Craig Daniels

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I was a thrifty Yankee with a big crush on the American West – Michelle Nijhuis

Once upon a time — 20 years ago, that is — seven friends bought a cheap piece of land in western Colorado, 80 acres between the redrock deserts of …

There Is No Right Way to Meditate: 4 Must-See Comics About Mindfulness

Yumi Sakugawa's ink drawings bring to life honest and funny truths about how we feel, how we think, and our continual struggle of how to simply "be."

7 Important Reasons to Unplug and Find Space

<i>“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.”</i> —Anne Lamott<p>Technology has some wonderful benefits. I use it …

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Bringing The Future of Health Care!

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Mindfulness Techniques: 5 Reasons You Should Try Mindful Exercise

I have two anchors for my soul and sanity each day, and they are meditation and exercise. Every morning before I go to work I turn down the noise in …

Looking East: Could meditation cure the west's addiction to antidepressants?

(Originally published by New Internationalist)<p>Prozac has been found to be no better than a placebo<p><b>Each year millions of people around the world are</b> …

Zen and the art of bedtime: How we turned to meditation to stop the children's evening tantrums

It is bedtime. I am tucking my children into bed. There is a pleasing calm in the air, as they lie there, snuggled up quietly in anticipation. …

Translating Meditation in Popular American Media

March 2, 2014 by Justin Whitaker<p><i>* A guest-post by C. Pierce Salguero.</i><p>TIME magazine’s 2 Feb 2014 cover (above, left) announces the arrival of the …

Mindfulness: The Infinite Foolproof Resource.

A few months back I wrote an article bemoaning my lack of control when it comes to drinking wine.<p>It’s not that I get blind stinking drunk and stagger …

Mindfulness is Political

How Mindfulness Helps You See What's Missing (And Why You'd Want To)

In Basic Mindfulness (the system of Mindfulness I teach) there’s a term called “Gone.” Gone refers to any moment of partial or complete disappearance …

10 Great Ways Mindfulness Turns Fear Into An Ally.

At first glance you might not put mindfulness and fear together, or think that one can counterbalance the other.<p>But while mindfulness invites us to …

Simplicity Sells: Top 10 Innovations that Make Life Simpler

<i>Margaret Molloy</i> <i>is the Global CMO for strategic branding firm</i> <i>Siegel+Gale.</i> <i>Follow her at @MargaretMolloy.</i><p>We live in a world where startups and the latest technology innovation consume mainstream news coverage, where entrepreneurs and innovators are heroes, and where “new” is often confused with …

No Noise at Selfridges

What is imagination? | Festival of Imagination at Selfridges

How Meditation Can Make You A Better Leader

<i>Business schools have a role to play in creating self-aware leaders, not just technically competent managers</i><p>When I was a CEO, I learned what it was to be a decision-maker, never able to switch off, always on the move and always on the phone. I’ve founded and run four companies during my career, one …

An Antidote for Mindlessness

In the mid-nineteen-seventies, the cognitive psychologist Ellen Langer noticed that elderly people who envisioned themselves as younger versions of themselves often began to feel, and even think, like they had actually become younger. Men with trouble walking quickly were playing touch football. …

Why We Find It Hard to Meditate

What is it about something as simple as sitting still and watching our breath that evokes panic, fear, and even hostility? No matter how many reports …

Meditation

Conversations on compassion: Jon Kabat-Zinn

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Why A Monk, A Neuroscientist And A Movie Star Are Giving Advice To The Business Elite

In addition to the usual suspects at Davos -- heads of state, Nobel laureates, CEOs and media titans -- the 2014 World Economic Forum annual meeting featured the perspectives of people who have lived far from the centers of finance, and who have defined a good life in terms that have little to do …