Mindfulness
 
  Tasmanian Devil Milk is capable of killing the most deadly superbugs  

To End Suffering, Escape into Discomfort

An Interview with Shinzen Young

In the months leading up to the 2016 election, therapists began reporting an uptick in patients reporting anxiety and depression related to the possibility of Donald Trump winning the presidency. As Slate columnist, Michelle Goldberg, wrote in September 2016, “Victims of Trump-induced anxiety describe nightmares, insomnia, digestive problems, and headaches. Therapists find themselves helping their patients through a process that feels less like an election than a national nervous breakdown.” And then Trump won.

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  Tasmanian Devil Milk is capable of killing the most deadly superbugs  

Mindfulness and Open Focus: Complementary Practices to Drastically Improve Your Lifet

Mindfulness is defined as an attention training, which can benefit health and general well-being. In this article we present another type of attention training called Open Focus. Combining these two approaches may help you to understand attention training better overall, and to experience its benefits faster and more effectively.

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  The Difference between Mindfulness and Meditation  

The Pursuit of Everyday Happiness and The Danish Art of Hygge

Voted one of the happiest countries in the world for over 40 years straight, many have wondered how Denmark — a place with depressing weather, a soaring divorce rate and astronomical taxes — could possibly be to home to such happy people. The answer lies in high levels of trust, a vast social safety net, work-life balance, as well as a distinct way of parenting and an overall positive approach to life. But one aspect is especially important for cultivating such contented people — in short, the Danish art of hygge.

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  The Difference between Mindfulness and Meditation  

7 Rituals to Restore Some Calm in our Livesn

We live in such a fast-paced world. It’s a world that’s on 24/7 and a world in which we’re faced with a lot of negativity: crime, war, violence, arguments, drugs and ill-health. There’s a lot to test our inner peace, and so often, it can be hard to remain calm in the face of the chaos that surrounds us. I’ve studied mindfulness for many years, and as a result, I’ve honed the skill that is equanimity—something I’d never even heard of six years ago, yet something I now find is the most valuable skill I possess, as it helps me in all areas of my life and work.

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  The Difference between Mindfulness and Meditation  

The Difference between Mindfulness and Meditation

“In any one day there are moments where there is nothing going on, but we link up what is happening from thought to thought without any space. We overlook the spaciousness that it’s all happening in,”
~ Gangaji ~

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  The Seed of Buddha Meditation  

5 Principles for a Pure and Sound Mind

Up until this past year, I always had the good intention of beginning a daily meditation practice, yet I’d keep putting it off ‘until later.’ Meditation just seemed like such a lofty endeavour, and I consequently developed a sort of hang up about it. Ironically, the very thing that was supposed to grant serenity seemed instead to induce panic.

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  Millennials ditch alcohol for green juice, booze-free bars and sober raves  

Millennials ditch alcohol for green juice, booze-free bars and sober raves
It's a development that some sociologists say could be the beginning of a major shift in the behaviour of younger people.

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Meditate Before You Have To Medicate

Seldom will you find a pharmacy dispensing recommendations on meditation, although it is a regular part of my counselling practice. I firmly believe that if we as a society become more mindful, we will not only reduce stress and chaos in our lives, we will make a tremendous impact on our health, reducing the need for medications.

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