mindfulness

5 Difficult Moments That Mindfulness Can Transform

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1. Anxiety When we are anxious, mindfulness encourages us to meet the experience with acceptance, non-judgment and compassionate awareness. One of the outcomes of the mindful approach is that we step into resourcefulness rather than victimhood. We acknowledge our experience…

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7 Conscious Meditation Tips

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Here are some tried and tested meditation tips that you can try out to further support your practice.  We hope you find them useful! 1. Always try to meditate on level ground to enhance alignment. 2. Set a timer to…

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The Origins of Mindfulness

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Mindfulness has been practiced for millennia in the East. It is principally a Buddhist tradition although meditation is described by all major religions and incorporated into many non-faith philosophies. In order to understand how mindfulness is described in the Buddhist tradition…

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A Conscious Guide to Meditation for the Regular Practitioner

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Once you have become accustomed to bringing total awareness and silence into your meditation practice, you open the door to the infinite possibilities of discovery, self-exploration, contemplation and opening to wisdom. Simply sitting in the silence and following its waves…

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The Difference Between Mindfulness and Meditation

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There is a lot of confusion surrounding the definitions of mindfulness and meditation.  So to bring some clarity to the situation, let’s first begin by defining these two practices. We could say that meditation is the pure experience of consciousness.…

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Through the Eyes of A Conscious Professional

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As the world is becoming more conscious, professionals are being challenged in new ways. Here’s how some of the corporates are responding to the challenge of a conscious future for business: At General Mills in Minneapolis, Janice Marturano, deputy general…

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The 3 Actions Of Mindfulness

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As you hone your skills of contemplation, meditation, stillness and awareness, life will provide multiple opportunities for you to put mindfulness into practice. You can respond with the three actions of mindfulness: 1. Observe: become consciously aware of what is occurring…

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What is Meditation?

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We could say that meditation is the pure experience of consciousness. Meditation occurs when we quieten the activity of mind, ground ourselves in our physicality, centre ourselves in stillness and become aware of the pure state of being that is our…

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3 Scientifically Proven Ways Meditation Can Benefit Your Career

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1. Long Term Meditators Are Able To Process Information Faster Researchers at UCLA studied the brains of people who had meditated for years comparing them with those who never meditated or who only did it for a short period of…

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How to Be More Present in the City

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Most professionals and more than 50% of the global population now live in large densely populated cities. To a greater or lesser extent, we all know that heightened presence is directly supported by nature. Being in the mountains, walking through…

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