Mindfulness Truly Blooms in Community

Mindfulness Truly Blooms in Community

Mindfulness has real benefits. The research makes that clear. It can reduce stress. It can reduce emotional reactivity and increase cognitive flexibility. It can boost memory and focus. The list could – and does – go on. Yet those kinds of results also...
Giving Thanks Connects Us, Even When Distanced

Giving Thanks Connects Us, Even When Distanced

Whether you observe Thanksgiving or not, it’s instructive to note that the modern national holiday was born in a time even more divisive, contentious, and uncertain than our own – and that it came to be in no small part thanks to the efforts of a woman named...
Presence & Intent in a Virtual World

Presence & Intent in a Virtual World

One thing that saddened me during my years as a school counselor was how many students carried around negative stories about the world. They believed the world was full of bad guys; that people were out to get them. They also felt bad about themselves. Often, they...

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