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Dive into a transformative conversation as Kaitlin and special guest Katie Stoeckeler unveil their heartfelt mission to create a community grounded in mindfulness, self-care, and kindness.

In this episode, Kaitlin is joined by her hometown friend and fellow entrepreneur Katie Stockeler share their personal journeys of overcoming burnout and the struggles of pouring so much energy into supporting others while neglecting themselves.

Katie, an expert in mindfulness and self-regulation, reveals her journey from a high-energy multitasker to a dedicated advocate for self-care. She shares how her experiences led her to create Peace and Piermont, where she teaches children, adults, and families how to navigate life's challenges with mindfulness.

Explore the concept of "kindness as self-care" and discover how taking a pause can lead to profound shifts in well-being. Tune in as they offer a sneak peek into their upcoming community offerings, where they'll explore various mindfulness practices, share insights, and empower listeners to prioritize their mental well-being.

As you listen, take a moment to practice your own pause and join the movement towards embracing mindfulness, cultivating self-care, and nurturing a supportive community. Your journey towards kindness starts here.

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"It all caught up to me and I found myself in a really difficult dark place where I knew how I was living was not sustainable"

"I started doing a lot of inner and outer work, and as I found certain tools to be really helpful I felt really called an inspired to share them with other people."

"Mindfulness and meditation has helped me heal from a lot of different childhood and early adulthood traumas"

"We do all the things with these incredibly high expectations that we put upon ourselves"

"I was burning out heavily"

"I shared with you that I really am focused on creating this community in which we can all really be there for one through a world of chaos right now"

"You do such important, impactful work and I think you inspire so many people through your work."

"You and all the people that you support are really people who need mindfulness because we can't pour from empty cups."

"it can feel really disheartening at times to have a lot of energy or passion for a cause but to feel so conflicted over how to help"

"So it's a matter of taking the time to fill yourself back up"

"We're not showing up as our authentic selves and our best in our highest power"

"So if sitting silently isn't for you, there's just different things we can consider or talk about."

"If you would feel comfortable sharing a trauma you've been through or something where you feel stuck and we can kind of unravel that together"

"We can provide an array of different tools that we hope can help people practice self-care and regulate themselves when they're feeling stressed, overwhelmed, inundated with life."

"Kindness is self-care."

"When we're taking care of ourselves and we're grounded and centered. We are speaking our truth. We're living authentically and we're uplifting and inspiring everyone around us to do the same."

"Self-care is taking a deep breath."

"You don't need a mat, you don't need a cushion, you don't need anything except yourself. And so, I think that that is kindness and that I think is where we're going with all this"

"Practice your pause."

"Just let anything Important that feels present, allow it to just settle like a snow globe."

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Dive into a transformative conversation as Kaitlin and special guest Katie Stoeckeler unveil their heartfelt mission to create a community grounded in mindfulness, self-care, and kindness. In this episode, Kaitlin is joined by her hometown friend and fellow entrepreneur Katie Stockeler share their personal journeys of overcoming burnout and the struggles of pouring so much energy into supporting others while neglecting themselves. Katie, an expert in mindfulness and self-regulation, reveals her journey from a high-energy multitasker to a dedicated advocate for self-care. She shares how her experiences led her to create Peace and Piermont, where she teaches children, adults, and families how to navigate life's challenges with mindfulness. Explore the concept of "kindness as self-care" and discover how taking a pause can lead to profound shifts in well-being. Tune in as they offer a sneak peek into their upcoming community offerings, where they'll explore various mindfulness practices, share insights, and empower listeners to prioritize their mental well-being. As you listen, take a moment to practice your own pause and join the movement towards embracing mindfulness, cultivating self-care, and nurturing a supportive community. Your journey towards kindness starts here. Full Transcript QUOTES "It all caught up to me and I found myself in a really difficult dark place where I knew how I was living was not sustainable" "I started doing a lot of inner and outer work, and as I found certain tools to be really helpful I felt really called an inspired to share them with other people." "Mindfulness and meditation has helped me heal from a lot of different childhood and early adulthood traumas" "We do all the things with these incredibly high expectations that we put upon ourselves" "I was burning out heavily" "I shared with you that I really am focused on creating this community in which we can all really be there for one through a world of chaos right now" "You do such important, impactful work and I think you inspire so many people through your work." "You and all the people that you support are really people who need mindfulness because we can't pour from empty cups." "it can feel really disheartening at times to have a lot of energy or passion for a cause but to feel so conflicted over how to help" "So it's a matter of taking the time to fill yourself back up" "We're not showing up as our authentic selves and our best in our highest power" "So if sitting silently isn't for you, there's just different things we can consider or talk about." "If you would feel comfortable sharing a trauma you've been through or something where you feel stuck and we can kind of unravel that together" "We can provide an array of different tools that we hope can help people practice self-care and regulate themselves when they're feeling stressed, overwhelmed, inundated with life." "Kindness is self-care." "When we're taking care of ourselves and we're grounded and centered. We are speaking our truth. We're living authentically and we're uplifting and inspiring everyone around us to do the same." "Self-care is taking a deep breath." "You don't need a mat, you don't need a cushion, you don't need anything except yourself. And so, I think that that is kindness and that I think is where we're going with all this" "Practice your pause." "Just let anything Important that feels present, allow it to just settle like a snow globe." Connect with us on social media: Kind Cotton Instagram Kind Cotton TikTok read more read less

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