Barbara to appear on Roger’s Television “Finding Your Bliss” with Judy Librach on Wednesday, December 7 at 7pm.

December 6, 2011


Barbara will appear on Roger’s Television “Finding Your Bliss” with Judy Librach on Wednesday, December 7 at 7pm.

Lawyers turn to meditation to fight stress and improve performance

April 1, 2009


From Canadian Lawyer By Craig Cormack | Publication Date: Monday, 23 March, 2009
Ask any lawyer and she will tell you that practising law is hazardous to your health, and that the guilty party is stress.

Studies show that out of 28 professions, lawyers are most likely to burn out.

Stress is linked to high blood pressure, chronic migraines, heart disease, depression, and anxiety among other health problems.

There are effective ways to master stress, however, and a growing number of lawyers are responding to this endemic health hazard by enrolling in stress management courses that feature meditation.
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Starting over: Stories of job loss and gain

January 16, 2009


From the Financial Post – Sarah Treleaven, January 09, 2009

Licia Donadonibus
Age: 40
Occupation: business analysis and training, Sage Software
Termination: December, 2008

It’s been quite a wild ride. I’d been with the company for seven years. Having trained most of the clients, I thought I was fairly valuable, but I guess no one’s immune to downsizing.
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Meditating through mental illness

August 15, 2008


From the Globe and Mail, August 15, 2008 at 8:54 AM EDT

The patients are sitting still, their eyes closed, meditating, on the floor of a group therapy room at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto.

It is the fifth week of an eight-week training course in mindfulness meditation for people recovering from depression.
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Inner freedom in an unlikely setting

August 11, 2008


From the Globe and Mail, August 11, 2008 at 9:50 AM EDT

Leon Kennedy, a young African American, is serving time for armed robbery in Donaldson Correctional Facility, the most notorious maximum security prison in Alabama.

“Had I learned how to love, even as a 10-year-old boy, things would have been different,” he said, not long ago. “I keep referring back to this love thing. It’s just so important to the universe, you know. It expands more than just an emotion – it’s a way of life. How we interact with each other and see each other … it’s amazing. I had to come to prison in order to be free, and it’s stupid, I guess, but it happened.”
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