Practicing mindfulness cultivates focus, self-regulation, self-awareness, compassion, and empathy. These important soft skills are vital in becoming a successful adult. … More Youth Yoga and Mindfulness
While I did not go about this perfectly by any means, I was able to maintain more stability in the moment, without letting it completely overpower me. … More Using RAIN in Daily Life: How to Avoid Flying Off the Handle
Have we become so addicted to being entertained and distracted that we wouldn’t even know what to do with ourselves if we had 30 minutes … … More Starving for Silence
We tell ourselves we’re not good enough already; you’ll be good enough when….when you accomplish all the “should’s”. … More Stop Shoulding All Over Yourself
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. … More 6 Things You’ll Learn on a Silent Retreat
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… … More Self-Discovery in South Florida
Meditation is mind training at the deepest level. A first step of many on the way to being the master of our own minds … More Ten Days with My Mind. Why Mental Training is Just as Important as Physical
October of 2015, I decided to open my own small side business, From Within Wellness, devoted to mindfulness coaching in Des Moines to both school-aged children and adults. This is a work in progress as I’ve decided to go back to school, learn to teach it, spread it throughout the Midwest and de-mystify what mindfulness is and how science is proving … More Mindfulness and Business
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Mindfulness is not a technique, but a way of being in better relation to yourself and others. … More What is Mindfulness?