Mountaineous Landscape

You are enough.

Your heart is the size of the ocean. Go find the gem hidden in your depths.

- Rumi

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 Hello, I'm Yvonne!

My passion is to explore and learn – to explore and learn about the world, life, people, myself – and to support others to do the same.

Life is the “full catastrophe” (Jon Kabat-Zinn) – joys and sorrows. I believe living this full catastrophe, every moment of it, is what it means to be human – experiencing and being with all that life presents to you.

"I cannot make you happy but I can support you in the creation of your own happiness."

Yung Pueblo

Discover Your Own Wisdom

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Mindfulness Sessions
Every 3rd Saturday - In Person and Virtual

This FREE1-hour session includes a short presentation and conversation about a specific mindfulness topic. The focus is on the practical application of mindfulness in daily life. Typically there will be a 20-25 minute guided meditation. The session will conclude with a poem specifically selected to align with the session topic.

Contact me for details if you would like to attend this even in person!

Mindful Transitions:
Upcoming Course

 In this three session program, we explore the role of mindfulness in the three stages of life changes – Separation, Transition, Integration. Specifically, this course will focus on transitions such as becoming a parent, career changes, and retirement, and will also address the transition from pandemic to post-pandemic life. Reach out to learn more.

Mon, Sep 19-22 | Duck Key, Florida

This four-day program is an opportunity to pause from the many complexities of being a judge and find some space to breathe and reflect. It is a practice of learning to pay attention to our thoughts, emotions, and physical sensations and acknowledging whatever is present.

Take a breath and step back so that
you can see clearly.

--- Yvonne Stedham

Women Practicing Yoga Outdoor

What a life changing experience it was!  I, too, have meditated every day since.  Every night at bedtime and most mornings.  The change I have experienced is amazing.  I'm always sharing with people the benefits of meditation and sharing how it has improved the quality of my life.  Priceless!

--- Judges Retreat Participant, 2018

Let's Connect

ystedham@unr.edu | Reno, Nevada 

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