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A Moment of Mindfulness

A Moment of Mindfulness | Mindful | Scoop.it

"Doing something to awaken a curiosity within us. Intrigued by someone else. Wondering for that moment as to what simple thing we can do to make them happy. Our only motivation is to see the joy spread across their face."

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When you give a gift you've stepped out of yourself for just a moment and thought about someone else... Step Out Of Yourself.

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There is no distinction between the giver, the receiver, and the gift. The author concluded the article with that incredible insight.  Education could be that way. When I think of pedagogy, it is an invitation into learning. Teachers invite students to enter into their learning and the acceptance is the student's choice.

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Do Negative People Crush Your Compassion?

Do Negative People Crush Your Compassion? | Mindful | Scoop.it
Compassion to the rescue... If Negative People get you down reach for a good dose of Compassion
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Negativity has a way of working itself into your mind and pushing out your mindfulness, use it to regain your balance and strengthen your mindfulness practice.

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What About Mindfulness Scares Us?

What About Mindfulness Scares Us? | Mindful | Scoop.it
Jon Kabat-Zinn, a professor of medicine emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and a pioneer in applying mindfulness to the field of medicine, discussed how the concept can be integrated into K-12 education.
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"Compassion is a skill, kindness is a skill, attention is a skill and awareness is a skill." Jon Kabat-Zinn    So the question I ask is why are we not teaching thse skills to as many people as we can?


Can we afford to leave these life enriching skills laying on the side of the road?  What really are we afraid of that prevents our embracing of mindfulness?

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» The Neuroscience of Resiliency: An Interview with Linda Graham

» The Neuroscience of Resiliency: An Interview with Linda Graham | Mindful | Scoop.it
Linda Graham, author of Bouncing Back shares with us what we can do to wire a more resilient brain.


"Mindfulness and empathy/compassion practices are two of the most powerful agents of brain change known to modern neuroscience, in part because they have been shown to strengthen the functioning of the pre-frontal cortex and related structures."

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Your Life Depends On Creating Some Space

Your Life Depends On Creating Some Space | Mindful | Scoop.it
We seem to love creating some space for our clutter but what about creating some space for our peace of mind? Why is it so hard to nurture ourselves?
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