When we think of heroes, images of Marvel Comics and other fantastic characters might spring to mind. But heroic deeds take place all the time...
Phyllis Rodriguez' son was killed in the World Trade Center attacks; Aicha el-Wafi's son was convicted of having a role in those attacks. Now, these two mothers have come together in their shared loss to spread a powerful message of compassion.
To really listen to others, say David Rome and Hope Martin, we must first learn to listen to ourselves. They teach us three techniques for tuning in to body, speech, and mind.
Whether you’re one of a kind or one in a crowd, says Sylvia Boorstein, you’re still going to have to deal with the mind’s instinct to make a big deal of itself.
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How can mindfulness help? Elisha Goldstein, Mindful's mental health blogger, looks beyond teen exam stress.
Steph Tlalka: Meditation vacuum cleaner?
Carsten Knox: Stay connected to nature.
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No, really. 1) Locate a flower in field of vision. 2) Stop.
3) Lean in and sniff. Wow.
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Grab some fresh air. What's outside? Scan the vista for two or three signs of spring.
Watch a clock. Does your mind move faster than the second hand?
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