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.
A basic teaching of mindful awareness is that we are all connected and dependent on one another. Even young children can appreciate this, says Susan Kaiser Greenland.
If you've ever wondered whether children can also benefit from practicing meditation and yoga, watch this trailer for A Mindful Nation.
... the businesswoman, and the writer—Lily Koppel, author of The Red Leather Diary, reconnects with her childhood circle to explore the spiritual quest of a generation.
Yuto is a healer of hearts; he’s Japanese, Jewish, universal. Poet Leza Lowitz on letting this special child into her life.
How can you help your toddler or young child relax and become aware of his or her breath—in a fun way? Susan Kaiser Greenland offers this simple and playful exercise.
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.
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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Take a minute or three to listen to your surroundings. Drink in the soundscape. Pick up where you left off.
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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