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Mindfulness of Doubt

Mindfulness can help us find middle ground so that we might navigate the paradox of doubt with greater wisdom and less struggle.

Power With and the Magic of Emergence

Mindfulness teaches us to trust emergence, the magic of which can only happen when power is shared among individuals and groups.

Anatomy of a Mindful Apology

An apology, when well intended and mindfully applied, can be one of human beings' most powerful elixirs for both the giver and the receiver. Yet like many concepts, it has been misunderstood and misused.

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.
Timo Volz

Mindfulness is Simple, Life is Complicated

Life can be complicated. A dedicated practice of mindfulness can help us open to life's complexities so that we can meet challenges with greater patience, courage and wisdom.

Mindfulness and Creativity

Creativity is a highly valued quality that has fueled the solutions to some of our most pressing problems and sparked wonderful innovations that make our lives more enjoyable and less difficult. Research is demonstrating that mindfulness may enhance creativity through a number of mechanisms of action.

Self-Care or Self-Flagellation?

Are you holding yourself in servitude to shoulds, oughts, and musts? Instead, make an active commit to non-self-harming. Mindful self-care is part of a practice of non-violence toward oneself, embracing attitudes and actions that are self-respecting and life affirming.

Trust: Openness Rooted in Wisdom

Trust is one of the seven interdependent fundamental attitudes of mindfulness that are consciously cultivated during practice, according to Jon Kabat-Zinn. This is a sense of assuredness in the wisdom of the body, heart and mind to manage itself. Through…

Embracing Beginnership

Beginner’s mind is one of the seven interconnected fundamental attitudes of mindfulness that are consciously cultivated during practice, according to Jon Kabat-Zinn. In his book Full Catastrophe Living,