Once writer and health researcher Misty Pratt stopped fighting nature, she was able to see its beauty, and how she is connected to it. The post How Walking In the Woods Helped Ease My Anxiety appeared first on Mindful.
5 Ways to Help Teens Engage in Mindfulness Sessions
Mindfulness with teens sounds amazing, but how do we get past the eye rolls and resistance? Over the years I’ve thought a lot about this, with a few successes and many failures. So, I’m sharing these five Rs as tips to help get things started. Relevance A lot of well-intentioned adults believe teens need mindfulness […]
5 Meditations to Support Mental Health Awareness Month
Mindfulness meditation isn’t a one-size-fits all aid for mental health, but it can help soften feelings of anxiousness, reduce stress, and reshape your relationship with mental and physical pain. The post 5 Meditations to Support Mental Health Awareness Month appeared first on Mindful.
Why ‘Forgive and Forget’ is Not Always the Wisest Path
How fierce, outer, engaged forgiveness can complement the inner forgiveness the mindfulness community so often emphasizes. The post Why ‘Forgive and Forget’ is Not Always the Wisest Path appeared first on Mindful.
C.H.O.I.C.E. is at the Heart of Teaching Trauma-Informed Mindfulness
Use this easy-to-remember acronym as a starting point for creating trauma-aware spaces and sessions when teaching mindfulness. The post <strong>C.H.O.I.C.E. is at the Heart of Teaching Trauma-Informed Mindfulness</strong> appeared first on Mindful.
Shared Experiences Don’t Always Lead to Better Understanding
“Me too” are two powerful words that express solidarity with others, but new research finds that sharing a past similar experience might hinder your ability to understand what the other person is really going through. The post Shared Experiences Don’t Always Lead to Better Understanding appeared first on Mindful.
I’m More Than My Anxious Thoughts—And So Are You
A lifelong high achiever, Melena Kiriaki was afraid she would lose her momentum if she wasn’t operating from a place of anxiety. Meditation showed her that she’s more than her fearful thoughts. The post I’m More Than My Anxious Thoughts—And So Are You appeared first on Mindful.
A Guided Meditation to Rest in the Flow of Effortlessness
We often go about our day in a state of urgency and striving, rushing from one item on our to-do list to the next. This guided practice is designed to help you reset so you can go about your day with more focus and ease. The post A Guided Meditation to Rest in the Flow […]
How UK Politicians Are Learning to Disagree—More Agreeably
In the often heated, sometimes chaotic halls of the UK Parliament, scholars, thinkers, politicians, and policy-makers have been weaving in threads of mindfulness. The result: not a change in ideologies but a shift toward more positive and productive relationships across parties. The post How UK Politicians Are Learning to Disagree—More Agreeably appeared first on Mindful.
Feeling Overwhelmed? Try the RAIN Meditation
You can take your time and explore the RAIN meditation as a stand-alone practice or move through the steps in a more abbreviated way whenever challenging emotions arise. The post Feeling Overwhelmed? Try the RAIN Meditation appeared first on Mindful.