Posts Tagged ‘mindful awareness practices’

Shhh! I’m Listening!

Mindful communication includes careful attention to both speaking and listening in order to be more fully connected in conversation. When we listen with our full presence, both the speaker and the listener are rewarded. Amy shared some mindful listening practices to a senior retirement home, and the lessons learned were happily received.

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Too busy to pause? Try this . . .

Carving out time to practice the very thing that will help us to slow down can be a frustrating conundrum when racing from job demands to appointments to family responsibilities. However, there are countless ways to practice mindfulness on-the-go. By bringing full awareness of your experience into any moment of your day, you’ll be better able to access peace, kindness and compassion.

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Many Gifts Received in Good Company!

I can’t think of a better way to spend a drizzly Saturday morning in early spring than to gather with like-minded friends with open hearts and curious minds to learn about and practice mindfulness .… The brilliant meditation teacher Rachel Naomi Remen wrote, “Perhaps the secret of living well is not in having all the answers but in pursuing unanswerable questions in good company.”

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