Parenting During the Pandemic: 5 Mindfulness Strategies for Coping


Cultivating a mindfulness practice where one nurtures being in the present moment with lovingkindness and without judgment can prove to be a valuable coping tool for managing the COVID-19 pandemic. The uncertainty thrust upon us along with the burdensome daily extras inherent in the quarantine and home schooling can serve to increase our personal and … Read more

8 Breathing and Mindfulness Apps That Promote Wellness for Parents and Kids

At this point, most of us are aware that practices like deep breathing, meditation and mindfulness practices are frequently recommended to reduce stress and promote both psychological and physical well-being.  However, it still isn’t always easy to incorporate such practices into your daily routine.  With the advent of smart phone technology, there is an ever-expanding … Read more

The Time is Always NOW

As we approach the new year it is customary to take stock of ourselves and make New Year’s Resolutions. Some of us may resolve to lose weight, to stop smoking, to be on time more, or to display less of an inappropriate temper. But, I wonder how many of us will resolve to be more … Read more

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

If someone told you taking an eight-week class could help reduce your felt stress levels, help you manage pain, relieve symptoms of depression, anxiety, and insomnia, increase your capacity for empathy and loving-kindness toward yourself and others, and make measurable changes in the parts of your brain associated with memory and sense of self, would … Read more