Mindful Books to Refresh and Renew this Spring

AnthropoceneEdward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwal, and Nicholas de Pencier • Goose Lane Editions It’s a museum exhibit, a movie, a podcast, and a book—all in service of a bold notion that shakes you into an appreciation for just what human life on this planet means. The Anthropocene, so the hypothesis goes, is our current geologic age, … Read moreMindful Books to Refresh and Renew this Spring

10 Mindfulness Practices from Powerful Women

We’ve gathered 10 mindfulness practices created by women to help you live a generous, compassionate, healthy life. 1) Loving-Kindness with Sharon Salzberg Loving-kindness meditations point us back to a place within, where we can cultivate love and help it flourish. Developing care toward ourselves is the first objective, the foundation for later being able to … Read more10 Mindfulness Practices from Powerful Women

Tune in: Three Guided Meditations to Conquer Anxiety and Build Resilience

Build Resilience Uncertainty is like fertilizer for difficult emotions. This meditation reminds you that life is always in flux and the most courageous thing you can do is slow down, turn toward your difficult emotions, and meet them with compassion. By staying with both the highs and lows of your inner experience, over time you … Read moreTune in: Three Guided Meditations to Conquer Anxiety and Build Resilience

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 questions@1440.org 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