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February: 28 Days of Insight
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February: 28 Days of Insight

For the month of February, I will be offering 28 Days of Insight (also known as Vipassana} Meditation. Sessions will be available seven days a week at 8:30 am CST, Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm CST and we will culminate with a retreat on February 26th. During these sessions, not only will I lead you...

6 Tips for Starting (or Restarting) a Meditation Practice
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6 Tips for Starting (or Restarting) a Meditation Practice

Perhaps this new year you made an intention to start or restart a meditation practice. Kudos to you for taking a step toward less stress and more calm! In this post, we’ll look at several factors in starting or restarting a meditation practice: Understand Your “Why” How to Start Small Scheduling Your Meditation Choosing a...

Reveal Your Inner Wisdom
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Reveal Your Inner Wisdom

What is Inner Wisdom? Call it intuition, an inner intelligence, or perhaps a connection to the Divine. However you choose to define it, it’s in the practice of meditation, this quieting of the mind and detaching from your thoughts that you allow your inner guidance to become uninhibited. When you get the mental clutter out of the...

Writing for Self-Compassion
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Writing for Self-Compassion

This is a great writing practice to use when wanting to treat yourself with loving kindness and gentleness. I mention this in the video below. PURPOSE/EFFECTS A lack of self-compassion is common in our highly competitive society. By learning to treat ourselves with kindness and compassion we can increase our contentment, emotional well-being, resilience, and...

Mindful Sensing: Sights, Sounds, Smells
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Mindful Sensing: Sights, Sounds, Smells

In recent times, evidence suggests that being mindful or being aware of the present moment without judgments, allows the body to become enhanced in the following ways: Enhance a sense of clarity Increase empathy Increase satisfaction in relationships Improve immune function When you focus on improving the quality of your life and becoming aware of...

What is Mindfulness?
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What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is a way of looking at things differently and allows a way for you to relate to all of the experiences in your life which may be causing you to suffer.  This, in turn, will allow you to personally transform yourself. We as humans are constantly looking for ways to solve the causes of...