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What are you telling yourself?

What are you programming yourself to believe? How do you know it is true? Go slow. Explore and investigate what you are telling yourself. Go slower. Make sure what you are telling yourself is true. Choose your words, thoughts and images slowly during these times. Make sure they are your truth.   https://ann-marie.blog/

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May nature be your guide

May the winds guide you in to an unexpected location May the birds sing to you throughout your day May the laughing coyote let you in on the joke May the darkness of night show you her beauty May the tarantula crossing the dirt path keep you focused May the unexpected rains soften your skeptcism […]

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The Three Treasures Practice Study

Would you be interested in contributing five minutes of your day for 14 days towards an independent research study called The Three Treasures Practice? The Three Treasures Practice is a simple daily meditation utilizing the benefits of EMDR, Positive Psychology and Loving Kindness Meditation. No prior experience is needed. Instructions will be provided. By contributing to this […]

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Beyond the Minimum

By Liv Syptak, MCS Admissions Coach and Faculty Member As Admissions Coach for the Mindfulness Coaching School, prospective students will often ask me, “which certification should I go for?” What a great question! More and more I’m encouraging student coaches to begin the MCS program with their sights set on attaining the PCC certification. It […]

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Welcome, Kristin!

We are thrilled to introduce Dr. Kristin Moody as a new faculty member! Kristin will be teaching Business Alchemy: Create Abundance & Live Your Vision in the summer and fall. Kristin Moody is a proud graduate of the Mindfulness Coaching School and an enthusiastic member of the International Coaching Federation. She joined the MCS family […]

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Exploring the Power of Habit

By Gretchen Larsen (Hochstatt, France), MCS Alumna I recently had the chance to read The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg. I’d like to share some of the insights from the book that I found useful working on my own habits, but also working with clients on habit change. Habits are automatic loops that have […]

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Brother David and Me: Ring of Gratitude

By Ann-Marie McKelvey, MCS Founder & Director Upaya Zen Center, May, 2008 — The very first thing I noticed about Brother David Steindl-Rast was his hands. Upon entering Upaya House he bowed, reverently greeting each of us with palms together and fingers pointed upwards. This fundamental mudra is known as gassho. For me it is a […]

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