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 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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Dim the lights an hour before bedtime. Engage in relaxing activities outside of the bedroom. Pass the time quietly.
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.
Take 3 mindful breaths. Choose your focal point: notice the breath enter and exit through the nose, chest, or stomach.
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