What Makes a Conversation Mindful?

What Makes a Conversation Mindful?

There’s a lot of talk about making workplaces more mindful, but what does that really mean? Mindfulness is more than meditation. It’s just as much about how we communicate with those around us as it is about finding stillness within ourselves. In the workplace, so...
Explore Anxiety with Mindfulness

Explore Anxiety with Mindfulness

Anxiety can range from mild to overwhelming. It can be brought on sporadically by various work or relationship issues or other life experiences. Or it may be a chronic state. You may already have sought assistance from a physician, psychiatrist, or other mental health...

Open Up to Your Experience

There’s a period that I’ve seen often when people are sick and dying when one has a tendency to contract around their experience, whether it’s the experience of loss, dependency, physical pain, or fear. During this period there’s a hunger to cling to whatever is...
Meditation and Baby Goats

Meditation and Baby Goats

Meditation meets baby goats Every meditator knows what it’s like when your mind simply won’t slow down. Now a mindfulness teacher in Brisbane has taken that inner challenge and put it out there…by having new students meditate with baby goats. “It’s a metaphor. Your...
Why Relationships Are the Key to Longevity

Why Relationships Are the Key to Longevity

Plenty of exercise. Healthy food. Positive attitude. Plain old good luck. There’s lots of advice out there about how to keep body and brain in optimal shape as the years roll by. But Louis Cozolino, professor of psychology at Pepperdine University, is deeply engaged...