Now is the time to OWN YOUR PRESENT!

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A mindfulness blog by psychiatrist Candace Good, MD

Free Mindfulness Tips & Book Excerpt

Author Interview with Elaine from Webster's Bookstore & Cafe

book Nov 06, 2020

Local independent bookstore owner interviews Dr. Good about the process of writing Own Your Present. Running time 38 minutes.

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Own Your Present is now available for purchase!

book mindfulness publishing Aug 23, 2020

Message inside each book:


August 25, 2020


Dear Neighbor,

Launching a book into the world is like being a kid again and letting go of a balloon with a note tied to the end. You imagine the places it could go and hope it doesn’t get stuck in a tree!

Just like it is not environmentally conscious to release balloons into the air, it doesn’t seem socially responsible to gather friends and family for a book signing during COVID-19 restrictions.

I decided to take the money I would have spent on wine to pay it forward. I placed my books in Little Free Libraries around town with a gift certificate to support a local business.

The bow on the gift on the cover is a lotus flower, a reminder that something beautiful can grow from muddy water. Isn’t that what we all want on the other side of this pandemic?

I trust this book found you at this time for a reason and encourage you to pass it along to someone important in your life.

I’d love to hear from you or a...

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Meet My Yoga Teacher

book mindfulness yoga Aug 18, 2020

I had the pleasure of spending the afternoon with one of my favorite people, Justine Andronici from Path to Calm

We talk about why NOW is such an important time to practice mindfulness. 

This is me in the moment with Justine's dog, Karma. He's not as good at social distancing as Justine! Peahen Penelope didn't make her appearance until after I left. 


Own Your Present: A Psychiatrist's Guide to Mindful Meditation and Living a More Conscious Lifestyle will be available through major online booksellers on August 25th!


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