"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 April 2015 issue of Mindful magazine. Check out the online extras on Mindful.org.
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The creator of Nonviolent Communication died earlier this month.
Ed Halliwell: Let It Go!
Barry Boyce: Wild—Mindful film of the year.
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This simple act has the
power to change everything.
Take a minute or three to listen to your surroundings. Drink in the soundscape. Pick up where you left off.
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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.
Thoughts racing around like a hamster trapped in a wheel? Take 5 deep breaths, expanding on the inbreath and slowing on the outbreath.
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