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.
As the children of aging parents do, Cyndi Lee, teacher and founder of the OM Yoga Center, returns the love and care her mother showed to her. She finds teaching yoga has given her the tools to help.
Andrea Miller interviews celebrated chef Alice Waters about food choices, making changes, and what it takes to be a good cook.
Family life can be very, very busy. Here, Susan Kaiser Greenland suggests ways in which we might reconnect with our loved ones and the world around us.
A holiday publicity stunt that nods to untraditional gender roles.
A child of one economic crisis, he died on the eve of another. His gift of love was economic security for his family. His son James Kullander reflects on the sadness of a legacy lost.
Heading to newsstands:The April 2015 issue of Mindful magazine. Check out the online extras on Mindful.org.
Here's a selection:
The creator of Nonviolent Communication died earlier this month.
Ed Halliwell: Let It Go!
Barry Boyce: Wild—Mindful film of the year.
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This simple act has the
power to change everything.
How's your breath? No, not the smell. The speed. The depth. Fast and fluttering, or slow and smooth? Notice it. Don't try to fix it.
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Thoughts racing around like a hamster trapped in a wheel? Take 5 deep breaths, expanding on the inbreath and slowing on the outbreath.
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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