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Whether you are an individual struggling to find peace or an organization that's losing money and productivity due to high stress and communication breakdowns, we provide you the tools you need to up level your performance and live your best life. Our customized solutions fall into three categories: Enterprise, Community, and Self-Guided.
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Over the years, we have tried many apps, read countless books, listened to more podcasts that we can remember, and learned from many teachers. Here are some of our favorite sources of information and inspiration.
Insight Timer AKA our favorite meditation app. #1 free app for meditation and sleep. Over 150,000 five-star reviews!! The largest library of free guided meditations on earth and the world's most loved meditation timer. We love this app so much that we have made two of our guided meditations available for free on Insight Timer. Search "Ellie Shoja" to meditate to them.
Down Dog AKA our favorite yoga app. Great yoga everywhere. Over 55,000 five-star reviews.
Breaking The Habit Of Being Yourself. Best-selling book by Dr. Joe Dispenza where we are shown how to rewire our minds so we can use it to create any miracle that we desire.
52 Hike Challenge. A global movement that helps participants connect with themselves through connecting to nature. Hikers attain physical fitness, mental well-being, new friendships and experiences by committing to completing 52 hikes in one year.
Heal - The Most Powerful Healer Is Within. Documentary from Kelly Noonan that takes us on a scientific and spiritual journey where we discover our thoughts, beliefs, and emotions have a huge impact on our health and ability to heal. Available on Netflix. #1 best-selling documentary on iTunes.
"Ellie's gives off an energy that is hard to put into words. You feel soothed by her presence and also aware that there's a loving, non-judgmental entity before you that you should connect with. Her spiritual teachings have helped me prevent the walls around my heart from immediately closing up just because I've been hurt. Her guided meditations leave me feeling more connected with myself, with the universe, and with the collective spirit of us all. I'm extremely grateful to have experienced all that she has to offer."
If you're new to all this internal gazing, you might be skeptical of many of the claims we make. Mindfulness and the need for it are becoming more mainstream every year, but there are still those who question its basic principles and challenge the very notion that we have power over shaping the quality of our lives.
Contemplating Mindfulness At Work: An Integrative Review -- Journal of Management, 2015; 42 (1): 114 DOI: 10.1177/0149206315617003
A comprehensive management based research study concludes that mindfulness in the workplace improves employee focus, attention, and behavior.
Injecting a corporate culture with mindfulness not only improves focus, but the ability to manage stress and how employees work together.
Organizations such as Google, Aetna, Mayo Clinic, and the United States Marine Corps use mindfulness training to improve workplace functioning. The results of this latest research indicates this approach can improve a range of workplace functions.
The research indicates significant and diverse benefits of mindfulness coincides with growing practical interest in mindfulness training nationally and worldwide. For example, British Parliament has recently launched a mindfulness initiative called "Mindful Nation UK" that leverages mindfulness to benefit diverse sectors and improve national health, productivity and flourishing.
Among the new study's conclusions:
Veterans who learn Transcendental Meditation find relief from PTSD, new study shows -- READ FULL ARTICLE
Master of mindfulness, Jon Kabat-Zinn: "People are losing their minds. That is what we need to wake up to." -- READ THE FULL ARTICLE
In this inspiring and enlightening article, you will not only learn the basic principles of mindfulness, but you will see a way out of the darkness that might be present in your own life.
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) has been shown to be at least as effective as antidepressants at preventing relapse and, in a two-year trial by Willem Kuyken’s team, 44% of the MBCT cohort relapsed compared with 47% on pills. In one trial of 173 people, it was also found to reduce the severity of current depression, with an average 37% reduction in symptoms. It is being taught widely in the private sector with qualified MBCT teachers delivering courses in parish halls, workplaces and beyond.
“The science of meditation is in its infancy. We need decades more study. People talk about artificial intelligence and machine learning, but we haven’t scratched the surface of what human intelligence is really all about.”
"Ellie is a natural. She is so spiritually in-tune and embodies love and peace in everything she does. I've had the privilege of getting to know her over the last year and attend her meditation dinners and it has been such a blessing in my life at a time when I really needed it. I encourage you to read her writing sand moreover attend her classes and retreats. I'm certain Ellie will enrich your life and give you new perspective as she did for me. She is a true inspiration. "
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