Mindfulness and the Five Hindrances to (Inner) Peace
January 20, 2017
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In Buddhist psychology, the concept of “The Five Hindrances” sheds light on what gets in the way of us feeling as peaceful as possible and making healthy choices, regardless of the particular... Read More...
Can Your Phone Make You More Mindful? 3 Mindfulness Apps to Try
August 27, 2015
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Do you sometimes feel like you’re not really present in the moment? Research suggests that simply using an app on your phone may help you relax and become more mindful. Whether you practice... Read More...
Can You Find Happiness From an App?
January 13, 2015
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Today, there seems to be an app for pretty much everything. However, you might be surprised to learn that there are actually apps designed to help make us happier. Psychologists have found that apps... Read More...
Living in the Present Moment = More Happiness?
December 22, 2014
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Sunset by Moyan Brenn with quote You can buy happiness, and it's cheap, by Tammy StrobelOriginal Photo Credit: Moyan Brenn
People are happier when living in the present moment. At least that’s what former Harvard researcher Matt Killingsworth believes. As a long-term meditator and expert on human behavior, I have to... Read More...
5 Minute Mindful Breathing Exercise
February 11, 2014
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Want to learn more about mindfulness? Try this simple exercise below. This mindfulness of breath exercise is based on the work Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD., founder of Mindfulness Based Stress... Read More...
Free Guided Meditations
January 16, 2014
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There are many great, free resources on the web for learning about mindfulness meditation – an ancient practice that is becoming more popular in modern times.  This page includes... Read More...
Meditation Increases Compassion
January 16, 2014
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Want to feel more compassion for yourself and others? Start meditating. Any meditator will tell you that increased empathy is an outcome of this ancient practice, but now there’s... Read More...
Mindful Eating Exercise
January 11, 2014
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Mindfulness around eating and food can be helpful in many ways…

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What is Mindfulness?
November 30, 2013
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What is Mindfulness? In a spiritual context, the formal practice of “mindfulness” dates back to the time of the Buddha, about 2,500 years ago. A multitude of research studies now…

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