"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.
Just mumbling goodbye as you chew toast and run out the door? Stop a sec. Collect yourself. Wish your sweetheart well.
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No seats on the bus? Try standing meditation. Notice vibrations as the bus moves, how it feels on the soles of your feet.
This is a moment of suffering. Suffering is part of life. May I be kind to myself. May I give myself the compassion I need.
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