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Calm

It Matters Why You Meditate 

Research suggests that the way you view your emotional and psychological life may influence your reasons for meditating, and how much benefit you get from the practice. Read More 

  • Mara Gulens
  • July 14, 2022
The Power of Leading with Appreciative Joy - Image of three wooden blocks on a blue background with facial expression drawn on them. A hand holds a magnifying glass over the one with a happy face.
Focus

The Power of Leading with Appreciative Joy 

It’s not always easy to show up with genuine happiness and gratitude, especially when we’re facing personal or organizational challenges. That’s why appreciative joy is powerful: By seeing the good even in adversity, we gain a balanced perspective, harmony, and resilience. Read More 

  • Shalini Bahl-Milne
  • July 6, 2022
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12-Minute-Podcast

Try This Guided Meditation as a Mindful Writing Prompt 

The invitation is to connect with your senses in a real or imagined setting. What do you hear? What do you smell? Note the emotional content of the space. And when you’re done, take what you learned to the page in whatever way suits you. Read More 

  • Stephanie Domet
  • April 5, 2022
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12-Minute-Podcast

A 12-Minute Meditation to Explore What’s True 

In this episode of 12-Minute Meditation, Mindful founding editor Barry Boyce leads us in an inquiry practice to become aware of our preconceptions, loosen our grip on what we think we know, and explore what’s true. Read More 

  • Barry Boyce
  • February 24, 2022
How to Stay When You Want to Run
Focus

How to Stay When You Want to Run 

Mindful meditation might overwhelm you some days, and underwhelm you others. With a little practice, you can stay curious and engaged, when you might otherwise run. Read More 

  • Elaine Smookler
  • February 15, 2022
Find Your Focus with Amishi Jha
Audio

Find Your Focus with Amishi Jha 

Amishi Jha and Mindful managing editor Stephanie Domet discuss the brain science of attention, how mindfulness meditation helps hone focus, and why our brains are so distractible in the first place. Read More 

  • Mindful Staff
  • December 9, 2021

GROW YOUR MEDITATION PRACTICE


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