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What is mental noting?

Mental noting (also called, labelling or naming) can be incorporated into our formal and informal mindfulness practice as a tool to keep awareness on track. It’s a gentle acknowledgement of our moment-to-moment experience, helping us to stay present and tease out aspects of our inner experience, whether body sensations, thoughts, or emotions.  When noting, we use one word to name what’s happening; for example, we might say: “This is anger,” “Anxiety is arising,” or "Frustration or restlessness is present.” Doing this is an opportunity to acknowledge and witness to what we are experiencing and can help us to disentangle or unstick from challenging emotions, thoughts, moods or mind states. When we do this, we usually feel some space or emotional freedom.  The mental note can be general,...

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JUMP IN™ for Women’s Heart Health!

Meditation may not only be good for your mind, but it’s also good for your heart! Growing research suggests that meditation may improve factors linked to cardiovascular health and may be a useful part of cardiovascular risk reduction.  Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death for women in Canada and around the world and is largely preventable – 80% of individual risk factors can be modified! Scientists at the Heart Institute are changing that with a focus on diversity and precision medicine in all of their research. You too can have an impact on heart disease prevention, treatment and outcomes for women and heart disease by supporting this year’s University of Ottawa Heart Institute JUMP IN ™campaign.  Join me and many others who will be taking...

Mindfulness, Meditation & Everything In Between with Jennifer Innes

"Mindfulness, Meditation & Everything In Between with Jennifer Innes”. Here’s a snippet of the hour-long podcast. Mindfulness, Meditation, Mindfulness Meditation… How does one even approach the subject of mindfulness — is there an actual beginning , middle and end? Is everyone’s path or experience the same? What is the outcome we should be expecting? We’re going through an unprecedented time that's impacting, our life, our health, freedoms, work, finances etc. It’s a profound time of uncertainty, anxiety and a collective fear. It's been a year since I started meditating and I trully believe it is what's helping me stay so grounded during the world pandemic. I am able to come back to the present moment and enjoy its gifts and teachings — something I would have missed a...