How to Sooth Loneliness with Loving Kindness
Nearly half of Americans now say they sometimes or always feel left out, according to a survey of 20,000 people last year. What mindfulness tools can we use to help us feel less lonely?
What Happens to Your Brain During Mindfulness Meditation is Incredible
The field of neuroscience, aided by brain imaging technology, is shedding more and more light on that question and also on the question of how the practice of mindfulness meditation affects our brains — you won’t believe its effects.
Are You Having an Identity Crisis? Here’s How to Handle It
Don’t we all feel as if our identity – as we’d like to see ourselves – is challenged at times? In these moments it can provoke our deepest insecurities and a voice inside questions “Am I’m capable?” “Am I’m good enough?” “Am I’m lovable?”
Meet eMindful’s New CEO, Mary Pigatti, Former Livongo Executive
eMindful, a seasoned leader in the behavioral health and well-being industry today announced the appointment of Mary Pigatti as Chief Executive Officer.
Aetna Brings a Moment of Mindfulness to the Philly Flower Show
Originally posted on Aetna For some of the 250,000 visitors to the Philadelphia Flower Show, the sights, sounds and scents of a large convention center filled with flower displays, interactive exhibit areas, loud music and crowded spaces can seem a little overwhelming. This year, Aetna offered a “Mindful Minute” booth to introduce people to the concept of taking … Continued
Reclaiming Your Wholeness
What would it be like to notice and include your whole self more regularly – yes, even the parts that are unbaked, messy and afraid? Is it possible that they aren’t as bad as you think, or even that, upon turning toward them, you may discover seeds for awakening your full creative and loving capacity?
Three Mindful Practices for Managing Challenging Relationships
Each of us have our own preferences, personalities and perspectives. In relationships with people who share similar characteristics, interactions often flow smoothly. When differences exist, exchanges can be more taxing and frustrating. We can become more rigid in our positions; I’m right and you’re wrong…end of story.
A Day in the Life of a Mindfulness Director
Written by Cheryl Jones, Director of Mindfulness at for Aetna. This article originally appeared on LinkedIn. I just returned from the Wisdom 2.0 conference in San Francisco where I had the honor of being part of a panel discussion called, “Chief Mindfulness Officers in Organizations”. I was invited because even though my official title is Director of … Continued