Mindfulness Based Programs can be powerful tools for increasing self-understanding, improving the way we relate to ourselves, others and the world, broadening our perspectives, and empowering ourselves through an expansion in our range of choices.
A mindfulness teacher discusses her search for internal cultural-racial connection in her personal mindfulness and self-compassion journey as well as the importance of acknowledging and honoring the visible and invisible intersections of diverse identities in the groups in which we participate.
Meet Erik Hulse, a retired police officer, trained Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher, and PauseFirst: Mindfulness for First Responders teacher who leads a number of classes and courses for the Midwest Alliance for Mindfulness.
Mindfulness-Based Programs (MBPs) are evidence based mind-body programs that train participants in the cultivation of mindfulness in order to support wellbeing, address the causes of human distress, and offer pathways to relieving suffering. They are informed by theories and practices from contemplative traditions, science, medicine, psychology and education. Mindfulness has long been considered an antidote for human suffering. … Continue reading Mindfulness Based Programs