Mindfulness

Mindfulness

By Daisy Swan

Woman Meditating on a Dock | How (and Why) I Meditate

The Gift and Benefit of Silence

I’ve just returned from a week of silence. I attended a weeklong meditation retreat at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, which is nestled in the vast…

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Mindfulness

By Arnie Kozak

How to Find Creative Possibilities in the Present

Who knew? A raisin is your ticket to mindfulness.

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Mindfulness

By Daisy Swan

photo of woman in silhouette watching a sunset

How To Keep Your Mind Steady Under Stress

In the busy swirl of life, it can be very hard to achieve what is known as equanimity. Steadiness of mind isn’t easy when all…

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Mindfulness

By Pete Mosley

Women having a conversation

The Power of Listening: An Excerpt from “The Art of Shouting Quietly”

Mindful listening is a skill that can be practiced.

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Mindfulness

By Susan Cain

How to Transcend Political Differences: Make Everyone Sit Still

A series of experiments showed that when people’s minds are attuned to the idea of action, they become more close-minded.

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Mindfulness

By Arnie Kozak

inscense burning

Mindfulness of Breathing: A Primer

You should ask your mind to sit still, much like you would ask a puppy to sit—with calmness, firmness, and gentleness. You don’t scold the puppy for being restless and getting up off her haunches a second after she has sat down.

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