It took me forever to realize what ICYMI (in case you missed it) meant on social media. I had too look it up in the urban dictionary. I get annoyed at myself when I start adopting these social media shortcuts, until I realize they are actually pretty effective. So in the spirit of staying on top of all things social, here are a few mindfulness inspired headlines from the past few weeks – ICYMI!
New York Times: How Meditation Changes the Brain and Body
“A study published in Biological Psychiatry brings scientific thoroughness to mindfulness meditation and for the first time shows that, unlike a placebo, it can change the brains of ordinary people and potentially improve their health.” Read more here>>
Mindful.org: What If Schools Taught Kindness?
“Having classrooms full of mindful, kind kids completely changes the school environment. Imagine entire schools—entire districts—where kindness is emphasized. That would be truly powerful. Teaching kindness is a way to bubble up widespread transformation that doesn’t require big policy changes or extensive administrative involvement.” Read more here>>
MindBodyGreen: 5 Stages of Personal Growth
“Think of life as your school. You’re constantly learning lessons and growing. While we need to give ourselves permission not to know everything now, it’s important to know where we are in the process.” Read more here>>
Ozy: The Surprising Use of Tattoos for Healing
Personal Note: I was so excited to be featured on the popular website Ozy this week. In this article I share a grittier and perhaps wittier side to my cancer journey:-) Read more here>>