#3. You probably have too many windows open.
With mindfulness — curious attention to the present moment — we take the sting out of feelings, and nurse emotional pain in the same way we tend to physical injuries.
Whether you are learning mitosis, marketing, or metal-jewelry making, read on for tips to make your learning stick! (*if you’re the parent of a teen, you may want to share this with them)
Compassion, empathy, and generosity are as much a part of human nature as self-preservation. What if we taught that to our kids?
We all come to the practice of mindfulness with preconceived ideas about what mindfulness means and what meditation should look like and feel like. These are the five that can make the practice a lot harder.
A post about mindfulness, dance auditions, silent retreats, stress, and research… Here’s what I want you to know about stress: Stress is a given. Being “stressed-out” is optional. The truth is, we need a certain amount of “stress” and nervous system activation to do what we need to do every day. It’s what prompts us […]
We may remember him as Mork, Mrs. Doubtfire, Peter Pan, or the Genie, but for me, Robin Williams will always be Mr. Keating. I first watched Dead Poets Society in high school. It’s one of those movies that stays with you, isn’t it? Its embrace of youthful idealism and romanticism entranced me as a teenager. […]
Okay, I admit, I have used the beautiful, air-brushed, unrealistic photos of people meditating in my posts and promotional materials. I mean, the people are just so pretty and they live in such beautiful, air-brushed, and organized places. But I’m sure these pictures also help perpetuate the misunderstandings that people have about mindfulness and meditation. These […]
Struggling with meditation? Get some inspirational words of wisdom in these quotes about mindfulness for people who struggle with mindfulness!