Why is the Me Generation so self-conscious? Polly Young-Eisendrath, author and psychologist, talks about self-esteem problems and what can be done about them.
Taking her newborn to an assisted living facility, Misha Becker discovers the mysterious kinship between the very old and the very young.
Prizing newness with its sleek and perfect lines has some ugly consequences. An aesthetic alternative, offers author Elizabeth Farrelly, is wabi sabi, the Japanese philosophy that beauty lies in what is flawed.
In honor of Mother’s Day, here is a selection of stories relating to childbirth, parenting, caring for aging parents and dealing with their passing—with mindfulness.
Heading to newsstands: The June 2015 issue of Mindful magazine. Check out the online extras on Mindful.org.
Here's a selection:
Elisha Goldstein shares a mindfulness practice for embracing others when they've hurt us.
Ed Halliwell: Meditation for anxiety.
Cheryl Fraser: Fight or flight: Why do we argue before we say goodbye?
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power to change everything.
Take 3 mindful breaths. Choose your focal point: notice the breath enter and exit through the nose, chest, or stomach.
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Dim the lights an hour before bedtime. Engage in relaxing activities outside of the bedroom. Pass the time quietly.
Anxious? Take a few long, deep breaths. On your next task, move slowly. Speed only hides panic.
Rushing around? Change the pace: Tune in. Grab a glass of water, or just sit still. Think of three things you enjoy about being still for a moment.
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