Fred Bauman

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Why Do Our Minds Wander?

Sometimes the mind wanders. Thoughts pop into consciousness. Ideas or images are present when just a moment before they were not. Scientists recently have been turning their attention to making sense of this.<p>One natural picture of the phenomenon goes something like this. Typically, our thoughts and …

Consciousness

How to Find Peace and De-Stress with a Simple Tea Meditation

Buddhaimonia. “The art of the tea Way consists simply of boiling water, preparing tea and drinking it.” – Rikyu About a month ago, I wrote an article …

Meditation

A Buddhist Dad's Guide to Parenting

Shares 126<p><i>Dharma teacher and mindfulness master Ty Phillips offers fathers a dose of practical philosophy.</i><p>There is a running joke amongst parents and …

5 Ways to Become More Self-Aware

You can’t be a good leader without self-awareness.<p>It lies at the root of strong character, giving us the ability to lead with a sense of purpose, authenticity, openness, and trust. It explains our successes and our failures. And by giving us a better understanding of who we are, self-awareness lets …

Get Up Close And Personal With This Impossibly Intricate Buddhist Sand Mandala

In Buddhist tradition, a mandala is a sacred image that graphically represents the universe and is intended for use during meditation. Typically circular in shape, a mandala has a central point -- called a "seed" or "drop" -- toward which all energies are thought to converge.<p>Buddhist monks …

Loosening the Knots of Anger Through Mindfulness Practice - Lion's Roar

“Enso,” by Kazuaki Tanahashi. Prints of this calligraphy are available in our store.<p>Thich Nhat Hanh teaches you how to relax the bonds of anger, …

Mindfulness

A Mindful Gift from Thich Nhat Hanh (Thay) to All of Us

Last week I wrote about Thich Nhat Hanh’s brain hemorrhage landing him in the hospital. The most recent update from Plum Village shows that while his …

The Blessing of a Broken Heart: How Pain Can Lead to Healing

<b>“Never fear shadows. They simply mean there’s a light shining somewhere nearby.” ~</b><b>Ruth E. Renkel</b><p>My last breakup was on April 16th, 2012.<p>I remember …

How Steve Jobs Trained His Own Brain

Steve Jobs wasn't only a pioneer in computer technology. He was also a pioneer in the technology of the brain.<p>Steve Jobs is one of the two or three greatest icons of high tech, rivaled only by Bill Gates and perhaps Mark Zuckerberg. He's mostly known for his legendary ability to create innovative, …

Cultivating Compassion

Add to Wisdom Collection: don't add to collectionHow to love yourself and othersThich Nhat HanhMetta meditation is a practice of cultivating …

Meditation

Presenting the brand new, 2,500-year-old treatment for anxiety and depression

KSL-TV<p>Presenting the brand new, 2,500-year-old treatment for anxiety and depression<p>By | Posted Mar 16th, 2015 @ 8:42pm<p> 3 photos<p>24<p>SALT LAKE CITY — …

Eating Meditation

Eating meditation is a way to learn to eat with a respectful attention to your food and your body. It is easiest to begin in silence, although with …

Men do cry: one man’s experience of depression

It’s one of the deadliest diseases on the planet, often still shrouded in a sense of shame. And for men under 35, suicide following depression is now the leading cause of death. Novelist Matt Haig recounts his own experience of suicidal thoughts and the long path to recovery<p>• Matt Haig Q&A: ‘My …

10 Things People Don’t Realize You’re Doing As A Result Of Your Mental Illness

By Maya Kachroo-Levine,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/16waK0f<p><b>1. You shy away from sex.</b><p>Putting your body on display is natural and alarmingly …

These 6 Simple Yoga Poses Can Help Ease Your Anxiety

Anxiety is no joke. Over 40 million Americans suffer from it, myself included.<p>Sometimes, anxiety is caused by a long, stressful day at work, a tense …

Inflammation Attacks Brain's Reward Center, Increasing Depression Risk

<b>A new study by Neil Harrison and colleagues published in Biological Psychiatry suggests that a brain reward center, the striatum, may be directly</b> …

Complaining, for Your Health

The mental and physical benefits of airing your grievances<p>In his 1964 book <i>Games People Play</i>, psychiatrist Eric Berne describes what he calls the “Yes, but” communication pattern: First, one person states a problem. Next, another person responds by offering suggestions on how to solve it. The first …

The Easiest (Most Effective) Junk Drawer Transformation Ever

This, my friends, was the sorry state of my kitchen junk drawer before I decided to organize it — a mess of miscellanea, and as far away from "neat …

6 approaches to creating an effective to-do list

Most of us use some sort of to-do list, whether it be a paper one or a digital one. While it’s easy to get fixated on the tool — a notebook and a …

16 IKEA Hacks That Will Help You Organize Your Entire Life

From your bedroom to your kitchen to your car.<p>Even though most homes have a few key trouble spots (hello, messy closet), it's safe to say every room could benefit from some extra organization. Lucky for you, these IKEA hacks offer just that: Affordable and genius solutions to everyday home issues.

Mom uses silverware trays to declutter her home in ways I never thought of. Here are 13 ideas

Clutter accumulates over time. We think that we will get around to cleaning and organizing, but we are all prone to procrastination. Eventually, a …