Whether we’re in a pristine rainforest or our own backyard, nature is always available to deepen our mindfulness. Here are Mark Coleman’s wilderness tips.
According to Gandhi, inner transformation is the key to social change. Can it be applied to the climate crisis? An exploration by Diana Calthorpe Rose of the Garrison Institute.
Where do spirituality and environmentalism meet? Rick Bass, author of The Diezmo: A Novel, on the wonder of releasing a painted turtle on the safe side of the road.
Must it be beautiful? If we are to bring the energy of millions of people to the task of making sustainable architecture more commonplace, then yes, writes Bryan Welch.
Heading to newsstands: The June 2015 issue of Mindful magazine. Check out the online extras on Mindful.org.
Here's a selection:
Elisha Goldstein shares a mindfulness practice for embracing others when they've hurt us.
Ed Halliwell: Meditation for anxiety.
Cheryl Fraser: Fight or flight: Why do we argue before we say goodbye?
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This simple act has the
power to change everything.
Rushing around? Change the pace: Tune in. Grab a glass of water, or just sit still. Think of three things you enjoy about being still for a moment.
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Take 3 mindful breaths. Choose your focal point: notice the breath enter and exit through the nose, chest, or stomach.
Anxious? Take a few long, deep breaths. On your next task, move slowly. Speed only hides panic.
Dim the lights an hour before bedtime. Engage in relaxing activities outside of the bedroom. Pass the time quietly.
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