Grassroots mindfulness activist Shelly Tygielski spent almost 20 years in corporate America before becoming a teacher of “modern-life mindfulness” full-time. Shelly has taught mindfulness to trauma workers, women’s groups, social justice organizations, schools, athletes, and corporations. She co-hosted a loving-kindness event with Sharon Salzberg to serve the Parkland school community. Now she leads group mindfulness sessions on the beach in Florida, and takes mindfulness to the heart of trauma, helping the families of Parkland cope with unimaginable loss.
Mindful Self-Care with Shelly Tygielski
In this 8-part series, you’ll learn to nourish the core of your being in a way that will help you weather uncertainty, communicate and listen with compassion, and help you work together towards a better, shared future for us all. Self-care is not frivolous; self-care is a radical act of love.
Session #1: The Five Rules of Self-Care
The Five Rules for Self-Care
Being whole and meeting our own emotional and physical needs first, is the only way we will build the world we want to see in the future. Read More
Session #2: “No” Is A Complete Sentence
“No” Is A Complete Sentence
“No” is a word most of us use too infrequently. And, what’s worse, when we say “No” we usually add on all sorts of wheedly explanations. But “No” is a complete sentence, and here’s why. Read More
Session #3: How to Find Your Self-Care Squad
How to Find Your Self-Care Squad
Building communities of care creates a culture of compassion and accountability, inspiring you to be the best version of yourself. Read More
Session #4: Is It a Bad Day or Is it Burnout?
Is It a Bad Day or Is it Burnout?
How to identify the symptoms and navigate your way through burnout. Read More
Session #5: Learning to Say, “I Need Help”
The Most Courageous Self-Care Act: Learning to Say, “I Need Help”
We all know when we’re feeling overwhelmed, but learning to press the pause button starts with being vulnerable enough to claim your healing time. Read More
Session #6: Why You Need a Self-Care Plan
Why You Need a Self-Care Plan
Shelly Tygielski offers a three-step exercise to help you get started with your own self-care plan—no bubble bath required. Read More
Session #7: Self-Care for Difficult Times
Self-Care for Difficult Times
How to navigate your way around a black hole of hopelessness—Hint: you have to stare down the despair. Read More
Session #8: Transforming Self-Care into a Movement
Transforming Self-Care into a Passionate Movement
Five steps we need to take in order to build a self-care movement that can bring positive change to our collective struggle. Read More