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Dr. Elise Bialylew
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Elise Bialylew is the founder of Mindful in May, an online global mindfulness campaign that's taught thousands of people around the world to meditate, while raising funds to build clean water wells in the developing world. An out of the box thinker, doctor trained in psychiatry, and mindfulness meditation teacher, she brings her diverse training to coach people around the world to reach their full potential at the Mind Life Project Her work has been featured in the Huffington Post, New York Times, and on National Australian Television.

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Why I Created a Global Online Mindfulness Meditation Campaign

(0) Comments | Posted April 30, 2015 | 12:07 AM

Someone asked me recently why I left my job in Psychiatry to run the global online meditation campaign I founded four years ago Mindful in May that starts tomorrow.

Here's what came to mind...

I've had the fortune of travelling to many places in the world that...

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Why Bother Meditating When There's So Much to Do?

(0) Comments | Posted April 21, 2015 | 3:36 PM

I've been meditating for many years, but there are still days when I feel like it's something I need to tick of the to do list. On some days, particularly when I'm in the middle of a big project, it can feel hard to put even 10 minutes aside for...

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4 Ways Mindfulness Can Enhance Your Happiness

(1) Comments | Posted April 16, 2015 | 8:28 AM

"It is the mind that translates good and bad circumstances into happiness or misery. So happiness comes with the purging of mental toxins, such as hatred, compulsive desire, arrogance and jealousy, which literally poison the mind. It also requires that one cease to distort reality and that one cultivate wisdom."...
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Four Ways Mindfulness Can Make You a More Successful Entrepreneur

(3) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 4:03 PM

My path to becoming a social entrepreneur was an accidental one. I had spent many years as a doctor specialising in the field of psychiatry. In order to manage the stress of my work, I turned to meditation. It took a while before I was sold on it. For someone...

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Mindful in May: Pause for a Cause

(0) Comments | Posted April 24, 2013 | 11:18 AM

Technology is developing exponentially, and at the click of a button we can access an infinite amount of information. With this privilege, comes the potential cost of information overload, increased distractibility and low-grade background anxiety as we try to keep on top of things.

With invisible umbilical cords connecting...

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