Tag Archive for: patience

Practice Equals Pressure Plus Persistence

MAM teacher Shane Ledford discusses the importance of patience, persistence, and perseverance in the practice and teaching of mindfulness

Patience Now, My Friends

We can cultivate the attitudes of mindfulness, such as patience and trust, through the most humble of life's lessons when we're open to it - including in the blooming of the last lotus of the season.
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Mindfulness of Social Media

It's temping to retaliate with cruel remarks or put-down humor when offensive posts come across our social media feeds. Mindfulness can give us the skills needed to respond more skillfully so that our online presence might become a force for good.


Non-striving is one of the fundamental attitudes of mindfulness consciously cultivated during practice, according to Jon Kabat-Zinn.

Patience: Letting Things Unfold

Jon Kabat-Zinn defines the mindful attitude of patience as the understanding and acceptance of the fact that "sometimes things must unfold in their own time".