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Mindfulness with Jon Kabat-Zinn

By Linda Oxford, MS, MA, LPC, RYT500 | April 16, 2009 | 0 Comments

Looking for an effective means of stress reduction?  Mindfulness is an effective way to improve the quality of your life – whether you are dealing with chronic illness or pain, anxiety or depression, or just feel that life is too  full, yet empty. This YouTube video of Jon’s mindfulness talk at Google is a great…

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Comments from MBSR students

By Linda Oxford, MS, MA, LPC, RYT500 | February 12, 2009 | 0 Comments

Here are some comments from students who have taken the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction class at Awakening Health: “This class has helped me to, each day, live mindfully. I am more comfortable in “letting life unfold” and being aware of what is going on around me…and inside me.” Connie “This course helped me discover the…

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Gratitude

By Linda Oxford, MS, MA, LPC, RYT500 | November 16, 2008 | 0 Comments

What do you have to be grateful for? It might seem like a funny question with all that is going on in the world these days, and it is an important question. So important that I believe we should be asking ourselves every day. When we choose to focus our attention on what is going…

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Attention to just "being"

By Linda Oxford, MS, MA, LPC, RYT500 | July 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

Many of us are feeling overwhelmed and depleted. Family issues, politics and war, the economy, our jobs, our health, all occupy our thoughts. We worry about the future and may be obsessed with things in our past. All of these concerns weigh us down and we may not know how to start caring for ourselves…

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DISCOVER

By Linda Oxford, MS, MA, LPC, RYT500 | September 30, 2007 | 0 Comments

Discover the powerful interplay of your mind and body: • Cope more effectively with short and long-term stresses• Increase your ability to relax• Achieve lasting decreases in physical and psychological symptoms• Reduce pain levels and enhance ability to cope with pain that may not go away• Improve your ability to enjoy life.• Commit Now to…

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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) class

By Linda Oxford, MS, MA, LPC, RYT500 | September 30, 2007 | 2 Comments

The Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction class will teach you a way to relate directly to the events in your life, to consciously and systematically work through experiences. You will develop healthy and positive approaches to handling stressful challenges, whether they are physical or emotional. By enrolling, you will discover: • Practical tools and skills for handling…

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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

By Linda Oxford, MS, MA, LPC, RYT500 | September 30, 2007 | 0 Comments

Through the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction class at Awakening Health, you can become the change agent of your life. Receive support and instruction as you participate in this deeply engaging course. This life-affirming class is offered in 8 weekly sessions. New sessions begin every Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer term. Some employers provide reimbursement for…

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