Mindfulness Meditation – Celebrating an Incredible Journey

Live in the present moment. Pay attention. It’s such a simple principle . . . . . . and yet, over the last eight weeks, we’ve watched it flourish in unexpected ways. We’ve seen how mindfulness can pierce the “trance of unworthiness” to create self-acceptance. We shrank it down to a three-minute exercise . ….

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The Power of Mindfulness Meditation – Helping Children Change

How might our adult lives be different if we’d learned about mindfulness as children? A lot of us didn’t start hearing about mindfulness meditation until we were well into adulthood, not to mention well into managing a hectic and stressful lifestyle. Troublesome habits can form as early as elementary school, as children attempt to juggle…

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Mindfulness Meditation – One Way to Defend Against Posttraumatic Stress

Paranoia. Flashbacks. Nightmares. Symptoms like these only scratch the surface of the daily struggle that people afflicted with posttraumatic stress (PTS) experience. Just getting through an average day can be agonizing – and people suffering sometimes turn to harmful methods of self-treatment that can compound their torment. But according to US Congressman Tim Ryan, there’s…

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Mindfulness Meditation – Can It Change the Way We Eat?

Well, the holidays are officially upon us once again . . . and so is all of the eating (and eating and eating) that often comes along with celebrating the season. Frankly, this can be an extra stressful time for people who already struggle with their weight. But help is available – in the form…

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Mindfulness Meditation – One Cure for Holiday Stress

The turkey’s in the oven, pies are cooling in the garage, you’ve moved the cars so everyone has somewhere to park, and you’ve somehow squeezed every appetizer platter onto the dining room table. But you’re also dealing with family arguments, a sick nephew, a surprise “guest” (your in-laws brought their new puppy) . . ….

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Pink-Ribbon Mindfulness: Mindfulness Meditation and Cancer Recovery

If you’ve ever seen a loved one go through the agony of cancer, or experienced it firsthand, you know the emotional toll it can take . . . and exploring every possible means of relief can be vital to recovery. So could practicing mindfulness help? Caroline Hoffman, PhD and her team of researchers wanted to…

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