"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.
Coming to newsstands: The April issue of Mindful magazine. Check out the online extras on Mindful.org.
Here's a selection:
Elisha Goldstein on using mindfulness to turn negative emotions into sources of strength.
Ed Halliwell: Meditation: It's difficult.
Janice Marturano: Leadership burnout.
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Intense focus is taxing. Look into the distance and soften your gaze. Note your other senses, too.
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Find the moon tonight if you can. Gaze at it for a few minutes. Sounds dorky, but really, it's not. The moon is very cool.
Too many emails? Break the chain. See if you can phone the person with your response. It can be quicker. And a small chat can be nice.
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