Accepting the gift of what is

To a softer gentler way to think, to feel, to be.In Loving presence and service..Trish Dennison...more

What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger

Even if you are not a fan, it is true that Kelly Clarkson sends a powerful message with her song,Stronger.Strength is an interesting concept. I think there is a myth that being strong means something went wrong or that something bad occurred, which in turn equates a negative association with this idea of strength.  That may be true, but on the flip side strength is also a gift and it is okay when you have to use this gift. Being strong in the face of adversity is something to celebrate....more

The Beatles – Let It Be ...more

Smoother Than a Fresh Jar of Skippy I stole the title for my blog post today from Bruno Mars’ song, Uptown Funk. This phrase made me laugh when I heard it.  I thought to myself, who doesn’t want to be smoother than a fresh jar of Skippy!? Cause I sure do!...more

Being More Mindful During Your Social Media Time

Today I wanted to share some of my favorite places to connect online, and how I'm trying to do that in a more mindful way. I enjoy social media, sometimes too much. I spend valuable time on my phone when I could be playing with my kids (not a great example to set), reading a book, writing, or scrapbooking. And then, at the end of the day, I wonder where the time went. Of course, when I really think about it, I know where it went... ...more
VoiceofAndrea Yes! I think its that much harder when you have a blog. Wanting to keep up with ...more

Welcome to Mindful Memory Keeping

Welcome to Mindful Memory Keeping. My name is Marina. This blog is a place for me to share my creative passions, my mindfulness journey and to explore the intersection of memory keeping and mindful living....more

What is Mindfulness?

I've been writing about mindful living for a few weeks since I launched Mindful Memory Keeping. I confess that prior to last year, I had never heard of it. This is what I've learned about the definition of mindfulness since I first heard the word and started my own practice....more

Health Benefits of Echinacea

Feelin’ a little down? Cold season finally caught up to you? Echinacea might be just what you need!Along with being a beautiful flower, Echinacea is also an herb used to help treat the flu and colds, and helps to strengthen your immune system....more

You Are Here... Not Later

I'm the best planner and forward thinking, event strategizing, to-do list writer you've ever met.  If you want something done in the future, I can make it happen for you; and I do this to a fault....more