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 October issue of Mindful magazine. Check out the online extras on Mindful.org.
Here's a selection:
Ed Halliwell: Does mindfulness have to be delivered perfectly before we accept it?
Elisha Goldstein: The mindfulness backlash.
James Gimian: A peek at MindfulDirect.
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This simple act has the
power to change everything.
Irritated? Allow the feeling to be there. Investigate sensations: hot face, buzzing mind. Does it pass after a while?
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Sit with your back straight, not stiff. Drop your hands on your legs. Let the chin fall. Be there for a few moments.
Relax—in a chair, on the floor, on the bed. Be aware of your body resting and the feeling of being supported.
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