Author Archives: Sofia Reddy

About Sofia Reddy

As a Clinical Social Worker and Adjunct Assistant Professor at USC, I teach students and clients how to use mindfulness to manage stress and improve overall well-being. I have been working on developing compassionate boundaries as a mom for the last 10 years. When I'm not working, I enjoy exploring new hiking trails and going on day trips with my two rambunctious children and awesome, patient hubby. Connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram @sofiasanctuary *Please note: the information presented on this blog is not meant to replace professional healthcare. Always consult with a healthcare provider if you have questions or concerns regarding your health. The views expressed here are solely my opinions and suggestions and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of the mental health or educational facilities in which I work.

The Mindful Teacher: How mindful practice can help you and your students stop stressing and start flourishing!

Studies show that mindfulness skills are effective in managing stress and improving focus and productivity. More schools and businesses are now implementing mindfulness in their settings with positive results. In my mindfulness workshops you will be introduced to practical mindful … Continue reading

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It’s not about being a Perfect Parent…

It’s not about being a Perfect Parent—it’s about being a Compassionate Parent. Tweet

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Using mindfulness to create positive change

Today’s Quote: The two important things I did learn were that you are as powerful and strong as you allow yourself to be and that the most difficult part of any endeavor is taking the first step, making the first … Continue reading

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