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"Only that day dawns to which we are awake." - Thoreau



Micki Fine
M.Ed., L.P.C.



Mindfulness is about waking up to life and what it means to be fully human. The practice of mindfulness is marked by openness and curiosity toward your experience.  Mindfulness meditation develops awareness and compassion, which are essential to living skillfully.  Compassionate attention helps develop many qualities and abilities such as focus, clarity, insight, love, compassion, and joy.  These translate into reduced stress and anxiety, improvements in health and mental wellbeing, and greater adaptability and appreciation in life.  Mindfulness practice helps us to take care of ourselves and thus transform the suffering and stress in our lives and in our society.

On this site you can learn about and sign up for the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program (MBSR), also known as our 8-week Mindfulness Meditation Course and discover the benefits of practicing mindfulness meditation. In addition to information on our classes, you’ll find information about mindfulness counseling and how it can help individuals who suffer from stress, anxiety, chronic pain, reoccurring bouts of depression, in addition to other challenging life situations. We also offer fully accredited training programs specifically designed for medical and mental health professionals, retreats and daylong workshops for anyone who is interested in living with greater ease, connection, and skillfulness. All training, courses, retreats and counseling are lead by Micki Fine M.Ed., L.P.C., the only certified mindfulness teacher in the Houston Metro area.

Also for your consideration, read
 Why 2014 Will be The Year of Mindful Living
in the Huffington Post

Advance Praise: "The Need to Please is an important book. It reveals the pain of leaving yourself and looking for love in all the wrong places. You will discover, that all you've been longing for is within you - that it was never outside of you. May this wise book . . . guide you into your heart."
Bob Stahl, Ph.D. co-author of “A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook”,  “Living With Your Heart Wide Open” and “Calming the Rush of Panic”