A mindfulness retreat can be a powerful practice to add to our mindfulness repertoire. Here are some tips and strategies for making it a truly beneficial experience.
Much of the pain we experience in life is not within our control. Random and unexpected things happen that thwart our best laid plans and threaten our happiness. Because we're not all-knowing, we make mistakes and pay the price. Fortunately we do have some influence over how we experience life's slings and arrows. The practice … Continue reading Escaping the Cycle of Suffering
Do mindfulness and politics go together? Mindfulness can help us develop skills and qualities that deepen our connection with and understanding of our values and beliefs and this may in turn inform our political choices.
At the Midwest Alliance for Mindfulness we have been building a secular sangha of teachers, doing our best to create opportunities for support and guidance that can be lacking Midwestern and rural communities.
When we dare to take responsibility with mindfulness and compassion, we find the motivation to face great challenges and tap into our potential to contribute to a better world.