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I've spent just enough time living in the present to know that Deepak Chopra speaks the truth when he says:
Life gives you plenty of time to do whatever you want to doif you stay in the present moment.
But knowing something and doing it are not the same, are they? My motivation for improving this …Deepak Chopra
“Thinking can be a powerful force of distraction, preventing us from being mindfully present in a useful way. During meditation, a simple method in …Meditation
By Charles A. Francis
As you know, mindfulness meditation is sweeping the nation, and for good reasons. Research over the last 20 years has confirmed …Meditation
Take back control, one breath at a time.
The morning I was to go on a short business trip, my client and friend Barb Schmidt, the author of The Practice: Simple Tools for Managing Stress, Finding Inner Peace, and Uncovering Happiness, shared her TEDx talk with me called, "Is This Seat …Meditation
I first learned about mindfulness at the moment I needed it the most: I was referred to the mindfulness work of Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, professor emeritus of the University of Massachusetts Medical School by my surgeon after breaking both my ankle and top of my foot in an accident. (Disclosure: I am …Leadership
Mindfulness meditation is a funny thing. If you don't have a practice and don't know very much about it, you are hesitant. Leery. A little... concerned. Will this change me? Will this change my relationships? Am I going to turn into someone or something that I'm not?
But, if you do have a practice, …Meditation
Your head is spinning after another hectic day. You feel stressed, confused, pulled in different directions. You are not living in, much less …
You step on a treadmill and get into a groove after a long day at work. Thoughts of your looming to-do list might be racing through your head. Or …Workouts
Meditation is a wonderful tool for decreasing feelings of stress and anxiety, and increasing feelings of peacefulness, contentedness and connectedness. It helps you stay present in the moment so that you can experience your life as it happens, rather than always being caught up in the past or the …Meditation
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In cooperation with our longstanding partner Crowdrise, The Huffington Post is celebrating its 10 year anniversary by focusing on the promise of the next 10 years. We're highlighting causes that are near and dear to our ethos -- causes where we believe meaningful progress can be made in the coming …Mindfulness
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Life is filled with changes. Children go to college, parents age, illness …Meditation
Like yoga before it, mindfulness is the latest eastern practice to go thoroughly mainstream in the west. Classes are offered by the NHS for mental wellbeing and schools are teaching it to help pupils stay calm and focus on their studies. So what can it offer the workplace and can it help your …Meditation
It goes without saying that the hardest part of meditation is letting your circling thoughts come and go -- especially the worrisome ones. But it's well worth enduring that challenge, according to Pamela Peeke, M.D., author of Body for Life for Women.
Peeke joined HuffPost Live host Caroline …Mindfulness
I teach people how to meditate and the most common statement I hear them utter is: I must not be very good at this. I just can't seem to do it right. My mind keeps wandering!
Actually, hearing them say this always makes me smile. Because, guess what? This is actually a sign that they are doing it …Meditation
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You know that mindfulness can improve your health. Turns out it can also make you a better manager.
Greater mindfulness can make you a much more effective leader. It will give you better insight on both employees and customers, and help you make better decisions. That advice comes from …Meditation
Once a niche activity for the spiritual set, meditation and mindfulness have made their way into the corporate world, with numerous CEOs opening up about their meditation practices, and more and more companies offering mindfulness training programs for their employees.
So what do the leaders of the …Meditation
Buddhists are known for promoting a philosophy of nonviolence, compassion and interconnection of all beings. According to provocative new research, simply being exposed to Buddhist terminology may be enough to activate tolerance and compassion among both Buddhists and non-Buddhists.
Researchers from …Religion
Yesterday, I had the honor of being a guest facilitator at a transformative leadership retreat with colleagues Heather McLeod Grant, Chris Block, …Leadership
“Calmness is the cradle of power.” ~Josiah Gilbert Holland
I was interested, recently, to find that our local supermarket had set up an area with ten …Text Messaging
Our societies are guided by a discipline that we can still usefully refer to as…
Many people today instinctively recoil from the concept of a brand. …Aesthetics
“Don’t try to change anything at all, just breathe and let go. Breathe and let be. Die to having to have anything be different in this moment; in …Air Ambulance
After a person has been meditating for some time, it’s important that he or she evaluate how the practice is developing. Is it working? Does it need …Meditation
Spring is a time of renewal, welcoming the opportunity to begin again. By bringing new energy into the light we can let go and detox ourselves from …Yoga
"Stress" seems to be an epidemic right now -- emails to answer, activities to attend, houses to clean, groceries to buy, jobs to do... the pressure seems never-ending.
But here's what you need to know:
Stress may be a given in our lives...
but being stressed out doesn't have to be.
By Christiane Wolf
Infographic by Mindful Staff
Chronic pain affects more people in the US than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined: more than …Mindfulness
There is a gamut of recent neuroscientific studies that support the transformative power of mindfulness and compassion meditation. Different types of …
First select a suitable place for your regular meditation. Place a meditation cushion or chair there for your use, and add any books or images that …Meditation
How mindfulness training helps software company Yesware "be more effective, build better software, (and) sell more of it."
Matthew Bellows dropped out of Brown his sophomore year in 1988. His father had gone to Brown; Bellows had a rebellious streak, and this was his rebellion. Bellows wandered the …