March 26, 2019

Mindfulness Through Breathing In order to mean what you say through mindfulness, we must first understand what mindfulness is. Mindfulness is an intentional action that liberates an individual. Primarily, mindfulness is defined as an awareness that is free from distortion or bias. It’s a neutral space in the present moment. It’s as easy to find as focusing in on your breathing: listening for the drawing in and out, really being attuned to what your breath feels like to inhale and… Read more

March 25, 2019

  Status is Seductive What can a headline about a college bribery scandal tell us about our society and the pressures of conformity and status? Not only did it provide for us a gross embellishment of what privilege looks like, but it also provided for us a clear example of just how far up the food chain the effects and pressures of societal positioning reach. The seduction of status, the lure that was dangled and eventually hooked fifty individuals, was… Read more

March 25, 2019

      It’s Not Just Thoughts and Prayers When tragedies as big as the New Zealand Christchurch mosque shooting splash across our news feeds, airwaves, and headlines; we are astutely reminded of the evil that exists within the world. Thoughts and prayers are plastered through all forms of communication… We are pulled back out of our reality, briefly, to stand in solidarity with the pain and the anguish that is filling the air and our lungs. We share in… Read more

March 25, 2019

In our daily lives, many of our exchanges include a dose or more of intentional cruelty. Some people call it “tough love.” Others justify it with self-righteousness. Far too often, we actively choose to resort to low-level interactions that drain us more than they energize us. Somehow, cruelty has become the new method of charging our conversations. Read more




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