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I Support BRITE Initiative BRITE Initiative's mission is to build quality schools in the rural areas of Haiti in order to curb the migration of children to the capital (Port-au-Prince) where they risk becoming child slaves (Restaveks) and/or fall prey to gangs and criminal activities. Please join me in supporting them by making a tax-deductible donation at FAQs Find answers to a growing archive of nearly 100 questions on 20+ different topics here: FAQs. Your Skillful Means Website Sponsored by the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, Your Skillful Means offers a collection of methods for healing distress and dysfunction, promoting well-being and personal growth, and deepening spiritual practice.

Visit the Website » Discover the Simple Method to More Joy and Less Stress. 3 Ways to Live a Mindful Life. Mindfulness isn't just about paying attention.

3 Ways to Live a Mindful Life

Ed Halliwell explores 3 key mindsets that form part of a mindful way of living. Mindfulness is not just "neutral noticing"—certain attitudes form part of a mindful way of living. Mindfulness. Don't Believe Everything You Think You may think your moods just come out of nowhere.


But scientists now believe that moods are mostly a response to what we think, usually without even noticing. "More often than not, fear doesn’t emerge as nail-biting, cold-feet terror, but surfaces instead as anger, perfectionism, pessimism, low-level anxiety, depression, and feelings of isolation. Mindfulness: What. How. And The Difference 5 Minutes a Day Will Make - Hey Sigmund - Karen Young. What mindfulness can do is remarkable.

Mindfulness: What. How. And The Difference 5 Minutes a Day Will Make - Hey Sigmund - Karen Young

Remarkable. What Happens When Teens Try to Disconnect From Tech For Three Days. Being without a phone can be an incapacitating feeling, possibly worse than leaving a wallet at home.

What Happens When Teens Try to Disconnect From Tech For Three Days

Many adults can remember an analog era of living without a mobile phone. But for young digital natives, taking a break from the phone, where they live and socialize, can induce all kinds of emotions. Press and Mentions. Television How the Brain Takes Criticism – CBS Sunday Morning (2/2/14) TV3 Winchester – (2/13) The Mystery of Happiness – Stossel, Fox Business News (2/2/12) Develop a Buddha Brain – The Morning Blend, KGUN9 (10/31/11)

Press and Mentions

My Trouble With Mindfulness. I can’t say I’m not informed about the benefits of mindfulness.

My Trouble With Mindfulness

Our Mindful Mondays series provides ongoing coverage of the exploding field of mindfulness research. As a writer for Greater Good, I’ve read countless books on mindfulness and have been lucky to interview some of the leading scientists in the world who study it. I’ve written articles about mindfulness improving health and wellbeing for kids, teachers, pregnant women, and parents. The mindful revolution and Christian meditation. Distraction is the pre-eminent condition of our age.

The mindful revolution and Christian meditation

We need to practice paying attention. Think of your attention as a muscle. As with any muscle, it makes sense to exercise it, and like any muscle, it will strengthen from that exercise. Thus said the cover story of the Feb. 3 issue of Time magazine entitled “The Mindful Revolution: The science of finding focus in a stressed-out, multi-tasking culture.” The article reports that researchers have found that multi-tasking leads to lower overall productivity. The No. 1 Health-Booster in 2015. Forget complicated New Year’s resolutions (you probably already have).

The No. 1 Health-Booster in 2015

Simply taking the time to meditate can make all the difference in your health and well-being this year. The hottest well-being trend right now isn’t a hardcore workout or a fad diet. It’s a gentle, ancient practice that millions say is the antidote to the 21st-century stress that affects everything from job performance and sleep to your weight. We’re talking about meditation, and it has cheerleaders from all walks of life—entertainers, businesspeople, athletes, even government legislators. Oprah Winfrey, a longtime meditator, has teamed up with Deepak Chopra to offer a series of 21-day online meditation “challenges” that have drawn more than 3 million participants so far. A Comparison of Formal and Informal Mindfulness Programs for Stress Reduction in University Students - Online First.

Ellen Langer — Science of Mindlessness and Mindfulness. Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese. By Fr.

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese

George Morelli Current behavioral research literature has found support for a clinical tool called mindfulness that can be used to break bad habits and troubling emotions. One psychologist, Kabat-Zinn (2003), defined mindfulness as "the awareness that emerges through paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally to the unfolding of experience moment by moment.

" The 'patient' can focus on the sensory and physical aspects of the present moment, recognize thought patterns, feelings and physical sensations that are occurring and learn to tell the difference between sensations, thoughts and feelings. The 'patient' then practices making decisions based on the choices they really want and feel right. The Buddhist Connection The Christian Connection and Psycho-spiritual application St.

The Theological Connection The words ‘intelligent,’ ‘intelligence,’ and ‘mind’ are easily confused in the English language. Beck, J.T. (2011). Cabezon, J. Flavell, J.H. (1979). Stop Breathe & Think. Dancing Mindfulness LIVE: Video Download: Unavailable: Amazon Instant Video. The Way of Integrity. Christian Psychology and Mindfulness. (by Philip G. Monroe. Associate professor of Counseling & Psychology at Biblical Seminary. Dr. Monroe is our blogger for the month of February and this is his third post. Dr. Christian psychology exists to promote distinctly Christian study of the nature of persons, problems and solutions. Mind and Soul : Mindfulness : Christian Mindfulness? I’ve been away from the blog for a little bit – time to catch up. This week I attended the annual conference of the Texas Association of Marriage and Family Therapy.

The workshops were themed around the use of mindfulness in therapeutic practice. The free running mind. Christian Mindfulness: is it even possible? Eden Kozlowski: Can Christians Practice Mindfulness? Breathworks Mindfulness. Smiling Mind - modern meditation for young people. The mainstreaming of mindfulness. Stressed-out Americans from war veterans to Google workers are embracing meditation. Does it really work? Why is mindfulness so popular? It appeals to people seeking an antidote to life in work-obsessed, tech-saturated, frantically busy Western culture. There is growing scientific evidence that mindfulness meditation has genuine health benefits—and can even alter the structure of the brain, so the technique is drawing some unlikely devotees.

Take in the Good - Rick Hanson at Chicago Ideas Week. What Mindfulness Is. Now that meditation has hit the cover of Time, the Wisdom 2.0 conference has brought meditating executives to the headlines, and figures from Arianna Huffington to 50 Cent do the practice, a bit of backlash was inevitable. But I was surprised to see my friend Tony Schwartz dissenting (at least a bit) in a New York Times blog titled "More Mindfulness, Less Meditation.

" Tony's sense of the working world ranks first class, but this time I think he got the facts wrong, in two ways.

Mindfulness & Psychotherapy

Coping with Panic Attacks. Mindful Eating as Way to Fight Bingeing. Dr. Susan Albers: The Surprising Benefits of Mindful Eating. Mindful eating is no longer a secret! Mindfulness Musings. Mindfulness Teaching Tools. Mindfulness & Kids. Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy. Mindfulness Orgs. Mindfulness Guides. Self-Compassion. Coping with Panic Attacks. Mindfulness Research.