Quiet Quest – Day 7. Restorative Yoga

Nothing makes my heart sing more than watching my children play happily together on the beach. But to be completely honest, beach days pre-children were probably a little bit more relaxing. They didn’t involve endless trips to the shore to … Continue reading

Quiet Quest – Day 6. Meditation

It took me a very long time to get on board with meditation. Besides not being able to sit alone with myself for a any long period of time without feeling panicky or anxious, I had some pre-conceived ideas about … Continue reading

Quiet Quest – Day 4. Mindful Eating

I work Friday and have decided that today I am going to incorporate my 30 minute quiet quest into the working day with mindful eating. We work in a fast paced, dynamic and at times intense environment and for some … Continue reading

Quiet Quest – Day 3. Yin Yoga

This morning I conveniently put my back out when trying to lift my 2 year old daughter up in a very awkward and unsafe way. I was planning on a seated meditation this evening for my 30 minute daily quiet … Continue reading

Quiet Quest – Day 2. Walking meditation

  This morning I decided that I would spend my 30 minutes of Quiet Quest in a walking meditation. Walking meditation is basically meditation in action. It uses the physical, mental and emotional experiences of walking as a way to … Continue reading

Quiet Quest – Day 1. Journaling

5:15am: Wake up to the sound of the alarm. I use my iPhone as an alarm clock so was immediately tempted to start my usual morning ritual of checking my emails, Facebook and the news.  As most of my Quiet … Continue reading