What can you do when compassion shows up as frustration? Karen Kissel Wegela on how to be present with our own helplessness.
Simplifying, forgiving, and letting go—Stan Goldberg, author of Lessons for the Living: Stories of Forgiveness, Gratitude, and Courage at the End of Life, on working toward a good death.
"Moments of revulsion present us with a fork in the road," says author and psychologist Karen Kissel Wegela.
Taking her newborn to an assisted living facility, Misha Becker discovers the mysterious kinship between the very old and the very young.
Now on newsstands: The December issue of Mindful magazine. Check out the online extras on Mindful.org.
Here's a selection:
Elisha Goldstein: Debunking the 5 common myths about mindfulness meditation.
Ed Halliwell: Am I Doing This Right?
Janice Marturano: Mindfulness at Work.
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This simple act has the
power to change everything.
This is a moment of suffering. Suffering is part of life. May I be kind to myself. May I give myself the compassion I need.
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No seats on the bus? Try standing meditation. Notice vibrations as the bus moves, how it feels on the soles of your feet.
Just mumbling goodbye as you chew toast and run out the door? Stop a sec. Collect yourself. Wish your sweetheart well.
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