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Refuse to Define Yourself by Your Illness

One of the things about ill health is that you can all too easily identify yourself with the disease. If you suffer from anxiety, which causes much physical and mental discomfort, you may say, ‘I’m anxious [more…]

How Mindfulness Can Help with Pain

Pain can bring your life to a standstill. One of the recommended techniques for pain management is the mind-body approach, including mindfulness. You can’t do the activities you used to take for granted [more…]

Ease the Emotional Suffering of Pain with Mindfulness

Mindfulness is about separating the physical sensation of pain from the emotional suffering that’s automatically generated in your being, and so you discover how to bring your awareness to the pain with [more…]

Use Meditations to Deal with Your Pain

You can use any mindfulness meditations to help you cultivate a more non-judgmental, curious and compassionate awareness towards your pain. Here are a few to try [more…]

Mindful Parenting: An Art of Living

Parenting can be one of life’s most rewarding experiences. Watching your child grow and nurturing them with the best you can offer can be deeply satisfying. But raising children certainly isn’t easy. You [more…]

Parenting Tips When Practicing Mindfulness

Here are some tips on mindful parenting. After reading each tip, you may want to consider writing down some of your reflections on how well you’re doing in that area, and how you specifically hope to develop [more…]

10 Tips for a Mindful Life

Here's a distillation of simple and practical ways in which you can live a more mindful life. The simplest ideas and approaches can often lead to the deepest insights. Something as simple as mindfulness [more…]

10 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Meditate

Getting into a routine of practicing mindfulness meditation can be tricky if you have a very busy lifestyle and are continually on the go. Yet regular practice can actually help your busy lifestyle as [more…]

How to Coach Children in Mindfulness

Introducing mindfulness to children has many benefits: it can enhance their focus and attention, improve memory skills, deepen self-awareness and self-acceptance, and lead to a sense of inner calm. [more…]

Discover the Way to Happiness with Mindfulness

How can mindfulness lead to happiness? The Dalai Lama, often giggling or smiling with others, says: ‘I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness.’ That’s a huge statement. Imagine [more…]

5 Ways to Practice Mindfulness

Practicing mindfulness is very simple – it’s about letting go rather than doing anything else – but the difficulty is in practicing mindfulness consistently. Try them out for yourself and hold back your [more…]

5 Outlooks for Mindfulness

Mindfulness is very simple, but it’s difficult to practice mindfulness consistently. The following outlooks are ways to improve your perspective and integrate the principles of mindfulness into your everyday [more…]

10 Ways Mindfulness Can Help You

Mindfulness provides a plethora of pleasures that you can experience for yourself. As soon as you start being mindful on a regular basis you’ll find mindfulness is really quite addictive! [more…]

10 Resources to Further Study Mindfulness

So, you’ve begun the exciting journey into mindfulness and want to find out more. Well, you’re in luck. Mindfulness is a hot topic, and you can find all sorts of different resources to support your mindfulness [more…]

What is Mindfulness Meditation?

Mindfulness meditation is a particular type of meditation that’s been well-researched and tested in clinical settings. Meditation isn’t thinking about nothing. Meditation is paying attention in a systematic [more…]

The Mindfulness Body Scan

The body scan is a wonderful meditation to start your journey into mindfulness practices. You normally do the body scan lying down, so you get a sense of letting go straight away. [more…]

Physical Benefits of Mindfulness

The body and mind are almost one entity and mindfulness can be physically beneficial, as well as mentally and emotionally beneficial. If your mind is tense with anxious thoughts, your body automatically [more…]

Mental Benefits of Mindfulness

Just as the aim of mindfulness isn’t to relax the body, though this sometimes happens, so the aim of mindfulness isn’t to calm the mind, though this sometimes happens too. [more…]

The Emotional Impact of Mindfulness

Emotions are tremendously influential on your behavior and thoughts, and thus, very important for mindful living. If you’re feeling low, you’re probably far more reluctant to go out with friends, or laugh [more…]

How to Discover Your Mindfulness Intentions

Meditative visualization is a helpful exercise that may give you an insight into what your true and deep intentions in practicing mindfulness are. Many people are surprised and fascinated by the insights [more…]

How to Develop a Vision for Mindfulness

A vision for mindful living is a long-term aspiration: something you’re willing to work towards. By having a clear vision, you have an idea of where you need to get to. Think of it in terms of any journey [more…]

Tips to Master Mindfulness Self-Discipline

The word discipline has negative connotations for some people trying to achieve mindfulness, and can be a bit of a turn-off, which is a shame because self-discipline is important for a healthy lifestyle [more…]

Make a Commitment to Mindfulness That’s Right for You

One of the reasons people find it hard to stick to a mindful living commitment is because they’re too ambitious. If you’ve never gone jogging before and you suddenly decide to run the marathon tomorrow [more…]

How to Practice Acceptance for Mindfulness

Acceptance turns out to be one of the most helpful attitudes to bring to mindfulness. Acceptance means perceiving your experience and simply acknowledging it rather than judging it as good or bad. For [more…]

How to Practice Patience for Mindfulness

Patience is an important attitude to practice for any mindful living approach. Helen Keller, the American deaf blind political activist is quoted as saying, ‘We could never learn to be brave and patient [more…]


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