Mindfulness helps Ann work with her clients in Acceptance and Commitment therapy so they can commit to a value-based life path.
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 […]

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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 […]

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“It is literally impossible to effectively share yoga as a healing art if you have not experienced its power yourself.”

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Mindfulness is a rich complement to traditional medicine and at the core, is the process of going from “doing and thinking” mode to “being and feeling” mode.

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It’s empowering and magical doing things that are difficult, even if I fall on my face or look silly to others in the process.
We tell ourselves we're not good enough already; you’ll be good enough when….when you accomplish all the “should’s”.
If you’re brave enough to create some time and space, consider finding a retreat. You just might uncover something precious, amazing, and vaguely familiar...You.

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There is an illusion in our culture that if we constantly protect ourselves that we’ll be less hurt. Teaching this is soul work, it’s meeting fear with calmness and sitting with being uncomfortable, embracing the unwanted...