"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.
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Ed Halliwell relates 6 reasons why the breath is important to practice.
Elisha Goldstein: How to worry less.
James Gimian: A peek at MindfulDirect.
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Anxious? Take a few long, deep breaths. On your next task, move slowly. Speed only hides panic.
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Having a conversation? Be present, fiercely. Your exchange will be more relational and less transactional that way.
Find a mirror. Make your face the focal point, relaxing a bit. Extend to yourself a wish of good will and well-being.
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