mindfulness practice

DYSFUNCTIONAL RELATIONSHIPS: When mindfulness is not enough to undo hurt

DYSFUNCTIONAL RELATIONSHIPS: When mindfulness is not enough to undo hurt

Growing up in an abusive home creates dysfunction long after the surviving children have moved out and tried to move on. I, being the...
September 11, 2016 × 1 comment

dreams

DREAM INTERPRETATION: Sleep paralysis and a deeper emotional awakening [symbols: monster, bomb, ex-girlfriend, brother]

DREAM INTERPRETATION: Sleep paralysis and a deeper emotional awakening [symbols: monster, bomb, ex-girlfriend, brother]

In our weekly Mindful Dreams column, Aneta Baranek of the School of Metaphysics is offering free dream interpretations to The Mindful...
September 8, 2016 × 0 comments

psychology

HUMOUR HEALS: Getting silly with the residents of Mother Teresa’s NYC hospice for the dying

HUMOUR HEALS: Getting silly with the residents of Mother Teresa’s NYC hospice for the dying

The following has been excerpted from A Gift of Love: Lessons Learned From My Work and Friendship with Mother Teresa by Tony Cointreau,...
September 6, 2016 × 0 comments

volunteerism

SOCIAL ROLE VALORIZATION: The power of volunteering for people with disabilities

SOCIAL ROLE VALORIZATION: The power of volunteering for people with disabilities

Have you noticed that when you ask young kids what they want to be when they grow up they never say they want to be a volunteer? Why...
September 5, 2016 × 0 comments

quotations

FRUSTRATION QUOTES: 20 things to remember when your back is against the wall

FRUSTRATION QUOTES: 20 things to remember when your back is against the wall

Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning do to...
September 2, 2016 × 0 comments

dreams

DREAM INTERPRETATION: Expanding inner confidence through transitional times [symbols: snake, bridge, young couple, baby]

DREAM INTERPRETATION: Expanding inner confidence through transitional times [symbols: snake, bridge, young couple, baby]

In our weekly Mindful Dreams column, Aneta Baranek of the School of Metaphysics is offering free dream interpretations to The Mindful...
September 1, 2016 × 0 comments

green living

RAGS & RICHES: The culture shock of food waste vs. resource reclamation

RAGS & RICHES: The culture shock of food waste vs. resource reclamation

Reverse culture shock can be more challenging to deal with than culture shock itself. That shock is amplified depending how different...
August 31, 2016 × 0 comments

contemplations

MINDFULLY ACCEPTING NON-ACCEPTANCE: Can we accept our failed attempts to be mindful?

MINDFULLY ACCEPTING NON-ACCEPTANCE: Can we accept our failed attempts to be mindful?

Acceptance of “the way it is” Human suffering is human. Awareness is just aware of it all, without thought. Awareness...
August 30, 2016 × 0 comments

dreams

DREAM INTERPRETATION: Continue to tend to your current mental attitudes [symbols: mother, light]

DREAM INTERPRETATION: Continue to tend to your current mental attitudes [symbols: mother, light]

In our new weekly Mindful Dreams column, Aneta Baranek of the School of Metaphysics is offering free dream interpretations to The...
August 25, 2016 × 0 comments