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Spiritual Mentor Barb Schmidt Can Help You Achieve Mindfulness

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We’re told that mindfulness means living in the moment and truly taking in every experience—but how do we achieve mindfulness? Barb Schmidt, spiritual mentor, philanthropist and author of the bestselling book, The Practice (HCI, 2014), knows what it means to be happy. For many years, Schmidt fell into the trap that “happiness” meant having money, power and possessions. It wasn’t until she dealt with her eating disorder and learned to live mindfully that she found true happiness in life. For more on how she achieved this and tips on practicing mindfulness, read her story at NextAvenue.

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Barb Schmidt Asks: When was the last time you did nothing?

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Sitting doesn’t have to be boring. In fact, sitting alone with your thoughts can be extremely therapeutic. If you’re looking for answers; if you want a stronger sense of self; if you desire an inner calmness you’ve failed to obtain, you need to listen to Barb Schmidt’s latest TEDx talk in Boca Raton. Schmidt has been involved in spirituality for the past thirty years as she promotes the concepts of “plugging into you” and “sitting with yourself.” It goes beyond the relatively simple concept of meditation; it’s about understanding ourselves and gaining a greater awareness of our own thoughts. Schmidt, founder of Peaceful Mind Peaceful Life, Zen Ed and Zen Sports, promotes the virtue of the self care. As she…

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