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Take Me Home Country Road

Seven years ago I left Springfield, Illinois a newlywed and moved to the big city of Houston, Texas. Apartment living was tough, the city (and suburbs, for that matter) diverse, and everything was much bigger. It was a completely different lifestyle there, much more fast paced, and left me longing for boring old Springfield. Not […]

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Mindfulness for Teens Summer Intensive

This four day summer intensive is an engaging and fun way to teach teens mindfulness and meditation skills that they can use in everyday life. It is a research based curriculum that is effective in reducing stress, anxiety, depression, worry, rumination, and increases well-being, stability, resilience, strength, insight, compassion, and confidence. This is a way for kids to really connect with each other and talk about what is going on in their inner worlds. Being a teenager is hard in today’s world, give them a secure platform that they can leap from and meet their lives with courage, strength and resiliency. Take advantage of Early Bird Pricing and Sign Up Today!

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5 Easy Rainy-Day Activities for Toddlers

5 Easy Rainy-Day Activities for Toddlers

Summertime in Atlanta means afternoon heat, unexpected thunderstorms, and tantrums from my toddler when he hears he can’t go outside right now. Fortunately, we’re prepared–and so are you! Here are 5 activities for toddlers that are easy, require very little prep or clean-up, and free because they use what you already have at home. We’ve […]

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Images of Me: Perception vs. My Reality

Sometimes what you see is not really what’s there. For example, on the outside looking in, I may seem like I have it together. However, things are not always what they appear (and I know some of you can relate). In fact, my reality is different from perception as I’m quite hard on myself. One area […]

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No Drama Mama-Mindfulness for Mothers One-Day Retreat (*CE’s are available)

8 Core CE Credits Available

This spring rejuvenate your soul and unite with your tribe of Mamas to reconnect and put your soul skin back on. Spend a day at the beautiful Santosha Yoga Studio in Sandy Springs and leave inspired and revitalized. We sink into the present moment with intention, nurturing and restorative meditation practices, and learn the science that is on the forefront of mindfulness and compassion. All Mamas are welcome. This 2018 be the Mama you are Destined to BE!

What is Included:
¤ Take Away Skills for Your Meditation Practice
¤ Practical Ways to Use Meditation in Your Everyday Life
¤ Soul Replenishing Breathing and Meditation Techniques
¤ An Inspiring Group of Powerful, Strong & Resilient Women
¤ Private Facebook Group to Stay Connected and Share Resources
¤ Lifetime Membership and Discounted Admission to Annual No Drama Mama Village Retreats and Events

What You Will Learn:
• How to Start a Meditation Practice (And The Tricks To Keeping It Up)
• What is Self-Care (It’s Not What You Think) and How Does Science Prove That It Is Mandatory In Our Life?
• The Science of Compassion
• Mind Traps & How to Work With Our Internal Dialogue & Scripts
• Perfectionism Is For The Birds, How To Give It Up Gracefully
• Our Transformation Into Resiliency and Vulnerability
• What To Do When Everything Falls Apart/How to Rupture & Repair
• How To Meet Our Children (And Other Relationships) From a Place of Strength & Calm

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Quiet As a Mouse: The Benefits of an Introverted Mom

When you think of the word introvert, what comes to mind? A person who is shy, quiet, and/or reserved? Technically speaking, Intro comes from Latin intro-, “inward,” and vertere, “turning.” It describes a person who tends to turn inward mentally. So what are the traits of an introverted mom? To me, an introverted mom faces a daily struggle. A solitude […]

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