Mindful Living

Vad är Mindfulness?

För att besvara den frågan börjar vi med en vanlig definition av begreppet: Mindfulness betyder att vara uppmärksam på ett speciellt sätt: medvetet, i nuet och med en intention att inte värdera. Vad betyder det egentligen? För det första betyder det att vi vet om att...

Mindfulness in Norrsken House

If your compassion does not include yourself it is incomplete. – Buddha MindApps offers guided mindfulness sessions for free for everyone working at Norrsken House. The intention is to assist all staff in establishing a regular meditation practice — as research shows...

Using affirmations to reprogram our brain

Fake It Until You Make It I have heard that we have up to 65,000 thoughts a day. For many of us a big part of these thoughts are unconscious, and also negative. To be unaware of our thoughts makes them impossible to change. To hear these negative thoughts day in and...

Being you will set you free

Only the truth of who you are, if realized, will set you free. – Eckhart Tolle Mindfulness has nothing to do with becoming someone else and everything to do with becoming who you already are. You might wonder how you can become something that you already are. Almost...

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6 Ways to practice Self-care

If your compassion does not include yourself it is incomplete. – Buddha Mindfulness is all about adding value to your life, making your life more enjoyable. It’s not about meditating all day long or keeping up a strict yoga practice. Mindfulness is a tool to use to...

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Change starts with you

Change can enrich our lives, it is a natural part of being alive. The size and impact may vary, some changes are small, and others are big and more affecting. It can make our lives more enjoyable, convenient, effective, delightful, fun and valuable. Contrary, change...

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Find time to meditate

Meditation does not always require a serene, secluded spot seated on a cushion with the whole morning free. It can be as beneficial, or even more, to just fit it in when available. Some people find their time for stillness in the midst of a full train, or bus, while...

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A breathing exercise

Equal breathing – A wonderful simple and effective breathing technique for calming and bringing focus to the mind  1. Come to sit comfortable, perhaps in a cross-legged position, feel free to use a blanket or pillow to sit on. 2. Close your eyes, breathe through the...

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More than just an inhale

To breathe for oxygen is obviously needed, but have you ever thought of other things that your breathing can do? The state of your mind affects the breath, the reverse is true as well. Just like smiling even though you might not be feeling joyful, can create a sense...

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