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 October issue of Mindful magazine. Check out the online extras on Mindful.org.
Here's a selection:
Janice Marturano: 5 tips for practicing mindfulness at the office.
Elisha Goldstein: Break Your Bad Habits.
Ed Halliwell: Is Corporate Mindfulness Bad?
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This simple act has the
power to change everything.
Eating lunch? Just eat lunch. No devices, no multitasking. Then return to what you were doing.
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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.
Put space between you and your reaction. Notice the pounding heart and tightened shoulders slip away, along with the storyline you let go of.
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