When you are angry, fearful, sad, disgusted, anxious, nervous, depressed, or even happy, delighted, or surprised (or insert another emotion), where do you actually feel it in your body? This question stumps many people only because society does not encourage us to slow down and pay attention to what our bodies are telling us outside of feelingContinue reading “How You Can Understand Your Body and Emotions Even Better”
Category Archives: Guest Post
Why Having An Embodiment Practice is ABSOLUTELY CRUCIAL In The Midst of Covid-19 Pandemic
Times have been challenging on various levels for everyone these past couple of years, yes? I mean, who would have ever thought that one year and eight months later, we’d still be navigating this COVID-19 pandemic! The heightened levels of stress have made even the healthiest and most grounded person become more mindful in theContinue reading “Why Having An Embodiment Practice is ABSOLUTELY CRUCIAL In The Midst of Covid-19 Pandemic”
What are you grateful for today?
As I think about the upcoming holidays, my heart swells with the feeling of gratitude. I really do have a great deal to be grateful for… from the changing colors of the leaves to the love of my family and friends, and even for that cup of coffee, I look forward to every morning. MyContinue reading “What are you grateful for today?”
What is Mindfulness?
by Wendy Vance Let’s Talk About Mindfulness! There is greater communication and information on the topic of mindfulness in books, groups, and social media outlets. Yet, there are still many that do not understand nor can really describe just what mindfulness means or what is needed to achieve it. Our world is filled with soContinue reading “What is Mindfulness?”
Embodiment Work & Embodiment at Work
By Brittani Sterling Can you remember the little kid who was rewarded for straight As and photographic memory? The one who basked in the praise from traditional recognition, from sweeping entire awards ceremonies to getting all A+s on their report card. Sure, they may have also been naturally intelligent by American P-12 standards or personableContinue reading “Embodiment Work & Embodiment at Work”
Permission to be Human
I remind myself that I have the “permission to be human” often these days. Many of us have been challenged in ways that we never anticipated in this pandemic. We have struggled through losses in so many different areas of our lives. It can feel overwhelming as we face each day, not knowing what toContinue reading “Permission to be Human”
Rush to Return to Normal? How Mindfulness Can Help!
The last year and a half have been exhausting and for those of us who have been fortunate to make it to this point in the global pandemic; that has affected so many lives. It’s important to take some time and reflect. Vaccines have been approved and distributed and with increasing numbers of people vaccinatedContinue reading “Rush to Return to Normal? How Mindfulness Can Help!”
Negative & Positive Emotions + Mindfulness
By Wendy Vance Did you know that mindfulness can increase positivity? By practicing mindfulness, we can become aware of our emotions in a non-judgmental way. Negative emotions and positive emotions have benefit to our human existence. Did you know that our negative emotions developed to keep us safe? As we have evolved through the centuries,Continue reading “Negative & Positive Emotions + Mindfulness”
MindfulinLIS Profile: Jamia Williams
Before 2020 I enjoyed planning my days, weeks, and months so that I could incorporate self-care, professional development, family, and friends time but once the pandemic occurred I had to put a lot of my plans on hold. Honestly, after the second week of March, I found it hard to practice mindfulness because home andContinue reading “MindfulinLIS Profile: Jamia Williams”
MindfulinLIS Profile: Twanna Hodge
Mindfulness in 2020 is a constant struggle to be present, knowing what I can control, and taking ownership of my time. It is stripping away all of the unnecessary noise and expectations (internal and external). Working towards a life where I am always conscious of who I am, what I do, and how I progressContinue reading “MindfulinLIS Profile: Twanna Hodge”