mindfulness Tag

When I first took over ownership of Chicago Mindful Psychotherapy, there had been a monthly blog post written by the previous owner. I inherited this responsibility and, for the first few months, I put it off until the last minute and threw something together. Eventually...

If you're reading this, you have survived 2020 and that in and of itself is a reason to be proud of yourself. Without a doubt, 2020 was a difficult year filled with sadness, fear, anxiety, and so many other emotions brought about by so...

In light of the recent renewed focus on systemic racism and police violence, I had hoped to write a post about applying mindfulness to the fight for justice, and specifically to addressing implicit bias. After struggling for a while, it occurred to me that there...

Our culture’s obsession with progress is often a very useful thing. It can be helpful to identify a way to grow, work toward that growth, and then enjoy the benefits of growth as they come to us. Problems can arise, however, when we jump from...

A lot is being asked of us right now. A lot is being asked of healthcare workers who are risking their own health and safety to contribute to the health and safety of patients. A lot is being asked of civil servants who are tasked...