Change ourselves and experience a shift in our relationships, environment, and well-being

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Want a change in our relationships, our parenting, our environment, our well-being? We have to make the change. This is a bit of a paradigm shift. Think of how much energy is wasted worrying, fearing, dwelling on what someone else was doing without even realizing that nothing we do or think or say can change […]

Free Mindfulness Workshop at HeartGarden in Oak Park

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Want to stay focused on what matters most? Be centered through the ups and downs?  Seeking a happier, healthier, more purpose-filled Life? Mindfulness is one way to achieve these things— it’s a set of attention skills that you can learn and grow and integrate into your day. It’s like a gym for your mind, and […]

One tool to help prevent overwhelm: pausing first, before reacting

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It’s easy to let this season of giving, gratitude and family become one of overwhelm. One tool to help prevent this overwhelm: pausing first, before reacting. Taking one moment to pause first, before reacting, helps us disconnect whatever is going on around us with what we feel inside. When we feel calm and kindness inside, the […]

Becoming more conscious of our time and choices, and creating balance and fulfillment as a whole person – EDEM ep. 27 with Karli Kujawa Smith

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In the busyness of our days, we can sometimes feel like life is just happening to us but really we are shaping our lives by the choices we make everyday. When we focus on awareness, we can be more conscious of the choices we are making and start creating a life that is our own that […]

Listening to our children, trusting ourselves, and experiencing life as it comes- EDEM 9 with Jackie Healy

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Are our children mirrors to our own selves—teaching us to experience life more fully and deeply? Do you see taking some time for yourself as selfish or an act of self-love?  Meet Jackie Healy. Jackie believes parenting helps us to grow more into ourselves by opening up our minds to break old patterns and opening up […]