"I’m dealing with people who are in great distress.”
Literature and legends, fables and falsehoods—novelist Anne Donovan on paying attention and finding insight though story.
When the time comes is it possible to override the instinct to hold on? Mariana Caplan chronicles the intimate and universal experience of her mother’s death, recounting the resistance, the acceptance, and the many unplanned feelings in between.
You can use any sound in your house as a mindfulness bell—the ring of a telephone, the purr of a cat. For Toni Bernhard, it's Rusty's bark.
This simple act has the
power to change everything.
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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Mind wandering? See if you can notice your thoughts straying and gently bring your attention back.
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Take 3 mindful breaths. Choose your focal point: notice the breath enter and exit through the nose, chest, or stomach.
Meditate at your desk. Place your feet firmly on the ground. Straight back, hands resting on your legs. Just breathe for a minute.
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