An Introduction to Mindful Gratitude

This post was originally published on this siteLiving your life with gratitude helps you notice the little wins — like the bus showing up right on time, a stranger holding the door for you, or the sun shining through your window when you wake up in the morning. Each of these small moments strings together […]

The Mindful Kitchen

This post was originally published on this siteFood can be a source of joy and nourishment, self-expression, and sharing. Yet too often, conflicting messages and expectations around food can create feelings like shame, guilt, and anger that affect the way we eat.  When we bring mindful self-compassion to the table, we can start to shift […]

Why The Army is Training in Mindfulness

This post was originally published on this siteArmy Lieutenant General Walt Piatt currently serves as the Director of the Army Staff. Piatt has been working with neuroscientist Amishi Jha to understand the impact of mindfulness training for high stress situations. Plus, listen to neuroscientist Amishi Jha explain the science of focus and attention. I first met Dr. Amishi Jha […]

Director of Operations

This post was originally published on this siteCome join the dynamic team at Mindful—a mission-driven media company that is dedicated to sharing mindfulness and meditation practices to support good health, positive relationships and a more compassionate society. We publish Mindful Magazine and direct its associated websites, newsletters, events, directories and courses. With a monthly audience […]

Mindful Books to Read This Winter

This post was originally published on this siteWiden the Window: Training Your Brain and Body to Thrive during Stress and Recover from Trauma Elizabeth A. Stanley • Avery Liz Stanley—a graduate of Yale, Harvard, and MIT; a retired military officer; and an associate professor of security studies at Georgetown University—readily admits to operating in overdrive. […]

Mindfulness Puts the “Kind” in Kindergarten

This post was originally published on this sitePutting the “Kind” in Kindergarten  The six-year-old kids in transitional kindergarten at Tropical Elementary, in Merritt Island, Florida, began talking about kindness in class. Now they’re working to emphasize kindness on a grander scale. Over the last 18 months, Barbara Wilcox and her students have designed and shared […]

What Does Community Mean to You?

This post was originally published on this siteDo you have a community where you feel you belong? What community have you have felt most at home in?  “MY NEIGHBORHOOD is home to me. My neighbors are like family.” “MY MARATHON TRAINING GROUP. We cheered each other on—the competition was only with our- selves. We brought […]

Mindfulness: How to Do It

This post was originally published on this siteWhat is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us. It’s not all in your head—you can practice mindfulness by sitting down for a […]

A Conversation on Mindfulness, Bias and Racial Justice

This post was originally published on this site   POV Podcast: A Conversation on Mindfulness, Bias and Racial Justice 1:27:52 Stephanie Domet: I’m Stephanie Domet, an editor at Mindful magazine and a writer and podcast producer for mindful.org. This is a special edition of “The Point of View” podcast featuring Mindful magazine and mindful.org founding […]

5 Rules for Sharing Genuinely and Safely Online

This post was originally published on this siteThere are a rich array of articles, practices, and resources out there for anyone who wants to make mindfulness and its benefits a part of daily life. There are also online community platforms and events (like the Mindful30) that create opportunities for people to go from learning and […]

Six Books to Enjoy this Fall

This post was originally published on this siteSilence: A Social History of One of the Least Understood Elements of Our Lives Jane Brox • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt An author fascinated by the fundamental aspects of life, Jane Brox has written about family, farmland, and light—all to great acclaim. She is a micro-historian with a farmer’s […]

Let Nature Heal You

This post was originally published on this siteWe all know intuitively that going outside is good for us, and a growing foundation of science and neuroscience underlies the health benefits of being outdoors. In the 1980s, the secretary of Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries coined the term shinrin-yoku for making contact with and […]

The Inner Work of Racial Justice Series with Rhonda Magee

This post was originally published on this siteDive deeper into The Inner Work of Racial Justice with Rhonda Magee on Mindful.org where we’ll be hosting excerpts of her book as well as Q&As and guided meditations. This October 2019, Mindful.org is hosting law professor and mindfulness practitioner Rhonda Magee for in-depth Q&As and live guided […]

Mindful Educators Community

This post was originally published on this siteCaring for teachers is caring for our future! That’s why we’re launching the Mindful Educators Community, a free resource for teachers and parents. We’ve gathered the best practices for bringing mindfulness into the classroom from 25 of today’s leading mindfulness experts and educators and we’re offering them to […]

Administrative Assistant

This post was originally published on this siteCome join the dynamic team at Mindful—a mission-driven media company that is dedicated to sharing secular mindfulness to support good health, positive relationships and a compassionate society. With a monthly audience of over two million, this is a chance to make a real impact! You’ll enjoy our positive, […]

Kindergarteners Talk About Mindfulness in “Just Breathe” Short Film

This post was originally published on this siteWe’re interrupting your regular mindfulness news roster to bring you: Children talking about mindfulness. Because, really, after hearing mindfulness’ benefits trumpeted from Wall Street to ABC News to practically everywhere else, we could use a little plain language. A little straight talk—from little people. How Mindfulness Benefits Children […]

Advertising Account Representative

This post was originally published on this siteAdvertising Account Representative Come join the dynamic team at Mindful—a mission-driven media company that is dedicated to sharing secular mindfulness to support good health, positive relationships, and a compassionate society. With a monthly audience of over two million, this is a chance to make a real impact! You’ll […]

Marketing Coordinator

This post was originally published on this siteMarketing Coordinator Come join the dynamic team at Mindful—a mission-driven media company that is dedicated to sharing secular mindfulness to support good health, positive relationships and a compassionate society. With a monthly audience of over two million, this is a chance to make a real impact! You’ll enjoy […]

How Mindful Readers Chill Out

This post was originally published on this siteWhat unusual things do you do to relax?  “Organizing my home and purging items I don’t need helps me when things feel chaotic. Also, sometimes just getting on the floor and letting my dogs shower me with attention is amazing!” “I get up before 6am, light a candle, […]

NYC Offering Mindfulness for the Morning Commute

This post was originally published on this siteMindfulness in transit New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority offers programs that teach mindfulness, meditation, and yoga to its employees across the transit system, from bus drivers and train operators to office workers, ticket-takers, and mechanics. The programs, run by a corporate wellness consulting firm called the Health Enhancement […]

Six Mindful Books We’re Reading This Summer

This post was originally published on this siteStranger in the Mirror: The Scientific Search For the Self Robert V. Levine • Robinson Dr. Robert V. Levine has taught psychology courses for over 50 years at California State University, Fresno, and has written and edited several books on social psychology. Given all of this study and […]

Mindfulness Meditation for Anxiety

This post was originally published on this siteAnxiety is our body’s way of saying, “Hey, I’m experiencing too much stress all at once.” This happens to the best of us. But, when that feeling of being “always on alert” becomes background noise that doesn’t go away, that’s when it’s time to seek help. There are […]

How to Make Your Morning Routine More Mindful

This post was originally published on this siteMornings are difficult for many of us—we can barely find time for breakfast, let alone the time to meditate before heading out the door. Jon Kabat-Zinn, the founder of mindfulness-based stress reduction and author of multiple books, is a man that’s busier than most. In this video from […]

US Doctors Are Turning to Mindfulness to Help Heal Healthcare

This post was originally published on this siteWhen we or our family members fall ill, we rely on caring doctors, nurses, EMTs and other caregivers to help us through tough times. But at this moment, these caregivers need our help. Today, record levels of medical professionals report symptoms of burnout and emotional exhaustion—up to 78 […]

Could Flint Become the Most Mindful City in America?

This post was originally published on this siteFlint, Michigan is about to become famous again—but this time, not because of a heart-breaking crisis. After decades of crippling challenges, civic leaders in Flint are leading the way in bringing mindfulness into the work of rebuilding a resilient, healthy community. Just last week, over 100 people from […]

Take a Mindful Garden Walk

This post was originally published on this siteExplore the San Francisco Botanical Garden with master landscaper Peter Good and Editor-in-Chief Barry Boyce. Video launching on May 1, 2019! The post Take a Mindful Garden Walk appeared first on Mindful.

Holding Space For Healing Trauma

This post was originally published on this siteWatch the Mindful Interview with Shelly Tygielski and Parkland community members Ivy Schamis, Samantha Novak, and Fred Guttenberg. Launching here on May 1, 2019! The post Holding Space For Healing Trauma appeared first on Mindful.

Three Mindful Books to Read this Summer

This post was originally published on this siteFrom Suffering to Peace: The True Promise of Mindfulness Mark Coleman • New World Library Longtime meditation teacher and naturalist Mark Coleman—author of Make Peace with Your Mind: How Mindfulness and Compassion Can Free You from Your Inner Critic and Awake in the Wild: Mindfulness in Nature as a Path of Self-Discovery, among […]