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6 Reasons Why Mindfulness Begins with the Breath

“If you’re breathing, there’s more right with you than wrong.”
Jon Kabat-Zinn

“My breath is boring—just the same thing over and over again. Surely there must be something more interesting to watch?” This kind of comment comes up quite often when people start mindfulness training.

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I read a World News Report about a new study the University of Virginia. The research group was studying mind wandering. Sounds simple and easy. Not so fast, the conclusion was the people participating couldn’t entertain themselves for 15 minutes without getting bored. 153 more words

My Writing Journey


“It is essential of the happy life that a man would have almost no mail and never dread the postman’s knock”.  -C.S. Lewis

Sometimes we just need to get away from it all.  

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No Time To Think

ONE of the biggest complaints in modern society is being overscheduled, overcommitted and overextended. Ask people at a social gathering how they are and the stock answer is “super busy,” “crazy busy” or “insanely busy.” Nobody is just “fine” anymore. 1,217 more words


Focus, mindfulness and meditation

This post will begin exploring the practical benefits of mindfulness. Today’s focus will be focus.

There are a few ways to achieve mindfulness. One method that’s gained recent attention in the Western world is… 384 more words