How to Be Mindful in Love

It shouldn’t take a holiday like Valentine’s Day to remind you to pause and reflect on the relationships you value in your life. Whether it be with colleagues, friends, lovers, or a spouse, you can always benefit from taking a step back, appreciating the love you have in your life and making the time to … Read moreHow to Be Mindful in Love

How to Meditate

How do you learn to meditate? In mindfulness meditation, we’re learning how to pay attention to the breath as it goes in and out, and notice when the mind wanders from this task. This practice of returning to the breath builds the muscles of attention and mindfulness. When we pay attention to our breath, we … Read moreHow to Meditate

Mindfulness, Compassion, and Inclusivity Summit

Dowloads: 1) The Summit Welcome PacketDownload 2) The Inspirational JournalDownload 3) Summit Agenda Download Live Stream: Day 1 – The Science of Mindfulness and Compassion Day 2 – A Day of Mindfulness and Compassion Practice Workshop Day 3 – Individual and Collective Transformation You may send live questions to during and after the summit. … Read moreMindfulness, Compassion, and Inclusivity Summit

Mindful Books and Podcasts to Ring in the New Year

This post was originally published on this siteThe Little Book of Being Practices and Guidance for Uncovering Your Natural Awareness Diana Winston • Sounds True It’s no small thing to take on the responsibility of teaching others how to work with their minds, no less teaching teachers to do that. (It’s not like teaching, say, … Read moreMindful Books and Podcasts to Ring in the New Year

How to Practice Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a natural quality that we all have. It’s available to us in every moment if we take the time to appreciate it. When we practice mindfulness, we’re practicing the art of creating space for ourselves—space to think, space to breathe, space between ourselves and our reactions. When we practice mindfulness, we’re practicing the … Read moreHow to Practice Mindfulness

How to Make Your Workday More Mindful

Open offices, long meetings, and continuous partial attention across multiple devices can turn the workplace into a site of stress and burnout. Joe Burton, founder of Whil and author of Creating Mindful Leaders: How to Power Down, Power Up, and Power Forward, knows this all too well. Prior to discovering mindfulness, he worked 12-hour days as … Read moreHow to Make Your Workday More Mindful

Connect to Your Anger Without Losing Control

This post was originally published on this siteSharon Salzberg, renowned meditation teacher and bestselling author, recently sat down with Barry Boyce, Mindful’s Editor-in-Chief, for a Facebook Live event at the Mindful office to discuss how to transform anger into love. The following is an adaptation of their conversation. Anger is such a prevalent feeling these days, … Read moreConnect to Your Anger Without Losing Control

Why Vulnerability is Your Superpower

This post was originally published on this siteDr. Michael Gervais has a podcast series called Finding Mastery built around a central goal: unpacking and decoding how the greatest performers in the world use their minds to create amazing journeys while they pursue the boundaries of human potential. He recently sat down with Dr. Brené Brown, a research professor at … Read moreWhy Vulnerability is Your Superpower

Free Audio Resources for Mindfulness Meditation

Interested in mindfulness, but not sure where to start? There are many meditation apps, audiobooks, and programs available to you — before you get lost in the pile of choices, explore these three basic mindfulness meditations. Mindfulness Meditation To start, explore these awareness of breath meditation practices:   5-Minute Breathing Meditation 5:00 A basic meditation … Read moreFree Audio Resources for Mindfulness Meditation

Make It Meaningful

1. SET AN INTENTION Purpose isn’t always obvious as we go through our day. In fact, the routine of daily life sometimes feels like the antithesis of meaning. That’s where intention comes in, says Parneet Pal of Wisdom Labs. “[It] can help you align your conscious thinking with a primal emotional drive…like reward, connection, purpose, … Read moreMake It Meaningful

For What it’s Worth

This post was originally published on this siteWhat’s your top priority with money? • “Paying off student loans.” • “The ability to spend freely and not worry!” • “Living well and not outliving our money.” • “Investing to make my house sustainable.” • “I don’t have money priorities.” What’s the main thing you have saved … Read moreFor What it’s Worth

Top of Mind

This post was originally published on this siteMusic for mothers In villages throughout India, women are singing about IUDs and iron supplements, saving the lives of countless mothers and their infants, as an aspect of Save A Mother. SAM is an NGO whose mission is to deliver crucial health information and resources to vulnerable Indian … Read moreTop of Mind