Public Sitting Meditation in Denver, CO and NYC in November 2015

The Sitting Project, along with Dharma Junkies in NYC is organizing two public sits, one in Denver on Sunday June 7th, 2015 and one Saturday November 7th, 2015 in New York City. If you want to know why meditation in public is awesome, in addition to often being a profound …

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History of the Word Mindfulness & The 1%, The New York Knicks, and Mindful Fracking

The word “mindfulness” is peeking its head around many corners of western society, creeping into the conversations of business leaders, pro athletes, life coaches and the cognoscenti. No longer the exclusive domain of Buddhist teachers, this great little article from the New York Times discusses the origin of the term …

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Mindfulness And Distraction – Why You Should Meditate In Public Spaces

While mindfulness practice can be done just about anytime or anywhere, the bulk of most people’s meditation practice is usually done at home. Often when people begin to meditate they have preconceptions about what meditation “should” be– quiet, solitary, peaceful, relaxing. But while the practice can be all those things, …

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