The Examined Life

Wednesday, February 18 2015

Past hurts and emotional triggers have a way of keeping us stuck in our tracks. Practicing letting it all go helps us move forward. Here's how. 

The observation that we aren’t the selves we think we are has been at the heart of mindfulness teaching for thousands of years.

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posted by Ed Halliwell, 4:27 pm
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Tuesday, February 3 2015

Paying attention to sensations gets us out of our heads and into our bodies—and the world around us.

We live in a world that exalts thinking—education systems prioritize academic learning, and most people are trained when they’re young to identify with thought.

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Wednesday, January 21 2015

Inquiry examines the benefits of mindfulness in health care, education, the workplace, prisons, and more. 

I still do a double-take going through security for a mindfulness event at the Houses of Parliament in Westminster.

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Friday, January 9 2015

Mindfulness isn't just about paying attention. Ed Halliwell explores 3 key mindsets that form part of a mindful way of living. 

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Monday, December 22 2014

Take a break from the pre-Christmas rush with these short mindfulness practices from Ed Halliwell

The run-up to the holiday period can be one of extra pressure to rush and speed up to get everything done before the break arrives.

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