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What is Empathy?

Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past decade studying vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame. Learn in this video why “empathy fuels connection and sympathy drives disconnection.”  

Giving the Gift of Mindfulness

What is meant to be the most joyous time of year can sometimes be anything but. The stress of shopping for gifts, the financial burden, or perhaps even loneliness become difficult to ignore this time of year. Calling on mindfulness in the midst of this intense time can not only […]

Mindful Activities in Everyday Life

Reduce stress by turning everyday activities into mindful activities Sometimes stress is caused by doing one thing while wishing you were doing something else. While you cannot be expected to enjoy necessary everyday tasks and might find some rather unpleasant, bringing mindfulness to these activities can change your habitual negative reaction to them. Here are some suggestions […]

Walking Meditation

You’ve probably heard that meditation is a very effective way to switch from the busy “doing”-mode into a more relaxed “being”-mode. It’s a practice that helps you train your mind to be steady and focussed and as a result of that you can experience more inner space and freedom. Sometimes […]

Keeping up your Mindfulness practice

You have completed the 8-week Mindfulness program. Congratulations! Now the question becomes how to keep up your Mindfulness practice? For the past eight weeks you have investigated into your experience of life learning about your bodily sensations, emotions and thoughts as well as experimenting with your mindfulness practice. Perhaps you have observed changes in yourself and noticed how a transformation has taken […]

My MBSR course experience

Watch one of our recent course participants talk about her MBSR course experience (MBSR = Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction). This 8-week Mindfulness course is a highly participatory, practical, skills-based course that teaches you how to find more flexible and attuned responses to stressful situations balancing our problem solving attitude with a more […]

How does MBSR (Mindfulness based Stress Reduction) work?

MBSR is a highly participatory, practical, skills-based course that teaches you how to find more flexible and attuned responses to stressful situations balancing our problem-solving attitude with a more joyful and nourishing way of living. The training runs over 8 weeks and involves guided meditation practices that can be done seated, standing, walking or lying down […]