• How do you know when it is time to move and how to get the courage to do it?

    Moving to a new city can be terrifying. It’s scary to leave your comfort zone and move to a new city, where you don’t know anyone and don’t know your way around, however research shows that “householders who desire to move and who do move generally report greater residential satisfaction with their new residence than […]

  • How to Cope When Bad Things Happen to You

    We all have those days, weeks, months, or even years when we just feel like everything is going wrong, everything is a struggle, and the world is out to get you. When you finally find the strength to climb to the top of one mountain, you find an even bigger mountain to tackle or a […]

  • 5 Reasons You Should Spend Time Alone With Your Mate

      Reconnect The longer you are in a relationship, the easier it is to lose that spark. Planning time for you and your lover to be alone is extremely important in helping you to reconnect. Running errands or going grocery shopping together is not always enough to reignite the spark. It may be difficult if […]

  • Who Turns by Karen Maezen Miller

    Who turns this into that? Sound into noise? Aroma into odor? Taste into pleasure or disgust? Who turns yes into no? Grace into unkindness? Who turns the present into the past? Who turns the now into the not-now? As-it-is into as-it-should-be? Silence into boredom? Stillness into restlessness? The ordinary into the menial? Who turns pain […]

  • 6 Holistic Tips to Reduce Your Stress Right Now

    In order to truly get a handle on stress we need to look at it from a holistic approach, looking at all the pieces of the puzzle that make us whole. The six areas include physical space, physical body, social, emotional, mental, and spiritual.   Physical Space – De-Clutter and Organize Your Life   Take […]

  • Important By Helen M. Luke

    We hurry through the so-called boring things in order to attend to that which we deem more important, interesting. Perhaps the final freedom will be a recognition that everything in every moment is “essential” and that nothing at all is “important.   By Helen M. Luke   If you have any questions or comments, we […]

Welcome to Free Your Mind!

Free Your Mind is a resource that shares ideas on how we can all live more mindful, stress-free, positive, healthier, happier lives. We believe even the smallest of steps towards wellness and awareness count and should be celebrated. Together we can FREE OUR MINDS!

If I Had My Life to Live Over By Nadine Stair (age 85)

I’d dare to make more mistakes next time. I’d relax. I would limber up. I would be sillier than I have been this trip. I would take fewer things seriously. I would take more chances. I would take more trips. I would climb more mountains and swim more rivers. I would eat more ice cream […]

Desiderata by Max Ehrmann

Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even the dull and ignorant; they too have their story. Avoid loud and aggressive persons, they […]

5 Powerful Life Lessons We Can Learn From The Elderly

  1. Be yourself and don’t care about what others think of you It’s truly inspiring to see our grandparents and parents not give a damn about what others think of them. They will be silly and shake their booties to their favorite song. They will tell someone off for being an a**hole, laugh at […]

Embracing Formal Practice: Tasting Mindfulness by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Have you ever had the experience of stopping so completely? of being in your body so completely, of being in your life so completely that you knew and what you didn’t know that what had been and what was yet to come, and the way things are right now no longer held even the slightest […]

6 Ways to Tackle Stress at Work

If you are human then you have probably experienced stress at work. It is natural to feel overwhelmed at times, but it is how we deal with these feelings that affect our quality of life. There are many things we can do to help us cope with our stress everyday. A little background about myself… […]

Kiwi and Golden Beets Juice Recipe, Benefits & Tips for Making a Quick Juice

The benefits of juicing are astounding but sometimes people feel that they don’t have the time to juice everyday. Here are some tips to cut down your time on juicing. One way to cut down on time is chop everything up as soon as you buy it. If you are buying a bunch of long […]

10 Tips to Rejuvenate Your Mind, Body and Soul

  1. Spend Time in Nature Stress and worries disappear when you’re in nature, appreciating the beauty that surrounds you. There is just something magical about being outdoors surrounded by trees, flowers, birds, looking up at the sky, smelling the fresh air, and soaking in the sun, that gives me an electrical energy and peacefulness […]

What The Real World Would Be Like If It Was A Little More Like Burning Man

We would be kind to each other. No gossip, no judgement, no hatred, no racism. We would give to each other and not expect anything in return. We would hug each other more. Forget the boring, impersonal handshakes. We would have more fun, share more laughs, and not take life so seriously. We would be […]

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