Top 100 results for “mindfulness”
Mindfulness as an Attitude
How to make mindfulness easy and incorporate it into your life without it feeling like a chore.
Mindfulness Creates Momentum for Healthy Choices
People who are more mindful are more receptive to making positive changes.
Hug MindfulnessWhen I was a school teacher, I instituted a process that I had learned from Jack Canfield called “H or H” which was short for “Hug or a Handshake?” The premise was that I would sta…
The Miraculous Sigh
Excerpt from The Foundations of Mindfulness
Mindfulness: A Gentle Approach to HealingThere’s an interesting story about a woman being chased by a tiger. She is running for her life and comes to the edge of a cliff. Here, she notices a sturdy vine, and climbs down t…
Homeschooling Mindfulness Meditation
Consider teaching your child mindfulness during this period of homeschooling.
Mindfulness & Breathing Meditation
Be present in the moment and relieve stress
The Happiness Track: Is Mindfulness a Racket?
Is mindfulness really the panacea for today's stress?
108 Day Mindfulness Practice
Here are 108 suggestions for your own personalized 108-day mindfulness practice.
Mindfulness for the Wallflower
Meditation is at the core of a new generation of treatments for social anxiety.
Mindfulness: More Rigor, Less Hype
A panel of experts calls for more consistent scientific examination of mindfulness.
Practicing Mindfulness at MohonkSince its very beginning in 1869 in New York’s Hudson River Valley, Mohonk Mountain House has been inviting guests to be inspired by spectacular scenery that creates a sense of spa…
Reduce Cravings with Mindfulness
Can meditation help you avoid a Snickers or a cigarette? A new study says yes.
Mindfulness in Messaging
While I would love to tell you “all communication is good communication,” it simply isn’t true.
Dusting off the Mind
Turn everyday activities into a mindful practice
Film Review: The Mindfulness MovementThere have been lots of documentaries in recent years about various aspects of mindfulness, but Rob Beemer’s The Mindfulness Movement seeks to be a total guide to the many div…
Intensive Mindfulness for DepressionWhat’s been on your mind lately? If you’re like most of us, a lot of your time is spent pondering things that are rooted in the past or the future: the dentist appointment in a few…
Mindfulness for Menopause Relief
Being aware of the present moment may reduce certain symptoms.
Mindfulness in Difficult Times
We interviewed Sharon Salzberg for this issue to honor her remarkable career. With COVID-19 on everyone’s mind as we went to print, she graciously allowed us to share an adapted excerpt from Real Happiness.
Using Mindfulness to Tackle Clutter
Just as mindfulness helps us clear our minds, it can also help us clear a path through the house.
Mindfulness with Internet RelationshipsTechnology has revolutionized relationships in so many ways. We can now find old flames, new sweethearts, and future spouses online. We can search under any category of desire, “La…
Inward Bound Mindfulness Education
Inward Bound Mindfulness Education (iBme) is a non-profit organization offering in-depth mindfulness programming for youth and parents, and the professionals who support them.
Mindfulness Meditation for Chronic Pain
Mindfulness meditation can help us befriend the pain sensations and teach the brain that it doesn’t need to sound the alarm so hard.
Simple Anytime, Anywhere Mindfulness Meditation
An audio meditation you can use anytime to reduce stress and lift your mood.
What We Still Don’t Know about Mindfulness Meditation
Despite the hype, researchers are still exploring the benefits of meditation and how much practice we need to achieve them.
How to Cultivate Mindfulness by Listening to Your Thoughts
Try this exercise to develop mindfulness by meditating on one’s thoughts.
Ram Dass Explores the Essence of Mindfulness
There’s no philosophy about this, it’s a simple quieting of the mind.
How to Catch a Thought: 3 Tools for Mindfulness“Your task is not to seek for love, but to seek and find the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” —RumiAs humans, we are creatures of habit. We not only stick …
Mindfulness, Itchy Eyes, and Protecting Yourself From COVID-19
In the age of COVID-19, mindfulness is a way to stay safe.
Gift of the Present: How Mindfulness Strengthens RelationshipsThis morning, I made a decision to eat mindfully. Halfway through my lunch, I suddenly realized that my conscious mind missed the first half of my sandwich. I was typing, un…
Mindfulness Lives In Single-TaskingDo you pride yourself on being a talented multi-tasker? Well, a new study says that may be an illusion. The study, conducted by Stanford University, says that multitasking may be d…
Richard Davidson: Advancing the State of Mindfulness
Pathbreaking work by Dr. Davidson is tapping the power of meditation and mindfulness for greater wellness.
How Mindfulness Can Help Us Forgive Betrayal
Is it possible to forgive infidelity and to overcome the emotional pain of betrayal?
Struggling with Food Cravings? Mindfulness Can HelpDo you struggle with intense food cravings? If so, you understand that powerless feeling—when the craving takes control and you begin to feel like a passenger in Mr. Toad’s W…
How Mindfulness Helps Caregivers More Than Positive Psychology
When success is “The first time I have not cried all the way to the mailbox…”
Is Mindfulness Really the Best Way to Reduce Worry?
A new study examines how different practices benefit people who worry a lot
8 Ways to Practice Memory Mindfulness for Loving Relationships
Extending your mindfulness practice to your memories will serve your loving, harmonious relationship.
When Mindfulness Fails You: Tools for Managing AnxietyIt’s 4am. I’m spiraling deep into what I call the “nightmare fantasy”: imagining the absolute worst possible scenario, how I would react, what would happen next, and spiraling on a…
How Meditation, Mindfulness Help Ease Chronic IllnessA novel study suggests that meditation and mindfulness can greatly improve the lives of people with chronic illness, particularly those with diabetes mellitus or coronary heart dis…
Dr. Su Ravindran Talks About Mindfulness-Based Cognitive TherapyMany of us are well aware of what mindfulness is and the health and holistic benefits it provides. Those who practice mindfulness meditation, for example, understand personal…
Mindfulness Therapy Kicked My Autoimmune Disease to the Curb
How I turned my life around by changing my way of thinking.
Minding Your MoodsSometimes, in the yoga community, it seems that what we are always trying to do is feel good and happy and positive. Smile at all costs!Of course we all want to feel good, but if w…
My Practice: Listening to the Basil
A zen priestess shares how she brings mindfulness into her kitchen
Working Mindfully with Physical Pain
Pain can offer an invitation to soften, writes Mark Coleman, the founder of the Mindfulness Institute.
This Summer Camp Teaches Stop, Breathe & Think
And it changes the world, one interaction at a time.
Bridging Your Work and Your Purpose with Leah Weiss, MD
Rami talks with contemplative scholar and author of How We Work Leah Weiss, MD.
Dr. Daniel Siegel's Wheel of Awareness
One of the leading experts in the human mind Dr. Daniel Siegel talks to Rabbi Rami.
Spirituality and Relationships
Close relationships can bring out the best and worst in us. A mindful approach to relationships requires a mindful approach to life in general.
The Art of Deep Listening
Struggle to stay focused when you meditate? Learning to listen like a musician can deepen both your meditation practice and your mindfulness.
Ways to allow for reflection while walking.
Philosophy and the Good Life
Philosophy isn't just for professors. Embracing a philosophical attitude can make you healthier, happier, and (of course) wiser.
Play This Mind Game with Fruit and NutsRecently I was running a workshop on the MB-EAT program for therapists experienced in mindfulness meditation. We started with a mindfulness eating practice that focused on making c…
Fall Sick Mindfully
Observe the experience of your depression and learn it's language
Enjoy Yourself, Even Now
It's okay to find the silver lining and enjoy yourself, even now.
Healing from Within with Dr. Joel Bennett
Building a new health consciousness.
The Turns of the Labyrinth
Each turn of the labyrinth offers us the chance to look at our own lives from a new perspective.
How To Create A Life You Don’t Need To Escape
"I have been asking myself what it takes to be present and fully absorbed in the life we are leading. It is not an easy question."
An Easy Tool to Curb Spending
Reflecting on what we own can help us shop less.
6 Ways to Keep Technology from Hijacking Your Holidays
“Technology has changed our behavior drastically, and yet we are still humans—social beings who crave connection and affection, who eat, sleep, laugh, cry, and love.”
The End of Seeking
Sponsored Content from New Harbinger Publications
Suspending Judgment: Losing Control to Be in Control
How to use mindfulness to let go of preconceived notions.
Me and My GuruI’ve been thinking a lot lately about the Sanskrit word “guru.” Most of us know it as “teacher” but the Sanskrit breakdown is a little different. See here from the Upanishads: The…
How to Train a Wild ElephantHow to Train a Wild Elephant: And Other Adventures in MindfulnessBy Jan Chozen Bays, MDWhile it is becoming more and more evident that the practice of mindfulness is life-transform…
5 Questions to Help Decode Your Chronic Back Pain
That chronic back pain is a message from your body. Are you listening? These 5 questions will help you gain insight.
Kiss the Moment
4 misconceptions about meditation that get in the way of practice.
Let Go of Perfection to Find Creative Flow
How knitting can strengthen the connection between the right and left hemispheres of your brain.
Toolbox: Mindful Resources
Bring your attention to the present moment with these tools for mindfulness.
Acceptance: The Surprising Antidote to Suffering
“We tend to think of stress as something that happens outside of ourselves; something that happens to us. But science is showing that it’s not the stressors in our life, but how we perceive them that determines how much we suffer.”
Embrace Your Daily Grind
How to build a bridge between your work and your purpose
Feet on the Ground
Harness powerful physical and mental benefits by going barefoot.
Are You Attached to Pain?
The surprising reason why some chronic pain patients act like they don't want to get better—and how to help them.
The 2 Reasons Women Have Low Sexual Desire
Low sexual desire is incredibly common. For some people, low sexual desire can limit their energy and vitality. The good news is you can take control.
Preparing Love in the Kitchen
Sufi spiritual practices for creating a sacred kitchen.
3 Ways to Make Friends with Time
Access vast reservoirs of hidden time.
5 Ways to Practice Grounding for Spiritual Renewal
“Thirty minutes spent grounded and expressing yourself through visual arts is 30 minutes of fresh, pure creative energy flowing through your body and infusing your cells—to flush old energy out and wash in new life, giving energy on a spiritual level! … A renewal of spirit.”
re/VIEW: Sharon SalzbergRenowned Buddhist meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg’s first book on meditation was Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness, which she penned in 1995. Since th…
The Power of Being with Anxiety
A path to keep anxiety from controlling your life.
Help Your Mind Avoid Distractions
Our ability to stay with one topic is constantly in jeopardy, sometimes due to factors that we can control and sometimes to those we cannot.
3 Water Rituals to Reset Your Wild Spirit
Being near or immersed in water offers the opportunity to set an intention of cleansing on all levels.
TIM RYAN: Leading the "Quiet Caucus"
U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, a Democrat from Ohio, spoke with Rabbi Rami about his efforts to bring more mindfulness to the U.S. Senate.
The Unexpected Gift of Caregiving
Mindfulness and caregiving are intricately intertwined. Look to caregivers to learn how to practice acceptance, heighten observation, and boost loving-kindness.
5 Spiritual Lessons We Learn From Cats
Spiritual inspiration from felines can be found throughout history. Here are five lessons your cat wants to teach you.
Removing the Veils: Seeing Ourselves in the New Light of Forced Change
“I don’t think there’s a right or wrong way to feel about being in isolation or quarantine in this unprecedented situation. ... We are being stripped—like Inanna in the underworld—and we are being offered the gift of hard-won wisdom.”
What Would the Dalai Lama Do?
Contemplating creativity, compassion, mindfulness, and body image with singer/songwriter Amanda Palmer
Easing the Angst of Adolescence
Practicing mindfulness can help teens cope with the pressures of growing up—and even ward off symptoms of depression.
Hollow Body Meditation
An excerpt from Mindfulness, Meditation, and Mind Fitness
7 Coloring Books to Calm Your Mind
The popularity of coloring books is no surprise considering the benefits—from stress-relief to mindful awareness. Color your way to peace with these 7 picks from Spirituaity & Health.
The Sacred Art of Conversation
Rebuilding the art of conversation with exercises based on three main parameters.
Let’s do a Spring Cleanse! From someone who hates cleansesHappy first days of Spring!It’s a celebratory season, and one that just can’t help but invoke change, transformation, and rebirth. It’s spring cleaning time–get the dusty clothes o…
One-Moment Meditation for ManagersHow an MBA turned to meditation and in the process managed to turn meditation upside down. While a student at the Yale School of Management, I decided to invite all the students, …
Listening in the Labyrinth
Walking a labyrinth can allow entry to the unknown if we are willing to listen.
How to Find Stillness Every Day, Throughout the Day
Here’s how you can find more stillness in your life—no matter how busy you are.
Windshield Time Can Be Sacred Time
Ideas for creating a sacred space that can come with you on errands, during your commute, and even on long road trips
The Impermanence of Emotions
"The truth is, we all go through cycles of emotions and eventually return to neutral. We then remain in a neutral state of equilibrium until some stimulus acts on us again, and then we feel an emotion until it too fades away and we return to neutral again."
5 Favorites to Quiet the Mind
Books, Music, Film, Health, Healing, Wellness, Meditation
Learn to Speak the Language of the Body
Discover foundational principles that will help you understand your body and establish healthy patterns.