My Mindfulness Practice

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Monthly Archives: June, 2014

Chronic Pain and Meditation | Mindful

The Atlantic explores how meditation helps with pain and, in some cases, could alleviate healthcare costs.

June 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

25 Minutes of This Will Get Rid of Your Stress – TIME

TIME 25 Minutes of This Will Get Rid of Your Stress TIME In just half an hour, by focusing on your breathing, you can start to relax and melt away your cares.

June 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

How Super Producer Rick Rubin Gets People To Do Their Best Work

Rick Rubin’s goal is to get people to do their best work. In that sense, he is a leader. And as a life-long practitioner of meditation, he has figured out how to affect others the way meditation affects him.

June 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Raising an Empathetic Child –

Here are five tips for raising an empathetic child:Be a responsive parent. Beginning in infancy, babies learn empathy when their needs are met by a caregiver….Label feelings. When children are able to identify and name their own emotions, they are better able to recognize emotion in others. …..

June 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mindfulness Therapy Helps Prevent Drug and Alcohol Relapse | Mindful

A treatment program incorporating #mindfulness meditation is better over the long term than traditional approaches to preventing relapses of alcohol and drug abuse, according to a new study.

June 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

How Does Meditation Reduce Anxiety at a Neural Level?

Researchers identify brain areas linked to mindfulness and anxiety reduction.

June 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Day in the Life in My Head

Most mornings I try to drag myself into a sitting position to practice mindfulness. I do this because if I delay and say to myself, “Later,” I’ll never do it. My body craves to stay prone, probably forever.

June 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Top 3 Reasons to Try Mindfulness: For the Children’s Sake and Yours

Practicing mindfulness meditation creates a steady, calm space so that what used to overwhelm me is far more manageable. I understand from my own observation that what I am feeling in the moment is like a passing cloud….

June 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why Life Is Better When You Stop Trying to Do It All

Turning all your desires into requirements could set you up for failure.

June 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Exposure To Stress As A Child Can Permanently Affect Your DNA | IFLScience

A team of researchers based at Tulane University School of Medicine has found that exposure to violence or other traumatic events within the family during childhood can leave lasting marks on stretches of DNA called telomeres.

June 20, 2014 · Leave a comment