A recent edition of Mindfulness had an interesting application story that I wanted to share with you. A father wrote about his experience using mindfulness to help both himself and his twin sons, who have been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome. As you know, Asperger’s Syndrome has numerous symptoms, including difficulty transitioning between activities, an inability […]
Archives for October 2011
Cool Mindfulness Resources for the Younger Set
One of my staff has a young daughter who is learning about meditation and breathing awareness. Four-year old Nadia will lie on her back, put a Snoopy stuffed animal on her chest, and try to rock Snoopy to sleep with her deep breathing. Does Snoopy fall asleep? Well, that’s another story. Like most things, meditation […]
Take Up a Mindfulness Practice, Lose the Cane?
Is mindfulness effective with chronic pain? Many practitioners asked this question in a recent survey. They also wanted to know how they could convince their skeptical clients to give mindfulness a try. The connection between mindfulness and healing emotional pain, like stress or anxiety, may make more sense to your patients. But physical pain? That’s […]
Do your wandering thoughts make you unhappy? You’re not alone.
Everywhere I go, I see people glued to their phones. People seem obsessed with their phones and you might even say, why not? Phones these days can do everything – take photos, store games and books, keep our calendars…Even help us chart our happiness. Yes, I did say chart our happiness. This app is one […]