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Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World

Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World
Many have asked us if there are any meditations they can use in the midst of the current public health crisis. Yes, we have adapted some of the most powerful ones to help you weather this storm. Click here… All of the other meditations on this page are taken from our book ‘Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World’. The Chocolate Meditation Connecting with your senses is one of the core benefits of Mindfulness meditation. Mindfulness Meditation of the Body and Breath Every meditation tradition begins with daily practices that help to focus a scattered mind. New Book: The Art of Breathing – The secret to living mindfully. You breathe 22,000 times every day. My latest book provides a concise guide to letting go and finding peace in a messy world, simply by taking the time to breathe. Dissolve anxiety, stress and unhappiness, enhance your mind and unleash your creativity with these simple exercises. ‘This book is inspiring. Download a sample of The Art Of Breathing. Buy now from Amazon.

Mindful Schools: Online Courses for Learning Mindfulness and Teaching Mindfulness to K-12 Children and Adolescents The Guided Meditation Site - Meditation Downloads & Relaxing Music Learning to BREATHE | A Mindfulness Curriculum for Adolescents 2014a_The_Mindful_Revolution.pdf There Are Risks to Mindfulness at Work Mindfulness is close to taking on cult status in the business world. But as with any rapidly growing movement—regardless of its potential benefits—there is good reason here for caution. Championed for many years by pioneering researchers such as Ellen Langer and Jon Kabat-Zinn, mindfulness is a mental orientation and set of strategies for focusing one’s mind on here-and-now experiences, such as abdominal muscle movements during respiration or chirping of birds outside one’s window. It is rooted in ancient Eastern philosophies, such as Taoism and Buddhism. Contemporary empirical research demonstrates its benefits for reducing anxiety and mental stress. A recent study suggested that it might cut the risk of stroke and heart attack as well. Mindful meditation and other related practices are now widely accepted. The avoidance risk. The groupthink risk.

Mindfulness The following is a script from "Mindfulness" which aired on Dec. 14, 2014. Anderson Cooper is the correspondent. Denise Schrier Cetta, producer. Our lives are filled with distractions -- email, Twitter, texting we're constantly connected to technology, rarely alone with just our thoughts. It's a practice called "mindfulness" and it basically means being aware of your thoughts, physical sensations, and surroundings. Tonight, we'll introduce you to the man who's largely responsible for mindfulness gaining traction. Jon Kabat-Zinn: There are a lot of different ways to talk about mindfulness, but what it really means is awareness. Anderson Cooper: Is it being present? Jon Kabat-Zinn: It is being present. Anderson Cooper: I don't feel I'm very present in each moment. Jon Kabat-Zinn: So ultimately all this preparing is for what? "There are a lot of different ways to talk about mindfulness, but what it really means is awareness." Anderson Cooper: Oh God, this is depressing. [Ryan in Congress Dr.