Mindfulness

Posted by Karina on May 22, 2013 in Mindfulness
"There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so." ~ William Shakespeare Leave it to ol' Bill to have been hip to the notion of neuroplasticity back in the days when he was penning Hamlet by candlelight (around 1603). Indeed, artists often presaged concepts that were touted as scientific "discoveries", as Jonah Lehrer's eye-opening collection "Proust was a Neuroscientist" makes clear...
Posted by Guest Scribe on May 2, 2013 in Mindfulness
Slacklining seems to be a bit of a buzz word (or maybe "buzz activity") these days - with images of thin lines stretched high up over canyons; in the park doing all manner of flips and bounces on what amounts to an inch wide trampoline; or even yoga poses stacked delicately on the world's thinnest mat.  These inspiring and extreme photos proliferate Facebook and it is super...
Posted by admin on April 19, 2013 in Inspiration, Mindfulness, Community
"For me, manifesting is not about attracting what you want. Manifesting is an awareness and an understanding that you attract what you are." It's no overstatement to say that Wayne Dyer's Speakeasy from Wanderlust California 2012 was the talk of the festival.  Ripples from his lecture permeated conversation the rest of the weekend, as his talk entitled, "Wishes Fulfilled: Mastering The...
Posted by Guest Scribe on April 11, 2013 in Mindfulness
When filmmakers Rebecca Dreyfus and Susannah Ludwig asked me to view a piece they'd made on meditation, I had no idea my life was about to take a turn. Their first portrait of The Venerable Metteya, a Tibetan monk, discussing his understanding of his human mind and his relationship to meditation, catalyzed my long-awaited relationship to meditation. I've since joined the project team, and...
Posted by Jeff Krasno on April 8, 2013 in Mindfulness
Today we turn our WLHQ column over to Wanderlust co-founder, Jeff Krasno, who shares what is currently teaching him to live in the moment.  Between conference calls and being a busy soccer Dad, you might be surprised to learn where moments of mindfulness can be discovered.    "Last fall, I became assistant coach for the Purple Panthers, my 8-year-old daughter’s soccer team. I didn’...
Posted by admin on March 25, 2013 in Mindfulness, Community
Today is the third in our series of "Trailblazers" that we will bring you every Tuesday. Our Wanderlust Trailblazer spotlight gives you the chance to learn more about the inspiring figures that make up the extended Wanderlust family. Today we are happy to present David Romanelli, a Wanderlust Festival yoga instructor who takes participants through vinyasa flows and deep stretches to pull...