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.
This simple act has the
power to change everything.
Now on newsstands: The August issue of Mindful magazine. Check out the online extras on Mindful.org.
Here's a selection:
Ed Halliwell relates 6 reasons why the breath is important to practice.
Elisha Goldstein: How to worry less.
James Gimian: A peek at MindfulDirect.
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Stressed? Notice where you feel it. Eyes sore? Chest buzzing? Notice it wind down: slower heart rate, smoother breath.
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Switching tasks? Get up and do something else for a moment. Grab an apple, take a brief stroll, or just relax your eyes.
Having a conversation? Be present, fiercely. Your exchange will be more relational and less transactional that way.
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