There is a robust amount of research to show the practice of mindfulness has a tremendously positive impact on reducing the negative impact of stress and promoting resilience, lowering symptoms of anxiety and depression, as well as increasing one’s ability to communicate blending skill and compassion. Research also shows practicing mindfulness for ten minutes prior to beginning a complex task increases one’s ability to focus. Many people have misconceptions of what mindfulness is and feel intimidated with the thought of this practice. Join this four week class to learn how mindfulness differs from other forms of meditation as well as how mindfulness practice is possible using normal everyday experience. This course will involve brief neuroscience as well as practical guides exercises and online resources for ongoing practice.