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The Mindfulness Memory Method

Ora Nadrich | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Ora Nadrich

By making an effort to be more mindful, mindfulness will become second nature for you, and with time and practice, you will need fewer reminders to do it. The goal is to live a life of mindfulness, where each moment of awareness naturally flows into the next.

18 Things You Miss By Constantly Staring At Your Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.22.2014 | Healthy Living

If any doubt remains in your mind that we are, in fact, a society addicted our smartphones, stop what you’re doing and simply take a look around. Th...

Be Present

Janelle Capra | Posted 07.15.2014 | New York
Janelle Capra

What did this California girl learn from visiting New York City? Be present. Love yourself. Be whole, not perfect.

7 Life Lessons From Dr. Seuss

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 05.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

Many of us grew up reading Dr. Seuss. If you have kids, you've likely relived your childhood reading over his books only to find, "Wow, there's some r...

How To Stop Agonizing Over The Little Things

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.26.2013 | Healthy Living

Your back aches, your coffee's luke warm, or you fall behind schedule. There are myriad things that can and will go wrong every single day of your...

Mind Movies

Andrea Wachter | Posted 10.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

Walking around lost in our minds is like mistaking a movie for reality. And whether our "mind movie" is an exciting fantasy or a dreaded horror story, it is not actually real.

Rare and Precious Joy

Tara Brach | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

Begin by remembering to pause and savor the simple pleasures. Have the intention to hold gently the difficulties. Open your heart to the life of this moment and discover that joy is never very far away.

5 Ways To Slow Down And Just 'Be'

Omega Institute | Posted 10.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Omega Institute

In today's culture we're defined by what we do and how productive we are. Stripped of this we can feel lost and purposeless. We've become human doings instead of human beings. Regaining our joy and purpose in life requires a new relationship with time.

8 Ways To Stop Over-Thinking (And Rediscover Happiness)

Peggy Nolan | Posted 09.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Peggy Nolan

Over-thinking is all about dredging up the past and/or borrowing trouble from the future. The best cure for over-thinking is to simply be present. Be here right now.

The Secret To Being Your Most Productive

Pragito Dove | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Pragito Dove

To fuel our highest level performance we need a clear mind. If the mind is filled with fear, self-sabotaging beliefs, and self-doubt, we are impeded, a bit like driving a car with the brake on. Emotional turmoil clouds our view and we cannot perform well.

Mother's Day Post-Script

Diana M. Raab | Posted 07.14.2013 | Fifty
Diana M. Raab

As we get older and our children leave the nest, our priorities evolve, and what people do to bring joy into others' lives is important.

It's Not What's Happening, It's How You Respond

Tara Brach | Posted 07.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

One of the great teachings in spiritual life is this: It doesn't matter what is happening. What matters is how we respond. How we respond is what determines our happiness and peace of mind.

The Number One Way People Screw Up Life -- Are You Making This Mistake?

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

There's no sense in wasting time pretending to be someone you're not so that you'll fit in with the people you don't belong with. Life is short, spend it with people who love and appreciate the real you.

Gifting With Our Presence

Wendy Strgar | Posted 03.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Wendy Strgar

There is no gift you could purchase that will more profoundly enhance the emotional connections in your life than the gift of your focused attention, which explains why most people cannot distinguish between the experience of being deeply loved with being deeply heard.

Eckhart Tolle: 'The Future Is A Thought' (VIDEO)

Posted 03.28.2014 | Healthy Living

In the video above, Eckhart Tolle dives into the concept of the future and the past -- how neither exists, and there is only the Now. What does h...

Are You Present?

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 07.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

In our mulit-tasking world, we can fool ourselves by being proud of all we can get done. However, you have to ask yourself what the goal is. Is it to get things done or to do things that matter?

Present: A Journey Through Death and Cancer

Joel Drucker | Posted 06.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Joel Drucker

The tale of my prostate cancer journey starts nearly 50 years ago with a statement my late wife, Joan Edwards, made one morning in elementary school.

The Best Valentine's Day Gift Is Your True Presence

Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D. | Posted 04.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D.

To love, we must be present. It is impossible to love another if we are not truly with each other. But for many of us, this is easier said than done.

True Presence

Wendy Strgar | Posted 02.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Wendy Strgar

I have come to believe that the most potent gift we give to ourselves and anyone that we care for is our full attention. With our undistracted minds and our listening ears, we have within us what we all want most: the gift of full presence.