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Overhauling a Broken System with Mindfulness

The practices of mindfulness can help guide us toward a more profound and lasting kind of change, both individually and collectively, by addressing many of the foundational skills deficits underlying some of society's most pressing problems and adopting attitudes and practices that help us clear away illusions so we can respond from a place of wisdom.
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Mindfulness of Reactivity

The practice of mindfulness can help us reduce emotional reactivity by allowing us to meet challenging or enticing experiences with a more open and nonjudgmental attitude, calming the nervous system, weakening the conditioned response over time, and giving us greater access to higher thinking and wise decision making.
Angela Caruso-Yahne

Meet the Teacher: Angela Caruso-Yahne

Meet Angela Caruso-Yahne, community teacher for the Midwest Alliance for Mindfulness, Learn to Pause instructor for the PauseFirst for First Responders Project, retired Air Force Senior Master Sergeant, Training Officer at the Overland Park…

Meet the Teacher: Julia Grimm

Meet Julia Grimm, LMLP-T, RYT-200, community teacher for the Midwest Alliance for Mindfulness, licensed therapist, and registered yoga teacher. She brings a broad world view and an element of creativity to her mindfulness classes.

Mindfulness in ACTion: Trauma-Informed Practices and Social Justice – An ACT-Based Perspective

Using Acceptance and Commitment Training (ACT) and trauma-informed mindfulness along with other research based practices in promoting efforts to prevent and heal trauma, support social justice, and foster resiliency and wellness both individually and collectively.