34 Articles by Kaia Roman

Kaia Roman

3 Breathing Techniques For Instant Calm When Things Get Chaotic

Bookmark them for the next time you feel yourself getting worked up.

Kaia Roman
April 8

The Next Time Negative Thoughts Take Over, Do This

Bookmark this one for the next time you have a bad day.

Kaia Roman
September 4 2017

5 Mindfulness Techniques For People Who Think They Can't Meditate

After years of trying—and failing—to meditate, I came across these 5 tools.

Kaia Roman
July 30 2017

Everyone In My Minimalist Family Lives Out Of 2 Suitcases. Here's What It's Like

I know this is an unconventional choice, but for us, it's the right one.

Kaia Roman
April 5 2017

15 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Chase Those Big, Beautiful Dreams

"Keep your face always toward the sunshine—and shadows will fall behind you."

Kaia Roman
November 5 2016

5 Easy Breathing Techniques To Calm Your Kid (And Relax The Whole Family)

As a mindfulness teacher in an elementary school, I know that even my kindergarten students feel stress sometimes. Here are the fun breathing methods...

Kaia Roman
March 14 2016

The Brain Chemicals That Make You Happy (And How To Trigger Them)

Once we understand how our feel-good hormones and neurotransmitters work, we can use them to our advantage.

Kaia Roman
February 27 2016

So THIS Is Why Gratitude Makes Us Happier

Through my journey, I’ve learned the nitty-gritty, biological reasons that gratitude can make you happy.

Kaia Roman
December 4 2015

The 30-Second Mindfulness Practice That'll Change Your Life

After a day of teaching mindfulness to elementary school students, it dawned on me that most adults probably don't know the simple tools I'm sharing...

Kaia Roman
September 18 2015

Are You An Introvert? Here's How To Stay Balanced In An Extroverted World

I've only recently admitted that I'm an introvert. I spent the past 40 years pushing myself to be outgoing, chatty, and social in an attempt to fit...

Kaia Roman
September 5 2015

Why We Face Challenges + How To Overcome Them

Recently, I saw a friend for the first time in a couple of years. We caught up over coffee, and I realized I was telling her the same kinds of stories...

Kaia Roman
July 22 2015

A 5-Step Plan To Calm Down When You’re Upset

Whenever I get upset, I wonder if it's just me, since it often seems like everyone else is so cool and collected. But other people must freak out...

Kaia Roman
June 11 2015