Mindfulness

Writing is a practice that requires both focus and imagination. Writers must paint details on the page that translate abstract ideas from their mind into readable stories and content.

Poet Robert Bly once said, “If we want to create art we...

Mindful eating is a practice, not a diet. It doesn't offer recipes, menu plans, or lists of allowed and restricted foods. Instead, it asks you to use all your senses, take breaths between bites, and bring more awareness to the process of eating...

What: Perhaps the most widely recognized type of meditation, breathing meditation utilizes your breath as the object of concentration.

Types: Various types of breathing meditation are practiced in Buddhism...

Grounded. Soft. Noticing. At Vassar's All-College Day program, Buddhist activist and yogi Leslie Booker explained that these states can support our sustainability...

About 40 million American adults suffer from anxiety. In this intensive 5-day workshop, mental health professionals learn the practical application of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) as a way to transform and...

Achieve an increased range of optimal performance under stress, enhanced situational awareness and decision-making during stressful events, and an improved ability to bounce back quickly after challenging experiences....

The practices of contemplative education, Social and Emotional Learning, and mindfulness are being widely explored in schools throughout the United States. Research shows that mindfulness practice decreases stress,...

Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness (MB-EAT), developed by Jean L. Kristeller, is a powerful approach that addresses the mindless eating so prevalent in our culture—a pattern of eating that can lead to weight gain,...

Tai chi chuan is a system of beautiful, flowing movements used by millions of people around the world as a graceful, meditative exercise. Qigong is an ancient mind-body system for cultivating our natural energy. Both systems foster deep awareness...

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