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The Theatre of the Mind, hallucinations and Mindful Presence

“How the theater of the mind could be generated by the machinery of the brain” – Charles Bonnet (1720-1793)

A couple of articles I have read recently have resonated with both memories of my grandmother and also my current mindfulness practice. 433 more words

Mindfulness

breathe in

breathe out

i wrap

the invisible thread

of awareness

around my foot

Meditation

Ditch the blanket fort for some sunshine

I love the sheer power of nature. Even in the most serene of settings, nature never fails to have a profound impact on me. To be honest, several hours before I wrote this post I felt awful. 344 more words

Mindful Reflections

crisscrossing

crisscrossing

my awareness

is crisscrossing

you spoke those words

many years ago

long before i was born

yet it seems

you speak them to me

exactly

when i need

to hear your voice

How to Choose the Best Meditation for You

If meditation is so good for us, why can it feel so hard to get started?

You’ve most likely seen reports listing many benefits from meditation, recently have been scientifically proven to produce long-lasting improvements in mental cognition, problem-solving, and even increases in brain cell growth after just a few weeks of meditating for 20 minutes a day. 966 more words

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