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Mindful awareness can be defined as paying attention to present moment experiences with openness, curiosity, and a willingness to be with what is. It is an excellent antidote to the stresses of modern times. It invites us to stop, breathe, observe, and connect with one's inner experience. Learn more »

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Mindfulness & Creativity: Transforming the Self
with Ron A. Alexander Ph.D.
Learn to ignite the flame of creative change. We will explore our own patterns of holding on, of not moving forward with life's calling. We will use the healing power of mindfulness, positive psychology, mind-body practices, and music to break free from the past to become more conscious and creative in the present.
Saturday, Feb 7. 10am-1pm. Learn more »

Uncovering Happiness through Creating an Anti-Depressant Brain
with Elisha Goldstein Ph.D.
Come discover the psychology and neuroscience behind our natural anti-depressants, and key guideposts to nurture them to create more resiliency and well-being.
Saturday, Feb 21. 10am-1pm. Learn more »

Online Mindfulness Class
Learn meditation online. This online class lays the foundation for a daily meditation practice and provides insights into the art, science, and practice of mindfulness.
Ongoing. Learn more »

'60 Minutes' covers Mindfulness
'60 Minutes' reporter Anderson Cooper explores mindfulness practice. Learn more »

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