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Mindful Eating

Mindful Eating | 4just2day | Scoop.it
Mindful eating can change your whole approach to life. With Mindful Eating you will enjoy your food more, feel full and satisfied and put an end to cravings!
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Gelong Thubten: "Choose Happiness" | Talks at Google

Gelong Thubten, a buddhist monk that left the glamorous world of acting to pursue the true meaning of happiness, visited Google Dublin campus to talk about w...
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What Self-Love Means: 20+ Ways to Be Good to Yourself

What Self-Love Means: 20+ Ways to Be Good to Yourself | 4just2day | Scoop.it
“Self-love requires you to be honest about your current choices and thought patterns and undertake new practices that reflect self-worth.” ~Caroline Kirk
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The Health Benefits Of Mindfulness Meditation: The Science Behind The Practice

The Health Benefits Of Mindfulness Meditation: The Science Behind The Practice | 4just2day | Scoop.it
Mindfulness meditation is one wellness trend that shows no signs of disappearing. But what does the science say?
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Mindfulness Meditation Can Help Relieve Anxiety And Depression : Shots - Health News : NPR

Mindfulness Meditation Can Help Relieve Anxiety And Depression : Shots - Health News : NPR | 4just2day | Scoop.it
Think of it as Buddhist meditation "but without the Buddhism," says Jon Kabat-Zinn, the father of MBSR.
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pain: If you practice more mindfulness than others, chances are you'll feel less pain

pain: If you practice more mindfulness than others, chances are you'll feel less pain | 4just2day | Scoop.it
Mindfulness is related to being aware of the present moment without too much emotional reaction.
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NEW YORK: Ever wondered why some people seem to feel less pain than others? The answer could lie in mindfulness, which could be targeted in the development of effective pain therapies, researchers say. Read more 
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Leticia Gasca: Don't fail fast -- fail mindfully | TED Talk

Leticia Gasca: Don't fail fast -- fail mindfully | TED Talk | 4just2day | Scoop.it
We celebrate bold entrepreneurs whose ingenuity led them to success, but what happens to those who fail? Far too often, they bury their stories out of shame or humiliation -- and miss out on a valuable opportunity for growth, says author and entrepreneur Leticia Gasca. In this thoughtful talk, Gasca calls for business owners to open up about their failures and makes the case for replacing the idea of "failing fast" with a new mantra: fail mindfully.
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In this TED Talk, Leticia Gasca, author and executive director of the Failure Institute, explains how approaching failure with mindfulness can help us become more resilient.
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Harnessing the upsides of stress

Harnessing the upsides of stress | 4just2day | Scoop.it
Changing your mindset doesn't mean taking a Pollyanna view of the world. The key isn't to deny stress, but to recognize and acknowledge it—and then to find the upside, because a full-throttle fight-or-flight response is not the only possibl
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Alo Yoga’s 6 Simple Ways You Can Practice Mindfulness & Gratitude In Your Everyday Life

Alo Yoga’s 6 Simple Ways You Can Practice Mindfulness & Gratitude In Your Everyday Life | 4just2day | Scoop.it
Our friends over at Alo Yoga share some of their top tips in how you too can practice mindfulness and gratitude during the day for a happier, healthier, more present life.
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Five Yoga Myths That You Should Stop Believing Right Now

Five Yoga Myths That You Should Stop Believing Right Now | 4just2day | Scoop.it
From yoga being a 'hippie trend' to a women-oriented workout, there are scores of myths floating around about the ancient practice. Let an experienced yogi help you separate fact from fiction.
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How to Survive the Workday When You're Sick, Tired, or Just Not Feeling It

How to Survive the Workday When You're Sick, Tired, or Just Not Feeling It | 4just2day | Scoop.it
Feeling like you won't make it through the day? Read this post before you call it quits.
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An Inquiring Practice to Notice the Body

An Inquiring Practice to Notice the Body | 4just2day | Scoop.it
This 20-minute guided meditation from Jon Kabat-Zinn explores embracing sensations as they arise in the body in order to ground ourselves in the here and now.
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How Jewel Overcomes Anxiety & Panic Attacks

How Jewel Overcomes Anxiety & Panic Attacks | 4just2day | Scoop.it
Jewel had a childhood of trauma and abuse that led to debilitating anxiety. Here, she shares how she overcame it.
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Michelle Gale: "Mindful Parenting in a Messy World" | Talks at Google

Michelle Gale is a Mindfulness Teacher, Corporate Trainer, Executive Coach, Podcast Host, and author of the book Mindful Parenting in a Messy World. Previous...
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How to look and feel healthier in one month, according to science

How to look and feel healthier in one month, according to science | 4just2day | Scoop.it
Scientists are learning more about how our bodies work, and there are simple actions you can take to make your life healthier. Here are 12 evidence-based things you can start doing today to look and feel great.
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10 Meditation Tips from the Soothing Voice Behind the Headspace App

10 Meditation Tips from the Soothing Voice Behind the Headspace App | 4just2day | Scoop.it
10 Meditation Tips from the Soothing Voice Behind the Headspace App
Headspace cofounder Andy Puddicombe breaks it down.
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Practice Self-Compassion with Forgiveness

Practice Self-Compassion with Forgiveness | 4just2day | Scoop.it
Practice Self-Compassion with Forgiveness
We cannot force ourselves to move on from a painful situation — expecting forgiveness to be quick and voluntary can have negative effects. Explore this mindfulness practice for creating space for ourselves to forgive.
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Meditation and Mindfulness for Anxiety

Meditation and Mindfulness for Anxiety | 4just2day | Scoop.it
The practice of meditation is used in many cultures to reduce stress and anxiety and to maintain optimal psychological and spiritual health. Meditation has been extensively studied as a treatment of anxiety.
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'Mindful people' feel less pain; MRI imaging pinpoints supporting brain activity

'Mindful people' feel less pain; MRI imaging pinpoints supporting brain activity | 4just2day | Scoop.it
Ever wonder why some people seem to feel less pain than others? A study conducted at Wake Forest School of Medicine may have found one of the answers—mindfulness. "Mindfulness is related to being aware of the present moment without too much emotional reaction or judgment," said the study's lead author, Fadel Zeidan, Ph.D., assistant professor of neurobiology and anatomy at the medical school, part of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. "We now know that some people are more mindful than others, and those people seemingly feel less pain."
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Make a Change that Lasts

Make a Change that Lasts | 4just2day | Scoop.it
Turning over a new leaf in life can feel daunting, if not impossible.
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A great article for those of us who need a little guidance on our ever changing journey. 
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Surrender to the Monkeys - Tara Brach

This video is included in Week 3 of the free online Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course (MBSR) by Palouse Mindfulnes
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Breathing Compassion In and Out

Breathing Compassion In and Out | 4just2day | Scoop.it
Kristin Neff guides us through a twenty-minute compassion meditation, first directing kind phrases to ourselves and then to others.
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Regular Meditation Shown to Boost Attention In Long Term

Regular Meditation Shown to Boost Attention In Long Term | 4just2day | Scoop.it
A long-term study finds that consistent and intensive meditation sessions can have a long-lasting effect on a person's attention span and other cognitive...
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Why Time Seems to Slow Down When You Meditate | Reaching Life Goals

Why Time Seems to Slow Down When You Meditate | Reaching Life Goals | 4just2day | Scoop.it
Time perceptions and meditation If you’re new to meditation, the first few sessions might seem excruciatingly long. You’ll experience a barrage of thoughts about how you want to stop thinking, scratch an itch, or make your body comfortable.
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How to Practice Loving-Kindness Meditation – Member Feature Stories – Jon Kabat-Zinn

Loving-kindness, or metta in the Pali language, is one of four foundational practices taught by the Buddha. Your own capacity for loving, whether you know it or not, is infinite -Jon Kabat-Zinn

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