Yesterdays food mindfulness example showed how mindfulness can become part of daily life. Importantly, mindfulness can also be incorporated into very active activities – in fact, it can really enhance both the experience of them as well as the performance.
Integrating mindfulness into daily life doesn’t always mean long hours of meditative practice – or even sitting still. Of course, you can always choose to increase quiet mindfulness, not least because like in the case of stress reduction, the actual
Stress remains one of the main causes of health problems in our society today: from heart disease, depression, cancer to erectile disfunction… many health problems are either caused by stress or are made significantly worse by stress. But not just
Two concepts repeatedly turn up when you try and find out the secret of “happy” people: empathy and gratitude. They are also essential to the practice of mindfulness. Why specifically these two? Today I invite you to try them out
After yesterday’s activity, today we use blue sky thinking to create a vision and mission statement for yourself. Today has two activities to create the vision and mission: one “rational” one, one based on meditation. Depending on what type of
Yesterday you created lists of activities based on if you perceive them as either nourishing or depleting. That exercise should have helped you to delve into more detail of the here and now in your life, giving you a inventory
Well done on completing the first part of the bootcamp! This means you now have the main skills for the second part, where we are going to put them all into action, for love, sex – and firstly your life.
Now that you have the power to bring your mind to where you want it to be, either in the present or in a place or space of your choosing, it is time to try and have a fun day
Today’s activity is around affirmations. It’s not strictly speaking meditation nor hypnosis, but something that can “switch” your mind to a different mood. If you are skeptical at this moment, you are probably not alone. But give it a try
The “30 Days” series is a series of online workshops, with small daily activities designed for gay men to live a more fulfilled, purposeful and sexier life. All the “workshops” are a mix of small daily activities, information and inspiration