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8 Session Mindfulness Awareness Training Course Tuesday Drop-In Classes Weekly @ 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 practices. Seven weekly classes combining teaching … Continue reading New Mindfulness Classes in St. Petersburg
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 fullness of life surrounding you, which can sometimes reveal itself in surprising ways. A Mindfulness Based … Continue reading A Powerful Force of Growth and Transformation: Your Mind!
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 … Continue reading Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Classes
During times of turmoil or upset, when we feel lost, or what the Buddhist monk Pema Chodron calls "groundlessness", it can be helpful to keep a couple of things in mind: First, remember that this experience is transitory - it will change; everything does. Recognizing that whatever is happening is temporary can help you to … Continue reading Mindfulness Guides Through Difficulty
World famous model, Gisele Bundchen, recently reflected on how meditation has helped her to manage her anxiety and panic attacks. She said: "I think the breathing and meditation daily really helped me because it helped center me. It helped me become the observer versus being in the middle of the storm." Her daily practice is … Continue reading Gisele Bundchen told Anderson Cooper why meditation is important to her | Boston.com
#Inflammation is found to be causative of #depression. Research of #Mindfulness practice showed it lessened inflammation markers. One more good reason to cultivate a #healthymind fitness routine including mindfulness #meditation. Read more on the connection between inflammation and depression here: http://ideapod.com/scientists-now-believe-depression-physical-illness-caused-inflammation/
Check out this great article in Forbes by Jeena Cho. I appreciate the clarity she brings to the question many of my mindfulness students - and me too! - are asking: How much mindfulness practice is enough? I love that mindfulness has so much research behind it, that the answer is evolving. What I usually say … Continue reading How Much Is Enough?
To Dr. Amisha Jha, of the University of Miami, the mind is like a time travel Mp3 player: Press 'Rewind' and it goes back in time to recall and replay past events - sometimes over and over, again and again; Hit "Fast-Forward and off it goes, into the future, projecting outcomes of events not even … Continue reading If The Mind Is A Time Machine
Finding the zest in living is an everyday quest. To see what we look at; To feel what we are touching; To sense what is touching us; To be aware of emotion; To witness a thought; To choose our actions; To trust the pain; To experience loving; To know the hope within uncertainty - these … Continue reading Quest For Gratitude
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 … Continue reading Want To Be Happy? Just Think About Being Generous
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 … Continue reading Fire, Air, Water, Earth – Natural Mindful Focus on Body and Breath
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 … Continue reading Yet Another Reason For Mindfulness and Counseling – Your Heart Health