“Who Meditates?” A 20-Minute Alternative Guide to Meditation – Jeff Foster

Tim Ryan, steel-town congressman, would like you to meditate; start with a raisin

“Happiness is found by deeply experiencing the exact moment we are in.”

6 Reasons Why Meditation Appears So Difficult by Ed and Deb Shapiro

There are many reasons why meditation can appear difficult or even challenging, listening to the noises outside or the incessant chatter in our head being one of them.

The father of mindfulness

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/health/2012/0410/1224314560853.html

ADHD: What The Now Effect Can Do for You – Part II by ZOË KESSLER, BA, B.ED.

Yesterday, in ADHD: What The Now Effect Can Do for You – Part I, I began my conversation with Dr. Elisha Goldstein, author of the recently published The Now Effect. Our conversation continues as we explore how Goldstein’s new book might help those of us struggling to manage our ADHD symptoms.

ADHD: What The Now Effect Can Do for You – Part I by ZOË KESSLER, BA, B.ED.

As mindfulness meditation is seen to be an effective treatment for ADHD (when included in a multimodal approach), I decided to speak with Goldstein to find out if his latest book has something to offer those of us with ADHD.

Seek and Ye Shall Find by Deborah Schoeberlein

Love love love this post!! Sooo true and meaningful.

You know how it goes: If you’re searching for personal meaning — in a fortune cookie, horoscope or even a HuffPost bog — you’re going to find it.

Preschoolers learn mindfulness, yoga in Ivy Child program by Melissa McKeon

Enter a classroom full of preschoolers and you might expect a frenzy of activity; running, jumping, playing and shouting. 

Prioritize life with mindfulness meditation by JUDD JONES

This week, I would like to touch on the use of mindfulness meditation to help you meet your fitness goals. We all, for the most part, live busy and in some cases, hectic lives. I hear from so many people that say between career, children and family life, there is very little time for fitness.

Notice That You Are Alright Right Now by Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

I really liked this post … reminds me of Eckhart Tolle … “do you have a problem NOW?”

 

To keep our ancestors alive, the brain evolved strong tendencies toward fear, including an ongoing internal trickle of unease.