Posts tagged with mindfulness

Is Mindfulness Meditation BS?

Has the spiritual practice of meditation been cheapened by being used as a therapeutic tool? Or is there really no contradiction between using meditation to reduce stress and using it to explore spirituality? There was a great article I read recently in WIRED
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Posted in Blog on Thursday, September 14, 2017
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Beyond Mindfulness.

Caroline Phillips is an award-winning freelance journalist who has contributed to most of the British nationals. Recently Caroline published an article on Huffington Post where she discussed The Magic of Manifestation and working with Shomit Mitter.      Beyond Mindfulness: The best way
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Posted in Blog on Monday, April 24, 2017
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Fear – the projection into the future of past pain.

Just as fear is the projection into the future of past pain, so also hankering is about clinging to past pleasure. Both take us out of acceptance of what is.

Posted in Blog on Tuesday, April 4, 2017
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The madness of mindfulness.

Great article, by Hattie Garlick, in the FT that reminds us that perhaps it’s not mindfulness that sucks, but mindfulness-light. Mindfullness as a commodity. Mindfullness neatly packaged into user-friendly, bite-sized drills. Sadly far too saleable in an instant culture. The madness of mindfulness
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Posted in Blog on Monday, February 6, 2017
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Be happy, not mindful.

Excellent article in the Guardian this week. Mindfulness matters – but we must be careful not to get so wrapped up in ourselves that we forget to love, to care, to support people outside our sometimes solipsistic, health-driven bubble. Read it HERE

Posted in Blog on Wednesday, January 4, 2017
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Jim Jarmusch’s new film ‘Paterson’ is a lesson in mindfulness.

Fascinating to see a filmmaker, who has studied Zen Buddhism, make a film in which the protagonist finds contentment by going with the flow of things. While talks and conferences can try and tell us how to work in harmony with the world,
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Posted in Blog on Thursday, December 29, 2016
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