Mindfulness

What We Love, We Should Protect

Posted by on Apr 4, 2016 in Emotional Well-Being, Mindfulness | Comments Off on What We Love, We Should Protect

What We Love, We Should Protect

How a mindful approach to consumption can help us bridge the gap between individual efforts toward the environment and the bigger picture. The subject of mindfulness, as it relates to climate change, may be the most important and timely practice of our times. Thich Nhat Hanh writes in his book, The World We Have: A Buddhist Approach to Peace and Ecology, “The situation the Earth is in today has been created by unmindful production and unmindful consumption. We consume to forget our worries and our anxieties. Tranquilizing ourselves with over-consumption is not the way.” Every fall and...

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Mindfully Nourished Online Course- Starts March 8th, 2016

Posted by on Feb 5, 2016 in Mindfulness | Comments Off on Mindfully Nourished Online Course- Starts March 8th, 2016

What if this moment is an urgent calling from your soul to choose more powerfully between who you are and who you are meant to be?  YES! This is the time to live a fully nourished life at work and at home.  I am pleased to offer my Stanford taught course online in 2016.  In addition to the 8 weeks of LIVE classes with me, you will also receive some wonderful expert speaker interviews with my friends and colleagues like Dr. Christine Carter, the incredible Dan Barber, James Baraz, and many more. The course starts on March 8th- April 26th, 2016. Eight Tuesday nights from 5:30-7:00pm PST. What...

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How to Be More Compassionate at Work

Posted by on Feb 4, 2016 in Mindfulness | Comments Off on How to Be More Compassionate at Work

How to Be More Compassionate at Work

How compassion can short-circuit stressors in the workplace. Have you ever dreaded going into work because the people around you were in a negative spiral of energy? We are emotional beings and we can’t help but be affected by the varying moods and interactions we have with others. Life is always changing and this constant change can create difficult thoughts and emotions, which can flow into the workplace. The silver lining is that if we can meet suffering at work with concern and care, compassion naturally arises. Work environments that cultivate compassion create a much more positive and...

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Cultivate What You Want by Loving What You Have

Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in Featured, Mindfulness | Comments Off on Cultivate What You Want by Loving What You Have

Cultivate What You Want by Loving What You Have

Want to find contentment in the New Year? Look for ways to acknowledge what’s already working and pair it with intentions for the year ahead. The concept of a new year can bring promise and sometimes a sense of not being content with what we have. Our mind is naturally inclined toward the negative and as a result we may focus on what needs to be fixed or what isn’t going well in our lives. We can bring an energy of discontentment into the New Year and with it a feeling of pressure. Have you ever heard yourself think, “This is the year that I have to…exercise more, meet the man/woman of...

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How to Change a Habit for Good

Posted by on Nov 2, 2015 in Mindfulness | Comments Off on How to Change a Habit for Good

How to Change a Habit for Good

Carley is a guest blogger on Mindful.org. How mindfulness and a rewarding routine can help us develop good habits that last. Do you have a habit that you can’t change no matter what you have tried? For the last decade, I have worked as a teacher, coach, and consultant with companies. The subject of what drives and sustains change internally and socially fascinates me. I can say with absolute confidence that I know the steps to change a habit for good. These four tried and tested steps all start with the M word, Mindfulness. Step 1: Mindfulness What are habits? Habits are behaviors that...

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Start your year off in Mexico! Women’s Retreat-Jan 2016

Posted by on Jul 23, 2015 in Mindfulness | Comments Off on Start your year off in Mexico! Women’s Retreat-Jan 2016

Start your year off in Mexico! Women’s Retreat-Jan 2016

IMAGINE…A beautiful ecolodge that is alone on its own beautiful beach, fresh organic mexican food served from the local farm, beachside access and views accessible from your room, daily yoga, massage services, mindful eating and cooking classes, healthy comforts, amazing teachings, personal growth and transformation, dance, laughter, play, connection, and the healing power of female community. About the Retreat Start the New Year off right in Mexico! Join us January 17th – 22nd, 2016 in this powerful and transformative week in the setting of Playa Viva. A beautiful beachside retreat on...

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