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Welcome to Adulthood


It all started when I became a mom... the triggers. I didn't realize how much suppressed emotion I was living with until I had my own kids. Or was it my age, 30's are INTENSE.


My name is Lee, I founded Kind Mind because of the work I did in my own life to feel happy, and the commitment I had to not repeat patterns that were harmful to me as a child.


I am the middle child, one of three from my mom and dad. Then came divorce and two adopted stepbrothers, followed by a half-sister. It's safe to say that my childhood was chaotic. And my siblings saved me. They were there with me on the roller coaster that was life. I love each of them so much.


Fast forward to young adulthood and my anxiousness was getting the best of me. Sleepless nights, migraines, and so much self-doubt (along with perfection-seeking). I was exhausted on the inside, but nobody knew. I barely knew. I had become a master at suppressing and avoiding my emotions. I found mindfulness and yoga as a way to help me sleep. This was the beginning for me in learning how to connect with myself, again.


Fast forward to motherhood. Sleep-deprived, physically depleted, and still perfection-seeking, PLUS I was triggered by so many things. I felt more and more reactive and less and less in control, which was anxiety-provoking in and of itself. I knew what to do, I needed to get back to meditation to stay sane. I knew I wanted to be better for my kids, and this is how I did it.


I breathed. I connected with myself. I studied and practiced compassion. I built resilience around all of my human emotions. All that had been suppressed for so long. I learned how to set boundaries. I learned how to ride the roller coaster of life, but this time with JOY and ACCEPTANCE.


Little did I know, I was modeling all of this self-discovery for my kids. They started meditating with me and reminding ME to take deep breaths. They taught me just as much as I taught them. It was their beauty and awareness that helped me to realize how important these skills are for all humans, especially teachers and parents.


Kind Mind is a program that is meant to feel accessible to all people. It is meant to help create subtle change in your day-to-day, so you can sustain it for a lifetime. This is a transformative program that will help you evolve, and feel more resilient.


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