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.
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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Sit with your back straight, not stiff. Drop your hands on your legs. Let the chin fall. Be there for a few moments.
Relax—in a chair, on the floor, on the bed. Be aware of your body resting and the feeling of being supported.
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