My Mindfulness Practice

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Monthly Archives: October, 2014

​Why You Should Schedule Time to Let Your Mind Wander

Blocks are the worst enemy of any creative worker. German psychologist Wolfgang Köhler recommends working the proverbial bed, bath, and bus into your routine to let your thoughts flow and … Continue reading

October 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Train Your Brain to Break Bad Habits | Mindful

Researchers are pinpointing the brain circuits involved in forming habits. Elisha Goldstein takes us through a mindfulness practice to curb bad habits. Source: http://www.mindful.org learning urge surfing and choosing mindfulness … Continue reading

October 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ruby Wax on mindfulness: ‘We need to stop stressing about stress’ – Telegraph

why the annual cost of mental illness in Britain is £70 billion and how depression can affect more people than all our physical illnesses put together. Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk Depression – … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

How Mindfulness Protects Your Heart

People who are mindful score higher on healthy heart indicators, according to recent findings published in the International Journal of Behavioral Medicine from Brown University researchers. Source: time.com People who … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wandering mind not a happy mind

“These traditions suggest that a wandering mind is an unhappy mind.” Source: news.harvard.edu Interesting study shows 47% of the time our mind is wandering and this makes us unhappy.

October 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

20 Reasons To Love Mindfulness (According To Science)

Oh mindfulness meditation, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways. Even though the academic research on mindfulness meditation isn’t as robust as, say, nutrition or exercise, there … Continue reading

October 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kristin Neff: The Three Components of Self-Compassion – YouTube

The world’s leading researcher of self-compassion and founder of the Mindful Self-Compassion program explains the core features of self-compassion. Source: http://www.youtube.com Three components of self compassion. #mindfulness #compassion

October 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dr David Cox – The Science Behind Mindfulness – YouTube

The keynote speech by the Headspace Chief Medical Officer, Dr David Cox, at the Adobe Summit in London, May 2014. Headspace is meditation made simple. Using … Source: http://www.youtube.com See … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Power of Dark Emotions

The alchemy of the dark emotions is a process that cannot be forced, but it can be encouraged by cultivating certain basic emotional skills. The three basic skills are attending … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Neuroscience Reveals the Secrets of Meditation’s Benefits

Contemplative practices that extend back thousands of years show a multitude of benefits for both body and mind Source: http://www.scientificamerican.com Mindfulness Meditation on the cover of Scientific American

October 21, 2014 · Leave a comment