My Mindfulness Practice

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Monthly Archives: November, 2014

Face it: Thanksgiving is depressing this year, and you don’t have to give thanks | Jessica Valenti

We shouldn’t ask grieving people to plaster on a smile to make the rest of us feel better. Even if it’s the holidaysThis Thanksgiving, it’s difficult not to think about … Continue reading

November 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Can Giving Thanks Help Us Heal from Trauma?

When Americans sit down with their families and friends on Thanksgiving, they take the time to be grateful for the food and for each other. Source: See on … Continue reading

November 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Training the Mind – by Headspace – ‘Expectation’ animation – YouTube

Headspace is meditation made simple. Using our app and online techniques we make it easy-to-learn, fun-to-do, and relevant to your everyday life. Scientifica… Source: I’d add that it’s not … Continue reading

November 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Power of Kindness (and One Surefire Way to Know If You “Get” Mindfulness) | Mindful

If you think mindfulness is just about neutral noticing and non-judgement, then something important is missing, says Ed Halliwell. Source: Mindfulness is just not neutral noticing. There are a … Continue reading

November 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Thoughts Are Not Facts | Mindful

The bottom line: Thoughts simply aren’t facts, they are mental events that pop up in the mind and are dependent on our mood. Source: Learning to change your relationship … Continue reading

November 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hooked on Anti-Depressants – Mindfulness Meditation Centre | Birmingham | Solihull | Leamington | Stratford

According to an article in the Express, there are over 50 million prescriptions written for anti-depressant drugs each year – enough for each adult and child in the UK. Our … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mark Williams on Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy – YouTube

Mark Williams talks about mindfulness meditation as an alternative treatment for depression. Source:

November 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mind your head: Mindfulness interview – Varsity Online

Varsity meets Mark Williams, pioneer of Mindfulness Source: “Mindfulness isn’t about clearing the mind, but seeing its pattern. The stillness of which we speak in mindfulness meditation is not … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bringing Mindfulness to Orlando

Source: Free Introduction to Mindfulness, Tuesday, 6th January 2015 from 7-9pm at The Center in Orlando.  This free introduction will give you an overview of the course, aims and … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Messy Truth About Mindfulness | Mindful

Meditation is not all peace and calm. Sometimes stuff can come up that needs to be dealt with.  Source: Willoughby Britton discusses mindfulness and how it’s promotod as a … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · Leave a comment