2 New Mindfulness Classes in Downtown St. Petersburg

– 8 Session Mindfulness Awareness Training Course METTA Center or Station House* – Tuesday  Drop-In Classes @ Noon – Station House Mindful Awareness Training Course (MBSR-Style) Registration is now open for the next Mindfulness Awareness Training (MAT-8) course.  Get started on your immersive journey in Mindfulness. Experience the benefits and transformational potential of Present Moment … More 2 New Mindfulness Classes in Downtown St. Petersburg

A Powerful Force of Growth and Transformation: You!

A More Mindful You Mindfulness meditation is like Spring cleaning for your mind. Heightening your awareness and acceptance of all that is in and around you: that  is what mindfulness is about.  This includes becoming more attuned to the beauty surrounding you, which can sometimes reveal itself in surprising ways. A Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction … More A Powerful Force of Growth and Transformation: You!

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Classes

When you participate in a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Training class you tap into a powerful force of transformation and growth – you.  Mindfulness Awareness Training and practice is a research-based method proven in reducing stress,  improving relationships, managing pain, enhancing sense of well-being, strengthening memory and even growing brain matter – all through … More Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Classes

Want To Be Happy? Just Think About Being Generous

  Is the road to happiness lined with good intentions? A University of Zurich study cited in Science Daily, seems to indicate so. The study reports that we are neurologically hard-wired to be compassionate, loving, and kind: generous of heart. And,…   Importantly, the study revealed that just the intention to be generous is as … More Want To Be Happy? Just Think About Being Generous

Fire, Air, Water, Earth – Natural Mindful Focus on Body and Breath

Here’s a really well done mindfulness video from Sam O’Sullivan of “Mindfulness in New Zealand – A conversation with kiwi men about bringing focus and a new kind of strength to our everyday lives” – http://mindfulnessnz.co.nz/. Sam uses the Four Natural Elements: Fire, Air, Water, Earth as points of focus for us consider in the … More Fire, Air, Water, Earth – Natural Mindful Focus on Body and Breath

Yet Another Reason For Mindfulness and Counseling – Your Heart Health

An article in The Lancet (1/7/17) medical journal reports  that activity in the amygdala is a predictor of acute cardiovascular risk. The amygdala is known to be the center of the brain responsible for the stress response. So increased activity in the amygdala indicates increased stress. When followed up after 3 to 5 years, those … More Yet Another Reason For Mindfulness and Counseling – Your Heart Health

Important Discovery for the 11.2 million People with Chronic Pain: Mindfulness Meditation provides effective pain reduction without opioids…

…AND it may provide a synergistic effect if used with opioids, thereby allowing for a reduction in opioid dosages. This is big news for the 11+ million people in the U.S. enduring chronic pain and the resulting increases in anxiety and depression.  Effective management of pain is a major medical challenge in our country at … More Important Discovery for the 11.2 million People with Chronic Pain: Mindfulness Meditation provides effective pain reduction without opioids…

NIH Study: Mindfulness Relieves Lower Back Pain – Better and Longer

Check out this major study funded by National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), part of the National Institutes of Health and published by the AMA reporting that lower back pain sufferers got more relief and greater functioning for a longer time from mindfulness (MBSR) than from traditional medical treatment or Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. … More NIH Study: Mindfulness Relieves Lower Back Pain – Better and Longer

Accelerated Resolution Therapy Certified: A.R.T. for Healing Trauma

Now Accelerated Resolution Therapy Certified: ART for Healing I am very pleased to be certified to offer ART for rapid resolution of PTSD & trauma, anxiety, phobia, depression, abuse, medical trauma, persistent negative beliefs, childhood issues, self-esteem improvement and more – without medication. Client response to this therapy has been overwhelmingly positive. For fast resolution … More Accelerated Resolution Therapy Certified: A.R.T. for Healing Trauma

“Success is Being and Expressing Yourself”

“Success is being and expressing yourself…hopefully, in the service of helping others” George Mumford – Sports Mindfulness Coach In this Huffpost article, Eric Fernandez talks about how, because of George Mumford’s teaching of mindfulness meditation, Phil Jackson, Kobe Bryant, Shaq, Michael Jordan and many other athletes have improved their present moment awareness and performance. But … More “Success is Being and Expressing Yourself”