This excerpt from grief counselor Meg Spinella on the Tuscon shootings sheds light on the losses in Newtown.
You might know that Andy Whitfield, late star of Spartacus, died in 2011 of Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. What you might not know is how he chose to face his illness.
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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This simple act has the
power to change everything.
Take 3 mindful breaths. Choose your focal point: notice the breath enter and exit through the nose, chest, or stomach.
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Anxious? Take a few long, deep breaths. On your next task, move slowly. Speed only hides panic.
Dim the lights an hour before bedtime. Engage in relaxing activities outside of the bedroom. Pass the time quietly.
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.
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