4 Simple But Powerful Ways to Work with Fear
February 28, 2017
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4 Simple But Powerful Ways to Work with Fear. Image by Steve Corey, Flying High - Surfer on big wavePhoto Credit: Steve Corey
A short summary of spiritual teacher Michael Grady’s excellent talk entitled “Facing Fear with an Inquiring Mind.” The key point being that fear isn’t something to get rid of;... Read More...
Be Kind to Yourself: Four Ways to Practice Self-Care
February 20, 2017
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Self-care. Bayfront Park Miami Free Yoga picture by Rafael Montilla at FlickrPhoto Credit: Rafael Montilla
When was the last time you took time to do something nice for yourself? If you’re like many people, you might find that you’ve been too busy to get a full night of sleep, to cook yourself a good... Read More...
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...
“Soft Belly” Mindfulness Practice: 30 Seconds to Greater Ease
April 4, 2016
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There are many wonderful mindfulness practices that can help us cultivate greater ease in our day-to-day lives. One that I’ve been tapping into lately is something I stumbled upon, called... 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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Smart Phone AppsPhoto Credit: iPod in 30 minutes
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...
The Mindful Commuter: Find Inner Peace on Your Way to Work or School
April 22, 2014
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While listening to the radio, reading a book, or even just “zoning out” are fine ways to spend your commute, this time also represents an opportunity to engage in directed mindfulness.... Read More...
More Inner Peace? Try the RAIN Tool
April 11, 2014
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In the field of Buddhist psychology and mindfulness-based psychotherapy, there’s a simple, but powerful tool known by the acronym RAIN (Recognize, Accept, Investigate, Non-Identify). By fostering... 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...