Mindful: Living with Awareness and Compassion http://www.mindful.org/rss/feed/rss en Give a Power Boost to Your Gratitude Practice http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/give-a-power-boost-to-your-gratitude-practice <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>What are you grateful for? Take a few minutes to try this gratitude practice.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mindful-blog-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_width_256/goldstein-FB.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="183" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>In <a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/uncovering-happiness"><em>Uncovering Happiness</em></a> I talk about how the #1 bad habit that most people have can be surprising&mdash;our think</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/give-a-power-boost-to-your-gratitude-practice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/give-a-power-boost-to-your-gratitude-practice#comments Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:46:52 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2354 at http://www.mindful.org Download the New Digital Edition for iPad http://www.mindful.org/page/download-the-new-digital-edition-for-ipad <p>Experience the new <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mindful-magazine/id933309122?mt=8&amp;at=&amp;ct=&amp;ign-mpt=uo%3D6" target="_blank"><em>Mindful </em>digital edition</a> and get access<p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/page/download-the-new-digital-edition-for-ipad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:51:24 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2353 at http://www.mindful.org How Compassion Meditation Reduces Mind Wandering http://www.mindful.org/news/how-compassion-meditation-reduces-mind-wandering <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A new study from Stanford&#39;s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) demonstrates how compassion meditation may reduce mind wandering and increase caring behaviour.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/news/feature/compassion_feature_0.png?1429818922" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The mind wanders <a href="http://www.mindful.org/the-science/does-mind-wandering-make-you-unhappy">50 percent </a>of the time.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/how-compassion-meditation-reduces-mind-wandering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/how-compassion-meditation-reduces-mind-wandering#comments Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:06:41 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2352 at http://www.mindful.org June 2015 Issue http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/june-2015-issue <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Content list for the magazine&#39;s print edition and articles available online.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><img alt="Cover of Mindful magazine's June 2015 issue" src="/sites/default/files/Cover_June2015_TOC.png" style="width: 250px; height: 325px; float: left; margin-right: 10px;" />Relax into Y</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/june-2015-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/june-2015-issue#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:44:17 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2351 at http://www.mindful.org 5 Steps to Finding Your Groove http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/5-steps-to-finding-your-groove <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Christine Carter suggests 5 ways to balance work and life.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/carter_feature_0.png?1429717577" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>1. Take Recess</strong></p> <p>When we give ourselves a break from overwork, we increase our brainpower and convert stress into productive and creative energy. Have some playtime.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/5-steps-to-finding-your-groove" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/5-steps-to-finding-your-groove#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:13:33 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2350 at http://www.mindful.org Achieve More By Doing Less http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/achieve-more-by-doing-less <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Don&rsquo;t get addicted to busyness, or let it become a badge of honor. You can do less&mdash;and feel good about it. Christine Carter shows you how.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Infographic</strong>: how to achieve more by doing less. (Click to enlarge the image.)</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/achieve-more-by-doing-less" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/achieve-more-by-doing-less#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:29:50 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2349 at http://www.mindful.org Toxic Colleague http://www.mindful.org/node/2348 <div id="interrupter-title"> <em>INTERRUPTER:</em> Toxic Colleague</div> <div id="interrupter-body"> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/interrupter-icon-trans.gif" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/node/2348" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:49:34 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2348 at http://www.mindful.org Be Kind to Yourself—Right Now http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/be-kind-to-yourself%E2%80%94right-now <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>To be kind to others, you need to start with yourself.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/lovingkindness_feature.png?1429641904" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>People often find some difficulty in caring for themselves, in receiving love, in believing they deserve to be happy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/be-kind-to-yourself%E2%80%94right-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/be-kind-to-yourself%E2%80%94right-now#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Tue, 21 Apr 2015 18:19:45 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2347 at http://www.mindful.org The Prescriptive Society http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/the-prescriptive-society <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Editor-in-Chief Barry Boyce says when it comes to advice for working with your mind, one size does not fit all.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/boyce_feature.png?1429717784" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>In ancient Greece, or so the story goes, there was an innkeeper named Procrustes. His slogan: No person is too tall or too short for the beds at Procrustes&rsquo;.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/the-prescriptive-society" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/the-prescriptive-society#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:53:20 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2346 at http://www.mindful.org LOL Now http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/lol-now <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Here are 11 ways to laugh your way to a healthier, less stressed-out life.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/laughter_feature.png?1429622740" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Laughter is very serious business.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/lol-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/lol-now#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:58:32 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2345 at http://www.mindful.org Brain Freeze! http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/brain-freeze <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Choking during pressure-packed performances is the worst. <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/sharon-begley">Sharon Begley</a> tells us why we do it, and how to avoid it.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/choke_feature.png?1429620683" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Rick Perry and the 2004 New York Yankees are kindred spirits.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/brain-freeze" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/brain-freeze#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:30:35 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2344 at http://www.mindful.org Try This One Thing to Feel More Connected http://www.mindful.org/in-love-and-relationships/try-this-one-thing-to-feel-more-connected <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Consider adding this simple ritual to your day.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/fraser_feature.png?1429291530" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>I used to date a man who had old world manners to accompany his old world charm. He always held the door for me, both in the world of walking and when we rode in a car.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/in-love-and-relationships/try-this-one-thing-to-feel-more-connected" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/in-love-and-relationships/try-this-one-thing-to-feel-more-connected#comments in LOVE and RELATIONSHIPS Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:31:16 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2343 at http://www.mindful.org 10 Ways to Jump Start Your Happiness http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/10-ways-to-jump-start-your-happiness <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A mix-and-match menu of strategies and practices for enhancing your well-being.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/happiness_feature_0.png?1429293738" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>1. Savor life&rsquo;s joys</strong>. Pay close attention to life&rsquo;s momentary pleasures and wonders, and share them with others through writing, drawing, music, or photography.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/10-ways-to-jump-start-your-happiness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/10-ways-to-jump-start-your-happiness#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:06:42 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2342 at http://www.mindful.org Does Why You Meditate Matter? http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/does-why-you-meditate-matter <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Don&#39;t let meditation become just one more thing on your to-do list. Try this meditation on intention.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/Sebene-490px.png?1429800055" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Shauna Shapiro</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/does-why-you-meditate-matter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/does-why-you-meditate-matter#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:46:41 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2341 at http://www.mindful.org What Tiny Houses Can Teach Us About Living Large on Less http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/what-tiny-houses-can-teach-us-about-living-large-on-less <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Whether you&rsquo;re moving into a phone booth or converting your townhouse into a duplex, the tiny house movement is ripe with lessons on paring down that everyone can glean some wisdom from.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/largeoneless_feature.png?1429195407" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>1. Upcycle</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/what-tiny-houses-can-teach-us-about-living-large-on-less" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/what-tiny-houses-can-teach-us-about-living-large-on-less#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:30:16 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2340 at http://www.mindful.org Honey, I Shrunk the House (infographic) http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/honey-i-shrunk-the-house-infographic <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>What&rsquo;s it <em>really </em>like to live in a tiny house? One homeowner compares life before and after the family&#39;s big move.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>INFOGRAPHIC</strong>: What it&#39;s like to live in a tiny house.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/honey-i-shrunk-the-house-infographic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/honey-i-shrunk-the-house-infographic#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:05:53 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2339 at http://www.mindful.org Easing Chronic Pain with Mindfulness http://www.mindful.org/news/easing-chronic-pain-with-mindfulness <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A recent study demonstrates that Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is effective in easing pain symptoms.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/news/feature/pain_feature.png?1429037898" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>If you&rsquo;re one of the millions of adults who suffer from chronic pain or disease, there may be some good news: An eight-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program has proven effective in </p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/easing-chronic-pain-with-mindfulness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/easing-chronic-pain-with-mindfulness#comments Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:06:45 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2338 at http://www.mindful.org Anxious? Stressed? That's Okay! http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/anxious-stressed-thats-okay <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>You can make friends with your stress, Shamash Alidinia writes.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/stress_feature.png?1428953022" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Stress has got a bad reputation. A quick search for the term &quot;stress&quot; online, and I find the first five websites are about reducing stress and dealing with anxiety and depression.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/anxious-stressed-thats-okay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/anxious-stressed-thats-okay#comments MINDFULNESS PRACTICE Mon, 13 Apr 2015 18:45:39 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2337 at http://www.mindful.org Don't Interrupt! http://www.mindful.org/node/2336 <div id="interrupter-title"> <em>INTERRUPTER:</em> Don&#39;t Interrupt!</div> <div id="interrupter-body"> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/interrupter-icon-trans.gif" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/node/2336" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:45:17 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2336 at http://www.mindful.org Jon Kabat-Zinn: How to Make Your Morning Routine into a Meditation Practice (video) http://www.mindful.org/news/jon-kabat-zinn-how-to-make-your-morning-routine-into-a-meditation-practice-video <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Jon Kabat-Zinn talks about mindfulness meditation and his morning ritual on Oprah Winfrey&#39;s &quot;Super Soul Sunday.&quot;&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="276" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Bl7_vFWZqkU" width="490"></iframe></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/jon-kabat-zinn-how-to-make-your-morning-routine-into-a-meditation-practice-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/jon-kabat-zinn-how-to-make-your-morning-routine-into-a-meditation-practice-video#comments Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:27:52 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2335 at http://www.mindful.org The One Thing You Can Do to Make Meditation a Habit http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/the-one-thing-you-can-do-to-make-meditation-a-habit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Mindfulness is growing rapidly, but there&#39;s one thing missing from the conversation that helps make meditation stick,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/ed-halliwell">Ed Halliwell</a>&nbsp;writes.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mindful-blog-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_width_256/groupmeditation_Large-HP.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="220" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>While the march of <a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/mindfulness-the-basics">mindfulness</a> into the mainstream seems to show no sign of slowing, I&rsquo;m struck more and more </p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/the-one-thing-you-can-do-to-make-meditation-a-habit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/the-one-thing-you-can-do-to-make-meditation-a-habit#comments Fri, 10 Apr 2015 17:24:36 +0000 Ed Halliwell 2333 at http://www.mindful.org The Top 4 Skills of an Emotionally Intelligent Leader http://www.mindful.org/news/the-top-4-skills-of-an-emotionally-intelligent-leader <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Daniel Goleman, author of <em>Leadership: The Power of Emotional Intelligence</em> shares a short list of competencies in <em>The New York Times</em> this week.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/news/feature/goleman_feature.png?1428605540" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The best leaders in the corporate world have the knowledge and drive to make things happen&mdash;but that&#39;s not all. They can tap into their emotions.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/the-top-4-skills-of-an-emotionally-intelligent-leader" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/the-top-4-skills-of-an-emotionally-intelligent-leader#comments Thu, 09 Apr 2015 17:44:04 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2332 at http://www.mindful.org The Powerful (Happiness) Side Effects of Self-Compassion http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-powerful-happiness-side-effects-of-self-compassion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>When life provides us with challenges, it&rsquo;s our impulse to try and move away from them, <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/elisha-goldstein">Elisha Goldstein</a> writes. Instead, we need to go through them.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mindful-blog-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_width_256/mindful-blog-images/compassion_Large-HP_0.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="220" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Sometimes the most profound statements come out of children&rsquo;s books.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-powerful-happiness-side-effects-of-self-compassion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-powerful-happiness-side-effects-of-self-compassion#comments Thu, 02 Apr 2015 19:22:18 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2331 at http://www.mindful.org Meditation for Beginners (video) http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/meditation-for-beginners-video <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Learn to meditate in 6 minutes with this video from ABC News anchor Dan Harris and meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="276" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/mtsdz_jhB7c" width="490"></iframe></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/meditation-for-beginners-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/meditation-for-beginners-video#comments MINDFULNESS PRACTICE Wed, 01 Apr 2015 19:10:35 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2330 at http://www.mindful.org New Form of Meditation for Children: Follow the Bird http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/new-form-of-meditation-for-children-follow-the-bird <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A new form of mindfulness is springing up&mdash;and flying around.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/april_feature.png?1427894193" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By April Primero</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/new-form-of-meditation-for-children-follow-the-bird" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/new-form-of-meditation-for-children-follow-the-bird#comments MINDFULNESS PRACTICE Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:09:23 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2329 at http://www.mindful.org Cookie Monster's Life Coaching is Good Enough For Me http://www.mindful.org/in-love-and-relationships/cookie-monsters-life-coaching-is-good-enough-for-me <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Cookie Monster helps his guests with their life problems, and lets them have a few cookies, too.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="276" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/HDxgn-LS520" width="490"></iframe></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/in-love-and-relationships/cookie-monsters-life-coaching-is-good-enough-for-me" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/in-love-and-relationships/cookie-monsters-life-coaching-is-good-enough-for-me#comments in LOVE and RELATIONSHIPS Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:13:46 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2328 at http://www.mindful.org Take a Walk in Nature to Ease Brain Fatigue http://www.mindful.org/news/take-a-walk-in-nature-to-ease-brain-fatigue <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Taking short walks in green spaces can help us refresh, according to a new study using portable brain wave measuring technology.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/news/feature/walking_feature.png?1427822599" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>It&#39;s not the first study to suggest the brain thrives in leafy, green places.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/take-a-walk-in-nature-to-ease-brain-fatigue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/take-a-walk-in-nature-to-ease-brain-fatigue#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:20:39 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2327 at http://www.mindful.org Job Posting: Advertising Representative http://www.mindful.org/about-mindful/job-posting-advertising-representative <p>The Foundation for a Mindful Society, an independent not-for-profit located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is publisher of Mindful magazine, mindful.org, and MindfulDirect.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/about-mindful/job-posting-advertising-representative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/about-mindful/job-posting-advertising-representative#comments ABOUT MINDFUL Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:07:21 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2326 at http://www.mindful.org Living Through Life’s Challenges: An Interview with a Ninja Black Belt http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/living-through-life%E2%80%99s-challenges-an-interview-with-a-ninja-black <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Mindfulness can help us work with our physical, mental, and emotional roadblocks&mdash;take it from a fifth degree black belt ninjitsu.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mindful-blog-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_width_256/mindful-blog-images/ninja_Large-HP.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="220" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Life is full of ups and downs. Yes, this is absolutely true. But the question is what can help us live through the difficulties with greater ease and even find the joy in everyday life.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/living-through-life%E2%80%99s-challenges-an-interview-with-a-ninja-black" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/living-through-life%E2%80%99s-challenges-an-interview-with-a-ninja-black#comments Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:53:24 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2324 at http://www.mindful.org How "Thought Germs" Spread on the Internet (video) http://www.mindful.org/in-body-and-mind/how-thought-germs-spread-on-the-internet-video <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&quot;This Video Will Make You Angry&quot; explores how we can prime the brain to have a healthier relationship to what we see on the Internet.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/nicholson_feature.png?1427310523" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By <a href="http://www.mindful.org/stephany">Stephany Tlalka&nbsp;</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/in-body-and-mind/how-thought-germs-spread-on-the-internet-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/in-body-and-mind/how-thought-germs-spread-on-the-internet-video#comments in BODY and MIND Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:38:27 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2323 at http://www.mindful.org Kindergarteners Talk About Mindfulness in "Just Breathe" Short Film http://www.mindful.org/news/kindergarteners-talk-about-mindfulness-in-just-breathe-short-film <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In the four-minute film, kindergarteners talk about coping with emotions and using meditation and breathing techniques.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="276" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/RVA2N6tX2cg" width="490"></iframe></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/kindergarteners-talk-about-mindfulness-in-just-breathe-short-film" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/kindergarteners-talk-about-mindfulness-in-just-breathe-short-film#comments Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:45:31 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2322 at http://www.mindful.org What's Stress Got To Do With Paying Attention? Bull Durham, Mindfulness, and Providers of Care http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/whats-stress-got-to-do-with-paying-attention-bull-durham-mindfulness <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Mindfulness is not magic. Baseball may be, but for that watch <em>Field of Dreams</em>.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Mark Bertin, M.D.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/whats-stress-got-to-do-with-paying-attention-bull-durham-mindfulness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/whats-stress-got-to-do-with-paying-attention-bull-durham-mindfulness#comments MINDFULNESS PRACTICE Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:21:36 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2321 at http://www.mindful.org Bill Murray Leads Impromptu Meditation Session (audio) http://www.mindful.org/news/bill-murray-leads-impromptu-meditation-session-audio <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&quot;How does it feel to be you?&quot; asks the interviewer. She never would have guessed what happened next.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/news/feature/murray_feature.png?1427137378" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>How does it feel to be you?</em>&nbsp;That&#39;s not an unusual question to ask around here.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/bill-murray-leads-impromptu-meditation-session-audio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/bill-murray-leads-impromptu-meditation-session-audio#comments Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:39:52 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2320 at http://www.mindful.org Try These Meditations from UCLA http://www.mindful.org/news/try-these-meditations-from-ucla <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Drop-in meditation sessions at the&nbsp;Hammer Museum, led by UCLA&#39;s Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC), are catching on. You can follow along with <a href="http://hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2014/05/mindful-awareness/" target="_blank">these podcasts</a>.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/news/feature/UCLA_feature.png?1426876400" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>At noon every Thursday, MARC leads a 25-minute meditation session at the Hammer Museum.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/try-these-meditations-from-ucla" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/try-these-meditations-from-ucla#comments Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:26:56 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2319 at http://www.mindful.org "There's No Substitute for Meditation"—Dan Harris on Charlie Rose http://www.mindful.org/news/theres-no-substitute-for-meditation%E2%80%94dan-harris-on-charlie-rose <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>ABC News anchor Dan Harris,&nbsp;author of <em>10% Happier</em> talks about mindfulness meditation, sleep, and work-life balance on Charlie Rose. &nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="288" mozallowfullscreen="" scrolling="no" src="http://www.hulu.com/embed.html?eid=p514fqzg1luk6vsqolangq&amp;partner=charlierose&amp;url=http%3A%2</p> </iframe></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/theres-no-substitute-for-meditation%E2%80%94dan-harris-on-charlie-rose" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/theres-no-substitute-for-meditation%E2%80%94dan-harris-on-charlie-rose#comments Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:39:02 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2318 at http://www.mindful.org Take Control of Your Tech Habits (infographic) http://www.mindful.org/in-body-and-mind/take-control-of-your-tech-habits-infographic <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Social media and our digital devices can stress us out&mdash;or help us feel love and connection. The key, Christine Carter writes, is to understand their impact and use them strategically.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/Techchart1200.png" target="_blank">Click here </a>to enlarge the infographic.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/in-body-and-mind/take-control-of-your-tech-habits-infographic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/in-body-and-mind/take-control-of-your-tech-habits-infographic#comments in BODY and MIND Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:14:45 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2317 at http://www.mindful.org Want to Meditate? Leave Your Expectations at the Door http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/want-to-meditate-leave-your-expectations-at-the-door <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Your goals and expectations might actually be holding you back, says<a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/ed-halliwell"> Ed Halliwell</a>. Changes from meditation come as a by-product from learning the practices themselves.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mindful-blog-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_width_256/mindful-blog-images/meditation_Large-HP.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="220" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>&quot;Practise not-doing, and everything will fall into place.&quot;<br /> &mdash;Lao-Tzu</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/want-to-meditate-leave-your-expectations-at-the-door" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/want-to-meditate-leave-your-expectations-at-the-door#comments Mon, 16 Mar 2015 18:18:58 +0000 Ed Halliwell 2316 at http://www.mindful.org Mindfulness: What's the POINT? http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/mindfulness-whats-the-point <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Want to build some mindfulness practices into your day? <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/elisha-goldstein">Elisha Goldstein</a> suggests key practices you can try right now.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The brain loves to chunk information in order to remember things and there are so many great acronyms that help us remember to bring mindfulness into our lives.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/mindfulness-whats-the-point" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/mindfulness-whats-the-point#comments Fri, 13 Mar 2015 18:35:50 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2303 at http://www.mindful.org Can Higher Purpose Help Your Team Survive and Thrive? http://www.mindful.org/at-work/can-higher-purpose-help-your-team-survive-and-thrive <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A conversation with Twitter&rsquo;s Niki Lustig about how the social media giant fosters a sense of purpose among their employees.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/work_feature_1.png?1426099128" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Brad Wolfe</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/at-work/can-higher-purpose-help-your-team-survive-and-thrive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/at-work/can-higher-purpose-help-your-team-survive-and-thrive#comments at WORK Wed, 11 Mar 2015 18:16:11 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2315 at http://www.mindful.org 10 Steps to Mindfulness Meditation (infographic) http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/10-steps-to-mindfulness-meditation-infographic <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Check out this infographic from the Garrison Institute and learn how to get started with mindfulness meditation.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>When it comes to learning meditation, or learning anything new for that matter, it helps to bring in some visual representations.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/10-steps-to-mindfulness-meditation-infographic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/10-steps-to-mindfulness-meditation-infographic#comments MINDFULNESS PRACTICE Mon, 09 Mar 2015 17:58:58 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2314 at http://www.mindful.org How to Fall in Love and Uncover Happiness in 4 Minutes or Less http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/how-to-fall-in-love-and-uncover-happiness-in-4-minutes-or-less <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mindful-blog-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_width_256/mindful-blog-images/love-Large-HP.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="220" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>One of the primary pathways to an enduring happiness is <a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/compassion-brain-food-for-happiness">facilitating a sense of connection</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/how-to-fall-in-love-and-uncover-happiness-in-4-minutes-or-less" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/how-to-fall-in-love-and-uncover-happiness-in-4-minutes-or-less#comments Fri, 06 Mar 2015 19:42:52 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2313 at http://www.mindful.org What’s Working: Taking a Pause to Lead with Excellence? http://www.mindful.org/at-work/what%E2%80%99s-working-taking-a-pause-to-lead-with-excellence <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Try this mindfulness practice to connect you to your best leadership qualities.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/work-feature.png?1425588112" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/janice-marturano">Janice Marturano</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/at-work/what%E2%80%99s-working-taking-a-pause-to-lead-with-excellence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/at-work/what%E2%80%99s-working-taking-a-pause-to-lead-with-excellence#comments at WORK Thu, 05 Mar 2015 19:56:02 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2312 at http://www.mindful.org Farming is Worse for Climate Than Deforestation (study) http://www.mindful.org/news/farming-is-worse-for-climate-than-deforestation-study <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A recent UN study reports that gains made by scaling back deforestation are nearly cancelled out by pollution from agriculture.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/news/feature/farming-feature.png?1425498366" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>A new <a href="http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.12865/abstract" target="_blank">study</a> from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization reports that while efforts to curb the clearing</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/farming-is-worse-for-climate-than-deforestation-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/farming-is-worse-for-climate-than-deforestation-study#comments Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:37:26 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2311 at http://www.mindful.org Who Wants to Go to Mars? People Who Meditate http://www.mindful.org/news/who-wants-to-go-to-mars-people-who-meditate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The shortlist for the one-way trip to Mars includes people who listed meditation as an interest. Do you meditate? Do you want to explore space?</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/news/feature/mars-feature.png?1425415724" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Does a one-way ticket to a foreign planet sound like a good way to spend the rest of your life? At least 202,586 people thought about it.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/who-wants-to-go-to-mars-people-who-meditate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/who-wants-to-go-to-mars-people-who-meditate#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:58:37 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2310 at http://www.mindful.org SURVEY NOW CLOSED: Mindful Messaging App Pilot Study http://www.mindful.org/news/survey-now-closed-mindful-messaging-app-pilot-study <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>UPDATE: the survey has closed. Stay tuned for updates on future studies and other opportunities to download the Mindful Messaging app.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="368" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/otW_lARs5tU" width="490"></iframe></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/survey-now-closed-mindful-messaging-app-pilot-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/survey-now-closed-mindful-messaging-app-pilot-study#comments Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:53:13 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2309 at http://www.mindful.org Remembering Marshall Rosenberg http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/remembering-marshall-rosenberg <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The creator of Nonviolent Communication, who touched the lives of countless people, died earlier this month.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mindful-blog-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_width_256/mindful-blog-images/rosenberg_Large-HP.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="220" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>On Saturday, February 7th, Marshall Rosenberg, a psychologist, founder of <a href="http://www.cnvc.org/" target="_blank">Nonviolent Communication</a> (NVC), and a pioneer in the compassion movement</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/remembering-marshall-rosenberg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/remembering-marshall-rosenberg#comments Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:59:54 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2307 at http://www.mindful.org Bringing Mindfulness to Work? Beware of the Peddlers http://www.mindful.org/at-work/bringing-mindfulness-to-work-beware-of-the-peddlers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Companies are rushing to teach staff mindfulness. But some need to find more experienced teachers.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/peddler_feature.png?1425068023" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By <a href="http://www.mindful.org/stephany">Stephany Tlalka</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/at-work/bringing-mindfulness-to-work-beware-of-the-peddlers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/at-work/bringing-mindfulness-to-work-beware-of-the-peddlers#comments at WORK Wed, 25 Feb 2015 19:28:31 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2308 at http://www.mindful.org The Wealthiest Countries Have the Poorest Diets (study) http://www.mindful.org/news/the-wealthiest-countries-have-the-poorest-diets-study <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A landmark study assessing the diet quality of 187 countries saw an increase in the consumption of unhealthy foods such as processed food and sweetened drinks.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/news/feature/fastfood_feature.png?1424811161" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Our penchant for fresh fruits and vegetables is no match for the deluge of sweets and processed goods we&#39;re consuming.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/the-wealthiest-countries-have-the-poorest-diets-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/the-wealthiest-countries-have-the-poorest-diets-study#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:36:05 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2306 at http://www.mindful.org Thanks for connecting with us at Wisdom 2.0 http://www.mindful.org/page/thanks-for-connecting-with-us-at-wisdom-2-0 <p>Sign up below to enter the draw for free digital subscriptions, and to receive a free download of the best stories from <i>Mindful&#39;s</i> first year.</p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/page/thanks-for-connecting-with-us-at-wisdom-2-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 20:15:43 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2305 at http://www.mindful.org "Wild"—Mindful Film of the Year http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/editors%E2%80%99-blog/wild%E2%80%94mindful-film-of-the-year <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Films about the mind were big this year. But <em>Wild</em>&nbsp;stands out for convincingly conveying what we see in our mind when we&rsquo;re all alone.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mindful-blog-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_width_256/mindful-blog-images/Wild_Large-HP.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="220" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>More than a few movies up for Oscars this year depicted intriguing and challenging mental journeys:</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/editors%E2%80%99-blog/wild%E2%80%94mindful-film-of-the-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/editors%E2%80%99-blog/wild%E2%80%94mindful-film-of-the-year#comments Mon, 23 Feb 2015 19:39:38 +0000 Barry Boyce 2304 at http://www.mindful.org One Mindfulness Practice You Can Try Today: Let It Go! http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/one-mindfulness-practice-you-can-try-today-let-it-go <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>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&#39;s how.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mindful-blog-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_width_256/mindful-blog-images/Ed-FB.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="168" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>The observation that we aren&rsquo;t the selves we think we are has been at the heart of mindfulness teaching for thousands of years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/one-mindfulness-practice-you-can-try-today-let-it-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/one-mindfulness-practice-you-can-try-today-let-it-go#comments Wed, 18 Feb 2015 20:27:40 +0000 Ed Halliwell 2301 at http://www.mindful.org Mindfulness Helps You Sleep (study) http://www.mindful.org/news/mindfulness-helps-you-sleep-study <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>People learning mindfulness scored higher on sleep than those who did not take mindfulness training.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/news/feature/sleep_feature.png?1424288318" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Getting enough sleep lately?</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/mindfulness-helps-you-sleep-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/mindfulness-helps-you-sleep-study#comments Wed, 18 Feb 2015 19:15:54 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2300 at http://www.mindful.org April 2015 Issue http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/april-2015-issue <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Content list for the magazine&#39;s print edition and articles available online.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><img alt="Mindful magazine April 2015 issue " src="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/cover_TOC.png" style="width: 250px; height: 325px; margin-right: 10px; float: left;" />The New Farmers&lt;</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/april-2015-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/april-2015-issue#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:25:16 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2299 at http://www.mindful.org 5 Ways to Declutter Your Home (and Mind!) http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/5-ways-to-declutter-your-home-and-mind <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Here are suggestions for creating a clutter-free frame of mind and letting go of lots of stuff.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/clutter_feature.png?1424189783" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>1. Designate a space for nothing</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/5-ways-to-declutter-your-home-and-mind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/5-ways-to-declutter-your-home-and-mind#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:02:50 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2298 at http://www.mindful.org The Mindful Way Through Stress http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-mindful-way-through-stress <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Shamash Alidina, author of <em>The Mindful Way Through Stress</em>, shares tips for reducing stress with <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/elisha-goldstein">Elisha Goldstein</a>.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mindful-blog-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_width_256/mindful-blog-images/stress_Large-HP.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="220" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Stress seems to be the underlying issue with many of our aversive conditions, whether they&rsquo;re psychological or physical.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-mindful-way-through-stress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-mindful-way-through-stress#comments Fri, 13 Feb 2015 20:51:54 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2297 at http://www.mindful.org Nonviolent Communication Creator Marshall Rosenberg has Died http://www.mindful.org/news/nonviolent-communication-creator-marshall-rosenberg-has-died <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Psychologist Marshall Rosenberg died on Saturday, February 7th. Rosenberg was the creator of Nonviolent Communication and the founder and director of educational services for the Center for Nonviolent Communication.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/news/feature/rosenberg_feature.png?1423857990" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Rhonda V. Magee</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/nonviolent-communication-creator-marshall-rosenberg-has-died" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/nonviolent-communication-creator-marshall-rosenberg-has-died#comments Fri, 13 Feb 2015 19:55:36 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2296 at http://www.mindful.org This Valentine’s Day Forget Chocolate–Practice Mindful Sex http://www.mindful.org/in-love-and-relationships/this-valentine%E2%80%99s-day-forget-chocolate-practice-mindful-sex <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>It can be more than chocolates and roses!</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/sex_feature_0.png?1423772675" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Have you ever had an orgasm while meditating? One of my students reports that her inner peace sometimes comes with a side dish of Oh My!</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/in-love-and-relationships/this-valentine%E2%80%99s-day-forget-chocolate-practice-mindful-sex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/in-love-and-relationships/this-valentine%E2%80%99s-day-forget-chocolate-practice-mindful-sex#comments in LOVE and RELATIONSHIPS Thu, 12 Feb 2015 19:54:06 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2294 at http://www.mindful.org US Schools Encouraged to Teach the ABC's of Emotions http://www.mindful.org/news/us-schools-encouraged-to-teach-the-abcs-of-emotions <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>What if schools taught kids mindfulness and empathy along with traditional academic skills? A new legislative act allows US schools to fund social and emotional learning (SEL) programming.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/news/feature/SEL_feature.png?1423685742" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Kids go to school to learn how to read, write, think, and reason. But is that enough for success in future jobs and in life?</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/us-schools-encouraged-to-teach-the-abcs-of-emotions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/us-schools-encouraged-to-teach-the-abcs-of-emotions#comments Wed, 11 Feb 2015 19:28:53 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2293 at http://www.mindful.org How to Make a Carrot Steak (recipe) http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/how-to-make-a-carrot-steak-recipe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The All-American diet has made vegetables a sideshow at great cost to our health, our palate, and our planet. Here&rsquo;s an example of bringing a superstar vegetable front and center.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/carrot_feature.png?1423840709" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Makes 6 servings</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/how-to-make-a-carrot-steak-recipe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/how-to-make-a-carrot-steak-recipe#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Wed, 11 Feb 2015 18:57:52 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2292 at http://www.mindful.org These 3 Plates Represent Our Food Future http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/these-3-plates-represent-our-food-future <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Goodbye, meat steak dinner. It&#39;s time to embrace...the carrot steak.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/thirdplate_feature.png?1423846081" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Chef Dan Barber, author of <a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Third-Plate-Field-Future/dp/1594204071" target="_blank"><em>The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food</em></a>, illustrates hi</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/these-3-plates-represent-our-food-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/these-3-plates-represent-our-food-future#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Wed, 11 Feb 2015 18:41:29 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2291 at http://www.mindful.org Why Doctors and Nurses Should Meditate http://www.mindful.org/news/why-doctors-and-nurses-should-meditate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>According to recent research, mindfulness could cut down on the spread of hospital-acquired infections.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/news/feature/doctor_feature.png?1423601266" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>&quot;Each year, 100,000 people die from infections they picked up in the hospital. These are completely preventable diseases, caused by human error.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/why-doctors-and-nurses-should-meditate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/why-doctors-and-nurses-should-meditate#comments Tue, 10 Feb 2015 20:21:16 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2290 at http://www.mindful.org Uncovering Happiness http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/uncovering-happiness <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>For any level of depression, it helps to know that underlying the darkness is happiness&mdash;and our brain is equipped with the means to uncover it.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/happiness_feature.png?1423856699" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/elisha-goldstein">Elisha Goldstein</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/uncovering-happiness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/uncovering-happiness#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Tue, 10 Feb 2015 20:07:08 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2289 at http://www.mindful.org Trapped in the Box We Call Pain http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/trapped-in-the-box-we-call-pain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Without it, we wouldn&rsquo;t know we&rsquo;re alive and we couldn&rsquo;t tell if we&rsquo;ve been hurt. But too much of it can become an all-consuming drain on our attention.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/pain_feature.png?1424185090" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Christiane Wolf</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/trapped-in-the-box-we-call-pain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/trapped-in-the-box-we-call-pain#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Tue, 10 Feb 2015 20:01:25 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2288 at http://www.mindful.org Does Fast Food Really Cost Less? http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/does-fast-food-really-cost-less <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Don&rsquo;t be fooled by the cheap sticker price. Fast food provides an unbalanced diet.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/fastfood_feature.png?1423856127" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Tim Ryan, Congressman (D-Ohio)</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/does-fast-food-really-cost-less" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/does-fast-food-really-cost-less#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Tue, 10 Feb 2015 19:45:07 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2287 at http://www.mindful.org Eat Well, Heal the Earth http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/eat-well-heal-the-earth <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Dan Barber has some wacky ideas about how we need to eat in the future to live sustainably. He wants us to scrape off cattails and put the fuzz on our plates, and serve carrots like steaks. Why? Because he&rsquo;s taken the time to contemplate and explore the connection between how we eat and how we care for our land.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/barber_feature.png?1423856407" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Donna Nebenzahl</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/eat-well-heal-the-earth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/eat-well-heal-the-earth#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Tue, 10 Feb 2015 19:23:29 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2286 at http://www.mindful.org Crazy, Stupid Money http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/crazy-stupid-money <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Just glimpsing a wad of cash can make us anxious, selfish, paranoid, and even a little crazy, <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/sharon-begley">Sharon Begley</a> writes.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/money_feature.png?1423855663" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>One by one, 50 French men and women walked up to the ATM, slid in their card, punched in their PIN, and walked away with a fistful of euros. Another 50, not needing cash, walked past.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/crazy-stupid-money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/crazy-stupid-money#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Mon, 09 Feb 2015 20:08:32 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2285 at http://www.mindful.org In Pain? Try This One-Minute Mindfulness Practice http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/in-pain-try-this-one-minute-mindfulness-practice <p><a href="/sites/default/files/MF-PAIN-800px.png" target="_blank"><img alt="In pain?</p /> </a></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/in-pain-try-this-one-minute-mindfulness-practice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/in-pain-try-this-one-minute-mindfulness-practice#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Mon, 09 Feb 2015 19:50:39 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2284 at http://www.mindful.org Compassion: Brain Food for Happiness http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/compassion-brain-food-for-happiness <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Our brain is equipped to uncover happiness, says Elisha Goldstein. One way we can do that is to tap into a deeper source of meaning and purpose: connection with others.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mindful-blog-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_width_256/mindful-blog-images/compassion_Large-HP.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="220" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Did you know that <em>compassion</em>&mdash;the act of recognizing someone else&rsquo;s suffering with the inclination to want to support them&mdash;creates important activity shifts in the brain t</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/compassion-brain-food-for-happiness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/compassion-brain-food-for-happiness#comments Fri, 06 Feb 2015 20:16:17 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2283 at http://www.mindful.org Get More from Your Glass of Wine with this Mindful Drinking Exercise http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/get-more-from-your-glass-of-wine-with-this-mindful-drinking-exercise <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>You can have a drink<em> and</em> pay attention.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/drinking_feature_0.png?1424276775" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Moderate drinking is something most of us do. No reason not to pay attention while doing it! Try this mindful drinking practice, a variation on mindful eating.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/get-more-from-your-glass-of-wine-with-this-mindful-drinking-exercise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/get-more-from-your-glass-of-wine-with-this-mindful-drinking-exercise#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Fri, 06 Feb 2015 20:00:34 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2282 at http://www.mindful.org Mindful Eating: Cheese http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/mindful-eating-cheese <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Cheese is not just for cheese plates. Food fanatic and mindful eating advocate <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/b%C3%A9atrice-peltre">B&eacute;atrice Peltr</a>e loves to use it in spring dishes.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/cheese_feature.png?1423855181" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>When I was a little girl, my mom would take me to the farmers market, where I always sought out this one man who sold soft, fresh goat cheese.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/mindful-eating-cheese" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/mindful-eating-cheese#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Fri, 06 Feb 2015 19:45:24 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2281 at http://www.mindful.org A Mindful Eating Revolution http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/a-mindful-eating-revolution <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Editor-in-Chief Barry Boyce peels back the layers of the mindful eating movement, from the personal to the global.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/barry_feature.png?1423854846" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/barry-boyce">Barry Boyce</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/a-mindful-eating-revolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/a-mindful-eating-revolution#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Fri, 06 Feb 2015 19:27:00 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2280 at http://www.mindful.org Preschoolers Learn 'Kindness Curriculum' http://www.mindful.org/news/preschoolers-learn-kindness-curriculum <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A new curriculum aims to teach children kindness and empathy along with traditional academic skills.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/news/feature/kindness_feature.png?1423246050" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The focus of the &ldquo;<a href="http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-01/uow-c012615.php#.VMdU-tDhQBI" target="_blank">Kindness Curriculum</a>,&rdquo; now being tested in Madison schools, is</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/preschoolers-learn-kindness-curriculum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/preschoolers-learn-kindness-curriculum#comments Fri, 06 Feb 2015 16:17:34 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2279 at http://www.mindful.org 5 Reasons to Bring Mindfulness to the Body http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/5-reasons-to-bring-mindfulness-to-the-body <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Paying attention to sensations gets us out of our heads and into our bodies&mdash;and the world around us.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mindful-blog-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_width_256/mindful-blog-images/body-FB.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="256" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>We live in a world that exalts thinking&mdash;education systems prioritize academic learning, and most people are trained when they&rsquo;re young to identify with thought.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/5-reasons-to-bring-mindfulness-to-the-body" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/5-reasons-to-bring-mindfulness-to-the-body#comments Tue, 03 Feb 2015 19:04:46 +0000 Ed Halliwell 2278 at http://www.mindful.org 4 Reasons Why You Should Break Free From Being 'Too Busy' http://www.mindful.org/news/4-reasons-why-you-should-break-free-from-being-too-busy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Our culture wears busyness like a badge of honor. Here&#39;s why you should do less&mdash;and feel good about it.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/Stress.png"><img alt="Stress statistics" src="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/Stress.png" style="width: 490px; height: 600px;" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/4-reasons-why-you-should-break-free-from-being-too-busy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/4-reasons-why-you-should-break-free-from-being-too-busy#comments Mon, 02 Feb 2015 17:56:21 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2277 at http://www.mindful.org 4 Simple Questions to Uncovering Happiness http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/4-simple-questions-to-uncovering-happiness <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/elisha-goldstein">Elisha Goldstein</a> offers a short practice for building positive thoughts and dealing with negative ones.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mindful-blog-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_width_256/mindful-blog-images/happiness_Large-HP.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="220" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>When it comes to our self-critical thinking, <a href="http://blogs.psychcentral.com/mindfulness/2010/06/4-questions-to-release-automatic-negative-thoughts-ants/" target="_blank">Byron Katie</a> has</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/4-simple-questions-to-uncovering-happiness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/4-simple-questions-to-uncovering-happiness#comments Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:15:08 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2276 at http://www.mindful.org Seahawks in #SuperBowl49: What's Their Edge? http://www.mindful.org/news/seahawks-in-superbowl49-whats-their-edge <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Meet the guy who&#39;s teaching mindfulness to the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="276" mozallowfullscreen="" src="//player.vimeo.com/video/109157283?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="490"> </iframe></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/seahawks-in-superbowl49-whats-their-edge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/seahawks-in-superbowl49-whats-their-edge#comments Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:27:42 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2275 at http://www.mindful.org A Relaxed Mind is a Productive Mind http://www.mindful.org/at-work/a-relaxed-mind-is-a-productive-mind <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A steady dose of toxic energy from higher-ups will encourage valuable team members to update their r&eacute;sum&eacute;s rather than their to-do lists.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>INFOGRAPHIC</strong>: Mindfulness practices to take control of workplace problems. (Click to enlarge the image.)&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/at-work/a-relaxed-mind-is-a-productive-mind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/at-work/a-relaxed-mind-is-a-productive-mind#comments at WORK Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:08:13 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2274 at http://www.mindful.org Mindfulness Helps You Feel Good about Helping http://www.mindful.org/the-science/mindfulness-helps-you-feel-good-about-helping <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A new study suggests how we can reap greater emotional rewards from helping others.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/HLF_feature.png?1422395216" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Jeremy Adam Smith</p> <p>Have you ever felt bad when helping someone out?</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/the-science/mindfulness-helps-you-feel-good-about-helping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/the-science/mindfulness-helps-you-feel-good-about-helping#comments the SCIENCE Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:42:10 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2273 at http://www.mindful.org The Power of a Simple Hug as a Natural Anti-Depressant http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-power-of-a-simple-hug-as-a-natural-antidepressant <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>There is real biological power in the simple act of a hug. It can melt away the stress from a day. It can lend itself to repairing emotional wounds.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mindful-blog-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_width_256/mindful-blog-images/hug_Large-HP.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="220" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>There&rsquo;s really nothing like the power of a big supportive hug. The body reads a sense of caring in the human touch. When we&rsquo;re hugged we sense that on a deep level, we are not alone.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-power-of-a-simple-hug-as-a-natural-antidepressant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-power-of-a-simple-hug-as-a-natural-antidepressant#comments Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:59:25 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2272 at http://www.mindful.org Jon Kabat-Zinn Video Series on Mindful.org http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/jon-kabat-zinn-video-series-on-mindful-org <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>When he started MBSR, Jon Kabat-Zinn didn&#39;t have a detailed plan&mdash;just a passion and an inkling that lots of good would come of it. Now, 36 years later, he talks with us about the present and future of mindfulness.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" allowtransparency="true" class="wistia_embed" frameborder="0" height="275" mozallowfullscreen="" msallowfullscreen="" name="wistia_embed" oallowfullscreen="" scrolling="n</p> </iframe></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/jon-kabat-zinn-video-series-on-mindful-org" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/jon-kabat-zinn-video-series-on-mindful-org#comments MINDFULNESS PRACTICE Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:22:32 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2271 at http://www.mindful.org Depression "Tweaks" Disappointment Circuit in Brain http://www.mindful.org/news/depression-tweaks-disappointment-circuit-in-brain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&quot;People with depression process information more negatively than healthy people.&quot;&nbsp;<em>Scientific American </em>reports on new research exploring the brain circuitry underlying this imbalance.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/news/feature/brain_feature.png?1421873291" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>&quot;An unusual chemical balancing act helps explain why people with depression attend more closely to negative information,&quot; Simon Makin <a href="http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/de</p> </a></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/depression-tweaks-disappointment-circuit-in-brain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/depression-tweaks-disappointment-circuit-in-brain#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 19:58:48 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2270 at http://www.mindful.org UK on the Fast Track to Becoming a Mindful Nation http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/uk-on-the-fast-track-to-becoming-a-mindful-nation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Inquiry examines the benefits of mindfulness in health care, education, the workplace, prisons, and more.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mindful-blog-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_width_256/mindful-blog-images/ed_Large-HP.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="220" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>I still do a double-take going through security for a mindfulness event at the Houses of Parliament in Westminster.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/uk-on-the-fast-track-to-becoming-a-mindful-nation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/uk-on-the-fast-track-to-becoming-a-mindful-nation#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:58:56 +0000 Ed Halliwell 2269 at http://www.mindful.org Why We're Not Wired to Pay Attention to the Good Things in Life http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/baby-steps-to-an-antidepressant-brain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>We&#39;re wired to pay attention to what&#39;s negative&mdash;great for survival, not so great for everyday life. <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/elisha-goldstein">Elisha Goldstein </a>explores how mindfulness undercuts our negativity bias.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mindful-blog-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_width_256/mindful-blog-images/negativity-FB.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="256" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Let&rsquo;s keep this simple.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/baby-steps-to-an-antidepressant-brain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/baby-steps-to-an-antidepressant-brain#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 19:58:58 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2268 at http://www.mindful.org Americans Don't Get Enough Sleep (video) http://www.mindful.org/news/americans-dont-get-enough-sleep <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A staggering number of Americans say they don&#39;t get enough sleep. National Geographic explores the science behind sleep and the dangers of not getting enough of it. &nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="307" scrolling="no" src="http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/sleepless-in-america/videos/sleepless-in-america-trailer/embed/" width="490</p> </iframe></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/americans-dont-get-enough-sleep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/americans-dont-get-enough-sleep#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 17:34:36 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2267 at http://www.mindful.org How Mindfulness Changes the Brain http://www.mindful.org/news/how-mindfulness-changes-the-brain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Harvard Business Review outlines key research on the neural mechanisms underlying meditation.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/news/feature/meditation_feature.png?1421352404" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>There&#39;s some <a href="https://hbr.org/2015/01/mindfulness-can-literally-change-your-brain" target="_blank">research</a> behind all that mindfulness hype.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/how-mindfulness-changes-the-brain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/how-mindfulness-changes-the-brain#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 18:59:51 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2266 at http://www.mindful.org 5 Foolproof Ways to Feel More Joy in 2015 http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/5-foolproof-ways-to-feel-more-joy-in-2015 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Christine Carter talks with James Baraz, author of <em>Awakening Joy</em>.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/Christine_feature.png?1421093923" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>These first few weeks in January are a precious time for setting getting ourselves on a path toward more joy in the year ahead.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/5-foolproof-ways-to-feel-more-joy-in-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/5-foolproof-ways-to-feel-more-joy-in-2015#comments MINDFULNESS PRACTICE Mon, 12 Jan 2015 19:39:25 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2265 at http://www.mindful.org Breathing Love into Communities (video) http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/breathing-love-into-communities-video <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Children in one of Baltimore&#39;s toughest neighborhoods find calm and confidence with the help of three young men who teach them yoga and meditation.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>What do kids growing up in the toughest parts of inner-city Baltimore need most?</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/breathing-love-into-communities-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/breathing-love-into-communities-video#comments MINDFULNESS PRACTICE Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:38:22 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2264 at http://www.mindful.org The Age of Insight (Wikipedia Entry from 2050) http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-age-of-insight-wikipedia-entry-from-2050 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>As <em>The Mindful Revolution</em> grows,<a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/elisha-goldstein"> Elisha Goldstein </a>considers what society will look like in the year 2050.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mindful-blog-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_width_256/mindful-blog-images/eli_Large-HP_0.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="220" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/the-mindful-society/infographic-how-mindful-are-we">Mindfulness continues to grow</a>&mdash;not only as a positive influence on the lives of many, but also society a</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-age-of-insight-wikipedia-entry-from-2050" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-age-of-insight-wikipedia-entry-from-2050#comments Fri, 09 Jan 2015 20:37:12 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2263 at http://www.mindful.org 3 Ways to Live a Mindful Life http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/3-ways-to-live-a-mindful-life <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Mindfulness isn&#39;t just about paying attention. <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/ed-halliwell">Ed Halliwell</a> explores 3 key mindsets that form part of a mindful way of living.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mindful-blog-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_width_256/mindful-blog-images/mindfulness_Large-HP_0.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="220" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/the-power-of-kindness-and-one-surefire-way-to-know-if-you-get">Mindfulness is not just &quot;neutral noticing&quot;</a>&mdash;certai</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/3-ways-to-live-a-mindful-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/3-ways-to-live-a-mindful-life#comments Fri, 09 Jan 2015 18:52:24 +0000 Ed Halliwell 2262 at http://www.mindful.org Brush Up on Your Mindfulness Trivia (audio) http://www.mindful.org/news/brush-up-on-your-mindfulness-trivia-audio <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04xmqdd" target="_blank">This BBC Radio documentary </a>gives a brief overview of the research and practice of mindfulness.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04xmqdd" target="_blank"><img alt="Click here to listen to the BBC Radio documentary on mindfulness" src="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/bbc.png" style</p /> </a></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/brush-up-on-your-mindfulness-trivia-audio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/brush-up-on-your-mindfulness-trivia-audio#comments Wed, 07 Jan 2015 16:51:13 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2261 at http://www.mindful.org The Top 10 Insights from the “Science of a Meaningful Life” in 2014 http://www.mindful.org/the-science/the-top-10-insights-from-the-%E2%80%9Cscience-of-a-meaningful-life%E2%80%9D-in-2014 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The most surprising, provocative, and inspiring findings published this past year.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/insights_feature.png?1420577326" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Jeremy Adam Smith, Bianca Lorenz, Kira M. Newman, Lauren Klein, Lisa Bennett , Jason Marsh, Jill Suttie</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/the-science/the-top-10-insights-from-the-%E2%80%9Cscience-of-a-meaningful-life%E2%80%9D-in-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/the-science/the-top-10-insights-from-the-%E2%80%9Cscience-of-a-meaningful-life%E2%80%9D-in-2014#comments the SCIENCE Tue, 06 Jan 2015 19:08:06 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2260 at http://www.mindful.org 3 Steps to Make Your New Habits Stick this Year http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/3-steps-to-make-your-new-habits-stick-this-year <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Thinking about resolutions for the New Year? Here are a few practical tips to help make your changes stick.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mindful-blog-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_width_256/mindful-blog-images/eli_Large-HP.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="220" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Whether we like it or not, this time of year cues our minds to reflect and think about habits we want to change.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/3-steps-to-make-your-new-habits-stick-this-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/3-steps-to-make-your-new-habits-stick-this-year#comments Mon, 05 Jan 2015 19:48:40 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2258 at http://www.mindful.org Mindful Lawyering Retreat http://www.mindful.org/news/mindful-lawyering-retreat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Law professionals and students will be introduced to meditation and its relevance to law study and practice.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/news/feature/lawyering_feature.png?1420484546" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The <a href="http://www.mindful.org/the-mindful-society/david-halpern-mindfulness-is-growing-in-the-legal-field">Berkeley Initiative for Mindfulness in Law</a> announced its first ever <a href="htt</p> </a></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/mindful-lawyering-retreat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/mindful-lawyering-retreat#comments Mon, 05 Jan 2015 17:41:46 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2257 at http://www.mindful.org How Coach Pete Carroll is Changing NFL Culture http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/editors%E2%80%99-blog/how-coach-pete-carroll-is-changing-nfl-culture <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Mindful&#39;s editor-in-chief on how NFL coach Pete Carroll is inspiring his players to be not only better athletes but also better people.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mindful-blog-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_width_256/mindful-blog-images/NFL_feature.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="183" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Sports. If you&rsquo;re not into a sport yourself&mdash;either as a player or fan or both&mdash;you know people who are, including your children.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/editors%E2%80%99-blog/how-coach-pete-carroll-is-changing-nfl-culture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/editors%E2%80%99-blog/how-coach-pete-carroll-is-changing-nfl-culture#comments Wed, 24 Dec 2014 16:17:16 +0000 Barry Boyce 2256 at http://www.mindful.org Five Ways to Slow Down and Appreciate the Season http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/five-ways-to-slow-down-and-appreciate-the-season <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Take a break from the pre-Christmas rush with these short mindfulness practices from <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/ed-halliwell">Ed Halliwell</a>.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mindful-blog-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_width_256/mindful-blog-images/star_Large-HP.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="220" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>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.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/five-ways-to-slow-down-and-appreciate-the-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/five-ways-to-slow-down-and-appreciate-the-season#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:30:58 +0000 Ed Halliwell 2255 at http://www.mindful.org The Game Changer http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/the-game-changer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>How Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll is Reshaping NFL Culture.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/seahawks_carroll_feature.png?1421777587" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>Most coaches impose standards from the outside.</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/the-game-changer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/the-game-changer#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:16:59 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2254 at http://www.mindful.org Play, SoulPancake, and Building Your Anti-Depressant Brain http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/play-soulpancake-and-building-your-anti-depressant-brain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>When it comes to happiness, says <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/elisha-goldstein">Elisha Goldstein</a>, there&#39;s a simple but important tool we often forget about: play.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mindful-blog-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_width_256/mindful-blog-images/play_Large-HP.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="220" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>For years now, I&rsquo;ve been studying what helps create more resilience and happiness within us.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/play-soulpancake-and-building-your-anti-depressant-brain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/play-soulpancake-and-building-your-anti-depressant-brain#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:24:00 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2252 at http://www.mindful.org What You Need for a Caring Classroom http://www.mindful.org/the-mindful-society/education/what-you-need-for-a-caring-classroom <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Daniel Goleman and Peter Senge outline three kinds of empathy kids need for success at work and in life.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://morethansound.net/shop/triple-focus-new-approach-education/#.U9fYfC99iUY" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/triplefocus_infographic.png" style="wid</p /> </a></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/the-mindful-society/education/what-you-need-for-a-caring-classroom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/the-mindful-society/education/what-you-need-for-a-caring-classroom#comments Education Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:08:23 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2251 at http://www.mindful.org "Police Culture in America Has Lost Its Way" http://www.mindful.org/the-mindful-society/police-culture-in-america-has-lost-its-way <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A police officer of two decades opens up about the protests in Ferguson and New York City and implicit bias in policing.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/goerling_feature.png?1418840650" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Lieutenant Richard Goerling</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/the-mindful-society/police-culture-in-america-has-lost-its-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/the-mindful-society/police-culture-in-america-has-lost-its-way#comments the MINDFUL SOCIETY Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:58:31 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2250 at http://www.mindful.org When Caregivers Need Healing http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/when-caregivers-need-healing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Here are five ways you can bring mindfulness into your caregiving.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/art/feature/caregivers_feature.png?1418825673" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Nell Lake</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/when-caregivers-need-healing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/when-caregivers-need-healing#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:06:13 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2249 at http://www.mindful.org