Mindfulness

Focusing on What Matters, Moment By Moment

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  We in the modern West assume that the normal mind is a healthy one. But a "healthy mind" is still subject to many types of distress, including depression, anxiety, frustration, restlessness, boredom, and resentment. Only when such imbalances are excessive are we advised to seek...

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Just One Week of Mindfulness Meditation Can Help Ease Stress

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New research finds that practicing mindfulness is linked to better-coping flexibility and decreased stress levels. Stress is often villainized but it is also inevitable, which means effectively coping with stress is our best defense. According to new research, mindfulness meditation-based interventions may help build long-lasting flexible coping skills...

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Listening: The Supreme Skill

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↓ Listening: The Supreme Skill Listening is an act of surrender. - Brian Eno ↓ Listening is the powerful, soothing agent of all communication. Listening is the best tool there is to lower anxiety, diminish division, and open into sameness, into togetherness. Listening will help almost anyone who is triggered...

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5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go on a Meditation Retreat

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5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go on a Meditation Retreat ↓ Thinking about going on a meditation retreat this summer? Here's what you need to know. ↓ 1) What’s the Setting? Urban-ish or rustic, vegetarian or vegan, silent or guided, beach or mountain, solitary or group—retreats come in...

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4 Common Types of Self-Talk

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4 Common Types of Self-Talk How paying attention to your internal dialog can free you from you self-doubt, and help familiarize you with your own personal brand of autopilot. The Laboratory of Neuroimaging at the University of Southern California says that a person has about seventy thousand thoughts per...

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