What is Mindfulness?
In the midst of a busy, often chaotic world where it can seem like distraction and stress are often the default, mindfulness is a means to turn towards whatever is here, find space, and enter the fullness of being human - whether facing challenging inner and outer experiences or in the midst of joy. If you wish to practice a guided meditation feel free to do so here.
Mindfulness is an ability, a capacity, that is already present in all of us to meet life just as it.... read more
“I've discovered what is here beneath the noise (in my head and in the world) and found the capacity to have more ease and happiness.” –Robert R.
“The practice of cultivating present moment awareness supports my goals of having balance and keeping life simple. It has been and continues to be a source of nourishment for personal growth, healing, understanding, and clarity of thought.” –Jim W.
“The opportunity provided by this class has changed my life. It's no exaggeration. Less stress and much more joy. Besides that, I sleep better! It would benefit all of us to have a mindfulness practice.” –Chris B.
“I am calmer and feel an inner sense of well-being and self-acceptance. These elements are already benefiting my health, relationships, and career!” –Bob C.
"I used to feel that I was living from chronic pain and suffering as a starting point every day. Through mindfulness practice learned in the MBSR class with Dr. Beck-Coon, I find not only a decrease in the pain, but more importantly, the pain no longer has a hold over me.” –Ann L.
I feel like I have been let out of jail... more in touch with my feelings and know how to better respond to worry and anxiety, especially as it relates to my health. I don't need to panic that things will get out of control. I am in control if remaining in this moment and don't allow fear of the future to control me.” –Julie B