When you apply mindfulness principles to cleaning and organizing your home, you not only end up doing a better job, but you learn how to find meaning in mundane chores and ordinary moments. This Spring, as you’re de-cluttering, de-wintering, and making your countertops shine, try these mindful approaches to cleaning your home.
Meditation is a simple, effortless process for some, but can feel like a daunting challenge for others. If you’re struggling to get over the hump of beginning a practice, start with some alternative activities—like playing music and coloring— that can incite a clearer state of mind. Here are some ideas.
A post-work meditation will help you ease the transition between work and home life. For many of us, we play very different roles at work and at home—meditating between the two is great way to transition from one chapter of your day to the next. Think of post-work meditation like a reset button to create […]
Want to reap the benefits of a mindfulness practice, but can’t seem to sit still? Meditation is the most studied and well-known tool to for mindfulness, but it’s not the only one. You can practice doing anything with 100 percent of your attention to find a mindful state of being. Check out one of these non-traditional ways […]
Russell Simmons is an uber successful man; he’s a music producer, Chairman and CEO of Rush Communications, he runs many businesses, non profits, projects, and supports an impressive array many philanthropic, social and political causes. What’s interesting is that he attributes much of his success to his yoga and meditation practice. This video begins with […]
“Knowing that you don’t know is a transformative and powerful way of waking up.” ~Jon Kabat-Zinn Byron Katie is a teacher and leader in the world of self-inquiry. She teaches people to find freedom from suffering by not believing their thoughts, and her process for guiding people through this is called “The Work.” Jon Kabat-Zinn […]
We don’t live in a society that is particularly comfortable with feelings. Talking about feelings, expressing feelings, and understanding feelings don’t tend to be sexy topics in today’s age. As a culture, we just don’t value emotions the way we value productivity or happiness. But new research is finding that if we can understand our […]
Founder of Wisdom 2.0, Soren Gordhamer said, “In this age that’s becoming increasingly digital, people generally have two questions: How do I make the time that I do spend in the digital world meaningful? And then also, how do I find the right balance, with my cell phone and Facebook and Twitter and all these […]
“The present moment is so underrated. It sounds so ordinary, and yet we spend so little time in the present moment, that it is anything but ordinary,” Andy Puddicombe said in his 2012 TED talk. “A research paper that came out of Harvard just recently said that on average, our minds are lost in thought […]
We are living in a world that doesn’t really support mindfulness. We are building technology that doesn’t support us staying in the present moment. And somehow … we as a society aren’t complaining about this. Let me ask you a few questions … Do you feel anxious when you can’t find your phone—even if it […]