Health Professionals • Clinical issues. Mindfulness as a practice to prevent compassion fatigue, using mindfulness with clients.

Stretch Your Upper Body at Work

Spending extended periods of time at a desk and/or on a computer closes off our heart and adversely effects our attitude and physical well-being. Follow along this quick stretching exercise for positive outcomes.

Breathing Exercise to do at Your Desk

Wake up your brain and fight off the fatigue at work with this quick, guided breathing exercise. It only takes 3 minutes to find your breathe, release tension and change your energy levels.

6 Steps To Letting Go

Most people would agree that letting go of old habits, whether these habits are people, places, or things, is often necessary for living a happy life. In this video we walk you through an easy six-step mindfulness meditation you can use to cultivate a practice of letting go.

A Career Guide for Your Soul

A Career Guide for Your Soul

If you’re looking for a career guide for your soul, add Stephen Cope’s The Great Work of Your Life to your summer reading list.  Cope, the author of Yoga and the Quest for True Self, has distinguished himself once again with his skill of applying Eastern philosophy to the problems of…

Nature in the Digital Age

Nature in the Digital Age

In one of my earliest memories, I am in the White Mountains in New Hampshire. I have wandered away from my family’s campsite at Dolly Copp Campground.  I am five or maybe seven years of age. Some of the details are fuzzy and probably lost forever. I think I am in…

Let’s just get this over with

Let’s just get this over with

“Let’s just get this over with.”  This may be an appropriate sentiment when you are having a root canal, but did you ever notice this mindset seeping into daily life?  The self-talk may sound something like this: “I can’t wait until it’s Friday!” “Will this winter ever end?” These thoughts…

Five Steps to Letting Go

Five Steps to Letting Go

Practicing letting go is one of the foundations of mindfulness.  But how is it done?  What does it mean?  It could mean letting go of a disappointment from the past, a relationship that’s not working out, or it could mean letting go of a plan to change someone or something. Letting…

Mentoring Emerging Adults with Mindfulness

Mentoring Emerging Adults with Mindfulness

What is an emerging adult?  Most adult development experts agree that emerging adulthood is the life period between the late teen years and the early thirties.  Undoubtedly, some of us reach the stage of “established adulthood” much sooner.  But the current cohort of young adults- those brave souls on the frontier…

Rewild Yourself

Rewild Yourself

This spring I read two books that have motivated me to increase my time in nature.  Not that I needed any more motivation, having just finished a five-year stint in private practice just outside of Boston.  This was a great personal and professional experience in many ways, but an hour-long…

See what you see – The benefits of direct experience

See what you see – The benefits of direct experience

Last night at dusk I found myself in search of the elusive woodcock.  Encouraged by friends who are avid birdwatchers, my family left the the parking lot of our local Audubon Center and set out about a half-mile into the slushy April woods of our Southeastern Massachusetts home.  There were about…

 

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