Melanie Marin

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Using Mindfulness as a Couple

Your partner says something that pushes your buttons, and before you know it, a minor disagreement quickly escalates into a heated argument with blood pressure rising, stomach churning, and fists clenching. How can you avoid this vicious cycle as a couple? One word—mindfulness. Mindfulness is the non-judgmental awareness that enables you to shift out of [...]

By |2018-09-26T04:59:26+00:00September 26th, 2018|

Mindfulness and ADHD

Although it may appear at first glance that using mindfulness to manage symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) might be a fruitless endeavor, recent research studies have shown that mindfulness meditation can be effective in treating ADHD, especially in adults. Unlike many tools for ADHD, mindfulness develops your inner skills—it improves your ability to [...]

By |2018-01-19T08:57:56+00:00January 19th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Morning Mindfulness with Melanie

Have you been searching for ways to lower stress, increase mental focus, and feel a sense of calm and inner peace? By cultivating your capacity to observe your thoughts and feelings non-judgmentally and to be fully present in the moment, mindfulness meditation can provide you with the tools you need to reduce stress, enhance performance, [...]

By |2017-11-11T12:26:31+00:00November 11th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Using Anger Mindfully

Anger has become synonymous with political and cultural awareness, and outrage has turned into a defense against powerlessness. So the question is, how can you transform anger into workable energy? How can you mindfully channel anger in positive ways? Practicing equanimity in the face of what is happening today in the U.S. political arena and [...]

By |2017-11-03T08:17:06+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

How to Overcome Creative Blocks with Mindfulness

As a creative person, have you found yourself experiencing moments of artist’s block?  At those times you may ask yourself, “How can I find release from this frustrating stuckness?”  Luckily, scientific research suggests that the practice of mindfulness could hold answers for you to break through your creative blocks and let your creativity flow. Rooted [...]

By |2017-08-17T09:54:18+00:00August 17th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Be Kinder to Yourself with Mindfulness

We all struggle with our own inner critic.  You know, that harsh, judgmental voice inside you that exclaims, “you’re not good enough” or “you’re stupid” or “you can’t do anything right.” This negative self-talk echoes the voices of people in your life who knowingly or unknowingly put you down, such as family members, peers, and [...]

By |2017-07-05T17:04:50+00:00June 30th, 2017|Tags: , , , |