Pausing to notice and celebrate life’s victories

It’s easy to get caught up in the goals, plans and details of of life and overlook the accomplishments we’ve had along the way. Taking a moment to notice those large and small victories provides renewed incentive to continue on. Here are a few of the recent victories I’ve been encouraged by from our work with underserved populations and those who support them.

Ancient Practices Solving Modern Challenges

Mindfulness is not just a fad or a trend. It has been around for more than 2500 years. … Over thirty years of research has documented the benefits of this “inner technology” that helps us to deal with life’s challenges. … You may be curious about how this work translates from academic presentations and research projects into the lives of real people. My own work in Baltimore has continued to focus on this very practical question, as I bring mindfulness to under-served populations. Here’s a story about a young mother who participated in one of our programs last year.