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A group meditates by the ocean. Thinking Within classes don't take you to the shore but offer "mindfulness meditation" and other strategies to achieve inner peace, manage stress and achieve more focused thinking.   


Meditate your way to a stress-free day

by Elise Byun
June 11, 2014


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Joseph Holtgreive (L),  Northwestern University educator and mindfulness instructor for Thinking Within. Daphne Mazarakis, founder, speaker and instructor for Thinking Within.

A new mental fitness course by Thinking Within teaches a technique called "mindfulness meditation" to improve focus and mental well-being. The course will be held once again in Chicago on Saturday. Find more information about registration and the schedule at www.thinkingwithin.org.