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By Linda Hollier | Encouraging mindfulness in the present moment

Grounded Flight

When we touch the Earth, we take refuge in it. We receive its solid and inclusive energy. We receive its stability and fearlessness. https://t.co/e8FRN99TQD

‘Keep The Focus’ – Meditation Techniques for Street Photographers – Free eBook

Many of us either try or do use meditation in our daily routines to aid our well being. Bringing brain and body together, in harmony, can help us …

Street Photography

How Mindfulness and Storytelling Help Kids Heal and Learn

<b>By Juli Fraga</b>When mindfulness teacher Laurie Grossman instructed a class at Reach Academy to let their eyes rest and close so they could focus on …

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‘Walk With Me’ Trailer: Benedict Cumberbatch-Narrated Doc Explores Mindfulness Icon Thích Nhất Hạnh

The film follows the community of people who have dedicated their lives to living in the present moment.<p>Zen master and mindfulness icon Thích Nhất …

WALKING MEDITATION: Walk your way to mindfulness

A few months ago, the BBC did a piece on the death of “purposeless walking.” Many famous thinkers were walkers, including Henry David Thoreau, …

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Jon Kabat-Zinn: Defining Mindfulness

In 1979, Jon Kabat-Zinn recruited chronically ill patients not responding well to traditional treatments to participate in his newly formed …

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Thich Nhat Hanh: Be Beautiful, Be Yourself – Lion's Roar

Andrea Miller’s exclusive interview with Thich Nhat Hanh.<p>Thich Nhat Hanh. Photo by Duc.<p>After Thich Nhat Hanh’s 2011 Vancouver retreat wrapped up, two …

The Mindful Child

It’s long been known that meditation helps children feel calmer, but new research is helping quantify its benefits for elementary school-age children. A 2015 study found that fourth- and fifth-grade students who participated in a four-month meditation program showed improvements in executive …

Parenting

How to Apply Mindfulness to the Creative Process

When London School of Economics co-founder Graham Wallas wrote <i>The Art of Thought</i> in 1926, he outlined a classic framework for training our minds in …

Creativity

Audio Resources for Mindfulness Meditation

<b>Free guided meditations from UCLA</b><br>Each week has a different theme, and usually includes some introductory comments, a guided meditation, some silent …

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5 Apps to Use Everyday to Improve Mindfulness

Can you remember what life was like before you had a cell phone?<p>Even though it wasn't that long ago, I imagine it as a time of ease and calmness.<p>Maybe I'm idealizing life without a cell phone, but instead of dreaming of simpler times, I've decided to use my phone to my advantage.<p>Here are five apps …

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Mindfulness Meditation for Beginners

By Charles A. Francis<p>These days, <b>mindfulness meditation for beginners</b> is a subject that gives rise to a great deal of confusion. With the rising …

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How Mindfulness Meditation Saved Me from Myself.

It is hard now to remember what it was like in my own mind and body before I started practicing Mindfulness Meditation six years ago.<p>But from what I …

Welcoming Lucid

The great LeBron James said it himself:<i>“I think the mental side of the game is way over 50%, probably more like 80%.”</i>As mindfulness and meditation …

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Moving in Synch with the Universe

A consistent spiritual practice is good for our mind, much as physical training makes the body healthier. Research that looked at the brain …

The Wake-Up Call That Transformed Neuroscientist Richard Davidson's Life

Sometimes, hearing the right question is just as critical as finding the right answer.<p>Richard Davidson had been studying the brain for more than a decade when he was asked a question that quite literally changed his life.<p>"Why have you been using the tools of modern neuroscience just to study …

Buddhism

Is Your Mind Wandering?

<b>Is your mind wandering?</b><p><b>The Practice: Pay attention.</b><p><b>Why?</b><p>Moment to moment, the flows of thoughts and feelings, sensations and desires, and conscious and unconscious processes sculpt your nervous system like water gradually carving furrows and eventually gullies on a hillside. Your brain is …

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MeditationJuly 17, 2017<p>Take a break and boost your mood with this 10-minute walking meditation.<p>MeditationJuly 14, 2017<p>Meditation teacher Joseph …

How to Practice Mindfulness Throughout Your Work Day

feridun akgüngör<p>You probably know the feeling all too well: You arrive at the office with a clear plan for the day and then, in what feels like just a moment, you find yourself on your way back home. Nine or 10 hours have passed but you’ve accomplished only a few of your priorities. And, most …

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How Meditation Changes the Brain and Body

The benefits of mindfulness meditation, increasingly popular in recent years, are supposed to be many: reduced stress and risk for various diseases, improved well-being, a rewired brain. But the experimental bases to support these claims have been few. Supporters of the practice have relied on very …

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Linda in Wanderland

Ever the flâneur, a person who wanders through a city in order to experience it, I was excited to recently visit the Hermès Wanderland exhibition …

Art

What Mindfulness Will Look Like in 2016

2015 was undoubtedly a watershed for mindfulness. In business, it was no longer just a fashion for funky tech and media companies, but was invested …

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Mindfulness: Just Becoming Aware of Something Changes Its Fundamental Nature

<b>Jon Kabat-Zinn:</b> When you sit down and observe your own mind on purpose just for fun as a kind of scientific inquiry into what drives you, it doesn’t …

7 Things Mindful People Do Before 9 A.M.

"Hello, sun in my face. Hello, you who make the morning and spread it over the fields." -- Mary Oliver<p>When you're tired and sleep deprived, like many Americans today, mornings can often pass by in a groggy blur. But rushing to work without checking in with yourself is a waste of a precious …

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