Like a tailor makes a “bespoke suit” for a particular customer, our unexamined minds have a tendency tailor our own “bespoke truth” that satisfies our preferences. But, when we ignore or exclude aspects of reality that we don't prefer, we miss out on important information that could be helpful in making wise choices.
Meet Angie Hardage, LMLP, founding member of the Midwest Alliance for Mindfulness, licensed therapist, expert in Acceptance and Commitment Training (ACT), and passionate advocate for social justice.
Cultivating a mindfulness practice strengthens beneficial qualities that mature into a more skillful way of being in the world. When we let go of attachment to outcome and direct our efforts to creating the best possible conditions, we find the courage to persevere.
Meet Pam Hausner, an advocate for social justice, entrepreneur, marketing expert, and mindfulness teacher who leads community classes for the Midwest Alliance for Mindfulness.
Here in the US it's easy for us to think that yoga is just a bunch of postures, because that's what many mainstream classes here focus on. But did you know that yoga offers much more than just a physical practice? Ashtanga is what the Indian sage Patanjali called the "eightfold path to enlightenment" described in … Continue reading The Eight Limbs of Yoga