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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