Mindfulness begins at home. Preparing meals, washing dishes, paying attention to our bank account, playing with our children—all are opportunities to be fully present for our lives.
Can you find mindfulness in the everyday? Submit a mindful interrupter for a chance to win Sam Fromartz's new book, In Search of the Perfect Loaf.
Parenting expert Susan Stiffelman explains how to come alongside—rather than AT—our kids to foster receptivity.
Barbara Kingsolver, author of The Poisonwood Bible talks about her captivation with the life cycle of vegetables, and explains the odd nature of our North American diet.
Susan Kaiser Greenland, author of The Mindful Child, offers these tips.
A peek at parenting expert Susan Stiffelman’s feature in the April issue.
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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This simple act has the
power to change everything.
Anxious? Take a few long, deep breaths. On your next task, move slowly. Speed only hides panic.
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Take 3 mindful breaths. Choose your focal point: notice the breath enter and exit through the nose, chest, or stomach.
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.
Dim the lights an hour before bedtime. Engage in relaxing activities outside of the bedroom. Pass the time quietly.
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