Spiritual Well-being is the ability to seek harmony and balance by openly exploring individual purpose, meaning, and connection, and to find ways to be compassionate in the world around you.
Mindful GW desires to promote mindfulness practice and education throughout the George Washington University campus and the broader DC community. The goal of this club is to foster a welcoming, supportive community of students with the common intention of learning and practicing mindfulness.
The religious and faith community at the George Washington University (GW) is a diverse group of students, faculty and staff, who represent a variety of backgrounds and experiences unified under the goal of religious celebration and interfaith sharing. With 22 student organizations promoting the values, beliefs and traditions of numerous religious and faith traditions, Religious Life programs include worship services, community building, study of sacred texts, as well as signature interfaith events, including the Interfaith Dinner and the Interfaith Baccalaureate.
When you want to get away from it all and relax into nature, take a trip to these 13 hidden oases around Washington DC.
Mindfulness Centers in the Community
Visit these mindfulness centers in DC that offer a variety of mindulness and spiritual practices.
It is important to maintain a dialogue with ourselves. It’s part of building a healthy relationship, or rather a friendship, with yourself. Explore these 30 prompts to get to know yourself better.
Buddhify focuses on mobile or on-the-go meditation, which you can do wherever you are and whatever you’re doing.
Meditation has been shown to help people stress less, focus more and even sleep better. Headspace can teach you the life-changing skills of meditation and mindfulness in just a few minutes a day.
Eric Thomas (aka ET The Hip Hop Preacher) shares The Secrets to Success in a passionate and energetic speech to students at Michigan State University (MSU). Central to ET’s message is the now famous (and powerful) “When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful!” antidote.
Receive simple, yet powerful affirmations throughout your day to feel empowered, affirm your goals, and remind yourself of your capabilities.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (Free Course)
This online MBSR training course is 100% free, created by a fully certified MBSR instructor, and is based on the program founded by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
Check out MindfulGW’s resource library consisting of books, podcasts, documentaries, and other self-help resources.
Brené Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity.
There's something for everyone in this series of yoga videos all under 10 minutes, including yoga for runners, yoga for self-care, yoga for focus, and more.
Episode 40 | June 30, 2020
Dr. Shari kicks off the series with teaching and guiding you through a Grounding Meditation exercise where you use your 5 Senses to stay focused in the present moment to cope with any current forms of anxiety and overwhelming emotions you may be experiencing!
Episode 41 | July 7, 2020
In this episode, Dr. April continues the series with teaching and guiding you through a Self-Esteem Meditation exercise where you build your self-concept through venturing within!
Episode 42 | July 14, 2020
In this episode, Dr. Erica continues the series with teaching and guiding you through a Progressive Muscle Relaxation exercise where you will learn how to intentionally relax your body when feeling overwhelmed or anxious.
Season 3, Episode 79 | January 27, 2020
Explore how we can become happier, build inner strength, and get the most out of life.
April 21, 2020
Join for a few short minutes each day to explore impactful ideas and themes that directly relate to all of our lives.
This award-winning anxiety relief podcast has tips, tools, and practices to help you manage anxiety.