Mindfulness: Let your home be your refuge

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One of my favorite quotes: “Have nothing in your home that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” –William Morris

My super awesome yoga teacher, Lisa challenged me recently by talking about the “mindfulness” class she’s teaching at a local high school. This class helps students learn to better manage their stress so they are able to perform better in school. Mindfulness is about slowing down and really paying attention to your surroundings and how you feel in the present moment without judgment. This is my definition, not a dictionary one, and, from my perspective, applies to any situation, including your home.Continue reading