Articles & Press

I've been writing articles and essays (and even one book!) in the domain of personal growth for many years. I launched Mindful Minutes in 2014, a personal blog about mindfulness and life balance in the digital age.

I also write for Deepak Chopra's Center for Wellbeing and have been interviewed, cited, and invited to guest post on various other websites over the years. Below is a sample of my writing. 

Mindful Minutes

  • 10 Steps to Detox Your Mind
    by Melissa Eisler April 20, 2018

    Just like when you go on a detox diet to flush out the toxins from your body, it’s also important to remove toxins from your mind. Mental and emotional toxins often go unnoticed, but they are just as harmful to your well-being. To learn how to detox your mind and reenergize yourself this spring, follow these steps. The post 10 Steps to Detox Your Mind appeared first on Mindful Minutes. […]

  • 6 Behaviors That Stress You Out, and What to Do Instead
    by Melissa Eisler March 31, 2018

    Once you’ve identified your unhealthy habits, how do you disconnect from them? Behavior change can be tricky. Learn about six of the most common behaviors that cause stress, and find out what to do when you catch yourself in the act. The post 6 Behaviors That Stress You Out, and What to Do Instead appeared first on Mindful Minutes. […]

  • How to Ease the Stress of Change
    by Melissa Eisler March 12, 2018

    Why is change so scary? If you’re feeling beaten down in the battle of change and uncertainty, arm yourself with these strategies to train your brain to manage change in a healthy way. The post How to Ease the Stress of Change appeared first on Mindful Minutes. […]

  • Fool-Proof Plan to Break a Bad Habit
    by Melissa Eisler January 13, 2018

    It can feel daunting to attempt to break a bad habit that’s been a part of you for years. Try this seven-step plan to nip it in the bud – once and for all. The post Fool-Proof Plan to Break a Bad Habit appeared first on Mindful Minutes. […]

  • 7 Steps for Finishing Unfinished Business
    by Melissa Eisler November 15, 2017

    The incomplete tasks on your to-do list follow you around, yell at you, and stress you out. Follow these seven steps to cross off those items and find relief from the shackles of your to-do list. The post 7 Steps for Finishing Unfinished Business appeared first on Mindful Minutes. […]

  • Embracing Curiosity
    by Melissa Eisler November 4, 2017

    Developing your curiosity muscles builds excellent problem-solving skills, stronger outcomes – and can be really fun. Here are three exercises to practice embracing curiosity in your life. The post Embracing Curiosity appeared first on Mindful Minutes. […]

  • Quiz: How Burned Out Are You?
    by Melissa Eisler September 16, 2017

    If you’re feeling overwhelmed, but don’t know how to end the cycle of stress, you may be burned out. Take this mini quiz to find out where you are on the burnout scale – and get some ideas for what you can do about it to help you find more balance. The post Quiz: How Burned Out Are You? appeared first on Mindful Minutes. […]

  • Choose Your Mood Wisely
    by Melissa Eisler September 9, 2017

    Whether you have a large or small reason for being in a funk, you have the power to shift your attitude. Follow these four steps to choose your mood so it’s helpful to you and accomplishing your goals. The post Choose Your Mood Wisely appeared first on Mindful Minutes. […]

  • 6-Step Plan to Design a Balanced Calendar
    by Melissa Eisler July 13, 2017

    What is the cost of being so busy? If you find yourself drowning in a packed calendar and want to break the habit, follow these steps to tune into what matters most and design your time accordingly. The post 6-Step Plan to Design a Balanced Calendar appeared first on Mindful Minutes. […]

  • 7 Tips to Prepare Your Mind to Focus
    by Melissa Eisler June 6, 2017

    Distractions derail you from tackling your to-do list. Here are seven ways to minimize the interruptions you encounter when you’re sitting down to concentrate so you can stay in the zone. The post 7 Tips to Prepare Your Mind to Focus appeared first on Mindful Minutes. […]

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