Bipolar Disorder: Etiology and Treatment Overview: Mindfulness, Medication, Digital Psychiatry and Classroom Accommodations Kindle Edition by Maria Santiago-Valentín (Author)

******2019 ROYAL DRAGONFLY AWARD WINNING BOOK/ AUTHOR ******1ST PLACE SPECIAL NEEDS/ DISABILITY AWARENESS CATEGORY This is an overview of the etiology, treatment, cutting edge approaches of Bipolar Disorder. The author is a Learning Disabilities Diagnostician and case manager in a public high school in New Jersey. The author is pursuing a doctorate degree in Education,…

Today We Proudly Announce that We Became An International Business joining SHEconomy GLOBAL after being invited by Dr. Harbeen Arora.

Harbeen Dr. Harbeen Arora Founder, BIOAYURVEDA Global Chairperson, ALL Ladies League (ALL) & Women Economic Forum (WEF) Founder President, WICCI, Women’s Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Founder, SHEconomy http://www.aall.in ; www.wef.org.in ; www.bioayurveda.in ; www.wicci.in ; www.sheconomy.in About SHEconomy: Toward Everywoman a Businesswoman VISION: With the vision of “Everywoman a Businesswoman,” SHEconomy is here to ignite the spark of entrepreneurship in every…

Ethical Consumerism, Part 4: Mindfulness — The Green Stars Project

Greetings! After 17 months of something pretty close to freedom, I returned to work recently and have had less time for blogging and interacting [insert appropriate emoji to convey my precise emotional response to this. Editor: there isn’t one! System Failure! LOLZ 😛 ]. Being back at work also provides another challenge: how to find […]…

Taking mindfulness outside — Mental Health @ Home

Mindfulness has become a bit of a buzzword these days. When I first started meditating last year, I struggled with the idea of mindfulness of the breath. Deep breathing can be useful when I’m feeling tense or anxious, but as an anchor for mindfulness, I just felt bored. I don’t expect mindfulness to be entertaining, […]…

Mindfulness, Climate Change and Environmental Justice

“We don’t respond to ‘natural’ events with the outrage we bring to a terrorist strike or a nuclear accident. Psychologically, we’re wired to respond to a human enemy that’s coming to get us.”  —Andrew Leiserowitz, director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communications Mindfulness helps us pay attention to the present moment, purposely, and…

Serenity In Times of Chaos

In three weeks, there are so many changes, executive orders that the media mentions, new appointees, new legislation passed in Congress and the Senate, and these changes are taking place at the same time we are distracted by the tweets of President-elect Donald Trump. It is devastating to see how the paradigm of civil rights…

Love everything in surrendering

  (To: Isis Kamelia, and Carimarie my daughters) Life is teaching me many many lessons EVERY DAY of really surrendering and letting go on a completely new level of loving. It is exciting how I am reaching at my age (46) at this new level of loving. I spoke once with a nun when I…

Mindfulness Impacting Racial Justice

  Mindfulness meditation makes the practitioner aware of the feelings, thoughts and emotions that try to interrupt the meditation. The individual while meditating begins to acknowledge the thoughts and how those thoughts impact their feelings, and emotions. Through the consistent practice of Mindfulness our level of awareness increases and we are more in tune to…

Mindful Parenting – tips to deal with teenagers- My story

Good morning, my beloved readers, Today the day is beautiful and the coffee I’m savoring is exquisite. I have two daughters and the youngest is in her senior year of high school, about to enter college. The challenges are continuous. I live very proud of the achievements of my two daughters. However, sometimes the exchange with…

DEALING WITH ANXIETY WITH MINDFULNESS- MY STORY

I am going to share my story of the reason behind my profound interest with the practice of mindfulness. I was the type of person that used to worry too much about unfounded fears.  I said I was… and I meant it. I used to worry about what others would say about my decisions, about…