5 Reasons Kids & Teens Should Learn Mindfulness

By Andrea Poteet-Bell It’s been two years since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and we are still grappling with its effects. The pandemic shook our stability in almost every aspect. While we work towards economic recovery, market growth, and a return to what we knew as...

A Concise Mindfulness Practice: Gratitude & Appreciation

Find a comfortable place to sit with your back straight and your body relaxed. Allow your eyes to close or you can shift your gaze downward, choosing the option that feels right to you at this moment. Next, I’ll invite you to think about something positive in your...

What my personal meditation practice taught me.

I learned to meditate when I was in my late twenties. Prior to it, I started practicing Yoga and relaxation when I was around fifteen years old. First, I was told meditation is a kind of relaxation. However, when I learned to practice meditation with the guidance of...
The Power of Compassion & Self-Compassion

The Power of Compassion & Self-Compassion

Loving-kindness and compassion practices give a boost to positive thoughts. Self-compassion practice develops the sense of security and wellbeing that enable us to turn towards others with greater capacity. Cultivating positive emotions like compassion for ourselves...
Meditation Instructor Course, My Spiritual Journey

Meditation Instructor Course, My Spiritual Journey

On September 2013 I have attended the six-month Meditation Instructor course at Willpower Institute located in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada. It was a unique meditation course that you cannot find it anywhere else in the Country. I had taken many different meditation...
Present Moment Awareness Practice

Present Moment Awareness Practice

A simple mindfulness practice: Present moment awareness Rest in a state of presence to this moment exactly as it is without trying to change anything. Welcome, anything is present for you at this moment. Accept this moment exactly as it is without judgment, with...