Stephanie Cantu

TheosoFEST 2023

Empowered Minds will be returning to TheosoFEST on September 9, 2023 in Wheaton, Illinois! The annual event is held at the Theosophical Society of America and celebrates ‘the wisdom of the ages, the unity of all life, and spiritual transformation’. Meditation practices from many traditions are taught, vegetarian food is served, and hands-on demonstrations are just part … Read more

TheosoFEST 2022

Mind Body Spirit Festival Empowered Minds brought our meditation and visualization practice to TheosoFEST 2022 in Wheaton, Illinois, to explore the power of the mind and spiritual self-transformation with the world. TheosoFEST is an annual open-house mind, body, spirit festival “celebrating the wisdom of the ages, the unity of all life, and spiritual self-transformation”. Attendees … Read more

Introducing Mindfulness to Kids in Crisis

When introducing mindfulness to kids in crisis, it’s important to approach it with sensitivity and adapt it to their specific needs. Targeted mindfulness techniques can be an incredibly effective and empowering component of their treatment plan, but like anything else, can take practice. Here are some suggestions to make mindfulness approachable and effective for kids … Read more

Improving Treatment Plan Follow-Through

Getting kids to follow through with mental health practices at home can be challenging, but there are several strategies you can employ to encourage their participation and engagement in this vital component of their treatment plan.  Create A Routine Establish a regular schedule for mental health practices, whether it be meditation, mindfulness exercises, or journaling. … Read more