Ali Smith, Atman Smith, and Andres Gonzalez founded The Holistic Life Foundation (HLF) in 2001. HLF is a Baltimore-based nonprofit committed to nurturing the wellness of children and adults in underserved communities. Through a comprehensive approach which helps children develop their inner lives through yoga, mindfulness, and self-care, HLF demonstrates deep commitment to learning, community, and stewardship of the environment. HLF is also committed to developing high-quality evidence based programs and curriculum to improve community well-being.
The Holistic Life Foundation has been featured on Making a Difference on the NBC Nightly News, CNN, and CBS, as well as O the Oprah Magazine, The Washington Post, Upworthy, Mindful Magazine, Yoga Journal, Shambala Sun, and many other publications.
Practice Loving-Kindness with The Holistic Life Foundation
In this 4-part series you’ll learn the basics of the loving-kindness practice, including sending loving-kindness to ourselves, to our loved ones, to difficult people in our lives, and to everyone on the planet.
Session #1: Offering Loving-Kindness to Ourselves
Session#2: Loving-Kindness Meditation for Your Loved Ones
Session #3: Loving-Kindness for the Difficult People in Your Life
With loving-kindness meditation, we can learn to respond with love (rather than react in frustration) to those who stress us out or anger us. Read More