Mindful: Living with Awareness and Compassion http://www.mindful.org/rss en 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 Tune In to Your Day http://www.mindful.org/node/2206 <div id="interrupter-title"> <em>INTERRUPTER:</em> Tune In to Your Day</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/2206" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:02:54 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2206 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> <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/JKZ_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>A few years ago, I was at a conference introducing Jon Kabat-Zinn.</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> <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/thoughts_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>So you&rsquo;re waiting in the hallway with your mind spinning about how it&rsquo;s been a pretty crappy day and life just doesn&rsquo;t seem to be moving in the direction you&rsquo;d like it to.</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 Win Sam Fromartz's New Book, "In Search of the Perfect Loaf" http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/win-sam-fromartzs-new-book-in-search-of-the-perfect-loaf <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Can you find mindfulness in the everyday? Submit a <a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/editors%E2%80%99-blog/welcome-to-mindful-interrupters">mindful interrupter</a> for a chance to win Sam Fromartz&#39;s new book, <em>In Search of the Perfect Loaf</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/bread_feature.png?1415125442" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>To celebrate the release of author and baker Samuel Fromartz&#39;s new book, <em><a href="http://www.chewswise.com/in-search-of-the-perfect-loaf/" target="_blank">In Search of the Perfect Loaf: A H</a></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/win-sam-fromartzs-new-book-in-search-of-the-perfect-loaf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/win-sam-fromartzs-new-book-in-search-of-the-perfect-loaf#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Mon, 03 Nov 2014 18:45:14 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2190 at http://www.mindful.org What Does Mindfulness Mean to You? http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/what-does-mindfulness-mean-to-you <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Insights from key players bringing mindfulness into society.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/glimpse-eileen-fisher"><img alt="Eileen Fisher" src="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/WMMTM-4-Fisher.png" style="width: 490px; height: 681px;" />&lt;</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/what-does-mindfulness-mean-to-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/what-does-mindfulness-mean-to-you#comments MINDFULNESS PRACTICE Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:14:24 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2189 at http://www.mindful.org Introducing the NoPhone: The Phone that Does Nothing http://www.mindful.org/news/introducing-the-nophone-the-phone-that-does-nothing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Literally, it does nothing. But people have contributed thousands of dollars to the Kickstarter campaign.&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/nophone_feature.png?1414607210" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By <a href="http://www.mindful.org/stephany">Stephany Tlalka&nbsp;</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/introducing-the-nophone-the-phone-that-does-nothing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/introducing-the-nophone-the-phone-that-does-nothing#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:06:09 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2188 at http://www.mindful.org CANCELLED: An Evening with Storyteller and Illustrator Maira Kalman http://www.mindful.org/news/cancelled-an-evening-with-storyteller-and-illustrator-maira-kalman <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Mindful&#39;s back-page illustrator is coming to Halifax, Nova Scotia, on November 7th.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Friday, November 7 at 7:30pm<br /> at St. George&#39;s (Round) Church<br /> All Ages Maira will be signing books after event</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/cancelled-an-evening-with-storyteller-and-illustrator-maira-kalman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/cancelled-an-evening-with-storyteller-and-illustrator-maira-kalman#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:44:51 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2187 at http://www.mindful.org Why You Can Zone Out and Still Be Mindful http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/why-you-can-zone-out-and-still-be-mindful <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Mindfulness and mind<em>less</em>ness are not actually at odds with each other.&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/zoning_feature.jpg?1414692868" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By <a href="http://www.mindful.org/stephany">Stephany Tlalka</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/why-you-can-zone-out-and-still-be-mindful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/why-you-can-zone-out-and-still-be-mindful#comments MINDFULNESS PRACTICE Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:32:25 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2186 at http://www.mindful.org Anxious? 3 Ways to Get Out of Panic Mode http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/high-anxiety <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Don&#39;t hit the panic button. Try these mini-mindfulness practices first.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/Anxiety%20VF.png"><img alt="Anxious?</p /> </a></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/high-anxiety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/high-anxiety#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:23:59 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2185 at http://www.mindful.org Stop Bottling Up Your Anger http://www.mindful.org/in-love-and-relationships/working-with-emotions/stop-bottling-up-your-anger <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Anger is a tool that helps us read and respond to upsetting social situations. But how can you stop it from getting out of hand?</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/angry_feature.png?1414439252" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Todd Kashdan, Robert Biswas-Diener</p> <p>Anger is in itself neither good nor bad&mdash;it&rsquo;s what you do with it that matters.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/in-love-and-relationships/working-with-emotions/stop-bottling-up-your-anger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/in-love-and-relationships/working-with-emotions/stop-bottling-up-your-anger#comments Working with Emotions Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:52:43 +0000 2183 at http://www.mindful.org The Top 5 Myths About Mindfulness Meditation http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-top-5-myths-about-mindfulness-meditation <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> debunks some common misconceptions about mindfulness meditation.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mindful-blog-lead-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/scale_width_256/mindful-blog-images/mindfulness_Large-HP.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="220" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Do you know the myths about mindfulness and what is true or false about this swelling revolution? Take a look at what I think are the top 5 myths about mindfulness.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-top-5-myths-about-mindfulness-meditation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-top-5-myths-about-mindfulness-meditation#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:43:09 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2181 at http://www.mindful.org How I Defanged the Voice in My Head (video) http://www.mindful.org/news/how-i-defanged-the-voice-in-my-head-video <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>ABC News anchor Dan Harris, author of <em>10% Happier</em>, talked about his personal journey to meditation at Google HQ recently.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="276" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Dt5Qv9tUObI" width="490"></iframe></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/how-i-defanged-the-voice-in-my-head-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/how-i-defanged-the-voice-in-my-head-video#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:26:19 +0000 2180 at http://www.mindful.org We Can Teach Our Brains to Feel More Compassion http://www.mindful.org/news/we-can-teach-our-brains-to-feel-more-compassion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Scientific evidence shows that we can train the brain to feel more compassion&mdash;for others and for ourselves.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-art-feature-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_art_feature_img" width="490" height="350" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/news/feature/compassion_feature.png?1414003557" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Another <a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/18-science-based-reasons-to-try-loving-kindness-meditation">science-based reason to try loving-kindness meditation</a>!</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/we-can-teach-our-brains-to-feel-more-compassion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/we-can-teach-our-brains-to-feel-more-compassion#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:33:12 +0000 2179 at http://www.mindful.org Michael Gervais: Mindfulness and High Performance Training with the Seahawks (video) http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/michael-gervais-mindfulness-and-high-performance-training-with-the-seahawks-video <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="276" mozallowfullscreen="" src="//player.vimeo.com/video/109157197?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="490"> </iframe></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/michael-gervais-mindfulness-and-high-performance-training-with-the-seahawks-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/michael-gervais-mindfulness-and-high-performance-training-with-the-seahawks-video#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:45:53 +0000 2178 at http://www.mindful.org Mindfulness in Education Research Highlights http://www.mindful.org/the-mindful-society/mindfulness-in-education-research-highlights <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>An annotated bibliography of studies of mindfulness in education.</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/education_feature.png?1413832402" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Emily Campbell</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/the-mindful-society/mindfulness-in-education-research-highlights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/the-mindful-society/mindfulness-in-education-research-highlights#comments the MINDFUL SOCIETY Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:23:02 +0000 2176 at http://www.mindful.org Mindful Mini-mag: Highlights from our December Issue http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/mini-mag-december-2014 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Get a taste of <em>Mindful</em> magazine&#39;s December issue from this free digital sampler.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="issuuembed" data-configid="7051045/9827389" style="width: 490px; height: 318px;"> &nbsp;</div> <script type="text/javascript" src="//e.issuu.com/embed.js" async="true"></script><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/mini-mag-december-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/mini-mag-december-2014#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:02:12 +0000 2175 at http://www.mindful.org 5 Ways to Bring Mindfulness Home http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/5-ways-to-bring-mindfulness-home <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Connecting with your family is crucial to everyone&rsquo;s well-being. Here are some things to keep in mind as you make the effort.</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/family_feature.png?1413827343" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Elisha and Stefanie Goldstein&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>1. You do have time</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/5-ways-to-bring-mindfulness-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/5-ways-to-bring-mindfulness-home#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:16:45 +0000 2174 at http://www.mindful.org Beware the Habit-Forming Brain! http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/beware-the-habit-forming-brain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>How to tame your constant cravings by getting to know your brain better.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Judson Brewer</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/beware-the-habit-forming-brain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/beware-the-habit-forming-brain#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:46:23 +0000 2173 at http://www.mindful.org Why Music Strikes a Chord http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/why-music-strikes-a-chord <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Music has the power to enable the recall of incredibly vivid memories from the corners of our mind.</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.png?1413818376" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/sharon-begley">Sharon Begley</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/why-music-strikes-a-chord" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/why-music-strikes-a-chord#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:13:34 +0000 2172 at http://www.mindful.org December 2014 Issue http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/december-2014-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><strong><img alt="Cover of Mindful's December 2014 Issue" src="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/Cover_Dec2014_500px.png" style="width: 270px; height: 350px; margin-right: 10px; float: left;" /> </strong></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/december-2014-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/december-2014-issue#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:43:14 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2171 at http://www.mindful.org MBCT for Depression Anywhere, Anytime: An Interview with Zindel Segal, PhD http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/mbct-for-depression-anywhere-anytime-an-interview-with-zindel-segal <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>speaks with <a href="http://www.psychiatry.utoronto.ca/people/dr-zindel-v-segal/" target="_blank">Zindel Segal</a> about a new online program called <em>Mindful Noggin</em> that can bring MBCT to you on the go.&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/mbct_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>Over a decade ago, <a href="http://www.psychiatry.utoronto.ca/people/dr-zindel-v-segal/" target="_blank">Zindel Segal</a>, <a href="http://www.psych.ox.ac.uk/team/PIs/mark-williams" target="_blank"</p> </a></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/mbct-for-depression-anywhere-anytime-an-interview-with-zindel-segal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/mbct-for-depression-anywhere-anytime-an-interview-with-zindel-segal#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:25:27 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2169 at http://www.mindful.org Meditation Covers Scientific American November 2014 Issue http://www.mindful.org/news/meditation-covers-scientific-american-november-2014-issue <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&quot;Mind of the Meditator,&quot; co-written by renowned neuroscientist Richard J. Davidson, tackles the benefits of meditation.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/neuroscience-reveals-the-secrets-of-meditation-s-benefits/" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/neuroscience.jpg" </p /> </a></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/meditation-covers-scientific-american-november-2014-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/meditation-covers-scientific-american-november-2014-issue#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:13:23 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2168 at http://www.mindful.org Meditate with Intention, Not Goals http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/meditate-with-intention-not-goals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>It&#39;s only when we meditate for its own sake&mdash;rather than trying to get something from it&mdash;that we find the results we&#39;re after, says&nbsp;<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/Halliwell_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>I came to meditation after years of trying to improve my life.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/meditate-with-intention-not-goals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/meditate-with-intention-not-goals#comments Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:37:38 +0000 Ed Halliwell 2167 at http://www.mindful.org A Mindful Miami Conference http://www.mindful.org/news/a-mindful-miami-conference <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Only 20 seats left for this mindfulness conference taking place on Saturday.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mindfulkidsmiami.org/mindful-conference" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/Mindful_Miami.jpg" style="width: 490px; height: 314px;" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/a-mindful-miami-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/a-mindful-miami-conference#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:01:23 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2165 at http://www.mindful.org How to Rebound From Difficult Emotions at Work http://www.mindful.org/at-work/how-to-rebound-from-difficult-emotions-at-work <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/daniel-goleman">Daniel Goleman</a> on how we can better move on from disappointments that crop up at work.&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%29feature.png?1413309991" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>We all experience disappointments at work. Passed over for a promotion. Argument with a client or colleague.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/at-work/how-to-rebound-from-difficult-emotions-at-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/at-work/how-to-rebound-from-difficult-emotions-at-work#comments at WORK Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:24:27 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2164 at http://www.mindful.org Train Your Brain to Break Bad Habits http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/train-your-brain-to-break-bad-habits <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Researchers are pinpointing the brain circuits involved in forming habits. <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/elisha-goldstein">Elisha Goldstein</a> takes us through a mindfulness practice to curb bad habits.&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/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>Why are bad habits so hard to break? What if the bumper sticker &ldquo;Just Say No!&rdquo; actually works against us?</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/train-your-brain-to-break-bad-habits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/train-your-brain-to-break-bad-habits#comments Fri, 10 Oct 2014 18:21:17 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2163 at http://www.mindful.org What is Mindfulness? http://www.mindful.org/news/what-is-mindfulness <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Are you supposed to clear your mind, or focus on one thing? Forbes, Huffington Post, and others weigh in.&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/mindfulness_feature_0.png?1413296760" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>What is mindfulness?</strong>&nbsp;It&#39;s a big question that&#39;s getting addressed by everyone from major business publications to the daily blogroll.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/what-is-mindfulness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/what-is-mindfulness#comments Wed, 08 Oct 2014 18:39:32 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2161 at http://www.mindful.org University of Southern California Offers Mindfulness to Students http://www.mindful.org/news/university-of-southern-california-offers-mindfulness-to-students <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>USC joins the ranks of <a href="http://www.mindful.org/resources#college">colleges with mindfulness initiatives for students</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://dailytrojan.com/2014/10/02/new-initiative-to-promote-wellness-among-students/" target="_blank">The new initiative</a> will feature mindfulness courses, practice groups, research opp</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/university-of-southern-california-offers-mindfulness-to-students" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/university-of-southern-california-offers-mindfulness-to-students#comments Wed, 08 Oct 2014 17:17:55 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2160 at http://www.mindful.org 3 Ways to Bring Mindfulness Into Therapy http://www.mindful.org/in-body-and-mind/psychology/3-ways-to-bring-mindfulness-into-therapy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>More and more therapists are integrating moment-to-moment awareness into their practice. Here&#39;s why&mdash;and how.</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/therapy_feature.png?1412710337" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Susan M. Pollak, Ronald D. Siegel, Thomas Pedulla</p> <p>Mindfulness is now the fastest-developing area in mental health.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/in-body-and-mind/psychology/3-ways-to-bring-mindfulness-into-therapy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/in-body-and-mind/psychology/3-ways-to-bring-mindfulness-into-therapy#comments Psychology Tue, 07 Oct 2014 18:29:57 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2159 at http://www.mindful.org Free Mindfulness Apps Worthy of Your Attention http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/free-mindfulness-apps-worthy-of-your-attention <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Mindfulness apps are trending in a big way. Here are three we&rsquo;re happy we downloaded.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>By <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/stephany-tlalka">Stephany Tlalka</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/free-mindfulness-apps-worthy-of-your-attention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/free-mindfulness-apps-worthy-of-your-attention#comments MINDFULNESS PRACTICE Mon, 06 Oct 2014 18:21:38 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2158 at http://www.mindful.org The Horse is Technology, But the Rider is on Auto-Pilot http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-horse-is-technology-but-the-rider-is-on-auto-pilot <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> looks at how we can mindfully reign in and harness our relationship to technology.&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/tech_Large-HP.jpg" alt="" title="" width="256" height="220" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>You wake up the morning and before saying hi to anyone in the house you say hi to your phone. Walking on the way to the bathroom you make sure to grab your phone to check any messages on the way.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-horse-is-technology-but-the-rider-is-on-auto-pilot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-horse-is-technology-but-the-rider-is-on-auto-pilot#comments Fri, 03 Oct 2014 18:48:02 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2157 at http://www.mindful.org 18 Science-Based Reasons to Try Loving-Kindness Meditation http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/18-science-based-reasons-to-try-loving-kindness-meditation <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 emerging science around the benefits of loving-kindness 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/art/feature/kindness_feature.jpg?1412193837" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Many of us have heard of meditation&#39;s benefits. We may have even tried meditation once or twice.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/18-science-based-reasons-to-try-loving-kindness-meditation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/18-science-based-reasons-to-try-loving-kindness-meditation#comments MINDFULNESS PRACTICE Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:28:26 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2156 at http://www.mindful.org The Neuroscience of Resistance and How to Overcome It! http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-neuroscience-of-resistance-and-how-to-overcome-it <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Whether we&#39;re starting a new project or trying to meditate, we can experience resistance, says <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/elisha-goldstein">Elisha Goldstein</a>. But there are ways we can train the brain to get out of the resistance loop.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div style="background-color:#fff;display:inline-block;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,sans-serif;color:#a7a7a7;font-size:11px;width:100%;max-width:388px;"> </div><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-neuroscience-of-resistance-and-how-to-overcome-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-neuroscience-of-resistance-and-how-to-overcome-it#comments Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:48:34 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2155 at http://www.mindful.org Nature Walks Linked to Improved Mental Health http://www.mindful.org/news/nature-walks-linked-to-improved-mental-health <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A new large-scale study links group nature walks with significantly lower depression and perceived stress, and enhanced mental well-being.</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/nature_feature.jpg?1411756067" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Researchers evaluated 1,991 participants from the <a href="http://www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/" target="_blank">Walking for Health</a> program in England, which helps facilitate nearly 3,000 weekly</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/nature-walks-linked-to-improved-mental-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/nature-walks-linked-to-improved-mental-health#comments Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:08:02 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2154 at http://www.mindful.org Free Webcast: Train Your Brain http://www.mindful.org/news/free-webcast-train-your-brain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>ABC News Anchor Dan Harris and neuroscientist Richard Davidson explore the science behind training your brain for happiness, good health, and more.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/DanRichie490x300_0.jpg" style="width: 490px; height: 300px;" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/free-webcast-train-your-brain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/free-webcast-train-your-brain#comments Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:41:28 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2153 at http://www.mindful.org A Half Day Conference on Mindfulness http://www.mindful.org/news/a-half-day-conference-on-mindfulness <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Coming up on November 14, this conference looks at how the science and practice of awareness improves well-being and performance.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>When</strong>:<br /> Friday, November 14, 2014<br /> 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/a-half-day-conference-on-mindfulness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/a-half-day-conference-on-mindfulness#comments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:33:31 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2152 at http://www.mindful.org There's Peace From the Purveyors of Corporate Mindfulness http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/theres-peace-from-the-purveyors-of-corporate-mindfulness <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>With all good intentions,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/ed-halliwell">Ed Halliwell</a>&nbsp;writes, a bit of mindfulness in institutions whose activities and attitudes contribute to the world&#39;s pain may not amount to much. But it <em>is</em> a good start&mdash;toward a mindful culture.&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/corporate_Large-HP.jpg" alt="" title="" width="256" height="220" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Along with last week&rsquo;s Wisdom 2.0 conference in Dublin came some more <a href="http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/sep/17/no-peace-purveyors-corporate-mindfulness" target="_blank">c</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/theres-peace-from-the-purveyors-of-corporate-mindfulness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/theres-peace-from-the-purveyors-of-corporate-mindfulness#comments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:31:13 +0000 Ed Halliwell 2151 at http://www.mindful.org FREE Web Cast - Train Your Brain http://www.mindful.org/livestream <p><iframe src="http://new.livestream.com/accounts/4042965/events/3440657/player?width=560&amp;height=315&amp;autoPlay=true&amp;mute=false" width="490" height="276" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"> </iframe></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/livestream" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:24:03 +0000 2150 at http://www.mindful.org A Free Online Course on the Science of Happiness is Now Underway http://www.mindful.org/news/a-free-online-course-on-the-science-of-happiness-is-now-underway <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Our friends at the University of California at Berkeley are here to debunk some of the most common happiness myths and provide guidance on finding joy that are based on research findings in psychology and neuroscience.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The course kicked off yesterday, with more than 89,000 participants.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/a-free-online-course-on-the-science-of-happiness-is-now-underway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/a-free-online-course-on-the-science-of-happiness-is-now-underway#comments Wed, 10 Sep 2014 18:47:01 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2149 at http://www.mindful.org What My Three-Year-Old Taught Me About Self-Criticism http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/what-my-three-year-old-taught-me-about-self-criticism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>If it takes months of coaxing to help my three-year-old son unhook from the effects of one negative comment, writes <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/ed-halliwell">Ed Halliwell</a>, is it surprising that we can&#39;t change our habitual ways of being hard on ourselves with a bit of positive self-talk?</p> </div> </div> </div> <div style="background-color:#fff;display:inline-block;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,sans-serif;color:#a7a7a7;font-size:11px;width:100%;max-width:490px;min-width:300px;"> </div><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/what-my-three-year-old-taught-me-about-self-criticism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/what-my-three-year-old-taught-me-about-self-criticism#comments Wed, 10 Sep 2014 18:19:56 +0000 Ed Halliwell 2148 at http://www.mindful.org Choosing a Program http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/choosing-a-mindfulness-program <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Here&rsquo;s an overview of the many types of mindfulness programs at your disposal.</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/chooosing-a-program-edit.png?1410360401" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Mindfulness offers tools to explore the human condition in all its variety. You can learn basic mindfulness meditation in any number of ways.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/choosing-a-mindfulness-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/choosing-a-mindfulness-program#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Tue, 09 Sep 2014 17:26:04 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2147 at http://www.mindful.org How to Do It http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/mindfulness-how-to-do-it <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Mindfulness meditation practice couldn&rsquo;t be simpler: take a good seat, pay attention to the breath, and when your attention wanders, return. By following these simple steps, you can get to know yourself up close and personal.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/GS1-Posture-sniped.png" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/GS1-Posture-sniped.png" style="width: 490px;" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/mindfulness-how-to-do-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/mindfulness-how-to-do-it#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:42:51 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2146 at http://www.mindful.org Can Mindfulness Help Mothers of Severely Disabled Children? http://www.mindful.org/the-science/can-mindfulness-help-mothers-of-severely-disabled-children <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A new study suggests a way to help the parents of children with autism and other developmental disorders.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div style="background-color:#fff;display:inline-block;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,sans-serif;color:#a7a7a7;font-size:11px;width:100%;max-width:490px;min-width:300px;"> </div><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/the-science/can-mindfulness-help-mothers-of-severely-disabled-children" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/the-science/can-mindfulness-help-mothers-of-severely-disabled-children#comments the SCIENCE Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:38:51 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2144 at http://www.mindful.org Your Brain’s Greatest Blind Spot to Happiness http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/your-brain%E2%80%99s-greatest-blind-spot-to-happiness <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Our brains are wired to chunk data and make things routine so we can handle more complex tasks, writes <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/elisha-goldstein">Elisha Goldstein</a>. But what happens when the brain applies this method to other human beings or even the people who are dearest to 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/happiness.png" alt="" title="" width="256" height="128" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>As fabulous as our brains are, they have their blind spots to happiness. Our brains are wired to chunk data and make things routine so we can handle more complex tasks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/your-brain%E2%80%99s-greatest-blind-spot-to-happiness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/your-brain%E2%80%99s-greatest-blind-spot-to-happiness#comments Fri, 05 Sep 2014 18:43:38 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2142 at http://www.mindful.org Mindfulness: It’s Still Not For Everyone http://www.mindful.org/news/mindfulness-it%E2%80%99s-still-not-for-everyone <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Congressman Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) is Washington&#39;s mindfulness guy, but can he teach them to meditate?</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/Ryan_feature.jpg?1409944950" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>&ldquo;For all of Tim Ryan&rsquo;s insistence on meditation&rsquo;s mainstream potential, it&rsquo;s still not for everyone,&rdquo; Molly Ball <a href="http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2</p> </a></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/mindfulness-it%E2%80%99s-still-not-for-everyone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/mindfulness-it%E2%80%99s-still-not-for-everyone#comments Fri, 05 Sep 2014 17:37:10 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2141 at http://www.mindful.org Kent State and Penn Win Federal Grant to Expand Mindfulness Research http://www.mindful.org/news/kent-state-and-penn-win-federal-grant-to-expand-mindfulness-research <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The two universities have received $3.6 million from the National Institutes of Health to study whether lifestyle modification like meditation can keep hypertension patients off medication.</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/Ryan.jpg?1409858711" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Congressman Tim Ryan of Ohio, author of <a href="http://www.mindful.org/at-work/leadership/video-ohio-congressman-tim-ryan-talks-a-mindful-nation"><em>A Mindful Nation</em></a>, announced yesterday</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/kent-state-and-penn-win-federal-grant-to-expand-mindfulness-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/kent-state-and-penn-win-federal-grant-to-expand-mindfulness-research#comments Thu, 04 Sep 2014 18:23:59 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2140 at http://www.mindful.org Patton Oswalt: Why I Quit Twitter http://www.mindful.org/news/patton-oswalt-why-i-quit-twitter <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Comedian Patton Oswalt commits to a social media hiatus and shares his discoveries, regrets, and a more mindful way to be on the web.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div style="background-color:#fff;display:inline-block;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,sans-serif;color:#a7a7a7;font-size:11px;width:100%;max-width:490px;min-width:300px;"> </div><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/patton-oswalt-why-i-quit-twitter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/patton-oswalt-why-i-quit-twitter#comments Wed, 03 Sep 2014 18:48:49 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2138 at http://www.mindful.org You Can Find Happiness Here: A Tip from Mitch Albom http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/you-can-find-happiness-here-a-tip-from-mitch-albom <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>When we try to chase happiness, we often chase it away. <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/elisha-goldstein">Elisha Goldstein</a> says if we want to choose to have joy in our lives, we have to look in the unexpected places.&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/goldstein_Large-HP.jpg" alt="" title="" width="256" height="220" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>The best way to get the brain to change it seems is through engaging novelty. Kids are doing it like crazy, everything is new.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/you-can-find-happiness-here-a-tip-from-mitch-albom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/you-can-find-happiness-here-a-tip-from-mitch-albom#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:49:42 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2136 at http://www.mindful.org Is Mindfulness Good Medicine? http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/is-mindfulness-good-medicine <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Amidst claims that mindfulness could be harmful for some, new research emerges on how mindfulness might prevent relapses into depression and reduce healthcare visits.</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_2.jpg?1409329602" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/stephany-tlalka">Stephany Tlalka</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/is-mindfulness-good-medicine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/is-mindfulness-good-medicine#comments MINDFULNESS PRACTICE Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:25:59 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2135 at http://www.mindful.org "Connection" U.S. Premiere September 16 at Center for Mindfulness http://www.mindful.org/news/connection-u-s-premiere-september-16-at-center-for-mindfulness <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>This documentary film features world-leading experts in mind body medicine.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="276" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/1rw3QwfoBAw" width="490"></iframe></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/connection-u-s-premiere-september-16-at-center-for-mindfulness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/connection-u-s-premiere-september-16-at-center-for-mindfulness#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:25:59 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2134 at http://www.mindful.org Building Mindful Brands (video) http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/building-mindful-brands-video <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Matthew Stinchcomb, vice president of values and impact at Etsy.com, talks about why mindfulness is a key element to the business.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="276" mozallowfullscreen="" src="//player.vimeo.com/video/104537026?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="490"> </iframe></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/building-mindful-brands-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/building-mindful-brands-video#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:46:41 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2133 at http://www.mindful.org How Can Mindfulness Help Us At Work? http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/how-can-mindfulness-help-us-at-work <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>If mindfulness training leads to better focus, performance, and well-being, it comes&mdash;ironically&mdash;from letting go of the very desires for focus, performance, and well-being that motivates many in their jobs.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div style="background-color:#fff;display:inline-block;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,sans-serif;color:#a7a7a7;font-size:11px;width:100%;max-width:490px;min-width:300px;"> </div><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/how-can-mindfulness-help-us-at-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/how-can-mindfulness-help-us-at-work#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:50:14 +0000 Ed Halliwell 2131 at http://www.mindful.org Feeling Self-Critical? Try Mindfulness http://www.mindful.org/in-body-and-mind/feeling-self-critical-try-mindfulness <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>New research shows that mindfulness may help us to stop comparing ourselves to other people.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div style="background-color:#fff;display:inline-block;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,sans-serif;color:#a7a7a7;font-size:11px;width:100%;max-width:490px;min-width:300px;"> </div><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/in-body-and-mind/feeling-self-critical-try-mindfulness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/in-body-and-mind/feeling-self-critical-try-mindfulness#comments in BODY and MIND Mon, 25 Aug 2014 19:41:29 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2129 at http://www.mindful.org 5 Science-Backed Ways to Boost Your Happiness http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/5-science-backed-ways-to-boost-your-happiness <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A new daily science blog shares tips for well-being.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div style="background-color:#fff;display:inline-block;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,sans-serif;color:#a7a7a7;font-size:11px;width:100%;max-width:490px;min-width:300px;"> </div><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/5-science-backed-ways-to-boost-your-happiness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/5-science-backed-ways-to-boost-your-happiness#comments MINDFULNESS PRACTICE Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:36:50 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2128 at http://www.mindful.org Subscribe Ad 1 http://www.mindful.org/node/2127 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-bg-img"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_bg_img" width="500" height="319" alt="" src="http://www.mindful.org/sites/default/files/Mindful-p4-v2-1.jpg?1408998027" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-ad-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://subscribe.pcspublink.com/sub/subscribe.aspx?guid=3088eb6d-21d2-4bec-8ab6-996d70a0919a" target="_top">Subscribe Now</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-close-text"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Later </div> </div> </div> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:25:59 +0000 Keith Gordon 2127 at http://www.mindful.org Rediscover a Healthy Relationship to Food with Mindful Eating http://www.mindful.org/news/rediscover-a-healthy-relationship-to-food-with-mindful-eating <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Open for registration: a six-week online course on mindful eating, taught by Dr. Jan Chozen Bays, physician and meditation teacher.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="276" mozallowfullscreen="" src="//player.vimeo.com/video/102030213?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0&amp;color=ffffff" webkitallowfullscreen="" </p> </iframe></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/rediscover-a-healthy-relationship-to-food-with-mindful-eating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/rediscover-a-healthy-relationship-to-food-with-mindful-eating#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:14:31 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2125 at http://www.mindful.org Break Your Bad Mood in 3 Minutes http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/break-your-bad-mood-in-3-minutes <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> looks at how we can reduce ruminating thoughts and introduces a practice to keep your mind from relapsing into rumination.</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/depression_Large-HP.jpg" alt="" title="" width="256" height="220" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Almost 19 million Americans have periods where they feel a lack of pleasure or interest in what was once pleasurable and interesting.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/break-your-bad-mood-in-3-minutes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/break-your-bad-mood-in-3-minutes#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:43:04 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2124 at http://www.mindful.org Meditation is the New Jogging http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/meditation-is-the-new-jogging <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>ABC News Anchor Dan Harris talks about why meditation is the next big thing and what&#39;s holding it back from becoming mainstream.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>By <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/stephany-tlalka">Stephany Tlalka</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/meditation-is-the-new-jogging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/meditation-is-the-new-jogging#comments MINDFULNESS PRACTICE Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:43:33 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2123 at http://www.mindful.org Nurses Driven By Desire to Help Others Might Be More Apt to Burn Out http://www.mindful.org/news/nurses-driven-by-desire-to-help-others-might-be-more-apt-to-burn-out <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A new study suggests that nurses motivated by altruism experience more stress.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div style="background-color:#fff;display:inline-block;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,sans-serif;color:#a7a7a7;font-size:11px;width:100%;max-width:478px;min-width:300px;"> </div><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/nurses-driven-by-desire-to-help-others-might-be-more-apt-to-burn-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/nurses-driven-by-desire-to-help-others-might-be-more-apt-to-burn-out#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:59:54 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2121 at http://www.mindful.org Daniel Goleman: We Should Be Teaching Emotional Literacy in Schools http://www.mindful.org/the-mindful-society/education/daniel-goleman-we-should-be-teaching-emotional-literacy-in-schools <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/daniel-goleman">Daniel Goleman</a>, bestselling author of <em>Emotional Intelligence</em> and <em>Focus</em>, makes the case for teaching emotional literacy in schools and how to put it into practice.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div style="background-color:#fff;display:inline-block;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,sans-serif;color:#a7a7a7;font-size:11px;width:100%;max-width:490px;min-width:300px;"> </div><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/the-mindful-society/education/daniel-goleman-we-should-be-teaching-emotional-literacy-in-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/the-mindful-society/education/daniel-goleman-we-should-be-teaching-emotional-literacy-in-schools#comments Education Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:35:30 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2120 at http://www.mindful.org Mindful Mini-mag: Highlights from Our October Issue http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/mini-mag-october-2014 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Get a taste of <em>Mindful</em> magazine&#39;s October issue from this free digital sampler.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="issuuembed" data-configid="7051045/8988618" style="width: 490px; height: 318px;"> &nbsp;</div> <script type="text/javascript" src="//e.issuu.com/embed.js" async="true"></script><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/mini-mag-october-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/mini-mag-october-2014#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:38:35 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2119 at http://www.mindful.org Teaching Kids Resilience Through Emotional Intelligence http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/teaching-kids-emotional-intelligence <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Linda Lantieri on her mission to cultivate the inner lives of students, teachers, and schools.</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/lantieri_feature.jpg?1408391945" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Linda Lantieri has been nurturing emotional resilience in teachers and students for several decades.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/teaching-kids-emotional-intelligence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/teaching-kids-emotional-intelligence#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:25:28 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2118 at http://www.mindful.org Power Boost Your Aging Brain http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/power-boost-your-aging-brain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Brain functions peak at age 30. Thankfully, what scientists are finding out about meditation and cognitive abilities is very promising.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div style="background-color:#fff;display:inline-block;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,sans-serif;color:#a7a7a7;font-size:11px;width:100%;max-width:490px;min-width:300px;"> </div><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/power-boost-your-aging-brain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/power-boost-your-aging-brain#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:05:03 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2117 at http://www.mindful.org 3 Things You Need to Be Aware of Before You See a Doctor http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/doctor-burnout-and-mindfulness <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/doctor_feature.jpg?1408457380" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>1. Almost half of U.S. doctors report symptoms of burnout</strong>. They also work an average of 10 hours more per week than other U.S.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/doctor-burnout-and-mindfulness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/doctor-burnout-and-mindfulness#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:27:16 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2116 at http://www.mindful.org October 2014 Issue http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/october-2014-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><strong><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/miscellaneous/Oct2014cover.png" style="width: 200px; height: 260px; margin-right: 10px; float: left;" /></strong><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/</p /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/october-2014-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/october-2014-issue#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Sun, 17 Aug 2014 21:09:07 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2115 at http://www.mindful.org How to Choose a Meditation Instructor http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/how-to-choose-a-meditation-instructor <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Here&#39;s 4 questions to ask yourself before you choose an instructor.&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/meditation_feature_2.jpg?1409084757" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>If you want to make mindfulness a part of your life, you&#39;ll probably want to consider working with a meditation teacher or instructor.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/how-to-choose-a-meditation-instructor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/how-to-choose-a-meditation-instructor#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Sun, 17 Aug 2014 20:50:22 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2114 at http://www.mindful.org 6 Things Every Woman in Business Needs to Know to Succeed http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/6-things-every-woman-in-business-needs-to-know-about-success <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Danae Ringelmann of Indiegogo shares tips.&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/Entrepreneurs-1-490x350.png?1408392796" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Danae Ringelmann knows that it&rsquo;s harder for women. &ldquo;In venture capital,&rdquo; she reminds us, &ldquo;only 3% of businesses have a woman on their executive team.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/6-things-every-woman-in-business-needs-to-know-about-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/6-things-every-woman-in-business-needs-to-know-about-success#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Sun, 17 Aug 2014 20:24:23 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2113 at http://www.mindful.org Mindful Eating: Stuffed Eggplant Recipe http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/mindful-eating-stuffed-eggplant-recipe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The regal eggplant is the perfect foundation for Mediterranean cuisine.</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/Eggplant-490x350.png?1408393109" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By&nbsp;<a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/b%C3%A9atrice-peltre">B&eacute;atrice Peltre</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/mindful-eating-stuffed-eggplant-recipe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/mindful-eating-stuffed-eggplant-recipe#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Sun, 17 Aug 2014 20:00:49 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2112 at http://www.mindful.org The Meditation Diet http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/the-meditation-diet <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>What&#39;s the right mix of meditation for you? Find out with this chart.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Just as a balanced diet mixes food types in sensible servings to keep your body healthy, a meditation diet helps you develop a healthy mind.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/the-meditation-diet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/the-meditation-diet#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:43:23 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2111 at http://www.mindful.org 5 Steps to a Better Relationship With Yourself http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/5-steps-to-a-better-relationship-with-yourself <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Want to be compassionate of others? Direct some of those feelings towards yourself first.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div style="background-color:#fff;display:inline-block;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,sans-serif;color:#a7a7a7;font-size:11px;width:100%;max-width:490px;min-width:300px;"> </div><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/5-steps-to-a-better-relationship-with-yourself" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/5-steps-to-a-better-relationship-with-yourself#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:04:25 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2110 at http://www.mindful.org The Power of Empathy (and One Surefire Way to Know If You’re Missing It) http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-power-of-empathy-and-one-surefire-way-to-know-if-you%E2%80%99re-missing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Our brains are wired to get away from pain. One of the ways we do that in a relationship is try to lighten the moment. But should we?</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>If someone shares something with you that is incredibly painful and you try to lighten the moment, that may be a lack of empathy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-power-of-empathy-and-one-surefire-way-to-know-if-you%E2%80%99re-missing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-power-of-empathy-and-one-surefire-way-to-know-if-you%E2%80%99re-missing#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:15:04 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2108 at http://www.mindful.org The Mindful Stead http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/phillip-k-smith-lucid-stead <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>See how American artist Phillip K. Smith illustrates contemplation through interactive art objects.&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/lucid_feature.jpg?1408474225" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Carsten Knox&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/phillip-k-smith-lucid-stead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/phillip-k-smith-lucid-stead#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:53:34 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2107 at http://www.mindful.org Mindfulness Can't Cure Everything. And That's a Problem Why? http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/mindfulness-cant-cure-everything-and-thats-a-problem-why <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Does something beneficial have to be delivered perfectly&mdash;and to bring about a perfect world&mdash;before we will accept it as worthwhile?</p> </div> </div> </div> <div style="background-color:#fff;display:inline-block;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,sans-serif;color:#a7a7a7;font-size:11px;width:100%;max-width:490px;min-width:300px;"> </div><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/mindfulness-cant-cure-everything-and-thats-a-problem-why" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/the-examined-life/mindfulness-cant-cure-everything-and-thats-a-problem-why#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:53:07 +0000 Ed Halliwell 2106 at http://www.mindful.org Mindfulness and Learning Research Symposium http://www.mindful.org/news/mindfulness-and-learning-research-symposium <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Meet the key speakers who will be presenting on September 29 at the Johns Hopkins University Schools of Education, Medicine, and Public Health.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The past decade has seen a remarkable groundswell of interest and scholarship on mindfulness.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/mindfulness-and-learning-research-symposium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/mindfulness-and-learning-research-symposium#comments Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:24:31 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2105 at http://www.mindful.org 14 Ways to Parent Lite http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/14-ways-to-parent-lite <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>It&rsquo;s easy to simplify and be less acquisitive when you make the choice.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div style="background-color:#fff;display:inline-block;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,sans-serif;color:#a7a7a7;font-size:11px;width:100%;max-width:491px;min-width:300px;"> </div><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/14-ways-to-parent-lite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/14-ways-to-parent-lite#comments MINDFUL MAGAZINE Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:37:32 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2104 at http://www.mindful.org 8 Tips for Teaching Mindfulness in High School http://www.mindful.org/the-mindful-society/education/8-tips-for-teaching-mindfulness-in-high-school <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A mindfulness teacher shares what he&#39;s learned about teaching moment-to-moment awareness to teenagers.</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/teens_feature_0.jpg?1407787198" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Patrick Cook-Deegan</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/the-mindful-society/education/8-tips-for-teaching-mindfulness-in-high-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/the-mindful-society/education/8-tips-for-teaching-mindfulness-in-high-school#comments Education Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:39:08 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2103 at http://www.mindful.org Why Your Brain Can't Handle Texting and Driving http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/why-your-brain-cant-handle-texting-and-driving <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>As much as we&#39;re in control of whether we text or not, our relationship with our phones can wreak havoc on the part of the brain that controls impulses.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>First before we begin, you might want to watch this surprising video below&mdash;it runs around two minutes long.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/why-your-brain-cant-handle-texting-and-driving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/why-your-brain-cant-handle-texting-and-driving#comments Fri, 08 Aug 2014 18:45:50 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2102 at http://www.mindful.org Meditation and Tango Are More Similar Than You Think http://www.mindful.org/news/meditation-and-tango-are-more-similar-than-you-think <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Researchers measuring the brain activity of tango dancers suggest tango dancing might lead to the same mental states as those who meditate.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23131367" target="_blank">study authors</a> noted that tango dancers rely on internal focus and attention much the same way mindfulness meditation pr</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/meditation-and-tango-are-more-similar-than-you-think" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/meditation-and-tango-are-more-similar-than-you-think#comments Thu, 07 Aug 2014 19:16:30 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2101 at http://www.mindful.org How To Be Mindful When You Don't Have Time To Meditate http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/how-to-be-mindful-when-you-dont-have-time-to-meditate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The idea of meditation is attractive, but we don&#39;t always have ten minutes to steal away and sit with our thoughts. Here are three things you can do instead.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div> <div> </div></div><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/how-to-be-mindful-when-you-dont-have-time-to-meditate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/how-to-be-mindful-when-you-dont-have-time-to-meditate#comments MINDFULNESS PRACTICE Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:52:18 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2100 at http://www.mindful.org 3 Things Lawyers and Other Professionals Can Do Right Now To Bring Mindfulness to Work http://www.mindful.org/the-mindful-society/3-things-lawyers-and-other-professionals-can-do-right-now-to-bring-mindfulness <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Law professor Rhonda Magee explains how mindfulness can benefit lawyers, their clients&mdash;and, perhaps, society at large.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>By Sara Tollefson</p> <p>Let&rsquo;s face it: seeing the words &ldquo;lawyer&rdquo; and &ldquo;mindfulness&rdquo; in the same sentence looks a little weird.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/the-mindful-society/3-things-lawyers-and-other-professionals-can-do-right-now-to-bring-mindfulness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/the-mindful-society/3-things-lawyers-and-other-professionals-can-do-right-now-to-bring-mindfulness#comments the MINDFUL SOCIETY Mon, 04 Aug 2014 19:05:37 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2098 at http://www.mindful.org What's It Like to Take Google's Mindfulness Training? http://www.mindful.org/at-work/whats-it-like-to-take-googles-mindfulness-training <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Mirabai Bush, co-developer of Google&#39;s Search Inside Yourself program, takes us through a day of Google&#39;s mindfulness training.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div style="background-color:#fff;display:inline-block;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,sans-serif;color:#a7a7a7;font-size:11px;width:100%;max-width:490px;min-width:300px;"> </div><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/at-work/whats-it-like-to-take-googles-mindfulness-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/at-work/whats-it-like-to-take-googles-mindfulness-training#comments at WORK Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:13:51 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2097 at http://www.mindful.org How Mindfulness Helps Caregivers http://www.mindful.org/news/how-mindfulness-helps-caregivers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>How mindfulness meditation helped one family reduce stress around the challenges of raising an autistic and bipolar child.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/29/health/when-the-caregivers-need-healing.html?ref=science?src=dayp&amp;action=click&amp;pgtype=Homepage&amp;module=c-column-above-moth-fixed-region&amp;reg</p> </a></p><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/news/how-mindfulness-helps-caregivers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/news/how-mindfulness-helps-caregivers#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:23:40 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2096 at http://www.mindful.org How Mindful Schools Make for Mindful Kids—and Teachers http://www.mindful.org/the-mindful-society/how-mindful-schools-make-for-mindful-kids%E2%80%94and-teachers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A new book argues that there is something simple we can do to close achievement gaps: teach mindfulness in schools.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div style="background-color:#fff;display:inline-block;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,sans-serif;color:#a7a7a7;font-size:11px;width:100%;max-width:490px;min-width:300px;"> </div><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/the-mindful-society/how-mindful-schools-make-for-mindful-kids%E2%80%94and-teachers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/the-mindful-society/how-mindful-schools-make-for-mindful-kids%E2%80%94and-teachers#comments the MINDFUL SOCIETY Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:11:08 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2094 at http://www.mindful.org The Mindfulness Backlash: True or False? http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-mindfulness-backlash-true-or-false <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> reviews how meditation has been discussed in the news recently.&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/katie.jpeg" alt="" title="" width="256" height="133" class="imagecache imagecache-scale_width_256 imagecache-default imagecache-scale_width_256_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>It seems like every day interest in mindfulness is reaching new heights.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-mindfulness-backlash-true-or-false" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindful-voices/on-mental-health/the-mindfulness-backlash-true-or-false#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:01:08 +0000 Elisha Goldstein 2093 at http://www.mindful.org Overcome These Five Obstacles to Your Mindfulness Meditation Practice http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/overcome-these-five-obstacles-to-your-mindfulness-meditation-practice <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> suggests ways you can sustain your mindfulness practice in the face of difficulties. &nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div style="background-color:#fff;display:inline-block;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Arial,sans-serif;color:#a7a7a7;font-size:11px;width:100%;max-width:416px;min-width:300px;"> </div><p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/overcome-these-five-obstacles-to-your-mindfulness-meditation-practice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/overcome-these-five-obstacles-to-your-mindfulness-meditation-practice#comments MINDFULNESS PRACTICE Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:26:16 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2089 at http://www.mindful.org Why This Congressman is Fighting to Bring Mindfulness to Veterans http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/meditation-in-action/congressman-tim-ryan-mindfulness-veterans <div class="field field-type-text field-field-blurb"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&quot;This is mindfulness&#39; most urgent initiative,&quot; says Congressman Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), author of<a href="http://www.mindful.org/at-work/leadership/video-ohio-congressman-tim-ryan-talks-a-mindful-nation"> </a><em><a href="http://www.mindful.org/at-work/leadership/video-ohio-congressman-tim-ryan-talks-a-mindful-nation">A Mindful Nation</a>.&nbsp;</em></p> </div> </div> </div> <p>By <a href="http://www.mindful.org/author/stephany-tlalka">Stephany Tlalka&nbsp;</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/meditation-in-action/congressman-tim-ryan-mindfulness-veterans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mindful.org/mindfulness-practice/meditation-in-action/congressman-tim-ryan-mindfulness-veterans#comments Meditation in Action Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:12:06 +0000 Stephany Tlalka 2088 at http://www.mindful.org