Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing. -- Jon Kabat-Zinn The Basics "Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us" (Mindful, 2020). Some examples of when mindfulness can… Continue reading Mindfulness: Just Meditation or Much More?
By Aimee Thielman Have you ever woken up every morning to picturesque views of the ocean and islands in the distance? I have. Thinking to yourself, I live in a place that most people dream of living in. Mainlanders yearn to get a glimpse but for Caribbean natives, this is everyday life. I used to… Continue reading Just Another Island Girl
Hey! Welcome to InsideChats, where I'll be talking about my experiences within the Caribbean culture regarding mental health and mental health services. This includes both my testimony about the personal struggles I have faced and those I continue to face, as well as my experiences as a mental health counselor in the Caribbean. I hope… Continue reading Welcome