A while back I wrote a post with the inquiry, “Is it Time to Unplug?” The question was rhetorical in a way saying that in our culture there are too many things to pay attention to and when we end up abusing all our options, we become overconnected and this feeds mental and physical dis-ease. But, what about when our work requires us to be plugged in, what can we do then?Read more »
Ok…I’m outing myself. I was driving the other day with my mind wandering off the road and onto an idea for a wonderful blog that really got to the heart of people nowadays being potentially over-connected to a point where there isn’t time for oneself or to just be still. Very little effort is made to unplug as Therese Borchard courageously experimented with. So there I was driving, only to look up and find that I was three exits past where I needed to get off. Talk about being on autopilot. Sound familiar?Read more »
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Heading to newsstands: The June 2015 issue of Mindful magazine. Check out the online extras on Mindful.org.
Here's a selection:
Elisha Goldstein shares a mindfulness practice for embracing others when they've hurt us.
Ed Halliwell: Meditation for anxiety.
Cheryl Fraser: Fight or flight: Why do we argue before we say goodbye?