Author: Anne Scholle

Running for the Mind

Everyone knows about the physical benefits of running, such as preventing and managing a range of health problems including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and high blood pressure. But, as a healthy woman in my 20s, those benefits were hard for me to grasp. Telling myself, “If you go for this run today, you’ll decrease …

Gratitude and Wellbeing

Gratitude defies easy classification. It can serve as an emotion, a moral virtue and even a coping response. It is the overwhelming feeling of appreciation to someone or something outside of ourselves for something in our lives that we find beneficial. Gratitude has been prized as a virtue by most of the world’s religious traditions …

CMBM meditation during training in New Orleans

Spreading CMBM’s work through scholarships

“We are committed to sharing our program of self-care and group support with everyone who wants and needs it. For 25 years, we have been offering scholarships to communities of the underserved and those who work with them. Our whole team welcomes your inquiries and applications.” -James S. Gordon   Who do we provide scholarships …

National PTSD Awareness Day – why today is important

The month of June is National PTSD Awareness Month, and June 27th is National PTSD Awareness Day. But what exactly is PTSD? And how does it affect us? Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) occurs after a traumatic event, such as a car accident, shooting, combat, natural disaster, or sexual assault. Often after an event like this, …

CMBM meditation during training in New Orleans

Meditation for Anxiety

Using meditation for anxiety has become more common in recent years. We have some tips on using mindfulness meditation to reduce anxiety.

Learn five ways to relieve stress

5 Ways to Relieve Stress

Stress is a part of life but it should not hold you back. Here are five easy stress relievers to get you started.