Panicked to prepared: How mindfulness reduces test anxiety

Panicked to prepared: How mindfulness reduces test anxiety

 Today’s the day. There’s a lot riding on this exam. Your heart is racing, your breathing is shallow, and your mind is running wild with different scenarios of what will happen if you don’t perform.Like many people, you may have experienced a range of emotions,...
Getting comfortable with uncertainty

Getting comfortable with uncertainty

 We seek certainty. It just feels good to certain about something, to really know it. Similar to other human needs like belonging, we naturally crave information and certainty: it’s rewarding and reassuring.Uncertainty means  we may not be in control of what’s about...
Respite during the storm: The power of mindfulness

Respite during the storm: The power of mindfulness

  After weeks of temperatures in the 80s and 90s in my home state of Colorado, we recently had a day where the temp dropped into the 70s. I swear you could hear the collective ‘ahhh’ from all of my neighbors. In the dog days of summer, we rotate between a...