Monthly Archives: June 2015

Sit Breathe Love (July 1–28)

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Sit : Breathe : Love is a 28 Day Meditation Challenge with the aim of helping you to set up the habit of meditating daily. It’s suitable for people of all levels of experience, including complete beginners. The benefits of regular meditation have been demonstrated again and again in multiple studies. Meditating ...

Meditation aids stroke victim

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Marissa Harshman, The Columbian: Thirteen months ago, Dobson suffered an embolic stroke caused by a blood clot. The stroke left Dobson unable to move his arm, hand, leg or foot on the left side of his body. His left hand was frozen into a claw shape, and the left side ...

Mindfulness: Free Videos from Sounds True with Jack Kornfield & Tara Brach

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Click: BIG INSIGHTS Tami Simon, the Founder of Sounds True, has shared a free, 3 part series. It is a lead up to a new, seven-week Mindfulness Training program being introduced with Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach: The Power of Awareness. The three part series is: Seeing the Goodness with Jack Freedom Through Self-Compassion ...

How mindfulness can help get your picky eater to try more foods

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Cherese Jackson, Guardian Liberty Voice: Practicing mindfulness is quickly gaining popularity in America. Based on Buddhist principles, being mindful is living in the moment and fully experiencing external sensations as well as your emotions and internal thoughts. While practicing mindfulness can be challenging for a child, an aspect of it, ...

Will Mindfulness Hurt Your Career?

When I was a management consultant, I felt the necessity to push harder, play the politics, and keep my guard up. It was a competitive, cutthroat world. Yet, at the same time, I was trying to cultivate mindfulness—an awareness of my inner experiences, such as thoughts and emotions, and external ...

Why Cynicism Can Hold You Back

Don’t be so trusting. Watch your back. You can’t be too careful. That’s the way to get ahead in life, right? A recent paper by researchers at the University of Cologne cast some doubt on this idea. They found that people who are cynical about human nature—who see others as ...

Mindfulness for better work performance, less stress

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Joel Villaseca, Inquirer.net: Phil Jackson holds the record for the biggest number of NBA titles (six with the Chicago Bulls and five with the Los Angeles Lakers). Behind his coaching success is the Zen principle “one breath, one mind” (Huffington Post). “As much as we pump iron and we run ...

Mindfulness has lost its Buddhist roots, and it may not be doing you good

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Miguel Farias and Catherine Wikholm, The Conversation: Mindfulness as a psychological aid is very much in fashion. Recent reports on the latest finding suggested that mindfulness-based cognitive therapy is as effective as anti-depressants in preventing the relapse of recurrent depression. While the authors of the paper interpreted their results in a ...