Shamash Alidina invites you to explore what your deep intentions of mindfulness are with these two simple exercises.
Naturalist John Bates shares his ever-growing appreciation of the phenology of the Manitowish River, where he lives. Love of the natural world isn’t just a one-way street, he says. It’s also the path to understanding yourself.
Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, answers your questions about mindfulness in daily life.
Yoga practice and meditation work extremely well together, say Cyndi Lee and David Nichtern. They show us how.
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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?
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This simple act has the
power to change everything.
Anxious? Take a few long, deep breaths. On your next task, move slowly. Speed only hides panic.
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Rushing around? Change the pace: Tune in. Grab a glass of water, or just sit still. Think of three things you enjoy about being still for a moment.
Take 3 mindful breaths. Choose your focal point: notice the breath enter and exit through the nose, chest, or stomach.
Dim the lights an hour before bedtime. Engage in relaxing activities outside of the bedroom. Pass the time quietly.
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