Mindful Publisher Jim Gimian and I travelled last week to the Inauguration ceremonies for President Obama as guests of Representative Tim Ryan, author of A Mindful Nation. (Jim and I helped Representative Ryan with the conception, shaping, and promoting of the book; in the second issue of Mindful, PBS NewsHour political editor Christina Bellantoni profiles Representative Ryan and reports on his work with mindfulness.)
At the inauguration, we joined close to a million people stretching from the west front of the Capitol down the Mall and to the Lincoln Memorial for a great party that I found both uplifting and moving.Read more »
As this New Year dawns on us, how about we don’t set rigid New Year’s resolutions, but instead see this year as a practice. There is some implied rule within resolutions that we’ll actually stick to them and when we don’t, we set ourselves up for the same old habitual mind traps that have kept us stuck in the past.
“I’ve failed once again,” arises, leading to a sense of sluggishness and the next thought, “What’s the point?”
There’s another way.Read more »
How we start the morning often sets the stage for how the rest of the day unfolds.Read more »
Elisha talks to Mirabai Bush about how mindfulness can make our work life more meaningful.
Most of us spend the majority of our day at work.Read more »
Barry Boyce, Mindful's Editor-in-Chief, is thankful for people who remember what matters most, especially in trying circumstances.
What I’ve always loved about Thanksgiving is that we’re mostly thankful for the people (and some good food) and not for “the stuff.” For a seemingly increasing number of peoRead more »