Cultivating Happiness, Awakening Joy

Research shows that gratitude is central to a happy and joyful life. Find out how it changed a 91-year old woman’s perspective. You can even watch her tell the story in her hilarious way, and follow links to more articles and research for how to incorporate more gratitude into your own life.

Your Distractible Mind

It’s so easy to compare and judge, thinking that YOUR mind is the least focused one around. You know – forgetting words, losing things, wondering why you’ve just gone upstairs, jumping from thought to thought. A question I hear in EVERY SHINE session is, “How can I keep my mind from wandering?”
Here’s how we teach this in SHINE, using awareness of the breath as the anchor for attention.