Editors’ Blog

Tuesday, September 18 2012

Mindful.org's responds to a post from the Interdependence Project on the subject. 

posted by Stephany Tlalka, 4:05 pm
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Thursday, August 23 2012

The 1440 Challenge by our friends at the 1440 Foundation is an exciting, forward-looking initiative, one that all the folks in the mindful community would do well to take notice of as a great thing in itself and an important model for action for everyone.

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Friday, August 3 2012

How do you make kindness a requirement in gainful employment? It can be done.

Florida resident, journalist and humorist T.M. Shine, chose to document his experience of being laid off from a large corporation in 2008 following 18 years of service, and has written about it (in a fictionalized way) since.

Writing about his circumstances brought some livelihood, but not nearly as much as he’d expected. A visit to a job fair was very discouraging.

Then he had an epiphany of sorts. He wanted to work at a job where kindness was important.

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Tuesday, July 3 2012

It’s not too late to learn how to listen to your body talk—and you can do it with two wonderful teachers at Windhorse Farm in Nova Scotia this coming weekend, July 13-15.

So often in the practice of mindfulness we tend to think it’s about doing a specific practice, while all the time our body knows it’s a lot about just being.

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Monday, June 25 2012

Of the multiplicity of amazing and not-at-all amazing features that appear on the web, my hands-down favorite is RSA Animate. It’s never failed to please me. In a nutshell, the Royal Society of Arts in London invites authors and innovators to give short talks on new and challenging thinking. The talks are then  given to animators who take the ideas and turn them into pictures, capturing short phrases that summarize what’s being said and the RSA produces a short YouTube video with the talk providing the voice-over for the animation. For some magical reason, it makes it so much easier to absorb the information. Sometimes, I wish I could RSA Animate a table conversation, or even a column or blog I’m reading. The visual and the aural interplay so beautifully.

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posted by Barry Boyce, 10:06 am
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