7 Days with my Mind: Insights from a Silent Mindfulness Retreat

I was very fortunate to be able to attend a 7-day, teacher lead, silent mindfulness retreat at Shambhala Mountain Center in Colorado last week partly to “check a box” for MBSR teacher certification.  (More about that teacher pathway HERE. I’m in certification level 3.) But there’s also a very deep personal connection to this type of training, … More 7 Days with my Mind: Insights from a Silent Mindfulness Retreat

Overcoming Self-Limiting Thoughts

I was in a 1-on-1 meeting last week, getting to know a very intelligent, successful, motivated, beautiful woman, who is in the mental health field, and also exploring teaching mindfulness and MBSR™ (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction™).  As I told her about my path to teaching mindfulness, and learned about what she does, I noticed my … More Overcoming Self-Limiting Thoughts