At Living This Moment we offer presentations, workshops and courses for workplace wellness, mindfulness in medicine and mindful parenting. These experiential programs provide education, practice … Read More about Courses/Workshops
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Mindfulness with Dr. Mark Sherman
Dr. Mark Sherman is a parent, family physician and mindfulness meditation teacher who lives in Victoria, BC. Mark has been instrumental in developing programs on mindfulness based stress management, mindfulness in health care, mindfulness in education and workplace wellness throughout BC.
What is Mindfulness?
Mindfulness is a practice of being alive. It is a state of intentional, non judgemental awareness of what is here and now. Mindfulness is as simple as noticing a breeze against your skin, your feet against the ground, or the movement of breath in the body. When we meet this moment, whatever it offers, with genuine acceptance, attention and self-compassion, then we are practicing mindfulness.
As the research and benefits of mindfulness and meditation practices continues to grow, so there are an increasing array of books, journals, websites, and smartphone apps dedicated to the … Read More about Resources
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Thich Nhat Hanh, the wise Vietnamese Zen monk and mindfulness teacher, reminds us, “No mud, no lotus”. In order for the beauty of a lotus flower to exist, you need mud. It is often the very muddy, challenging aspects of our lives where our … [Read More...] about No Mud, No Lotus