Mindfulness Squared

Featured Image: Ski tips on the verge of dropping into an untouched powdery snow slope (aka: heaven on earth)

I have been trying to reduce chaos in my personal and professional life, and I recently posted on mindfulness. My goal is to maintain my hectic pace of work, school, and life without sacrificing my well-being: rest, reading (for pleasure), skiing, eating good food, drinking good wine, and most importantly, spending time with my family (my favourite). It’s hard to find a balance without minimizing any aspect of the chaos that I call ‘my one chance on this blue and green planet.’ In doing so, this is the best explanation and recipe for mindfulness that I have come across:


The easy to follow tips for practicing daily mindfulness are my ticket to making the most of my precious time, and it will permit me to be my best self for my family, friends, and colleagues. One of the tips suggest setting an alarm on my phone and taking a deep breath when it rings – this tip may also change the negative perceptions that I associate with alarms 🙂

Screen Shot 2018-02-18 at 5.10.45 PM I took the above photo at Big White Ski Resort: My S7’s and I practicing mindfulness.

By kathryn truant

Dental assistant and educator!


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