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 April 2015 issue of Mindful magazine. Check out the online extras on Mindful.org.
Here's a selection:
Do this one thing to make meditation stick, Ed Halliwell writes.
Elisha Goldstein: Start with self-compassion.
Mark Bertin: Stress, attention, and caregivers.
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This simple act has the
power to change everything.
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.
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Collaborating with a colleague? Listen—don't interrupt (it's kryptonite!). Summarize their input before moving on to your own.
Make one conversation each day a bit more mindful: Set the intention to be present. Remain engaged through the whole exchange.
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