Mindful

Coming Full Circle

ena Simmons, EdD, grew up in a one-bedroom apartment in the Bronx with her three sisters and her mother, an immigrant from Antigua who came to the US with $25 in her pocket. Simmons’ mother was fiercely dedicated to giving her daughters more opportunities than she’d had herself. So, after the rent, the family’s financial priority was tuition to the local parochial school. No surprise, then, that education not only took Simmons out of the Bronx but (St. Martin’s Press, 2021).

Sie lesen eine Vorschau. Registrieren Sie sich, um mehr zu lesen.

Mehr von Mindful

Mindful2 min gelesenPsychology
The Light Gets In
This past year has been hard. Currently, I have a torrent of gnarly emotions stashed behind a mental dam that I’m not fully dealing with—the dam cracks a little each time I acknowledge it so I’m choosing not to look at it for very long. I’m saving it
Mindful1 min gelesenPsychology
True Happiness Comes From Your Higher Self
An authentic life is a happy life. When we follow the world’s cues, we move farther away from our authentic self—that wise, all-knowing part of ourselves I like to call the “higher self.” Your higher self knows you well. It recognizes your highest go
Mindful1 min gelesenPsychology
TUNE IN TO mindful
1 Directing Compassion Toward Ourselves from Vinny Ferraro We’re typically our own harshest critics. We tend to hide our flaws and mistakes, projecting a perfect outward image. In this practice, we can bring compassion to our imperfections and mistak