“Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.” C.S. Lewis
The rewards of practicing mindfulness have the potential to transform your attitudes, behaviors, and physical & emotional well-being in a very positive and powerful way, which you may hardly notice, that is, until you notice them! Research is proving this over and over again! Here at the “YOUniversity”, we are learning and practicing our ABC’s of mindfulness, from kids to grownups. Join us! Decide how you want to “be”. Is there something you would like to strengthen or empower in yourself?
What is your superpower? “I am______!”
Aware, Attentive, Accepting, Appreciative, Attuned, Authentic, Adaptable, Alert, Accountable, Awesome
Balanced, Breathing, Beautiful, Brave
Compassionate, “Compassionfit”, Caring, Courageous, Calm, Connected, Centered, Curious, Creative, Content, Capable, Committed, Considerate, Cooperative, Confident, Contemplative
Dynamic, Disciplined, Deep, Deliberate, Discerning, Determined
Empowered, Energized, Embodied, Emotionally Intelligent (EQ), Enriched, Empathetic, Effective, Ethical, Extraordinary
Focused, Flexible, Forgiving, Flourishing, Friendly
Grateful, Gracious, Generous, Growing, Guiding, Gentle
Heartful, Happy, Healthy, Holistic, Honorable, Helpful, Honest
Intentional, Inspired, Inspiring, Interpersonal, Intrapersonal, Inquiring, Insightful
Kind, Kindful, Knowledgeable
Loving, Lovable, Leader, Listener
Mindful, Magnanimous, Modest
Non-judgmental, Non-violent, Nurturing, Noticer
Optimistic, Open, Open-hearted, Open-minded, Observant, Objective
Positive, Peaceful, Passionate, Patient, Present, Playful, Powerful, Principled
Resilient, Relaxed, Response-able, Reflective, Risk-taker, Reliable, Resourceful, Respectful
Skillful, Sm’Heart, Self-compassionate, Self-aware, Socially-aware, Self-disciplined, Strong, Silent, Still, Sage
Thoughtful, Transforming, Trusting, Trustworthy, Truthful (to self and others!)
Understanding, Upstanding, Unfolding
Virtuous, Versatile, Vibrant, Venturesome
Wise, Welcoming, Well, Warm, Willing
X-tra smart!, Xenodochial (friendly to strangers)
YOU, Yes(!), Youthful, Yogic
Are there any you would add? Let us know! Post in comments below or share on our Facebook page Mindful Kindful YOUniversity.
This list will be updated from time to time and was last updated 1/13/18.
~ Dee DiGioia is a Mindfulness Educator & Coach in Los Osos, CA. Contact Dee for more information!