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Mini Meditation: Gratitude as Mindfulness in Action – Inspired by Lisa Olivera’s “Already Enough”

January 27, 2022

Do you have a mindfulness practice that helps you slow down, pause before reacting, and create space to see what arises? Here’s your invitation to join us in one now.

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Today’s meditation is inspired by Lisa Olivera’s book Already Enough. Earlier this week I had the pleasure of speaking with Lisa on the podcast about self acceptance. If you missed that episode you can listen to it here.

Lisa writes “while mindfulness can be practiced in so many ways it’s results are similar. It offers us a chance to pause before we react, to slow down before we jump to conclusions, and to make space to notice what arises within us.” And friend, if you are ready to slow down, I invite you to press play as we meditate on gratitude and mindfulness.

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Meet Lisa

Lisa Olivera is a writer, therapist, and creative who shares work centered around radical acceptance, cultivating compassion, and integrating our stories and full humanity. She holds a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Dominican University and has worked in schools, community-based mental health, and private practice, all of which inform her lens of the world. 

Lisa’s mission is to guide people in remembering their goodness, honoring who they are, and reclaiming their inner stories in order to show up more fully in their lives. Her work has been featured in many publications including The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, Good Morning America, The Guardian, and The Huffington Post. 

Lisa currently has a small private practice and creates courses, offerings, and writings. 

Her first book, Already Enough: A Path to Self-Acceptance, is out on January 25, 2022. She lives with her husband and daughter in Northern California.

You can connect with Lisa Olivera here:

Website | Instagram | Already Enough


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