October 25, 2019

My late Grandpa Jack was born and raised on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (the U.P.). He grew up on the northern part of the peninsula, in a tiny town called Mohawk, bordered by the beautiful Lake Superior. As a young boy he loved fishing, and he passed down his love for the sport to his three sons. Grandpa's cousin Fred and his wife, Katie (great name!), still live there happily. Annually, my family drives nine hours north...

February 7, 2017

Metta What?

Metta means “loving-kindness”. A loving-kindness meditation offers heartfelt wishes of wellbeing and gratitude to yourself and others. It guides us to cultivate empathy and accept both happiness and sadness with an open heart. Metta meditation helps us to become friends with the full spectrum of humanity and life experience, without judgment.

Metta Is Not ...

Metta meditation is not the...

February 28, 2015

Exciting news! Unfold is hosting its very first event right here in Chicago. Please join us on March 20th for mingling, wine, snacks, and a short presentation by Katie and Nicole. We’ll be hanging out at the swanky offices of law firm Holland & Knight. If for nothing else, you’ll want to come to check out the stunning view!

 

 

We’re calling these events happier hour! because we know that you’re looking for something more in you...

December 31, 2014

Last year, my New Year’s resolution was simply: to meditate. I didn’t set any parameters on which type, how long, or how often. I just left it open, and I didn’t start immediately on January first. I knew I wanted this to be a habit and a way of life, not just a fad that I would do for a month and toss out when I got bored or when things got difficult. I had been introduced to meditation in high school, and throughtout my lif...

December 23, 2014

The holidays are upon us! End of the year deadlines combined with family parties and employee gift exchanges truly test our ability to stay focused at work. Unfold is thrilled to see more executives and professionals turning to meditation to help manage the stress of work life. In fact, former lawyer, Ben Turshen, is now a dedicated meditation instructor. We love this article from well + GOOD that discusses vedic meditation,...