Lakeland Meditation Group is excited to offer a short course on loving-kindness and compassion meditation at the beginning of the holiday season. Loving-kindness meditations are healing contradictions to anger, sadness and worry, and help us to feel more at ease and connected to others. Whether you are new to meditation, experienced in other styles, or an […]
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About Andy Quinn
Andy is a Florida licensed mental health counselor and certified addictions professional. He has been a professional counselor for 24 years, 16 in private practice. Prior to becoming a counselor, he was a mathematics professor and a U.S. Marine Corps Officer.
Andy is passionate about outdoor leadership, stewardship of the environment, mediation practice and family.
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Here are a few items that can reduce your anxiety if you are worried that your kid may use or is using alcohol or illegal substances. If you attend to the media, you may think that all kids are using, and that they will all end up with a serious addiction. The statistics on teen […]
Why would you Meditate? People who are interested in learning meditation for a variety of reasons, such as “I just want improved relationships,” to “I want to witness a kaleidoscope of amazing colors,” or “I have been told that experienced meditators can read minds!” The problem could be a boatload of suffering, such as gut […]
Loving Oneself and Others Lovingkindness Meditation Residential Retreat 730 PM Friday December 8, 2017- Noon Sunday December 10,2017 Saint Leo Abbey, 33601 State Road 52, Saint Leo, Florida […]
We return to Bok Tower Gardens this Spring, to provide a peaceful setting to develop inner peace and grow in love. Participants will enjoy: Introduction and meditation instruction with time for questions and discussion Sitting and walking meditation for beginning and experienced meditators Easy access to outside garden space for periods of walking meditation Covered […]
Facing our Truth? Years ago I remember finishing an incredible backpacking trip in the Slickrock Creek Wilderness in North Carolina. Stopping at the first available convenience store so the group of us could stuff our faces with junk, I felt rather greedy and ashamed of our wealth in this sparse country. As I was making […]
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