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NICOLE PITMAN 

When did you first start practicing mindfulness and why were you motivated to do so? I began mindfulness practice when I began the M.A. program in Contemplative Education at Naropa University two years ago (Summer 2008). I was motivated to participate in the program because I knew there… Read More 

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  • September 13, 2011
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JANE CORBIN 

When did you first start practicing mindfulness and why were you motivated to do so? Eleven or twelve years ago, while teaching music in a public high school, I began to notice anger in the faces of students, teachers, administrators and parents. I felt tired and the… Read More 

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  • August 26, 2011
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CHAZ SOUTHARD 

When did you first start practicing mindfulness and why were you motivated to do so? I first began practicing mindfulness based meditation in the academic environment at Lesley University. A tenured professor in the school of counseling psychology suggested that I enroll in a mindfulness-based course to add… Read More 

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  • August 19, 2011
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CARRIE LEONTIS 

When did you first start practicing mindfulness and why were you motivated to do so? I started practicing several years ago after attending a workshop on social intelligence. The research presented on the effectiveness of mindfulness as a tool for well-being was so staggering that I felt like… Read More 

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  • August 11, 2011
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RICHARD GOERLING 

When did you first start practicing mindfulness and why were you motivated to do so? I began practicing several years ago as a means to cope with the acute and chronic stressors of police work, and life’s journey for that matter.  I had been reading a lot… Read More 

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  • July 15, 2011
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JENNIFER CHEYNE 

When did you first start practicing mindfulness and why were you motivated to do so? I began practicing mindfulness when I took an 8-week class not long ago. I had been having a difficult time getting over some things that had happened long, long ago and… Read More 

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  • July 4, 2011