When stuck on shrill, take a chill pill

When stuck on shrill, take a chill pill

Although this is billed as the season to be jolly, it’s all too easy to become a holiday harpy. How can mindfulness help? This month’s blog is about a healthier way to respond when everything in your path goes sideways. This is for those moments when you...
Lost in thought, found in mindfulness

Lost in thought, found in mindfulness

When my kids were preschoolers, I remember seeing the movie “Blade Runner.” Or, more precisely, I remember not seeing it. After the initial viewing, I had almost no recall about it. There are many plotlines in this sci-fi cult classic. However, they were totally lost...
Mindful moment: Change your perspective

Mindful moment: Change your perspective

Picture this. The moment has turned tense. You are on your last good nerve. You look at each other … bewildered, hurt and disappointed. How did the situation go sideways so fast? What planet is this person from anyway? Unfortunately, this is an oh-so-common...
EVJCC, St. Vincent de Paul to start kosher food pantry

EVJCC, St. Vincent de Paul to start kosher food pantry

The East Valley JCC will host a monthly kosher food pantry beginning Wednesday, Oct. 27 in partnership with St. Vincent de Paul. The JBox Food Pantry will be St. Vincent de Paul’s first partnership for a kosher pantry in Arizona. “We are honored to be part of making...