Category: mindulness

I'm Grateful for my Job as a Barista

This blog series, #30DaysofGratitude, hopes to share bits of gratitude and create an awareness of how gratitude can change our mindset. Every day this month, I, along with other writers, teachers and friends, will post about all things gratitude. Come along for the ride and let me know what you are most grateful for every day –... Read more »

Be Grateful for Your Own Problems

This blog series, #30DaysofGratitude, hopes to share bits of gratitude and create an awareness of how gratitude can change our mindset. Every day this month, I, along with other writers, teachers and friends, will post about all things gratitude. Come along for the ride and let me know what you are most grateful for every day –... Read more »

I Want to Stop Taking my Body for Granted

The month of November is a great time to develop a gratitude practice. With Thanksgiving on the horizon, the spirit of the season seems to set the tone for gratitude. There are so many ways to be grateful every day. #30DaysofGratitude hopes to share bits of gratitude and create an awareness of how gratitude can... Read more »
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A New Way to Think About Gratitude

The month of November is a great time to develop a gratitude practice. With Thanksgiving on the horizon, the spirit of the season seems to set the tone for gratitude. This blog series, #30DaysofGratitude, hopes to share bits of gratitude and create an awareness of how gratitude can change our mindset. Every day this month, I,... Read more »

Do You Still Date Your Partner?

“You looked so gorgeous tonight.” Say what? These are words Hubs spoke to me tonight before we went to bed. He kissed me on the cheek after I said ‘Awww thank you baby,” big kiss and tender looks…  I marveled at how five words made me feel more alive and special than I’d felt in... Read more »

Need to chill out? Head to Chill Meditation in Chicago

Walking into Chill Meditation studio in Chicago is like stepping into an oasis of minimalistic calm. The open, chic space is welcoming and warm. Chill is a “modern wellness concept” studio located in the heart of River North. The modern wellness concept in meditation and massage, according to Chill is incense-free meditation. no-need-to-get-naked massage. thoughtfully curated retail.... Read more »
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A Little Self Care Goes a Long Way

November brings with it cooler weather, leaves of gold and the feeling of thanks in the air. It’s the perfect time to begin a practice of gratitude. You Know Neen is hosting the 2nd Annual 30 Days of Gratitude blog series, a place where the experience of gratitude will be explored and shared. I, along... Read more »

The Cadence that Keeps Me Moving Forward

Written By: Meggan Sommerville I often find it interesting the ritual of sitting around the dinner table on the last Thursday of November and talking about what we are all thankful for. This is not a tradition that my family ever observed. Our Thanksgiving dinner consisted of the normal trappings of turkey, stuffing and potatoes but... Read more »

Remembering the greatest Cubs fan after the Cubs' greatest victory

November brings with it cooler weather, leaves of gold and the feeling of thanks in the air. It’s the perfect time to begin a practice of gratitude. You Know Neen is hosting the 2nd Annual 30 Days of Gratitude blog series, a place where the experience of gratitude will be explored and shared. I, along... Read more »
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When your teenage son starts communicating less, don't despair

It was an ordinary weekend: Friday pizza and movie, Saturday athletics with the kids, a Saturday night dinner and Sunday was spent making meatballs and gravy the way my Nana used to make. This weekend was one of the best in my life. And at 45, I’ve seen a lot of weekends. My 14 year old... Read more »