The Promise of Mindfulness Meditation
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The Promise of Mindfulness Meditation
You will feel a deep sense of peace, contentment and confidence in yourself.
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Pema Chödrön on how to enjoy life

Pema Chödrön on how to enjoy life | The Promise of Mindfulness Meditation | Scoop.it
A sign in the entrance to Pema Chödrön's monastery reads "Enjoy Your Life." We ask her how that could be a spiritual practice.
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In her interview, Pema said, "You know who said it best? Leonard Cohen. He meditated all those years at Mt. Baldy Zen Center, often for twelve hours at a time. In an interview, he said his storyline just wore itself out. He got so bored with his dramatic storyline. And then he made the comment, “The less there was of me, the happier I got.”

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A Harvard Study Links Happiness With Mindfulness

A Harvard Study Links Happiness With Mindfulness | The Promise of Mindfulness Meditation | Scoop.it

People spend 46.9 percent of their waking hours thinking about something other than what they’re doing, and this mind-wandering typically makes them unhappy. So says a study that used an iPhone Web app to gather 250,000 data points on subjects’ thoughts, feelings, and actions as they went about their lives.

 

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