Mindfulness of Emotions

Join Marina for a live guided meditation session. Discover the mindfulness of emotions and how you can increase your ability to understand, recognize and accept your emotional experiences.
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According to Daniel Goleman, mindfulness practice is an essential practice of self-awareness, which is the first part of emotional intelligence. “The payoff is not only in being able to monitor what’s going on inside you and handle it better, but also in self-management, which is the second part of emotional intelligence. You are better able to manage your upsets, and to stay focused on your goals and marshal a positive attitude,” he says.


It is common for our emotions to ‘hook’ us into a storyline. For example, when feeling anger, we may ruminate over how someone has wronged us, or how unfair the world is. Going over and over these stories in our minds is likely to just prolong and intensify the anger. By learning to recognize and accept our emotions, we can remove ourselves from this consuming story and avoid being taken over by its message.


Meet Marina

“My mission is to help people be at their best and I have a special interest in Leadership and Burnout Prevention.” Marina Neumann

Marina Neumann has extensive executive and leadership experience in Information Technology and Customer Experience. An Electronic Engineer, with a specialization in administration and a Global Executive MBA, she has managed teams in several Latin American countries and led female leadership development and corporate volunteering programs. A meditator for over 20 years, she is a certified Senior Mindfulness Instructor by MTI - Mindfulness Training International and specialized in Mindfulness by UNIFESP University/Preventive Medicine. She has studied Mindfulness for Wellbeing and Peak Performance at Monash University and Mindful Leadership with Janice Marturano from the Institute for Mindful Leadership. She is a Certified Instructor of the Search Inside Yourself program, mindfulness, and emotional intelligence for companies, born in Google.

She has also certifications in programs for children (Mindful Schools); Mindfulness for cancer patients (MBCT-Ca, Bangor University), Mindfulness for reactivity prevention (MBRP, MBRP-Brazil/NEPSIS) and Advanced Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness, with David Treleaven. She is certified by Genos International as an Emotional Intelligence Practitioner and Team & Executive Coach by Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching. Marina has international experience, through working, studying, and tourism in over 20 countries.

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The Genos Spotlight Series is being offered free of charge as part of our mission to share knowledge, inspire and create more emotionally intelligent and happier people worldwide.

The chosen charity partner for this session is Gerando Falcões, a non-profit organization dedicated to equipping socially and financially vulnerable Brazilians with leadership and entrepreneurial skills. In 2020 they also carried out a special social responsibility program, donating virtual food baskets to vulnerable families. To learn more about their work and donate click here.

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