mindfulness

Posted by admin on January 3, 2014 in Mindfulness
~ by Gadadhara Pandit Dasa New Year's resolutions are hard to maintain. We are very familiar with the routine where we feel Gung-ho about a change we want to make and a few weeks into the New Year, the resolution is already slipping away. Even having the desire to make a change, in my opinion, is praiseworthy and deserves a pat on the back. What to speak of actually following through on it...
Posted by admin on December 31, 2013 in Mindfulness
~ By Erica Jago (as first seen on SeekRetreat) The only reason I get stuck in my own suffering is because I’m not telling the truth. I choose to get blinded by my emotions. I choose to take things personally. I choose to forget my promises and therefore I begin to decrease in size. This hiding and not telling the truth, and then being ashamed of that, holds a weird level of power. In the bright...
Posted by admin on December 14, 2013 in Mindfulness
As the solemn one-year anniversary of Sandy Hook arrives during the holidays, 2013 Speakeasy Guest Michael Skolnik reflects on the tragedy in a video blog, below.  This morning I was awoken by sounds of a nine month baby boy trying to learn how to talk.  Before the sun shed her glory upon this great nation and through my bedroom windows, I could hear sounds emulating from the room next...
Posted by admin on December 10, 2013 in Inspiration, Mindfulness
Every month, we at Wanderlust will be releasing a #WLTop10 list, filled with raindrops on roses, whiskers on kittens, and a few more of our favorite things.  To kick things off, we're reflecting on some of the most mindful and moving moments of the year, magical moments that embody "yoga" in their own right.  Take a look at our selections below, and please comment and share some...
Posted by admin on October 10, 2013 in Mindfulness
The Hill blog reports that the government shutdown has not stopped Congressman Tim Ryan from keeping his weekly meditation sessions open. The Ohio Democrat, and author of "A Mindful Nation", invited his colleagues and congressional staffers to a Monday afternoon meditation session at the Rayburn House Office Building. The mindfulness meditation gathering was hosted by John Ives, the senior...
Posted by admin on September 22, 2013 in Mindfulness
By now, you've read it in the Huff Post, the New York Times, and heck, you might even have seen it on the boob tube (presuming you even still turn on the TV). The word is out: meditation has been proven to improve our health. It's widely accepted as truth, so the question is, why isn't this mindfulness practice being integrated more fully into our health care system? That's the question...