Author: Elaine Smookler

Elaine Smookler

Elaine Smookler has been a mindful practitioner for over 20 years and is on the faculty at The Centre for Mindfulness Studies in Toronto. She is a Registered Psychotherapist and teaches mindfulness to corporate clients through eMindful. She's also a comedic writer and performer and is the singing host of Mindful Martinis, a cabaret/mindfulness class mash up.

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Living

Gratitude isn’t just in our head: It takes root in our heart and in our senses, for one beautiful moment…and then the next. Here are three ways to practice gratitude, from a.m. to p.m.

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Living

In this podcast, Patricia Rockman, director of education and clinical services for the Center for Mindfulness Studies in Toronto, and Mindful columnist Elaine Smookler, both cancer survivors, talk about how mindfulness factors into the cancer experience.

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Living

The truth is: we don’t know much about what “will be.” Here are six mindfulness tips for going with the flow—rather than losing ourselves in the undertow.

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