"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 December issue of Mindful magazine. Check out the online extras on Mindful.org.
Here's a selection:
Janice Marturano offers a practice to help us connect with what matters this season.
Elisha Goldstein: How to Wake Up.
Gina Biegel: Teen exam stress.
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Right now: find something colorful within eye range. Give it your full attention for 15 seconds before resuming what you were doing.
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Stop staring at all those screens so much! At least for a minute, or 2, or 3.5. Find a window, now look at the sky. What’s up?
Pour yourself a glass of water. Enjoy the sound of it pouring into the glass. Go off and drink it someplace. Do nothing else.
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