mindfulness

Posted by admin on May 6, 2013 in Community
“When you begin to think about what we stand for, what our values are, and what our power is to change society, then you begin to realize that even at the smallest and grass roots level, what you do in your daily life can have resonance.” Wanderlust Festival Co-Founder Jeff Krasno explores the question "What the Heck is the Yoga Community?" in this Speakeasy video from Squaw Valley 2012. He...
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 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 November 27, 2012 in Mindfulness, Nourish
  We all know that the effects of meditation can be felt in myriad aspects of our lives: deeper connections, increased ability to focus, and a greater sense of calm. But have you ever considered what your mindfulness practice might do to your waistline?  A recent article in PsychCentral.com suggests that those who commit to a regular mindfulness practice are better at discerning the...