life. And ooof, I felt that, and I started to cry.  The podcast this week is an...
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How To Relieve Holiday Stress With Mindfulness and Deep Breathing

I've been reading a lot of books and research recently about the truth and science behind mindfulness, because I'm not here just to gaslight you into believing that everyone can be happy by making a few habit changes. No, I am here to break it down for you, show you the realities of finding your way through mindfulness and meditation,  and to help you learn from the varying moments in your life to create real, long-lasting growth. And that...
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Don’t Let Gratitude Get Boring: How To Keep It Exciting

So, I don't know about you, but sometimes I feel like practicing gratitude can get pretty repetitive and boring. Especially if you practice it daily, like is suggested. It just gets annoying after a while. Well, I'm excited for this post to work through breaking down one of the biggest barriers to practicing gratitude.   This blog post is a transcript of the podcast episode if you would like to read along, or go ahead and click play below...
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Intuition And The Future Of Mindful Actions: My Promise To You For 2023

Update: my gut feeling was right! This post is in response to my post earlier this week on How To Trust Your Instincts. I'm adding this to the story because I just can't not celebrate the accuracy of my intuition here! Celebrate yourself, that's one of the pillars Mindful Actions is built on to help embrace confidence. In the beginning of the last post I wrote that I just had a feeling that it was going to be a good day. I wrote that in the...
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How Mindfulness Can Help You Learn To Trust Your Instincts

Today's gonna be a good day. I can feel it. I posted a video about that in my Instagram stories this morning, because it's just one of those days. I can feel it in my gut. The sun is shining, everyone got out of the house without a hitch this morning, I finished a big work project early today, and I got some good news, and good feedback, in my email. Today is a good day. Jump to the meditation script If you want to listen to this inspirational...
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The Struggle With Self Acceptance And Confidence

I've been in a bit of a slump recently, possibly even spanning over a couple of weeks. I'm not really sure when it all started, I just know that I really started to feel it this week. I've been feeling a bit lost and confused and down on myself. In particular with my body image and self acceptance. Listen to this blog post on the podcast below or keep reading! Before I sat down to write this, I did 2 self-love meditations to try and tune in to...
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How To Live A Good Life With Manifestation And Hard Work

Manifestation is a huge trend right now. There is a lot of misleading information out there surrounding this. So many social media accounts post a positive affirmation and say "like this post to claim it and this will happen to you in 30 days!". I'll be honest, I've participated in some of those posts. It's fun to create good energy around yourself and It's great to imagine receiving something in life that you asked for. It helps to create a...
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Your Feelings Are Valid, And Other Thoughts On Emotional Support

If you want to listen to this topic, stream it and subscribe on your favorite podcast listening app, or just listen here. Let's talk about feelings today. Which, in all honesty, is something I really hate to talk about. Ask my husband, I hate talking about my feelings, but I'm working on it. I'll listen to other people talk about their own feelings, I just don’t like to talk about mine. Which is why the podcast is perfect because I get...
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Productivity, Procrastination, and Mindfulness

Welcome to the discussion on procrastination! I've been wanting to talk about this topic for a while now, but you know, I just kept pushing it off. LoL. Just kidding, this topic popped into my head earlier this week when I told myself something that kind of changed my perspective on procrastination, which I will get to in just a minute. If you would prefer to listen to this content, tap the play button below to stream the podcast or follow me...
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Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness

Today is an important topic in helping to ensure that mindfulness and meditation is accessible, and beneficial, to everyone. I want to talk about a topic I've been noticing on social media referencing positive thinking vs. trauma-informed response and care. Want to listen to this topic instead? Click the play button below! I think one of the reasons mindfulness and meditation gets a bad rap of being only for people who are disconnected, aloof,...
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5 Minute Sat Nam Mantra Meditation

Sat Nam is one of the most basic beginner transcendental meditations, also known as mantra meditation, and I thought it would be a good place for us to start with our first meditation together of this kind. Today we are going to repeat this phrase aloud, many times, to engage both the body and the mind for stress relief and focus. The beauty in this meditation is that it helps you disconnect from from your worries, allowing you to reconnect...
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Why Is Meditation So Hard?

Listen to the podcast or read the transcript below. Let’s talk about one of the parts of meditation and mindfulness today that can often be really hard. The thing that makes us sometimes feel like we are totally failing at it. We are going to talk about focus today, but probably not in the way you’re expecting me to talk about it. We are going to talk about what you’re actually doing when you are focused.  We are going to practice doing,...

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