Thoughts on Mindfulness, Anxiety and Depression

Meditation – Mindfulness in Minutes

Having 24/7 connectivity means the same 24/7 opportunity to find things to worry about. Knowing what is happening everywhere all the time can make it difficult to focus on what is happening right now right in front of us. Mindfulness meditation is about settling the mind, and learning how to focus, not about clearing [...]

2018-04-18T14:07:58+00:00July 8th, 2013|

Tips to Help Your Child Overcome Feeling Homesick

Summers spent at sleepaway camp are often times of tremendous growth for our children as they learn independence and expand their intellectual, social, and physical skills.  Children who get to camp and experience homesickness may be temporarily distracted by it, but usually end their summers with new friends, lifelong memories, and immense pride that they [...]

2018-04-18T13:18:52+00:00July 6th, 2013|

What to Do In Tragic Times

It is with my deepest feelings that I share my sympathy to the victims and their families who have been injured or loss their lives in this tragic event in Boston. These are times that open us to grief, shake our inner most insecurities, raise our fears and apprehensions. These are times we ask the [...]

2018-04-18T14:00:17+00:00April 22nd, 2013|

Essential Mindful Principles

The following are essential principles and attitudes that are important to keep in mind in cultivating a mindful approach to life’s experiences and to working with chronic pain or distress in your life. 1) The fact that you are breathing and alive, is evidence enough that there is more right with you than wrong [...]

2018-04-18T13:40:17+00:00April 11th, 2013|

Mindfulness and Its Quality of Acceptance

The term Mindful Acceptance has the term Mindful, which  means giving attention, observing and watching. It is being the participant observer of the struggle. The acceptance goes along with the observing aspect without judging the experience. Through acceptance, you are experiencing the pain without being caught and drowning in endless thoughts and negative emotions. Instead, [...]

2018-04-18T13:26:07+00:00April 8th, 2013|

What is Mindfulness and How Can it Help You?

Mindfulness is a way of “being” in life rather than “doing” in life. A Mindfulness practice and its cultivation can reduce distress and improves emotional well-being. Mindfulness provides the means to find wholesome and healthy ways of relating to what life brings, it’s joys, sorrows and everything in-between. Essentially you can think of Mindfulness as [...]

2018-04-18T13:27:29+00:00April 4th, 2013|