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What Is Mindfulness

Video: Mindfulness Explained in Under 90 Seconds

Nicola Kluge, Ph.D., M.Sc. | Posted 11.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Nicola Kluge, Ph.D., M.Sc.

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How Parents Can Practice Mindfulness (Even With Our Kids Around)

Posted 08.29.2013 | Parents

This post is part of Stress-Less Parenting Club's new workshop. Our leader Carla Naumburg is showing us how we can make our family life calmer and ha...

Is There Too Much Hype Around ‘Mindfulness'?

Mark Bertin, M.D. | Posted 08.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Bertin, M.D.

Mindfulness is the ability to live life more fully aware of what's going on both around us and in our minds. Through that awareness, we become more familiar with our ongoing mental habits.

Feasting as Families Age... Mindfully!

Connie Corley | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Connie Corley

In anticipation of holiday gatherings with family, frequently gift yourself with the mindful practice of sitting with the breath, appreciating the air, sipping seasonal drinks and really tasting each drop. Feast on feelings, honor each morsel of the moment.

WATCH: The Importance Of Living In The Present Moment

Posted 12.07.2012 | OWN

Recently on "Super Soul Sunday," Oprah sat down with three wise 30-somethings poised to become the next generation of spiritual thinkers: Marie Forleo...

Mindful in the Modern Age of Technology

Vaishali | Posted 08.01.2012 | Healthy Living

Mindfulness at its best rests in the present moment without an agenda. It is pure awareness minus the tyranny of the intellect.

Mindfulness 101

Dyane Jean François | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dyane Jean François

For me, the beginning of the practice lies in maintaining a clean mental space. How can you pay attention to what's happening right now if you have no space in your head?

10 Ways to Gain Freedom From Suffering in Daily Life

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

Vietnamese Buddhist monk and tireless peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh says: "There is no enlightenment outside of daily life." Here are 10 ways to gain freedom from suffering in daily life.

Mindfulness Tips for Hyper Efficiency

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

When your mind or behavior wanders, rather than buying into the self blame game, see if you can just treat it as a distraction, and realize that it's just the way the mind works.

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!

Mindfulness Isn't a Crystal Ball, But Clarity Can Be Magical (VIDEO)

Susan Kaiser Greenland | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Kaiser Greenland

Snow globes are not only some of my favorite knick-knacks, but they're also a perfect tool to illustrate the clear perspective that we can developed with mindfulness meditation.