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Mindfulness for Kids: Here Come a Thought

I love this video my sister just shared with me.  It’s a beautiful way to show kids how meditation works. (Scroll down to watch.) The song illustrates the ebb and flow of emotions that we all feel. (Lyrics below.) It also shows that meditation is not about stopping thoughts, because, well, we can’t actually stop thoughts – if…

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Leo Recommends: Best Mindfulness and Inspirational Books for Peaceful Living

  Over the last few years in conversation with students, clients, and friends, folks have asked me to recommend books where they can learn to be more peaceful and present. They want to know how to deal with negative emotions, how to reduce stress, how to live with more calm, and how to enjoy life more. …

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76 Benefits of Meditation: an Amazing Compilation of the Research

I want to share with you an amazing article by Giovanni Dienstmann that brings together the latest scientific research on 76 Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation. The summary of each benefit is clear and concise. I love that Giovanni has meticulously provides links to the science. You can see the solid body of research that continues…

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JUST DO IT! 10 Scientific-Based Reasons to Start Meditating

You are invited to join us for our New Summertime Meditation Classes! Learn to meditate and enjoy the benefits of meditation in YOUR life! Why? Here are 10 great reasons for you from Dr. Emma Seppala, Associate Director at the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University. Embedded from Emma Seppälä,…

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Mindfulness Minute: Checking E-Mails

Next time you feel the urge to check e-mail – Find Peace. Take a deep breath and pause. Look away from your screen and notice each person that is around you … whether it’s someone you know or a stranger. Take a second deep breath. Feel the gentle air surrounding you, touching your face and…

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Mindful Minute: Feel the Wind

Feel the wind. Just feel it. Feel it on your hands. On your hair. Feel it on your face, your eyes, your cheeks. Breathe it in. Feel it refreshing and revitalizing your body. Breathe it out. Feel it cleansing you. Feel the wind. This mindfulness minute shared with you by mindfulness meditation expert Leo Aristimuno…

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20 GREAT Reasons to Meditate

Join the Mindfulness Revolution! Meditation is good for you, says a growing body of scientific research. Mindfulness is beneficial for your health, your emotions, and your spirit. What continues to surprise scientists is the number of ways that mindfulness meditation seems to affect the mind and body. Here is a great article recently published by…

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Mindfulness Meditation Helps Teens With Cancer

Researchers find that meditation is beneficial to teenagers with cancer. The findings come from a clinical trial study conducted by researchers at the University of Montreal and its affiliated CHU Sainte-Justine Children’s Hospital. They studied two groups of teenagers with cancer – one group participated in an 8 weeks mindfulness-based meditation sessions while the other…

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Changing Perspectives: Mindfulness Practice for Everyday Inspiration

I spent last weekend in Washington, DC, with my kids and my childhood friend, Hernan, who was visiting from Argentina. It was cold. Very cold. By the time we got to the White House, after a 4 hour drive and a visit to the Mall, the kids were tired, hungry, and cold. They did not…

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Learn to Meditate and Experience The Power of Now

Meditation is powerful way to directly experience the essence of Eckhart Tolle’s teachings. You probably joined our Living With Tolle Meetup because Eckhart’s teachings have inspired you, right? They reveal a beautiful way of seeing and experiencing life. Like me, and like most of our group’s members, you want to experience the peace and presence…

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