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The Lesson of a Leaf

Tsoknyi Rinpoche | Posted 06.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Tsoknyi Rinpoche

What happens if we allow ourselves to become attuned to the simple transactions of our daily lives? What can we learn from those moments that nearly slip past our awareness?

Teaching Regular Folks to Reduce Stress With Mindfulness

Marguerite Manteau-Rao | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marguerite Manteau-Rao

Two months ago, I signed up for a MBSR teacher training practicum with Bob Stahl, at El Camino Hospital, in Mountain View, California. MBSR stands for...

Mindfulness for Control Freaks

Deborah Schoeberlein David | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Schoeberlein David

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

Don't Hurry, Be Mindful

Marguerite Manteau-Rao | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marguerite Manteau-Rao

I just joined the one year training program at San Francisco Zen Center. Part of our homework for this week, is to pay attention to the way we dress, ...

Counting Experiential Calories

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

An Experiential Calorie is a unit of awareness, a unit of conscious presence, a unit of meaning. The job of an Experiential Calorie is to enrich your Mind. Take a moment to count the latter.