Posts Tagged ‘Center for Mindful Awareness’

Imagining a Community Where Elders Thrive!

The world is a better place when we are caring for the seniors in our communities. Sharing mindful awareness practices with seniors helps them to cope with anxiety, depression and other chronic health conditions; strengthen their capacity for compassion toward themselves and others; engage in their community with greater ease; and enhance the quality of their lives.

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Managing anger through mindful self-regulation

It is part of the human experience to feel anger, as well as other strong emotions like fear and resentment. Read on to for how to approach these emotions from a mindful perspective, the Lipstick Lady’s story, and a practice you can use right now.

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Your Distractible Mind

It’s so easy to compare and judge, thinking that YOUR mind is the least focused one around. You know – forgetting words, losing things, wondering why you’ve just gone upstairs, jumping from thought to thought. A question I hear in EVERY SHINE session is, “How can I keep my mind from wandering?”
Here’s how we teach this in SHINE, using awareness of the breath as the anchor for attention.

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