Weekly Series ~ Every Friday by Stephanie Lau
Stephanie Lau is a mindfulness-based coach and personal development writer. She left a career as an arts educator in order to focus on sharing her knowledge in mindfulness, meditation, and reiki healing modalities after experiencing traumatic events. In 2018, she trained with the nonprofit Access Mindfulness to help New York City schools and underserved communities live in more self-aware, compassionate, and mindful ways. Her mission is to help consciously-minded leaders, entrepreneurs, and creatives transform and heal blockages and trauma through self-love and self-awareness practices.
Today You'll Meet The Mindfulness Leader: Wendy Palmer!
Wendy is the founder of Leadership Embodiment, which uses principles from the martial art of Aikido and mindfulness to offer tools to increase leadership capacity and respond to stress with greater confidence, creativity and integrity. She holds a sixth degree black belt in Aikido, has practiced mindfulness for over 45 years, and is honestly one of the brightest leaders I’ve met!
You'll like this interview if you want to know about ENERGY, CENTERING, and SAFETY. There's so much wisdom in just 30 minutes!
What You'll Learn:
How the body and energy speaks
20-Second Centering Practice for oxytocin release
The power of archetypes
How to feel safe in fearful, high-stress environments
Flow state: atoms, energy, and shapes
Decision-making: head, heart, and gut decisions
Tips to cultivate more peace and other qualities
5-second centering + a 1-second centering technique
P.S. My favorite teaching was the lizard push-ups!