"What you shared allowed me to unearth and begin to face a decade old trauma that has been effecting me unconsciously."
"Nirali - The mindfulness exercises that we completed during the retreat blurred traditional boundaries between inner life and work life in a profoundly effective way, showing how a deeper understanding of the personal can help us to bring out the best in our teammates. I know I am not alone in appreciating the strength that relational mindfulness is sure to bring to our work and community, and I want to thank you for sharing this opportunity with us."
"Our team is continuing this practice on a daily basis. I can only imagine how the wisdom they gain will infuse the transformative effect of their work."
"It was a joy to work with and learn from Nirali! I found it very meaningful for me personally and professionally. Mindfulness meditation is a practice that, from my own personal experience and my understanding of the scientific literature, has a concrete positive impact on my professional work and my personal life. Having gone in and out of practicing meditation for the last year, learning from Nirali at the staff retreat has inspired me to re-incorporate mindfulness mediation into my life which I am very grateful for. I found the relationship mindfulness to also be particularly helpful and I know that it brought our team much closer together."
"It is so amazing being part of an organization that supports mindfulness and self care!"
"I'm having trouble coming up with words to capture how incredible it made the retreat experience. Nirali's guidance and team building activities were transformative. I feel more connected with myself, my teammates and our mission thanks to these special sessions. Thank you!"
"I think the mindfulness sessions really pulled everyone together and raised the overall retreat experience to a higher level of closeness and understanding between the staff."
"I very much enjoyed the meditation during which we were guided to meditate on something that is bothering us. As someone who tends to push big feelings down (and I did that even during the meditation!), I actually felt a large sense of relief after meditating on that which was bothering me, even though the problem wasn't solved. I've never done that type of meditation before, but I will continue to use it in my life now. Thank you!"
“I cannot express to you how moving and powerful the mindfulness work you facilitated was for our staff. The exercises on the second day, starting with xxx and then moving on the individual department groups, opened us all up in a way that's never happened before. Consistently, our staff said that your sessions were the highlight of the retreat and they certainly were for me. I want to thank you for all your help and efforts, being willingness to spend time doing this incredible work with us.”
"I want to thank you for the gift of mindfulness you have given us. I have never done anything like this with a group of colleagues. I have been planning/attending large scale travel retreats and workshops for the past 7 years and by far this retreat was the most productive for building relationships and understanding the true state of the organization and it's culture. I truly have a deeper understanding of the organization and how we work with each other. For this, I thank you from the bottom of my heart."