Marsh Blog

Mindfulness For Embracing the “New Normal”

If there’s one certainty in life, it’s that we can never know what will happen next. Whether it’s a sudden windfall, the death of a loved one, or a medical illness, life can shift unexpectedly, leaving us to adjust to the new normal. In life, it isn’t what happens to us but how we react […]

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Mindfulness for Holiday Stress Management

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, or so the music on the radio tells us. No matter where you go, you’re surrounded by beautiful sights and sounds, but if you’re like many people, you’re experiencing feelings of stress this holiday season. This time of year can be financially and mentally straining, and there […]

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How to Put Gratitude into Practice

November is the month of gratitude.  We give thanks around a table full of food, surrounded by family or friends. It’s a time to take notice of the wonderful things and people in your life, and just be grateful. Gratitude has become something of a buzzword these days, but there is power in actually putting […]

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Practical Tools to Improve Your Daily Life

Having a “daily routine” is becoming a trend in a world where many of us hardly have time to have breakfast in the morning.  The idea shouldn’t be daunting, but for many people, it is. In order to really break down the idea of improving your daily life and develop a daily routine, we’ve determined […]

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The Start of Fall: How to Better Embrace Life’s Changes

Monday, September 23rd marked the beginning of the Autumn season.  Autumn brings cooler weather, falling leaves, and all things pumpkin-flavored. It’s a time that we’re heavily reminded that the world is ever-changing, and so are we! Since we are born, we are constantly experiencing changes, yet many of us still find it difficult to cope […]

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How to Open Yourself Up to the Present Moment

It’s easy to anticipate the future, even if it’s just a few hours in the future. Many of our lives are filled with responsibilities, stressors, and worries. Being open to the present moment is so important to our mental health because it allows us to live in the present without being swept into our anxieties […]

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The Importance of Mindfulness in High-Stress Situations

Stress is something that continues to be a problem for many if not most of us. Especially as we get older and take on more responsibilities. Research shows that three out of four Americans report feeling stressed on a consistent basis. Stress remedies will vary based on your preferences, but one remedy that has been […]

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How to Cultivate Intentional Habits

The purpose of life is really to be happy, right? So why would we participate in anything that strayed from that purpose? The truth is that life is full of noise and distractions, but there is a way to live fully and stay centered amidst all of the noise. Although this world is noisy, it’s […]

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How Cultivating Mindfulness Can Change Your Life

Mindfulness is one of the most simple ideas, and when practiced, a very powerful concept. The complexity that surrounds mindfulness and its practice comes from the pace of our everyday lives and the difficulty of being able to clear your mind of the noise.  Mindfulness involves the practice of focusing on one experience, feeling, thought, […]

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Mindfulness and The Benefits of Meditation

Meditation and mindfulness have grown in popularity in the last few years because of their incredible stress relief powers. There are also, however, a few rather surprising benefits that come out of developing a meditation practice. Mindfulness in its simplest form is the ability to be fully present in any given moment. It is a […]

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