In times of uncertainty and physical separation, the ability to relate to one another mindfully is more important than ever. Every call, text, email, and other means of relating across distance is ripe with the opportunity to make a meaningful connection through mindful communication.
Mindfulness training offers us an embodied way of knowing when our choices are beneficial and when they are harmful. We become more conscious of the good feelings that arise when we act in alignment with our deepest values. With dedicated practice comes wisdom and a natural inclination toward what contributes to our collective wellbeing.
What’s up with our overuse of superlatives? In mainstream America, we see no problem labeling fairly mundane things the greatest, best, or worst, fabulous, terrible, or awful. I myself am a culprit and have been known to announce, “This sandwich is amazing!” or “I have a horrible headache.” There is some danger inherent in making … Continue reading America is SUPER-lative! The Importance of Mindful Speech