mindfulness practice

mindfulness practice

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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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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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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IT’S OK TO BE, OK?: Being non-judgmentally aware of your inner chatter

IT’S OK TO BE, OK?: Being non-judgmentally aware of your inner chatter

One of the principle concepts of being mindfully aware is to get in touch with your Being. Not your Being in the physical sense,...
December 24, 2013 × 0 comments

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Cultivate your awareness and live mindfully throughout your day

Cultivate your awareness and live mindfully throughout your day

I recently came across an article entitled something to the effect of, “Why being constantly mindful is impossible.” You’ll...
October 4, 2013 × 2 comments

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MINDFULNESS MEDITATIONS FOR KIDS: An excerpt from Yoga for Children

MINDFULNESS MEDITATIONS FOR KIDS: An excerpt from Yoga for Children

Mindfulness—the practice of cultivating awareness and acceptance, free of judgment—has always been inherent in the teaching...
May 1, 2013 × 0 comments

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MBSR: Mindfulness courses that help practitioners reduce stress and relax

MBSR: Mindfulness courses that help practitioners reduce stress and relax

Research suggests that up to 90 per cent of all medical conditions are stress-related, which would easily rank stress as the world’s...
March 13, 2013 × 0 comments

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THE ONENESS OF TEA AND ZEN: Experiencing the beauty of ordinary life through tea brewing and drinking

THE ONENESS OF TEA AND ZEN: Experiencing the beauty of ordinary life through tea brewing and drinking

When we talk of Zen thoughts concerning tea culture, most readers will think of Japanese Teaism. It is true that the Japanese...
March 4, 2013 × 0 comments

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POETRY AND MINDFULNESS: Go beyond the words and rhyme

POETRY AND MINDFULNESS: Go beyond the words and rhyme

After meditating or going out on a long walk, I often sit with a poem and allow the words to seep into the heart of my present...
February 24, 2013 × 0 comments