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BEYOND MINDFULNESS: How to cultivate awareness without detachment

BEYOND MINDFULNESS: How to cultivate awareness without detachment

For many years I practiced mindfulness meditation as a Buddhist monk. For hours each day I paid careful attention to the coming...
November 16, 2014 × 0 comments

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CROWN OF PETALS: Navigating life with mindfulness, compassion, and gratitude

CROWN OF PETALS: Navigating life with mindfulness, compassion, and gratitude

What would our lives be like if we wore a crown of petals instead of a crown of thorns? What would it feel like to believe that...
November 9, 2014 × 1 comment

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COMPASSION IMAGINATION: You remake the world when you imagine it compassionate

COMPASSION IMAGINATION: You remake the world when you imagine it compassionate

A number of years ago, I was walking down the street in Manhattan when I happened to pass a pricey new restaurant. My ego started...
September 23, 2014 × 0 comments

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ROAD TRIP! 4 ways to practice mindful driving

ROAD TRIP! 4 ways to practice mindful driving

Summer offers a wealth of opportunities to incorporate meditation into daily activities. Most of these are enjoyable, such as...
July 18, 2014 × 4 comments

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MINDFUL UNEMPLOYMENT: Staying aware in stressful times

MINDFUL UNEMPLOYMENT: Staying aware in stressful times

Jon Kabat-Zinn says that mindfulness “means paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.”...
June 20, 2014 × 2 comments

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MEDITATION & MOLECULAR CHANGE: Study finds intensive mindfulness meditation can alter gene expression

MEDITATION & MOLECULAR CHANGE: Study finds intensive mindfulness meditation can alter gene expression

MADISON – With evidence growing that meditation can have beneficial health effects, scientists have sought to understand...
May 7, 2014 × 2 comments

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MBCT & HIV: Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intervention improves health and quality of life in people with HIV

MBCT & HIV: Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intervention improves health and quality of life in people with HIV

Nowadays, in Western countries, the needs of people with HIV are different from those at the early days of the epidemic. People...
April 10, 2014 × 0 comments

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BORED NO MORE: The wonder of life is ever present and of infinite variety

BORED NO MORE: The wonder of life is ever present and of infinite variety

It’s funny that boredom even exists. We have instant access to the Internet, games, chatting, emailing, and that’s only with...
February 2, 2014 × 2 comments

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ASSESS YOURSELF: How mindfulness can help us learn more about our personalities

ASSESS YOURSELF: How mindfulness can help us learn more about our personalities

Mindfulness—paying attention to one’s current experience in a non-judgmental way—might help us to learn more about our...
January 21, 2014 × 0 comments