The Amazing Effects of Gratitude

Mindful.org – Gratitude, according to leading researcher Robert Emmons, is a two-way street: we affirm the good things we’ve received, and we also “acknowledge that other people…help us achieve the goodness in…

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7 Reminders for Mindful Eating

Mindful.org – Mindful eating isn’t just about sating our appetite, filling ourselves up from the outside. It’s also a gratitude practice: appreciating the delicious sights, tastes, and the people who made it possible…

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How to Be A Mindful Traveler

Mindful.org – Illustration by Heather Jones When you first hear these words joined together—mindful + travel—they’re most likely going to conjure up the notion of being hyper-conscious and conscientious about each and…

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Mindfulness Feeds the Roots

Mindful.org – I heard a very helpful analogy recently when attending a meeting of civic leaders in Louisville, Kentucky, who are bringing mindfulness and compassion into their schools. Using the image of…

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Meditation is a Journey

About Meditation – Recently a client asked me to introduce him to meditation. After I explained the basic ins-and-outs of it, he asked, “So it provides relief? That’s why people do it?” I…

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Resting in the Open Nature of Life

zen habits – By Leo Babauta So much of our days are filled with an underlying feeling of difficulty: Procrastinating when things seem difficult or overwhelming Distracting ourselves and doing small tasks Feeling…

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