Mindfulness and Social Anxiety

Research shows that part of the problem of social anxiety is the clients’ heightened ruminations about what could go wrong in social situations. Their minds get hijacked with their worries and fears and body sensations. Teaching mindful meditation can help take back...

Connecting or Correcting?

What is your goal when you talk to your child today? Is it to correct or to connect? Studies on effective parenting suggest that we must begin with warmth and affection, thus forming the foundation for guidance, boundaries and control. Without the warmth, our efforts...

Leadership and Mindfulness

Discussions between the Ateneo Bulatao Center and leaders of corporations have shown that leaders seem to forget the factor of the self in the equation of effective leadership.  The “self,” as conceptualized in mindfulness, does not refer to personality...

Upcoming Mindfulness Programs

In today’s busy and fast paced world, more and more of us are becoming overwhelmed, stressed, and caught up in the rush to accomplish tasks and to finish work, resulting in a loss of focus and a disconnect from ourselves and the people around us. In this regard, we...