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:
Ed Halliwell: Does mindfulness have to be delivered perfectly before we accept it?
Elisha Goldstein: The mindfulness backlash.
James Gimian: A peek at MindfulDirect.
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This simple act has the
power to change everything.
Irritated? Allow the feeling to be there. Investigate sensations: hot face, buzzing mind. Does it pass after a while?
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Relax—in a chair, on the floor, on the bed. Be aware of your body resting and the feeling of being supported.
Sit with your back straight, not stiff. Drop your hands on your legs. Let the chin fall. Be there for a few moments.
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