Mindful voices

Friday, March 21 2014

Elisha Goldstein on bringing mindfulness into classroom—and home. 

A “bellringer” is a short activity that some teachers put on the board in the beginning o

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posted by Elisha Goldstein, 2:50 pm
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Friday, February 28 2014

Elisha Goldstein on creating space in the day to come down from a worried mind. 

The Now Effect is based on a very simple quote from a psychiatrist and holocaust survivor named Viktor Frankl.

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posted by Elisha Goldstein, 4:34 pm
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Wednesday, February 19 2014

This post was originally written for Mindful.org in 2011. 

For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been catching up on streaming videos from Creating A Mindful Society, the Mindful.org-sponsored event which took place in New York last month. Two segments stood out for me. The first was Richie Davidson’s brilliant keynote on the neuroscience of meditation—a clear and cogent outline of what happens in our brains as we train in presence and kindness. The second was a discussion of why, twenty years after publication of Jon Kabat-Zinn’s seminal book, Full Catastrophe Living, and with so much evidence pointing towards the benefits, mindfulness practice hasn’t yet become a part of most people’s lives.

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posted by Ed Halliwell, 1:29 pm
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Wednesday, February 19 2014

Elisha Goldstein on using mindfulness to get un-stuck from negative thoughts and emotions. 

I always say if there’s anything we’re assured of in life besides death and taxes, it’s stress and pain.

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posted by Elisha Goldstein, 1:09 pm
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Friday, November 29 2013

As the holiday season approaches, Janice Marturano asks us to consider the treasures in our lives and offers a short practice for reflecting on those treasures. 

"We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures." - Thornton Wilder

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posted by Janice Marturano, 1:24 pm
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