Ode to Mindfulness

Ode to Mindfulness

Before my trauma, if you’d asked I would’ve told you that I was pretty aware of my own sense of self and how I interacted with the world. After my trauma, I look back on my naïve self and smile. I was doing the best I could with the information I had at the time and I...
Working Mindfully

Working Mindfully

The concept of mindfulness seems to be everywhere these days, even if you aren’t looking for it. Jon Kabat-Zinn, the man who coined the concept of mindful-based stress reduction, defines mindfulness as: “awareness that arises through paying attention, on purpose, in...