Mindfulness

More than four decades is a long time to be engaged in one activity. Have I managed to do meditation every day no matter what? No. Have I often experienced states of bliss that kept me going? No. Did my knees hurt? Yes. Did my shoulders ache? Yes...

Formal seated meditation is one way to develop mindfulness. But it’s not the only way.

Therapeutic Rhythm and Mindfulness (TRM™) integrates group drumming, music making, and imagery with mindfulness and reflection practices to create a fun...

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 alleviate the suffering...

Are you interested in meditation but not fond of the religious rituals that typically accompany it?

Secular meditation is a nonreligious approach developed by journalist Rick Heller at the Humanist Community at Harvard. Like other...

When we think about the past, we often feel yearning or regret. Mindfulness—sometimes referred to as meditation in action—helps us live in the present moment, where trauma, loss, and illness can be transformed with kindness and love.

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Help create more compassionate and thriving children in kindergarten through 5th grade classrooms, while also enhancing your own personal practice. This special Mission Be program provides you with an interactive opportunity to learn how to bring...

The words “attention” and “awareness” are often used interchangeably, but they do not mean the same thing. A clear understanding of these two ways of knowing is important if you want your meditation practice to truly soar.

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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...

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

Bringing mindfulness into schools poses its own unique set of challenges. During this panel discussion from the 2015 Mindfulness & Education Conference, four leaders in the field of mindfulness and social and emotional learning share their...

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