What does “wellness” mean to you? Wellness is really part and parcel of your whole life. It’s not separate from daily life, your work, your family, your food, your mental […]
This month, we have the honor of featuring Lisa McCrohan. Lisa offers her consulting services to GU, facilitating the Mind-Body Connections monthly workshop series and advising GUWellness activities. Lisa is […]
This month, we have the honor of featuring Rebecca Cassidy, Assistant Dean, Director of the Office of Professional Development in the McDonough School of Business Undergraduate Program.
Rebecca shares what wellness means for her and hopes she has for our GU community.
This month, we talked about wellness with Olivia Albrighton-Vanway, Coordinator of Faculty Affairs and Communications, AND also Yoga Teacher at Yates Filed House. Olivia is a shining light for those […]
Over the last few decades of teaching yoga, I begin each class with setting an intention. This is part of the yoga experience can often be easily overlooked. Why set […]
This May, I celebrate 10 years with Georgetown. As I reflect on the last decade, my cup of gratitude runneth over…. The invitation to serve this community has been one of my greatest privileges.
“I played this weekend, Lisa,” A client told me as her face lit up, her shoulders expanded and relaxed, and she fully exhaled. A psychotherapy client of mine had just […]
“Relaxation” is a word used a lot to describe a yoga class, a vacation, or a healing practice. It’s sold as a state to be obtained, as an “end result.” […]
The other day, I was walking in downtown. It was cold and I was hurrying. My head was down as I passed people on the busy streets. As I waited […]
The other day, a person who reads my blog wrote to me and asked me what she should do. She was feeling exacerbated, tired, and out of ideas about a […]
The holiday break is over. We are all getting back into work mode. The tendency might be to go back into old habits of hurrying and being busy. The “to […]
“There is no life to be found in violence. Every act of violence brings us closer to death. Whether it’s the mundane violence we do to our bodies by overeating […]
Time to do what REALLY matters. Time to spend with people who are dear to us. Clarity. Focus. A sense of ease as we go about our day. True connection. […]
This year, Mind-Body Connections (MBC) and Creative Spark are aligning our programming to support you in living a mindful and compassionate WHOLE life. We want to accompany and support you […]
Having little children, it’s easy for my mornings to “not be my own.” It’s easy to wake up and hit the ground running. But on the days that I jump […]
Meet Greg Miller, current Office Manager in the SFS Dean’s Office, and graduate of the School of Foreign Service CO’14. We caught up with him to chat about his eco-friendly commute […]
Here’s the thing about “choosing joy”: it’s not about denying anything. It’s not about “sucking it up” and putting on a happy face when we are suffering. A true joy […]
I remember walking into my wholistic doctor’s office feeling pretty confident that I’d get a clean bill of health. I eat well, I exercise, I meditate, I bring mindfulness into […]
No matter what stage of your career you’re in, there are financial decisions around every corner. The Financial Wellness Conference, coming in March, will focus on what you can do […]
For the past several years in February at Georgetown, we have gathered to practice the “sweet, heart-opening, sometimes challenging but always nourishing” lovingkindness meditation. In preparing for this year’s gathering […]