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.
Now on newsstands: The December issue of Mindful magazine. Check out the online extras on Mindful.org.
Here's a selection:
Elisha Goldstein: Debunking the 5 common myths about mindfulness meditation.
Ed Halliwell: Am I Doing This Right?
Janice Marturano: Mindfulness at Work.
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This simple act has the
power to change everything.
Thoughts racing around like a hamster trapped in a wheel? Take 5 deep breaths, expanding on the inbreath and slowing on the outbreath.
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Don't fall into the self-esteem trap. There's no need to feel extra-special or over the top. Connect with who you are in any given moment.
Can't sleep? Make a deal with yourself: I'll worry or plan in the morning. Shift attention to happier things. Have compassion for yourself.
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