A Meditation for Exploring Your Wandering Mind
by Zindel Segal / Mindful Magazine / August 16, 2019
Mind wandering—thoughts, planning, daydreams—is simply what minds do. Here’s how to accept your wandering mind, rather than treat it like a mistake or a failure.
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No Time for Mindfulness? Try This On-the-Go Walking Meditation
Elisha Goldstein offers a simple walking meditation in four steps.
During the day many of us are moving so fast, sometimes physically, but almost always mentally. Our neurons are firing in hyper speed with so much to do and so much to pay attention to. We’re all working so hard to get somewhere that we forget to be here. Sometimes when I’m rushing, I’ll notice that I’m “rushing home to relax.” In that moment I become present and realize that I don’t have to rush home to relax, I have arrived in the present moment and can choose to “be” different. Here’s a trick I learned that helps me train my brain to be present while simply walking. Read more
The Best Science-Backed Mindfulness Practices for Stress
Why We Need an Empathy Revolution
by Jill Suttie | Mindful Magazine, February 19, 2019
It’s hard to watch someone who is suffering. We may feel their pain or absorb their sorrow; we may worry that we won’t know what to do or say. Those uncomfortable moments might make us turn away from their distress—to preserve our own well-being or to carry on with our lives. But this is the wrong approach … read more
How to Foster A Mindful Relationship
Mindful Magazine, February 11, 2019
For some, Valentine’s Day may seem like a fluffy holiday full of red hearts and boxes of chocolate—but it’s also a good reminder to pause and reflect on the relationships you value in your life. Whether it be with colleagues, friends, or a spouse, we can all benefit from taking a step back, appreciating the love we have in our lives, and making the time to show others we care about them. Read more …
by Nicole Bayes-Fleming | Mindful Magazine, August 18, 2018
by Heidi Wachter | Experience Life magazine, September, 2018
Jon Kabat-Zinn has been leading people on a path to clearer headspace for decades. He explains why mindfulness is a way to find sanity in our technology-driven, polarized world. Read more … jonkabatzinn-experiencelifemag
DOES MINDFULNESS MEDITATION
REALLY MAKE YOU KINDER?
by Jill Suttie | Mindful Magazine, July 23, 2018
New studies suggest that training in mindfulness may help us show more care and compassion toward others. Read more …
FOUR WAYS TO NOURISH HAPPINESS
WITH MINDFUL EATING
THE HIDDEN COST OF PHONE ADDICTION
The dark side of phone addiction: they’re a tool for self-avoidance.
by Stephany Tlalka | Mindful Magazine, November 3, 2017
What if the biggest problem with our relationship to your phones wasn’t that we rely on them constantly—the “lazy brain” argument—but that we have a genuinely unhealthy, addictive relationship to them?
This video animation from The London School of Life revisits phone addiction, suggesting that when we’re constantly attached to our phones, we constantly find ways to detach from other things.
GET MORE FROM YOUR GLASS OF WINE
WITH THIS MINDFUL DRINKING EXERCISE
You can have a drink and pay attention. Read more …
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- Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness by Sharon Salzberg
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- True Refuge, Finding Peace & Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart by Tara Brach
- Wherever You Go, There You Are by Jon Kabat Zinn
- Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World through Mindfulness by Jon Kabat Zinn
- A Path with Heart by Jack Kornfield
- The Wise Heart, A guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology by Jack Kornfield
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- A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle
- The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
- When Things Fall Apart, Heart Advice for Difficult Times by Pema Chodron
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