Mindfulness in Nature: Fascination and Awe

I went to the arboretum near my home the other morning for a hike and to clear my mind which has been particularly busy these days.  I hadn’t been there in a few weeks and the change was nothing short of amazing.  At the end of April I enjoyed getting lost there amidst the green…

Tricks to Enhance Your Mindful Walk: Identifying and Naming

Ah, language.  Isn’t it great?  Through speech and through writing we convey complex messages for infinite purposes.  Words help us inform, comfort, instruct, warn, entertain, question, and commiserate.  But first and foremost, it is through language that we label and name. Classification:  /klasəfəˈkāSH(ə)n/ noun.  The action or process of classifying something according to shared qualities…