New 4-Week Mindfulness Core Skills Course Offered

February 26, 2018

New 4-Week Mindfulness Core Skills Course Offered at The Refuge Center. Two Convenient Times and Dates Offered.

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Values

February 13, 2018

We hear the word “values” a lot these days. It’s usually paired with other words like “Christian values” or “Core values.” But what does is actually mean? What is the difference between a value and a belief? A value is something we hold intrinsically important from our experienced needs as a human, while a belief […]

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“Yes, and…”

January 18, 2018

In the world of improvised comedy, there is only one rule: You must live the phrase ‘Yes, and…’. To live ‘yes, and…’ is to be open to the unexpected, always agree to its possibilities, AND add something to it by offering your own ideas and knowledge. If you’ve ever seen the television show “Whose Line […]

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ACTing on New Year’s Resolutions

January 9, 2018

The calendar has flipped to 2018 and it is accompanied by questions of New Year’s resolutions. I have never been one to make, much less stick to, resolutions. It’s always too much work! Creating an idea of how I want my life to look or what I want to be doing more of (or less […]

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Mindfulness Interrupted

August 7, 2017

I’ve been thinking about mindfulness a lot lately.  It sounds like such a good idea!  You know, being fully present in this very moment.  And yet, I struggle with the same problem many people do: my mind is all over the place…. except right HERE, right NOW. I was recently online reading about mindfulness on […]

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