“When I breathe out compassion, I feel a powerful connection to the millions of people suffering from chronic conditions.” - Toni Berhard, former law professor, Davis, California
A good mind/body connection is key in physical disciplines, says yoga teacher Cyndi Lee.
Betsy Nelson on how she did it, why it helps, and how you can too.
Lisa Jensen's foster dog had a lesson to teach.
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.
Anxious? Take a few long, deep breaths. On your next task, move slowly. Speed only hides panic.
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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.
Take 3 mindful breaths. Choose your focal point: notice the breath enter and exit through the nose, chest, or stomach.
Dim the lights an hour before bedtime. Engage in relaxing activities outside of the bedroom. Pass the time quietly.
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