Posts with the category “mindfulness”
Allowing Your Stress to Fall Challenge
by Angie Kingma on September 21st, 2018
“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” ~ Albert Camus We are starting the most colourful season of the year and it comes and goes in a flash. Most of us recognize the changes in our scenery but how many of us truly immerse ourselves in the changes we see in nature at this time of year? So many of us are overwhelmed with our day-to-day responsibilities that we end up defaulting to...
How Mindfulness Apps Can Fail You
by Angie Kingma on March 21st, 2018
What concerns me more and more with the advent of new Mindfulness apps is the reaction from the clients who explain how they’ve practiced mindfulness through an app but concluded that it “didn’t help” them
True Refuge Webinar Blog
by Angie Kingma on November 14th, 2013
When I found out that Tara Brach, Ph.D., was going to be featured in a webinar hosted by The National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine (NICABM), I immediately scheduled it into my google calendar so that I wouldn’t miss it. Dr. Ruth Buczynski, President and Licensed Psychologist at NICABM, interviewed Tara about her latest book called True Refuge: Finding Peace and F...
Day Long Mindfulness Meditation Retreats
by Angie Kingma on October 2nd, 2012
I don’t always look forward to my bi-monthly day long mindfulness meditation retreats. In fact, once upon a time, my mind used to come up with any old excuse to avoid going. It wasn’t hard to find a whole host of good reasons not to go; being a busy mom, wife and business owner and trying to squeeze in a whole day of practice is not as easy feat. I’m very lucky that my husband regularly reminds...