Module 6

Using Mindfulness in Everyday Life

Mindfulness has been shown to significantly reduce burnout, stress and anxiety.  This session will help participants better understand what mindfulness is and how to practice it.  In part 1, Mandy Doria, MS, LPC, NCC, RYT-200 will discuss the foundations of mindfulness and offer tangible tools and strategies for how to be more present throughout the day. Part 2 with Emily Hemendinger, LCSW, MPH, CPH will discuss strategies of healthy behaviors, including mindful eating, mindful movement, and body gratitude. You will be able to participate in guided chair yoga and Emily will wrap up with a body scan.

For additional information and mindfulness and body gratitude exercises, refer to pages 21-27 from the Toolkit.

Video Part 1

Please watch this 3-minute Video on “Why Mindfulness is a Superpower”:

Video Part 2


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  • Books
    • Being Peace – Thich Nhat Nanh
    • The Tao of Pooh – Benjamin Hoff
    • Wherever You Go There You Are – Jon Kabat-Zinn
    • The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down: How to be Calm and Mindful in a Fast-Paced World – Haemin Sunim
    • The Miracle of Mindfulness – Thich Nhat Nanh
    • The Power of Now – Eckhart Tolle
    • Untethered Soul – Michael A. Singer
    • When Things Fall Apart // Comfortable with Uncertainty – Pema Chödrön
    • Tao te Ching – Lao Tzu translated by William Scott Wilson
    • The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho
  • Other/Apps
    • Waking Up from Sam Harris
    • Headspace
    • Insight Timer
    • 10 Percent Happier


  • Books
    • The Body is not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love – Sonya Renee Taylor
    • Intuitive Eating: An Anti-diet Revolutionary Approach - Elyse Resch and Evelyn Tribole