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Entries by Deborah Schoeberlein from 05/2010

Mindfulness Under an April Snow

| Posted 05.03.2010 | Healthy Living

Let's consider snow instead of examining how we experience and respond to other people's behaviors or life's ups and downs. After all, snow is simple and it melts fast in April.

When Mom's Away on Mother's Day

| Posted 05.06.2010 | Healthy Living

According to Hallmark, and other purveyors of nostalgia, I'm supposed to be home, with my family, on Mother's Day.

When Victims Become Guilty by Association

| Posted 05.17.2010 | Healthy Living

At 5:00 p.m. on a Friday, a local watchdog sent out a blast email identifying an educational consultant my friend had hired as a registered sex offender. Then all hell broke loose.

Overweight Kids? Feed Them Compassion and Mindfulness

| Posted 05.20.2010 | Healthy Living

Overweight kids hunger for more than food, and as parents, it's all too easy to enforce a diet that inadvertently reduces compassion and mindfulness for everyone.

Share in Grief: When a Friend Loses a Child

| Posted 05.20.2010 | Healthy Living

We often keep a distance due to our own discomfort and a genuine fear of trespassing on mourners' privacy. But giving people space can lead to withholding the human nourishment we all crave.

Mindfulness for Control Freaks

| Posted 05.28.2010 | Healthy Living

Practicing mindfulness builds inner resilience -- and that's far more reliable, constructive and, yes, comfortable, than struggling for control!