Daily Archives: May 13, 2013

Mindfulness and Yoga

Yoga and Mindfulness: Cool Ways to Chill ” ‘Yoga and mindfulness can help us  bring our experiences to life!’ Quote from Erin Kelly, Mindfulness Facilitator at the Institute ‘The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.’ Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step: The Path of

Mindful Walking

Our minds wander by nature.  We often go on auto pilot, our bodies eating, attending class, going to work, and walking or driving from place to place, while our minds are a million miles away.  It’s easy to get stuck in worrying about the future or thinking about the past, and to forget to be here,

Yoga and Mindfulness: Cool Ways to Chill

An interview with Erin Kelly and Cynthia Syd Delaski, Workshop Facilitators “Yoga and mindfulness can help us  bring our experiences to life!”  Quote from Erin Kelly, Mindfulness Facilitator at the Institute “The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.” Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step:

Make Friends with your Body

Let’s get real!  Make friends with your body! Making Friends with Your Body: Introduction “Are you friends with your body? You may be asking, “what does that mean?” Well, for example, do you like being in your body? Do you like how your body feels when you do some fun physical activity? When you relax

Resources for Middle School Girls

Are you in middle school? Then you know, middle school can be both exciting and stressful. You’re navigating a lot: new friendships & social relationships, more academic demands, exciting after-school activities, new feelings and body changes, and lots more decisions. Here are some books and websites that might help. They’ve got lots of information about

Resources for Media-Savvy Girls

Here is an excerpt from an awesome book called Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketers’ Schemes, by Sharon Lamb and Lyn Mikel Brown: Packaging Girlhood: 10 Tips for Girls 1. FACE THE FACTS. Most girls want to believe that they are independent thinkers and that marketers and media won’t be able to influence them. But realize

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