Gratitude from a SHINE Participant

In SHINE, we emphasize gratitude because of the powerful effects it has on the physical body, as well as mental and emotional outlook. Research shows that people who practice gratitude by keeping a gratitude journal are healthier, more optimistic and more likely to achieve their goals.

Buidling the Inner Technology to SHINE

The wide-ranging benefits of mindfulness and meditation are appearing with great frequency in the national press. Recently, the topic was featured locally as well, in an article summarizing a conversation about the connections between toxic stress, trauma, neuroplasticity, empathy, and one’s capacity to learn.