How To Find The Perfect Meditation Style For You
Nov16

How To Find The Perfect Meditation Style For You

By Sophia Godkin PhD   As unpredictable as life can sometimes feel and as laden with uncertainty and unanswered questions that it can sometimes appear to be, there is one thing I know for sure: It is our mind that governs our experience of life – how deep, how wondrous, how logical, how heartfelt, how tumultuous, how loving and how positive it is. And there’s no doubt (the research is abundant!) that meditation equips us with...

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5 Steps to Forgive Yourself And Move Forward In Life
Nov11

5 Steps to Forgive Yourself And Move Forward In Life

By Sophia Godkin PhD   That thing you said or didn’t say at dinner a few weeks ago that you regret… it’s time to forgive yourself for it. That thing you did 3 years ago that you keep reminding yourself should’ve gone differently … it’s time to forgive yourself for it. And that time you let yourself down 10 years ago… it’s time to forgive yourself for that too. Why is it time? Because regret, guilt, and shame are forms of...

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5 Things You Need To Stop Doing If You Want to Be Happy
Nov04

5 Things You Need To Stop Doing If You Want to Be Happy

  By Sophia Godkin, PhD The state of your happiness in any moment is essentially the sum of two things: the things you do + the things you don’t do. And though you, like many of us, may be quick to rush into creating new habits and ways of being and doing, it helps first to recognize that happiness is your natural state of being. It’s not something you do. It’s what you inherently are. So if you are not currently beaming with...

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4 Tips to Turn Your Conversations from Mindless to Mindful
Oct20

4 Tips to Turn Your Conversations from Mindless to Mindful

By Sophia Godkin, PhD   When you speak with someone, are you really listening or are you just planning what you will say next as you await your turn to be heard? Are you paying attention to what the other person is really feeling and really saying or are you only listening for their words? The most precious and holy of all our life experiences happens when we interact with another person. It is through sharing ourselves with...

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10 Truths You May Have Forgotten
Oct03

10 Truths You May Have Forgotten

By Sophia Godkin PhD   Truth is relative. No one can tell you what the truth is. You have to decide for yourself what the truth is. That being said, there are universal truths that when understood, appreciated, and practiced, can transform the course of your life in amazing ways. And though you may have forgotten them, know that they’ve never ceased to be. 1. You are not the lies your mind tells you about yourself. Your...

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