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Yael Shy



Yael Shy is an American author and CEO of Mindfulness Consulting, where she teaches about mindfulness and meditation tools. She is the founder of MindfulNYU, one of the largest campus-wide mindfulness initiatives in the US. She has practiced in Zen, the Soto Zen world, and Jewish mindfulness.

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Patience Meditation for Parents

This guided meditation from Yael Shy, founder and director of MindfulNYU, will help you be patient as your life and your old sense of self dissolves and rearranges.

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This Lonely Winter

I know I am not alone in feeling alone. This winter, so many of us are walking around lonely, thirsty for community and connection. This much isolation and distance and anxiety around every interaction is not normal.

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Seeing Beyond the Screen

Yael Shy invites millennials to bring some mindfulness into their digital lives.

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What Does It Really Mean to Have Mindful Sex?

As the founder of MindfulNYU—the largest campus-wide meditation initiative in the country—Yael Shy is doing what she can to spread the power of mindfulness with everyone, but especially to 20-somethings who are struggling to find their place in the world and build meaningful careers and relationships.

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4 Ways to Sell Yourself Without Selling Your Soul

Millennials and Generation Z’ers are being told to brand themselves every single day. It’s not bad advice, but it doesn’t always feel good. Here’s how to self-promote with integrity.

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A 15-Minute Guided Meditation for Times of Transition and Change

Follow this road map and guided mediation to help you navigate the inevitable ups and downs of life.

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How Mindfulness Meditation Helped Me Find Happiness in Myself, for Myself

Yael Shy, author of “What Now? Meditation for Your Twenties and Beyond,” talks to PsyCom about the mindfulness meditation that changed her life

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A Guided Meditation for Loneliness

Try this guided meditation from Yael Shy, founder and director of MindfulNYU, to help you embrace loneliness.

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What Now? Meditation for Your Twenties and Beyond

Early adulthood is filled with intense emotions and insecurity. What if you never fall in love? What if you can’t find work you’re passionate about? You miss home. You miss close friends.

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3 Ways to Hack Loneliness

Despite all of our “friends” on social media, many of us feel lonelier than ever. Transform your relationship to loneliness and use it to live a richer life.

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