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In Defense of Mindfulness

In Defense of Mindfulness | Mindful | Scoop.it
Mindfulness has taken an awful lot of flack lately. Not all of it's justified.


"But what about the other objections I referred to at the beginning of this post? Is mindfulness guilty of making people happier without making them Enlightened?"

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The Dark Side of Mindfulness - Early To Rise

Stop me if you’ve heard this before. “You should really try to be LESS mindful. Your clients and co-workers will appreciate it.” I’m guessing you haven’
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5 Less-Traditional Forms of Meditation.

5 Less-Traditional Forms of Meditation. | Mindful | Scoop.it
There are many more marvelous meditation techniques out there. These five are much less well-known in mainstream circles, but
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A 3-Minute Meditation To Open Your Mind & Heart To Abundance

A 3-Minute Meditation To Open Your Mind & Heart To Abundance | Mindful | Scoop.it
In this three-minute video, mindfulness expert Biet Simkin will walk you through a customizable meditation to help you retrain your brain to believe that whatever kind of abundance you want is accessible, achievable, and real. And believing something is possible is the first step in bringing it to fruition.
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The Wound Is Where The Light Enters: 28 Quotes From Incredible Minds On The Purpose Of Suffering

The Wound Is Where The Light Enters: 28 Quotes From Incredible Minds On The Purpose Of Suffering | Mindful | Scoop.it
Suffering is you pressing up against a block that stands between where you are and what you want to be.
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I Tried This Weird App to Feel More Zen + This Is What Happened

I Tried This Weird App to Feel More Zen + This Is What Happened | Mindful | Scoop.it
Can you really get serenity on demand? We investigate.
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How to get the benefits of meditation at the office without meditating

How to get the benefits of meditation at the office without meditating | Mindful | Scoop.it
Mindfulness at work does not mean we have to go to India and learn how to fold our legs into lotus position.
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How Your Meditation Routine Is Altering Your DNA

How Your Meditation Routine Is Altering Your DNA | Mindful | Scoop.it
​Most people who meditate do it because it feels good or perhaps because they've heard it's good for their health. Many people, myself included, have intentions to meditate regularly but often find that life gets in the way. But what if we knew that meditation could actually change our DNA in a good way? Would that motivate us to set aside time for it more often?
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Mindful Remedies for Workplace Burnout

Mindful Remedies for Workplace Burnout | Mindful | Scoop.it
It’s no secret that society highly values overachieving and overworking, but the risks are rarely considered until it’s too late and burnout takes over.
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My Meditation Binge, in a Nutshell

My Meditation Binge, in a Nutshell | Mindful | Scoop.it
What happened when T’s online managing editor gave in to a new wellness trend that New Yorkers — especially millennials and young entrepreneurs — can’t seem to get enough of.
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How Mindfulness Empowers Us

Mindfulness allows us to see our thoughts and feelings as they really are, freeing us from old ways of thinking. Want to give it a try? Download Happify’s…
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What I Learned from a Crying Stranger on the Subway (& Pema Chödrön).

What I Learned from a Crying Stranger on the Subway (& Pema Chödrön). | Mindful | Scoop.it
In that moment of understanding, I looked at this woman and unquestionably saw myself.
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The Power of Promotional Marketing

The Power of Promotional Marketing | Mindful | Scoop.it
Many people understand the concept of branded material. It is a common sighting at any company sponsored event and can be found virtually everywhere we look. Since it has become so commonplace, many…
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How I Meditate: Spirituality Teacher Suzanne Heyn

How I Meditate: Spirituality Teacher Suzanne Heyn | Mindful | Scoop.it
Suzanne Heyn is a spirituality and yoga teacher and creator of online courses. She teaches people how to transform wounds into wisdom by loving who they are. This is her daily meditation routine.
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How Prioritizing Spirituality Made Me Better At My Corporate Job

How Prioritizing Spirituality Made Me Better At My Corporate Job | Mindful | Scoop.it
Being a spiritual woman in a corporate world—and practicing meditation on a daily basis—has taught me certain things about how to survive and thrive in today's modern workplace. Here's what I've learned over the years, and my advice on how to use mindfulness to your personal and professional advantage.
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Who we are away from work informs who we are at work. Mindfulness is part of who we are as a person.
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Bullet Journal: Bring Mindfulness Into Your Daily Life

Bullet Journal: Bring Mindfulness Into Your Daily Life | Mindful | Scoop.it
Have your heard about the Bullet Journal system yet? How I use my bullet journal to bring mindfulness and gratitude into my daily life & you can too!
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3 Ways Meditation Improves Relationships - Backed by Science

3 Ways Meditation Improves Relationships - Backed by Science | Mindful | Scoop.it
Meditation can seem like a lonely activity, even a selfish one —after all, you're doing something, on your own, for yourself. But research shows it makes you a better partner.
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Meditation is Essentially Addressing this One Point.

Meditation is Essentially Addressing this One Point. | Mindful | Scoop.it
In this way, meditation is seemingly akin to a type of behavioral therapy, using psychological terms. There isn’t anything particularly mystical or religious
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How To Maintain Your Meditation Practice While Traveling

How To Maintain Your Meditation Practice While Traveling | Mindful | Scoop.it
Here are four tips to help us embrace the dance of trying to stay consistent with our daily practice within the oftentimes unpredictable nature of travel.
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Mindfulness therapy works as well as antidepressant drugs, say experts

Mindfulness therapy works as well as antidepressant drugs, say experts | Mindful | Scoop.it
People who suffer from depression might be able to stave off a relapse just as effectively by practising mindfulness therapy as they would be by taking anti-depressant drugs.

A meta-analysis into the effectiveness of the treatment, conducted by Oxford University, has found that Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (MCBT) can control depression as well as mood-boosting drugs.
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Harvard is launching a center for studying happiness

Harvard is launching a center for studying happiness | Mindful | Scoop.it
The new center — part of Harvard's renowned public health school — will look at happiness in all its forms.
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How To Slow Down & Stay Present—Even Under Major Stress

How To Slow Down & Stay Present—Even Under Major Stress | Mindful | Scoop.it
We generally experience less stress and fewer struggles in life when we move and speak slowly and mindfully. In other words, speeding through the day and multitasking along the way causes mishaps, oversights, stres and suffering. Here's how to stay present even at the most stressful of moments.
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Meditation tips: How to exercise your brain according to a life coach

Meditation tips: How to exercise your brain according to a life coach | Mindful | Scoop.it
The best way to deal with stress is to train your mind to appreciate the present, says life coach Rebecca Hass.
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How Meditation Changes the Brain and Body

How Meditation Changes the Brain and Body | Mindful | Scoop.it
A new study suggests there’s some science behind the claims made for mindfulness meditation.
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