The holidays often suck us into the gimmes, just like our kids, as we make the holidays happen. We easily lose track of the underlying message of the season for our kids. Consider these focused activities to reconnect with the holiday lessons: 1) CHOOSE actively, in line with your values. Stop and consider what you want to teach about the holiday season. You might want to say no if an event is too commercial, or detracts from planned family time. It’s fine to focus on fun–and opt out if an… Read more Holiday Tips for Self-Care →
With the holiday season back in full swing this week, it’s important that we take time to focus on what matters most. Wishing you Happy Holidays and a Thanksgiving filled… Read more Happy Thanksgiving! →
Hello Followers! I have some exciting news. I have a new book out! In the latest book from my Stress Less Live Better series, you’ll learn how to best meet the… Read more Introducing My New Book! →
Saturday, January 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Saturday, February 2 @ 9:00am – 12:00pm $30 – $50 ($30/class OR $50 for both) REGISTER HERE! Join us for two weekend workshops covering various aspects of mindfulness practice. The perfect antidote to the hectic holiday season, unwind and set new intentions for 2019, through guided exercises and lessons. Descriptions: Mindfulness in Everyday Life: of discussion of the value and practice of mindfulness in everyday life. This workshop was offered in 2018 and quickly sold out, with rave reviews. Women, Mindfulness, & Mood: Because as… Read more Mindfulness Workshops →
Hello Everyone! Do you work with pregnant women or mothers? Do you want to know more about Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders? Are you interested in learning techniques for assisting with smoking cessation? My daughter, Rachel Sanford, MSW, LMSW, and I will be providing a training on PMADs and Smoking Cessation. The FREE training is on Wednesday, October 3rd from 8:30-11:00am at the John C Murphy Health Center–located at 6121 N Hanley Rd, Berkeley, MO 63134. I will be giving an overview of PMADs. Rachel works at the American Lung… Read more Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders and Smoking Cessation Training →
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