MINDFULNESS Archives - Page 2 of 3 - Vicki McLeod
May 22, 2017

Love in a Blade of Grass

Getting offline. A case of spring fever, where a human and herbaceous cross-species love affair blooms. Capture dandelion wishes amongst the blades of grass.
May 1, 2017

Being Human in an Emoticon World

I absorb tragic news, reflect on the state of the news media and online emotional resiliency, and decide after all, that I am only human in this emoticon world.
April 16, 2017

Of Lakes, Longing, and the Digital Age

I often long for the disconnected life, the life where I didn’t carry a piece of metal with me everywhere, the digital age seems harder sometimes...
March 25, 2017

That Saturday Feeling

It is a kind of quiet bliss. A feeling of being connected, body and mind. It comes with a sense of timelessness, a slowness in the passing of the day, and a certain spaciousness.
August 20, 2014

5 Signs That You Need a Digital Detox, Be Happier, Calmer and More Productive by Getting Offline

There is a definite upside in the way social media can make us a stronger, more connected community and help build new relationships.
April 25, 2014

Getting To Know Your Personal Wilderness

I was curious about my personal wilderness - my unexplored territory - and what I might find there.
March 25, 2014

5 Tips for the At-Home Writing Retreat

You’ve flexed your writing muscles, cracked open new internal spaces, gained traction on projects or gotten a peek at some new and exciting creative paths.
February 24, 2014

I am Beautiful and Everybody Loves Me: 3 Ways to Use Affirmations to Change Your Life.

Recently I decided to revisit affirmation writing as a tool to cope with a bout of the blues. It's a kind of old-school approach, using pen and paper to craft a positive description of a desired state.
January 20, 2014

Love Your Work? No More Effing Apologies, Then.

When people call you a dreamer, I suggest that you thank them. Now, I know this isn't always easy, because chances are you're not hearing it as a compliment and likely it's being leveled at you as an accusation.