7 Techniques for Practicing Mindfulness Meditation

This article provides a list and description of my favorite mindfulness meditation techniques. Set a goal to meditate 10 minutes per day for 1 week. Then read my article on how to take hold of your mind called “Putting Mindfulness to Work.”  1. Mindfulness Software for Electronic Devices The first thing I suggest is to…

Putting Mindfulness to Work

By now, most of us have heard about “mindfulness,” which is generally associated with meditation. If you aren’t a fan of meditation then you will unfortunately discard this powerful practice as a new age spiritual fad. But mindfulness as a concept has very little to do with meditation or spirituality. Mindfulness provides us with a…

Exploring the Health Benefits of Plant-Based Diets

Every person regardless of their diet should understand nutrition and question the nutritional value of their food. Unfortunately, it is not until people approach a plant-based diet that they begin questioning their nutritional intake. That’s because we have been conditioned since birth to believe eating animals as well as consuming milk and eggs provides us…

The Legal Case for Work-Life Balance

Many of today’s employers recognize the value of work-life balance programs. Research conducted by the Families and Work Institute has shown that work-life balance programs can help employers: Attract and retain top talent. Enhance corporate reputation. Increase job satisfaction, commitment, and loyalty. Reduce absenteeism and turnover. It should be no surprise that many employers are…

2019 Women’s March in San Francisco

First, I have to say I never thought of myself as someone who would march down the street singing and chanting in protest. But here I am in the front line marching down Market Street in San Francisco for the third time advocating for women’s rights. Although I have always fought for women’s rights as…

Subway Gift Cards for the Homeless

As a San Francisco bay area resident, I visit the city of San Francisco at least three times a week. Over the years, I’ve watched the homeless population rise. Like many people, I’ve walked hurriedly to my destination trying to ignore the homeless people on the street. But over time, I just could not ignore it anymore….

7-Day Raw Food Reset

“Learn to reconnect with the inner wisdom of your body by eating raw for 7 days.” In today’s fast paced world, many of us are too busy to plan meals, chop vegetables, make food from scratch, or eat mindfully. Most of us eat on the go and find ourselves drawn to fast foods, processed foods,…