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.
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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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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