Featured Articles and Journals: awareness

August 14, 2014
As I type, my computer sits on scraps of shaped construction paper and sticker-eyeballs spread about in disarray on our dining room table.  The items are part of crafts projects our town library carefully assembles for children to take home...
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August 7, 2014
There are those five minutes after getting a major hairstyle change we wish our entire lives lived in.
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March 22, 2014
A new study by Canadian researchers says that mindfulness can reduce chocolate cravings.
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February 4, 2014
An invitation to blog in promotion of Sharon Salzberg's latest book release inspires me to investigate my own perceptions of work, which can be limiting, and also shift to be liberating. 
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February 1, 2014
"That yoga article" featured in xo Jane earlier this week said much, much more than it meant to. 
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January 17, 2014
Mindfulness practice provides opportunity to watch my reactions and try to give space to my son as he shares a painful story.
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January 1, 2014
January is IDP's Responsible eConsumption Month                                 ...
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June 7, 2013
To let it be or not to let it be? That is the question. In a prescient article titled “You Think You Lost Your Thought, Well I Saw Her Yesterday-ay” published on Tuesday, Emily Herzlin asked another wonderful question: if we have a creative idea...
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February 6, 2013
"It's completely possible to start over.  Wherever we've gone, we can begin again."  - Sharon Salzberg in Real Happiness
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by Joren
January 3, 2013
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November 28, 2012
As one of the American pioneers credited for bringing Eastern spirituality to the West, Ram Dass had more than four decades of spiritual training to help guide him when he suffered a massive cerebral hemorrhage in 1997. Nonetheless, in the...
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November 17, 2012
  Meditation can change your life and your very sense of who you are.  There is a reason it has been around for thousands of years and practiced by people from all walks of life and all parts of the globe.  There is a common myth...
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November 17, 2012
  Meditation can change your life and your very sense of who you are.  There is a reason it has been around for thousands of years and practiced by people from all walks of life and all parts of the globe.  There is a common myth...
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November 12, 2012
My neighbor has a great big dog. It's a little smaller than a horse. You can't go outside with a dog like that without training it first. Otherwise, it'll just pull you down the street, terrifying every man, woman, and child along the way. Our minds...
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October 19, 2012
    I am a runner—a reluctant runner. After nearly three decades of pounding the streets, my runner’s high has reached an all-time low, and unless I am filled to the brim with caffeine, I mostly grin and bear it, and wait for my run to be...
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September 22, 2012
It's said -- metaphorically -- that mindfulness knows when the horse is out of the barn, and awareness knows to go look for it and bring it back.
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September 3, 2012
After about five years of meditating like my life depended on it, I hit a wall. For the past two months, getting my butt on the cushion has been a struggle and a constant internal negotiation process. Summer felt good. Life felt good. Samsara...
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May 7, 2012
I learned a whole lot of things at the mostly silent 28 day meditation retreat called dathun
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May 2, 2012
  I can’t wait to read this book by,Tim Ryan, Ohio congressman and author of A Mindful Nation in which he asserts scientific evidence that mediation does reduce stress, increase mind performance, and enhance overall moods.  All of...
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March 17, 2012
I have witnessed many things this week at the Fast for Tibet hunger strike, which is being held outside of the United Nations, that have left me speechless. (Which is now on its 25th day) 
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February 22, 2012
Awareness is something is always there, but is sometimes ignored by our feedback-obsessed-neurotic mind.
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February 21, 2012
I'm infatuated... and I can't think of anything else but the object of my obsession, er... I mean, affection.  Even writing this post is troublesome as all I want to do is spend time with my sweetheart, to treasure the joy, pain, decorum and...
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by Joren
December 1, 2011
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by Joren
October 6, 2011
 
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