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October 3, 2022

I’m guessing you’ve come across the term “quiet quitting,” or psychologically disengaging from work, if you keep up with the news (or have been on TikTok recently). Talk of this emerging trend seems omnipresent these days, and it’s not entirely surprising. Coming off the heels of the pandemic, high inflation, and crisis-level global events, the … Continued

September 26, 2022

October is here, with plenty of live mindfulness programs for you to sample alongside your pumpkin spice lattes. From stress relief and building healthy habits, to developing mindful leadership presence, and more–there’s something for everyone as we cozy up this fall. Sign up for eM Life’s upcoming live programs today.  Mindfulness at Work™: Stress Reduction … Continued

September 19, 2022

Being on the receiving end of a negative comment from a co-worker stings acutely even when there’s been plenty of positive feedback in the past. This is negativity bias.  You may have experienced it when given a piece of constructive feedback on a performance review that completely overshadowed the positive. Or when your day was … Continued

September 12, 2022

If I want insight into the phases I’ve passed through in life, I look no further than my stacks of journals. They began with lock and key “Dear Diary, so-and-so was very mean to me today,” sticker and doodle-covered notebooks from primary school years, moving swiftly forward to angsty teenage musings on heartbreak and high … Continued

September 6, 2022

Do you find that your workday leaves you feeling depleted or anxious? Does stress from time pressures, office politics or feelings of being overwhelmed contribute to feeling tense or unsettled? Whether you commute to an office or work at home, stress can affect us all. Mindfulness practices can help. Workplace stress is very real, but … Continued

August 29, 2022

Balance can sometimes feel elusive. When seasons and schedules change it is even more challenging to achieve. As we make the transition to fall and a new school year begins, find a new equilibrium by exploring healthy ways to restore your inner balance with mindfulness. Start the new season strong by logging in and signing … Continued

August 22, 2022

After attending an outdoor concert of 20,000 people this summer, the first comment I made to my friend and fellow concertgoer was, “My legs hurt.” Comforted to hear that it wasn’t just me, I couldn’t help but laugh at how the tides have turned from music festivals past. Same artist, same venue, aging fans.  Of … Continued

August 15, 2022

Selecting the first day of school outfit. Finding out who’s in your class. Meeting new teachers. Reconnecting with classmates after a summer apart. Picking extra-curricular activities. These are all common back-to-school jitters I recall when I reflect on my time as a student. Including a few years ago when attending my Master’s program as an … Continued