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August 8, 2022

How to Connect to Nature In An Urban Landscape

Mindfulness practices teach us to get out into nature to improve our moods through connection to the environment. I try to incorporate mindful walks in my daily life as much as possible, especially since I came across a study by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) showing that on average people spend up to 93% of … Continued

July 27, 2022

Monthly Mindfulness: What’s Coming in August

Just because our summer is starting to wind down, doesn’t mean our mindfulness practice has to. There are live classes for everyone coming up in August – find a program that resonates with you to put yourself in a good mindframe to greet the new season. Login and explore eM Life’s upcoming live mindfulness programs … Continued

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"We saw dramatic drops in stress after the program was over, and we saw a 69-minute gain in productivity of our employees over a year"

Mark Bertolini, Chairman & CEO of Aetna

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Severe Ski Accident Spurs Aetna CEO to Bring Yoga to Work ›

July 26, 2022

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Try These Mindfulness Activities with Kids

What’s a fun aspect of being a single woman in your thirties? Glad you asked. For me it’s being the cool aunt to all the wonderful littles in my family and friend groups. I get all the glory of cooking up games and entertainment for the kids, without having to worry about the clean up.  … Continued

July 18, 2022

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Building Resilience Through Lessons in Parenthood

Growing up in Iowa, I remember marveling at the big maple trees in our backyard. I would gather in the backyard with my neighborhood friends to run and jump in giant piles of crackly brown leaves. Recently, I watched our daughter and son experience their own little wormhole in time in a game of cat-and-mouse … Continued

July 11, 2022

Three Ways Mindfulness Can Help You Manage Your Family’s Finances Amid Rising Costs

The other day at the gym, while working out on the treadmill, a man beside me started a conversation by complaining about rising gas prices. A construction worker who drove a large truck, the man said it cost him $175 to fill up his tank. Inflation has claimed another victim. And it’s likely claiming you … Continued

July 11, 2022

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Using Self-Compassion to Parent with Greater Ease

One of my girlfriends, a mother of two young boys, asked me over coffee the other day, “How can I be more present with my kids in the morning?” At first I giggled and said, “Good luck!”, knowing full well that school mornings are filled with activity, and can be a difficult time to give … Continued

June 29, 2022

Monthly Mindfulness: What’s Coming in July

Summer is in full swing, the weather is warm, and for many of us our calendars are bursting at the seams. Don’t forget to take some time to prioritize you this month! Login and explore eM Life’s live programs to offer yourself some much deserved self-care and improve your health, happiness and well-being.  Improve All … Continued

June 27, 2022

How to Improve All Areas of Your Well-being with Mindfulness

When I think about my well-being, it helps me to think of a pie. Not a delicious apple and rhubarb pie, but a pie chart. I’ll explain.  There are four key aspects to consider when reflecting on our well-being: mental, physical, social, and financial health. These are often referred to as the ‘pillars of well-being’, … Continued