Featured Articles and Journals: mindfulness of body

September 9, 2014
  A reporter at the Toronto Film Festival, which designated a Bill Murray Day, asked Murray: What is it like to be you? His answer is a gem, and a really good four-minute meditation.
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May 27, 2014
“When we’re doing the practice, I get confused between awareness, attention, and intention… it seems that… when I…”  My fellow workshop participant searched for the words, head bowed, eyes darting back and forth along the floor. “Tom?” Arawana...
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April 26, 2013
At the Interdependence Project, we support all types of mindfulness—mindfulness of mind, mindfulness of breath, mindfulness of emotions, mindfulness of eating tacos, and, yes, mindfulness of poop. Pooping is an age-old art that almost all humans...
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April 9, 2013
My body isn't thrilled with some of my wardrobe choices, apparently. I didn't know this until I actually listened. Or rather, until I asked.
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February 22, 2013
Some folks are doing a 30-day meditation and yoga challenge inspired by Cyndi Lee, "OMYoga 30," and some people are doing a 28-day meditation challenge with Sharon Salzberg. Both offerings are a great way to keep your cushion from collecting dust,...
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February 16, 2013
This week in Real Happiness we having been working on ‘mindfulness of body.’ Doing body scans, I have become very aware of how anxious and rushed I am. I realized this week how much I have been avoiding this giant piece of mindfulness lately and I...
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February 15, 2013
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February 12, 2013
Before I started meditating I took yoga classes for several years. I was no poster girl for yoga, but I did develop a familiarity with my body's mechanics.  So I was pretty smug when I was introduced to mindfulness of body. I knew my body....
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February 11, 2012
 “As much as I definitely enjoy solitude, I wouldn’t mind spending a little time with you” My practice today: Day 11 of The 28 Day Meditation Challenge Settling then floating Settling then floating Breathing then thinking Thinking then...
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April 27, 2011
Directions for seasoning a cast iron pan. Clean the pan with soap and water. Brush your teeth or drink a glass of water* Dry the pan. Well. Blow your nose or stretch a little or do some QiGong Coat the pan in one of the following: Crisco...
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April 16, 2011
A number of articles have appeared here on IDP, in recent months, on the topic of Mindfulness of Body. Last month, Kate Johnson published a thoughtful piece called "Mindfulness of Bodies." A little further back, in November, I published...
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March 24, 2011
  Seeking to deepen my understanding of mindfulness of body, I took part in a weekend yoga and meditation workshop called “Transcending the Limitations of the Body” at the Shambhala Center in NYC this past weekend.  Joe...
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