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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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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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What’s a Mom to do with #metoo?

Yes, I posted this hashtag this fall – as did the majority of my friends.  The screaming pendulum of sexual misconduct allegations finally made this topic more socially acceptable for discussion; its constant appearance also made me think about my son.  My 12-year-old boy-man is growing up;  welcome to the body changes, hormone swings, and […]

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Mommy Groups Leaving You Frustrated? Welcome to The Village!

Almost four years ago I became a mother for the very first time. Sleep deprived, terrified, confused and lonely I, like many others, turned to Social Media to vent and find others that understood what I was going through. Little did I know how stressful these groups could actually be. Regardless of what stage your […]

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Patiently Raising Independent Children

Don’t forget to tip your server, I think for the millionth time today. Whether my son needs more milk, or my daughter can’t find one of her teeny tiny stuffed animals (we are single-handedly keeping the Beanie Baby Company in the black), I feel as if I went wrong somewhere. Has my basic need to […]

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The Village - Atlanta

The Village

Hi Moms!   You know as well as we do that being a mom is hard work.  It can be isolating, overwhelming and completely exhausting.  In our endless quest to provide crustless sandwiches, teddy bear tea parties, perfectly executed activity drop-off/pick-ups (not to mention avoiding stepping on that stray lego), moms can get lost in [...]
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