The Traumatic Stress Institute fosters the transformation of organizations and service systems to trauma-informed care (TIC) through the delivery of whole-system consultation, professional training, coaching, and research.

30-Day RC Mindfulness Challenge

December 22, 2021 / by John Engel, MA

Start the new year with mindful intention. Join the first ever 30-Day RC Mindfulness Challenge offered by the Traumatic Stress Institute.The challenge is an opportunity to:

  • Prioritize your health and well-being
  • Practice mindfulness in the safety of the RC community
  • Learn and practice trauma-sensitive mindfulness techniques
  • Have fun developing practices that will help sustain you throughout 2022

All RC trainer, champions and staff at all RC agencies throughout North America are welcome to participate in this FREE program.

Participants will be invited to practice mindfulness during the 30+ days of the challenge, keeping track of time spent practicing on a printable calendar. You can choose as much or as little engagement as you want — whatever feels comfortable to you.

Mindfulness sessions will be offered for all registered participants on Wednesdays from 12:00-12:30 pm EST and a recording of the sessions will be sent via email for those unable to attend. Challenge participants are encouraged to practice individually or with a mindfulness buddy or group in your home agency on other days of the week throughout the challenge. A brief questionnaire will be used to collect information about participant experience at the start and end of the challenge.

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John Engel, MA

Written by John Engel, MA

John Engel, Program Coordinator at the Traumatic Stress Institute of Klingberg Family Centers, where he serves as a trainer and consultant for agencies adopting whole-system change to trauma-informed care. John also facilitates strategic change initiatives and product development for TSI, including development and launch of the Online ARTIC Scale. John also leads mindfulness in the workplace initiatives, including design and delivery of a webinar entitled, ‘Mindfulness in the Workplace: Practices for Sustaining Trauma-Informed Care,’ a day-long virtual training event, ‘Mindfulness: The Inner Work of Racial Healing and Trauma-Informed Care, ‘Monthly RC Mindfulness’ pilot and a ‘30-Day RC Mindfulness Challenge.’ John is a Certified Workplace Mindfulness Facilitator (CWMF), is certified in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), and has participated in virtual and in-person Mindfulness in the Workplace Summits by Mindful Leader.