Mindfulness, Meditation & Perception

Master Social Wellness

Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of the Stress Reduction Clinic and the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, defines mindfulness as, “paying attention in a particular way in the present moment non-judgmentally.” So in this day and age of the fastest transportation methods, high speed internet and working for the weekend, we are hearing more and more people telling us to be present, be present, be present. I’m definitely one of those people now, but when I first started practicing yoga (while I was working full time and going to grad school full time) I was get agitated by people telling me to slow down, be present because I was go go go. “What’s the point of being present?” I asked myself.  So I dug a little deeper, coming to learn that in some ways our society has created the all too real…

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At 53 years old I am starting to realize how life changes both physically and emotionally. I strive for a life of simplicity. I am winning the battle with type II diabetes, created a plan to have all debt paid off in 4 years including the house, taking advantage of every opportunity to live life to it's fullest through adventures in nature, hiking, biking, loving and learning.
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