Entries by Allie Stark

The Power of Cultivating Presence


Presence is the powerful practice of being in the moment. It is created through an acute awareness to one’s thoughts, feelings, and emotions, and in our modern day society, being present doesn’t always come easily. The overstimulation and distraction that come from technology, social media, work, family life, social engagements, and the never-ending “to-do” lists, […]

5 Simple Actions to Creating Space

In our modern world, we often feel like we are in a constant state of busyness and doing. Such feelings result in moving quickly from task to task, responding immediately in communication, and not having a moment to stop, breath, and notice. Creating space is a simple yet elusive concept in our current society. However, […]

7 Steps to Observing Your Mind

We are taught from a very young age that regular exercise and nutrient-dense foods are the recipe for a long and healthy life. What we are often not taught is how our overall health, well-being, and behaviors are deeply impacted by our ability to observe our mind and our thoughts. In this entry, I will […]

5 Easy Tips for Being Grounded in the Now

No one can be grounded in the now 24/7, but when we are grounded in the here and now everything suddenly becomes clearer. Reflecting on this idea, I’d like to share with you some thoughts to help you become more aware of when you are in the now and tips to support you in coming back to your center […]