mindful living

TRIPLE EMPTY NEST: Empowering exercises to find your way back to self

TRIPLE EMPTY NEST: Empowering exercises to find your way back to self

We were known as the Sandwich Generation—taking care of teens as well as taking care of our elderly parents. Then most of us...
May 16, 2016 × 0 comments

poetry

POEMS BY EMMA SEDLAK: Source, Doig, Dreams About Trains, Not Written, Before September, Letter to My Husband

POEMS BY EMMA SEDLAK: Source, Doig, Dreams About Trains, Not Written, Before September, Letter to My Husband

Source One morning you may wake to find our molecules bonding: shared memories that make no sense when split apart. Even over four...
May 15, 2016 × 2 comments

quotations

SELF CONFIDENCE QUOTES: 35 reminders to always be your best self

SELF CONFIDENCE QUOTES: 35 reminders to always be your best self

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Talk to yourself like you would to...
May 13, 2016 × 0 comments

personal growth

MINDFUL DREAMS: Dream interpretation by Aneta Baranek (new weekly column)

MINDFUL DREAMS: Dream interpretation by Aneta Baranek (new weekly column)

This is the first article in The Mindful Word’s new weekly column, MINDFUL DREAMS. In this column, Aneta Baranek of the...
May 12, 2016 × 0 comments

mindful living

DAYENU: Mindfully and critically examining the mindless status quo

DAYENU: Mindfully and critically examining the mindless status quo

The inheritances we carry Just like any mother, I didn’t want to make any mistakes—minor or crippling. So when it came...
May 11, 2016 × 2 comments

personal growth

DANIEL AND MURAKAMI: Finding solace in well-loved books

DANIEL AND MURAKAMI: Finding solace in well-loved books

“I want you always to remember me. Will you remember that I existed, and that I stood next to you here like this?”  “Always,”...
May 9, 2016 × 0 comments

personal growth

THE TRADE-OFF: How saying NO to things can lead to the big YES

THE TRADE-OFF: How saying NO to things can lead to the big YES

Learning the big YES I have a friend who was on the verge of becoming a nun. She was already provisionally engaged and was living...
May 8, 2016 × 0 comments

quotations

ANNE FRANK QUOTES: 20 beautiful lines from this inspirational historical figure

ANNE FRANK QUOTES: 20 beautiful lines from this inspirational historical figure

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. No one has ever become poor by...
May 6, 2016 × 0 comments

sustainable business

THE QUEST FOR 100% RENEWABLE: RE100 strives to normalize 100% renewable energy

THE QUEST FOR 100% RENEWABLE: RE100 strives to normalize 100% renewable energy

There’s a meeting of the minds happening among some of the biggest names in international business, and it’s all for a...
May 5, 2016 × 0 comments