Mindful: Living with Awareness and Compassion http://www.mindful.org/rss en 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>Bouts of depression range from the mild and infrequent to the severe and chronic. For serious depression, you should seek qualified help. But 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 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 is obsessed with busy-ness. Here&#39;s why 2015 is the year you can stop feeling busy.&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/edFB.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="171" 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 Party Planning? Here Are Three Ways to Dodge Holiday Stress http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/party-planning-here-are-three-ways-to-dodge-holiday-stress <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Inject a little joy back into the season by focusing less on &quot;doing&quot; and more on &quot;being.&quot;</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/party_feature.png?1418763068" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The holidays can be both a joyful and chaotic time of year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/party-planning-here-are-three-ways-to-dodge-holiday-stress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/party-planning-here-are-three-ways-to-dodge-holiday-stress#comments MINDFULNESS PRACTICE Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:34:21 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2247 at http://www.mindful.org Bringing Mindfulness to Work http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/bringing-mindfulness-to-work <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The third-largest health insurance provider in the US introduced a meditation program&mdash;and others have followed suit.&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_0.png?1418931538" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Mark Bertolini is CEO of Aetna, the third-largest health insurance provider in the United States, and he knows firsthand what mindfulness can do.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/bringing-mindfulness-to-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/bringing-mindfulness-to-work#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:33:40 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2246 at http://www.mindful.org Healing Our Vets (video) http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/healing-our-vets-video <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>How meditation and a whitewater adventure lead to newfound strength.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="276" mozallowfullscreen="" src="//player.vimeo.com/video/116368578?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="490"> </iframe></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/healing-our-vets-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/healing-our-vets-video#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:35:56 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2245 at http://www.mindful.org Your Guide to Enjoying the Holidays http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/your-guide-to-enjoying-the-holidays <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Here&#39;s 11 tips to help you be more mindful this holiday season.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The holiday season can be challenging. Our &quot;to do&quot; lists are huge, so we race through each day, trying to get things accomplished, and often end up feeling stressed.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/your-guide-to-enjoying-the-holidays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/your-guide-to-enjoying-the-holidays#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:45:01 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2243 at http://www.mindful.org 60 Minutes' Anderson Cooper Tries Mindfulness http://www.mindful.org/news/60-minutes-anderson-cooper-tries-mindfulness <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Cooper explores how meditation can change the brain and how mindfulness can impact our 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/news/feature/cooper_feature_0.png?1418674130" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>After taking a meditation retreat, Anderson Cooper has been meditating daily, and is curious to see if it&#39;s had an impact on his brain.<p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/60-minutes-anderson-cooper-tries-mindfulness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/60-minutes-anderson-cooper-tries-mindfulness#comments Fri, 12 Dec 2014 20:36:15 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2242 at http://www.mindful.org 5 Mindful Steps to a More Grateful (and Happy) Life http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/5-mindful-steps-to-a-more-grateful-and-happy-life <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>shares a short gratitude practice from his forthcoming book, <em>Uncovering Happiness</em>.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/gratefulFB.png" style="width: 490px; height: 327px;" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/5-mindful-steps-to-a-more-grateful-and-happy-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/5-mindful-steps-to-a-more-grateful-and-happy-life#comments Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:12:56 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2241 at http://www.mindful.org February 2015 Issue http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/february-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 plus <strong>web extras</strong> (<img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/Mindful-online-transparent.gif" style="height: 22px; width: 20px;" />) and articles available online.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/healing-waters"><strong><img alt="Mindful magazine February 2015 issue cover" src="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/cover_Feb15.png" style="width:</p /> </strong></a></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/february-2015-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/february-2015-issue#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Fri, 12 Dec 2014 14:15:17 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2240 at http://www.mindful.org 5 Ways to Develop Kindness and Generosity http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/5-ways-to-develop-kindness-and-generosity <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>By noting some simple everyday cues we can strengthen the muscle of kindness and generosity.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/Kindness-InfoG-504px.png" target="_blank"><img alt="5 simple everyday ways to develop kindness and generosity" src="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/Ki</p /> </a></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/5-ways-to-develop-kindness-and-generosity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/5-ways-to-develop-kindness-and-generosity#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Fri, 12 Dec 2014 14:05:01 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2239 at http://www.mindful.org 5 Steps to Wind Down and Fall Asleep http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/5-steps-to-wind-down-and-fall-asleep <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>How to stop tossing and turning and get some quality shut-eye.</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/sleep_feature.png?1418679641" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Shelby Freedman Harris</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/5-steps-to-wind-down-and-fall-asleep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/5-steps-to-wind-down-and-fall-asleep#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:41:45 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2238 at http://www.mindful.org Flawed Thinking http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/flawed-thinking <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In psychotherapy, <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/sharon-begley">Sharon Begley</a> warns, cognitive bias can put patients&rsquo; recoveries at risk.</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/begley_feature_0.png?1418667676" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>A throng of psychologists listens in rapt attention.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/flawed-thinking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/flawed-thinking#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:17:01 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2237 at http://www.mindful.org A Deeper Kind of Love http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/a-deeper-kind-of-love <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>So many of us will find ourselves caring for a loved one as they brave the journey through old age, decline, and death. Caregiving is demanding&mdash;at times overwhelming&mdash;and it can cultivate intimacy, wisdom, and insight.</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/nell_feature.png?1418668800" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Nell Lake</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/a-deeper-kind-of-love" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/a-deeper-kind-of-love#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Thu, 11 Dec 2014 21:07:38 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2236 at http://www.mindful.org Rouse Your Generosity and Kindness http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/rouse-your-generosity-and-kindness <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Here&#39;s how to incorporate kindness and generosity into your everyday 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/art/feature/generosity_feature.png?1418669413" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tons of scientific research confirms what anecdotal evidence has long maintained: kindness reduces pain and anger and boosts well-being.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/rouse-your-generosity-and-kindness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/rouse-your-generosity-and-kindness#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Thu, 11 Dec 2014 21:00:49 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2235 at http://www.mindful.org Healing Waters http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/healing-waters <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>War veterans&mdash;who&rsquo;ve seen more pain and devastation than most will see in a lifetime&mdash;struggle to find peace, and ways to fit back in and contribute all they have to offer. Three days on a roiling river bring them a step closer to feeling good in their own skin again.</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/vetsnew_feature.png?1418909129" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Katherine Ellison</p> <p>&ldquo;Forward! Forward!! FORWARD!!!&rdquo; shout the river guides.</p> <p>Eighteen US military veterans plunge their paddles into foaming waves.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/healing-waters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/healing-waters#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:46:16 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2234 at http://www.mindful.org Sensual, Savory Chocolate http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/sensual-savory-chocolate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>When it comes to desserts, resident foodie and mindful eating advocate, <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/b%C3%A9atrice-peltre">B&eacute;atrice Peltre</a>, always returns to chocolate.</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/chocolate_feature.png?1418667317" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>This morning I woke up thinking about chocolate&mdash;is there any other ingredient that should be eaten more mindfully than chocolate? I think not.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/sensual-savory-chocolate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/sensual-savory-chocolate#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:34:23 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2233 at http://www.mindful.org Your Guide to Defusing Anger http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/your-guide-to-defusing-anger <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Here are 11 ways to take time for what matters and keep anger from messing up your life.</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/anger_feature.png?1418667965" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>It&rsquo;s amazing how often the little things in life cause us to blow our top&mdash;which is rarely constructive.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/your-guide-to-defusing-anger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/your-guide-to-defusing-anger#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:23:38 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2232 at http://www.mindful.org Prisoners and Guards 'Should Meditate Together' Says UK Politician http://www.mindful.org/news/prisoners-and-guards-should-meditate-together-says-uk-politician <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Mindfulness can help inmates become better citizens, says Chris Ruane.</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/prison_feature.png?1418316046" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>This week, Labour MP Chris Ruane suggested that meditation could help prisoners learn &quot;gratitude, appreciation, and balance&quot; and become better citizens.&nbsp;Ruane pointed out that the nu</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/prisoners-and-guards-should-meditate-together-says-uk-politician" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/prisoners-and-guards-should-meditate-together-says-uk-politician#comments Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:56:33 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2231 at http://www.mindful.org Just One Thing: Be Kind to Yourself by Being Kind to Others http://www.mindful.org/in-body-and-mind/just-one-thing-be-kind-to-yourself-by-being-kind-to-others <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>We think of kindness as something we do for others. But <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/rick-hanson-0">Rick Hanson</a> says kindness is a two-way street.</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/kindness_feature.png?1418243654" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>I usually describe a practice as something to do: get on your own side, see the being behind the eyes, take in the good, etc. This practice is different: it&rsquo;s something to recognize.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/in-body-and-mind/just-one-thing-be-kind-to-yourself-by-being-kind-to-others" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/in-body-and-mind/just-one-thing-be-kind-to-yourself-by-being-kind-to-others#comments in BODY and MIND Wed, 10 Dec 2014 20:07:40 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2230 at http://www.mindful.org One Simple Way to Get Out of "Doing" Mode http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/one-simple-way-to-get-out-of-doing-mode <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Want to give up the chase to get somewhere else and drop into the experience of now? One way to do that is to embrace silence, writes <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/haltfb.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="171" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Last weekend, I had the pleasure of leading <a href="http://mindfulnessretreats.co.uk/" target="_blank">a retreat</a> for some mindfulness course graduates.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/one-simple-way-to-get-out-of-doing-mode" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/one-simple-way-to-get-out-of-doing-mode#comments Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18:40:08 +0000 Ed Halliwell 2229 at http://www.mindful.org Finding The Space To Lead Online Workshop January 2015 http://www.mindful.org/news/finding-the-space-to-lead-online-workshop-january-2015 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In this live online workshop, learn mindful leadership from Janice Marturano, the award winning author of <a href="http://www.mindful.org/at-work/finding-the-space-to-lead"><em>Finding the</em> <em>Space to Lead: A practical guide to mindful leadership</em></a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>From the <a href="https://events-na11.adobeconnect.com/content/connect/c1/1105312219/en/events/event/shared/1168012343/event_landing.html?sco-id=1221823545&amp;campaign-id=List&amp;_charset_=utf-8"</p> </a></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/finding-the-space-to-lead-online-workshop-january-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/finding-the-space-to-lead-online-workshop-january-2015#comments Tue, 09 Dec 2014 20:17:51 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2228 at http://www.mindful.org Research: The Key Ingredient to Genuine Happiness http://www.mindful.org/the-science/research-the-key-ingredient-to-genuine-happiness <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>If we can direct our thoughts toward the well-being of others, says <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/daniel-goleman">Daniel Goleman</a>, it will help promote a more enduring, genuine kind of happiness.</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/goleman_feature.png?1418154563" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>We would all like to be happier in our personal and professional lives, even those of us who already love what we do, or are content with personal accomplishments.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/the-science/research-the-key-ingredient-to-genuine-happiness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/the-science/research-the-key-ingredient-to-genuine-happiness#comments the SCIENCE Tue, 09 Dec 2014 19:28:03 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2227 at http://www.mindful.org The Many Meanings of Mindfulness http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/the-many-meanings-of-mindfulness <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>When we hear &quot;mindfulness&quot; it ought to inspire caring and joy, not just attention.</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/mindfulness_feature.png?1418761225" /> </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/the-many-meanings-of-mindfulness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/the-many-meanings-of-mindfulness#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Mon, 08 Dec 2014 20:39:49 +0000 Barry Boyce 2225 at http://www.mindful.org Help Support the Inner Resilience Program http://www.mindful.org/news/help-support-the-inner-resilience-program <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Linda Lantieri is on a mission to cultivate the inner lives of students, teachers, and schools. Help secure the <a href="http://innerresilience-tidescenter.org/" target="_blank">Inner Resilience Program</a>&#39;s place in the educational arena for a few more years.&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/schools.jpg?1418066524" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Shortly after 9/11, Lantieri saw how educators were struggling to keep the horror of that day from permanently damaging the kids.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/help-support-the-inner-resilience-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/help-support-the-inner-resilience-program#comments Mon, 08 Dec 2014 19:08:34 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2223 at http://www.mindful.org Mindfulness Can Quiet Down the A**Hole Voice in Our Heads http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/mindfulness-can-quiet-down-the-ahole-voice-in-our-heads <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Mindfulness lets you know what&#39;s going on in your mind without taking the bait and acting on it, says <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/asshole_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 was recently interviewing <a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/dan-harris-meditation-10-percent-happier">ABC News anchor Dan Harris, author of <em>10% Happier</em></a>, for an upcomin</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/mindfulness-can-quiet-down-the-ahole-voice-in-our-heads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/mindfulness-can-quiet-down-the-ahole-voice-in-our-heads#comments Fri, 05 Dec 2014 20:20:03 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2221 at http://www.mindful.org Highlander pre roll for JKZ test page http://www.mindful.org/page/highlander-pre-roll-for-jkz-test-page <p>We&#39;re excited to bring you the next video in our MindfulDirect interviews with Jon Kabat-Zinn.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/page/highlander-pre-roll-for-jkz-test-page" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 16:40:48 +0000 Eddie Boyce 2220 at http://www.mindful.org Will You (Mindfully) Be Mine? http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/will-you-mindfully-be-mine <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>To celebrate this month of love, we asked Mindful readers to answer our survey on love and relationships. Take a look at the results.&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/love_feature.png?1422910482" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Valentine&rsquo;s Day&mdash;a sweet sexy reminder to wow your mate with passion and appreciation, or a Hallmark holiday that pressures you to cough up romance on demand?</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/will-you-mindfully-be-mine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/will-you-mindfully-be-mine#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Thu, 04 Dec 2014 21:36:26 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2219 at http://www.mindful.org Mindfulness is Taking Root—Help it Grow http://www.mindful.org/about-mindful/mindfulness-is-taking-root%E2%80%94help-it-grow <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Thanking you with a new video every day until 2015.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>[Video 15 of 15. Previous videos at end of page.]</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/about-mindful/mindfulness-is-taking-root%E2%80%94help-it-grow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/about-mindful/mindfulness-is-taking-root%E2%80%94help-it-grow#comments ABOUT MINDFUL Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:03:16 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2218 at http://www.mindful.org Hosting Real Conversations Over Real Food http://www.mindful.org/news/hosting-real-conversations-over-real-food <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In the wake of shootings and protests in Ferguson, MO, mindful living and design company Holstee wants you to devote your next potluck to hosting honest conversations about race and violence.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtn13_u82Sg" target="_blank"><img alt="People passing food around at a potluck" src="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/holstee.png" style="width: 490px; he</p /> </a></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/hosting-real-conversations-over-real-food" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/hosting-real-conversations-over-real-food#comments Tue, 02 Dec 2014 19:53:07 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2217 at http://www.mindful.org Greater Good Summer Institute for Educators http://www.mindful.org/news/greater-good-summer-institute-for-educators <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>UC Berkeley-based institute equips educators with social-emotional learning tools that benefit both students and teachers.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/educators.jpg" style="width: 280px; height: 189px; float: left; margin-right: 10px;" />The Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley is excited </p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/greater-good-summer-institute-for-educators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/greater-good-summer-institute-for-educators#comments Mon, 01 Dec 2014 20:36:36 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2213 at http://www.mindful.org Mistakes Managers Make During Tough Conversations http://www.mindful.org/at-work/mistakes-managers-make-during-tough-conversations <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Addressing negative emotions up front is better than bottling them up.</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/managers_feature.png?1417206115" /> </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/mistakes-managers-make-during-tough-conversations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/at-work/mistakes-managers-make-during-tough-conversations#comments at WORK Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:20:37 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2212 at http://www.mindful.org Why Collaborative Leadership Trumps The Rule of One http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/editors%E2%80%99-blog/why-collaborative-leadership-trumps-the-rule-of-one <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/leadershipFB.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="171" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Mindful friend and contemplative community builder <a href="http://www.uvacontemplation.org/content/jeffrey-walker" target="_blank">Jeff Walker</a> gets big ups on his book <a href="http://www.theg</p> </a></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/editors%E2%80%99-blog/why-collaborative-leadership-trumps-the-rule-of-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/editors%E2%80%99-blog/why-collaborative-leadership-trumps-the-rule-of-one#comments Thu, 27 Nov 2014 18:02:23 +0000 James Gimian 2211 at http://www.mindful.org 5 Ways to Thrive at Thanksgiving http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/5-ways-to-thrive-at-thanksgiving <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Inject some joy back into the holiday&mdash;pesky in-laws and all.</p> </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/mindfulness-practice/5-ways-to-thrive-at-thanksgiving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/5-ways-to-thrive-at-thanksgiving#comments MINDFULNESS PRACTICE Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:05:10 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2209 at http://www.mindful.org Being a Kind Boss Pays Off http://www.mindful.org/at-work/leadership/being-a-kind-boss-pays-off <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Emma Sepp&auml;l&auml; looks at the hard data on being a nice boss.&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/boss_feature.png?1416947611" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Emma Sepp&auml;l&auml;/Republished with Emma Sepp&auml;l&auml;&#39;s permission from <a href="https://hbr.org/2014/11/the-hard-data-on-being-a-nice-boss" target="_blank">Harvard Business Review&lt;</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/at-work/leadership/being-a-kind-boss-pays-off" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/at-work/leadership/being-a-kind-boss-pays-off#comments Leadership Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:41:10 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2208 at http://www.mindful.org When Good Goes Viral (video) http://www.mindful.org/news/when-good-goes-viral-video <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The documentary film <em>Good Virus</em> debunks the &quot;nice guys finish last&quot; notion and suggests kindness is our default. Catch the <a href="http://ccare.stanford.edu/event-registration/?ee=141&amp;utm_source=Kindness+Is+Contagious&amp;utm_campaign=f822d123b6-Jan_2_201412_28_2013&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_term=0_d7811360ee-f822d123b6-102677061&amp;utm_source=Kindness+Is+Contagious&amp;utm_campaign=51fc8338cd-October_25_Email_Campaign10_24_2014&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_term=0_d7811360ee-51fc8338cd-102677665" target="_blank">screening at Stanford</a>&#39;s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE).&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="276" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/5iC-xqyF6Us" width="490"></iframe></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/when-good-goes-viral-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/when-good-goes-viral-video#comments Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:09:38 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2207 at http://www.mindful.org Dan Harris: Multitasking Works for Computers, Not Us http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/meditation-in-action/dan-harris-multitasking-works-for-computers-not-us <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>ABC News correspondent Dan Harris on why we&#39;re not wired for multitasking.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=9,0,47,0" height="360" id="flashObj" width="490"><<p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/meditation-in-action/dan-harris-multitasking-works-for-computers-not-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/meditation-in-action/dan-harris-multitasking-works-for-computers-not-us#comments Meditation in Action Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:03:26 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2205 at http://www.mindful.org 3 Benefits to Mindfulness at Work http://www.mindful.org/at-work/3-benefits-to-mindfulness-at-work <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Four new studies point toward three benefits to cultivating moment-to-moment awareness in the workplace.</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?1416848179" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Jeremy Adam Smith</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/at-work/3-benefits-to-mindfulness-at-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/at-work/3-benefits-to-mindfulness-at-work#comments at WORK Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:10:30 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2204 at http://www.mindful.org A Phrase to Change Your Day: Jon Kabat-Zinn http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/a-phrase-to-change-your-day-jon-kabat-zinn <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>This one phrase will help you bring mindfulness into your everyday life, says <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/elisha-goldstein">Elisha Goldstein</a>.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/NEWEST-JKZ-FB.png"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/NEWEST-JKZ-FB.png" style="width: 490px; height: 490px;" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/a-phrase-to-change-your-day-jon-kabat-zinn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/a-phrase-to-change-your-day-jon-kabat-zinn#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:12:14 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2203 at http://www.mindful.org A Place to Be Mindful—on Campus http://www.mindful.org/news/a-place-to-be-mindful%E2%80%94on-campus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Carnegie Mellon University&#39;s new Mindfulness Room is part of a growing trend on college campuses: designing mindful spaces for students.</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/campus_feature.png?1416427282" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Jane Karr, writing for <em>The New York Times</em>, <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/02/education/edlife/space-to-be-mindful.html?emc=eta1&amp;_r=0" target="_blank">describes</a> the <a href</p> </a></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/a-place-to-be-mindful%E2%80%94on-campus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/a-place-to-be-mindful%E2%80%94on-campus#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:06:18 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2202 at http://www.mindful.org The Power of Kindness (and One Surefire Way to Know If You "Get" Mindfulness) http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/the-power-of-kindness-and-one-surefire-way-to-know-if-you-get <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>If you think mindfulness is just about neutral noticing and non-judgement, then something important is missing, says <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/ed-halliwell">Ed Halliwell</a>.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><img alt="Robot standing next to the phrase: mindfulness is not just neutral noticing" src="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/ROBOT.png" style="width: 490px;" /></p> <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" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/the-power-of-kindness-and-one-surefire-way-to-know-if-you-get#comments Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:42:28 +0000 Ed Halliwell 2201 at http://www.mindful.org Jon Kabat-Zinn Exclusive for IGG Supporters http://www.mindful.org/page/jon-kabat-zinn-exclusive-for-igg-supporters <script src="//fast.wistia.com/assets/external/embed_shepherd-v1.js"></script><script> wistiaEmbeds.onFind(function(video) { video.addPlugin("dimTheLights", { src: "//fast.wistia.com/labs/dim<p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/page/jon-kabat-zinn-exclusive-for-igg-supporters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:07:03 +0000 Eddie Boyce 2200 at http://www.mindful.org Can't Sleep? http://www.mindful.org/node/2199 <div id="interrupter-title"> <em>INTERRUPTER:</em> Can&#39;t Sleep?</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/2199" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:40:37 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2199 at http://www.mindful.org Starved for Time? Here’s a Surprising—and Easy—Solution http://www.mindful.org/in-body-and-mind/starved-for-time-here%E2%80%99s-a-surprising%E2%80%94and-easy%E2%80%94solution <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Christine Carter explains how &quot;doing nothing&quot; could be a key to happiness... and productivity.</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.png?1416256835" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Although I think I spent most of my childhood daydreaming, I seldom do it anymore.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/in-body-and-mind/starved-for-time-here%E2%80%99s-a-surprising%E2%80%94and-easy%E2%80%94solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/in-body-and-mind/starved-for-time-here%E2%80%99s-a-surprising%E2%80%94and-easy%E2%80%94solution#comments in BODY and MIND Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:21:40 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2198 at http://www.mindful.org How To Help Kids Focus with Dr. Daniel Goleman (event) http://www.mindful.org/news/how-to-help-kids-focus-with-dr-daniel-goleman-event <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>This Sunday, Daniel Goleman will be at JCC Manhattan to discuss his new book, <em>Triple Focus</em>, how to help kids pay attention, and new approaches to education.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.jccmanhattan.org/meditation-masters?page=cat-content&amp;progid=30897" target="_blank"><img alt="How to Help Kids Focus, with Dr.</p /> </a></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/how-to-help-kids-focus-with-dr-daniel-goleman-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/how-to-help-kids-focus-with-dr-daniel-goleman-event#comments Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:16:37 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2197 at http://www.mindful.org Thoughts Racing? http://www.mindful.org/node/2196 <div id="interrupter-title"> <em>INTERRUPTER:</em> Thoughts Racing?</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/2196" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 19:41:55 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2196 at http://www.mindful.org Thoughts Are Not Facts http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/thoughts-are-not-facts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Next time your mind jumps to a conclusion that inevitably sends in you in a spiral toward depression or anxiety, check to see where your head was at the time of that interpretation.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/Thoughts-Are-Not-Facts-InfoG-revised.png"><img alt="Thoughts Are Not Facts Infographic" src="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/ThoughtsFacts_infographic</p /> </a></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/thoughts-are-not-facts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/thoughts-are-not-facts#comments Fri, 07 Nov 2014 20:12:45 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2194 at http://www.mindful.org The Busier You Are, the More You Have to Slow Down http://www.mindful.org/news/the-busier-you-are-the-more-you-have-to-slow-down <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In his new book, <em>The Art of Stillness</em>, veteran travel writer Pico Iyer suggests that the greatest adventure may be found in going nowhere.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="276" mozallowfullscreen="" src="//player.vimeo.com/video/110792530?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="490"> </iframe></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/the-busier-you-are-the-more-you-have-to-slow-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/the-busier-you-are-the-more-you-have-to-slow-down#comments Thu, 06 Nov 2014 17:52:50 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2193 at http://www.mindful.org Getting Over the Mindfulness Hype http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/getting-over-the-mindfulness-hype <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Critiques against mindfulness tell us more about our over-driven society than the practice itself, says <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/mindfulness_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>Melanie McDonagh in the <em>Spectator</em> is the latest journalist to take a swipe at the &lsquo;<a href="http://www.spectator.co.uk/features/9355692/whats-wrong-with-mindfulness-more-than-you-mig</p> </a></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/getting-over-the-mindfulness-hype" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/getting-over-the-mindfulness-hype#comments Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19:20:15 +0000 Ed Halliwell 2192 at http://www.mindful.org