Mindfulness, Meditation & More, Oh My! (Part 3)

0 The Goal of meditation is not to get rid of your thoughts or emotions, the goal of meditation is to become aware of your thoughts and emotions and learn how to move through them without getting stuck.” – Dr. Phillippe Goldin We’ve been discussing the 9 attributes or attitudes that Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn believes embody mindfulness. Mindfulness is more …

Mindfulness, Meditation & More, Oh My! (Part 2)

0 “Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It is a way to enter into the quiet that is already there – buried under the 50,000 thoughts the average person has every day.” – Deepak Chopra I tend to complicate things when first trying to learn them. I used to actually get stressed out because I believed …

Mindfulness, Meditation and More, Oh My! (Part 1)

0 “The essence of mindfulness is paying attention on purpose.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn What is this mindfulness thing anyway? You see it everywhere now. Magazines. Talk shows. Entire books written on the subject. For me mindfulness and meditation have played a huge role in my self care journey. I’ve become a much better listener. I respond more to life now …