Having spent hundreds of hours in the hospital in the past two years with his wife, who is undergoing cancer treatment, Mike Keller shares his thoughts about our mortality.
How do we reconcile chaos with control? Cataloging moments of poetry and disaster, novelist and essayist Ruth Ozeki makes sense of family quirks, history almost lost, and the death of parents.
Do you believe in euthanasia? The side of the fence you're on may depend on the answer to one very important question, says Stan Goldberg: Are you dying?
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.
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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Take 3 mindful breaths. Choose your focal point: notice the breath enter and exit through the nose, chest, or stomach.
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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.
Dim the lights an hour before bedtime. Engage in relaxing activities outside of the bedroom. Pass the time quietly.
Anxious? Take a few long, deep breaths. On your next task, move slowly. Speed only hides panic.
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