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60 Mindful Minutes

Dec 10, 2019

Guest Bio

Karen Horneffer-Ginter is the author of Full Cup, Thirsty Spirit, and she has a passion for helping people reclaim what gets lost amidst the busyness of day-to-day life: qualities such as self-care, joy, humor, gratitude, and compassion. Karen currently serves as an Associate Professor and the Assistant Dean for Wellness at the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine. She is the former Program Director for WMU’s Integrative Holistic Health and Wellness Program and the co-founder of the Center for Psychotherapy and Wellness in Kalamazoo.



Look around you and find someone who is really good at rest. Chances are, you can’t see anyone who fits this category. What you probably see is a lot of people who are overcommitted and totally stretched beyond capacity. So, what’s the deal? Why when we’re biologically designed to rest do so many of us find no time for it or resist opportunities to just stop for five minutes? Why do we all have more to do than is possible to do?



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Full Cup, Thirsty Spirit: Nourishing the Soul When Life's Just Too Much

Ph.D. Karen Horneffer-Ginter



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