"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.
Now on newsstands: The December issue of Mindful magazine. Check out the online extras on Mindful.org.
Here's a selection:
Elisha Goldstein: Debunking the 5 common myths about mindfulness meditation.
Ed Halliwell: Am I Doing This Right?
Janice Marturano: Mindfulness at Work.
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This simple act has the
power to change everything.
Can't sleep? Make a deal with yourself: I'll worry or plan in the morning. Shift attention to happier things. Have compassion for yourself.
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Thoughts racing around like a hamster trapped in a wheel? Take 5 deep breaths, expanding on the inbreath and slowing on the outbreath.
Tune in to your day. What emotions are present? Is the body comfortable or tense? Notice what's on your mind.
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