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Mindfulness and Scheduled Worry Time

Mindfulness and Scheduled Worry Time

… or Learning How to Worry More Effectively Reprinted with permission from original article on Mindfulness Space. Everyone worries from time to time. We generally do not have immediate control over the things we worry about. We typically tend to worry about undesirable future events, or about things that happened in the past that they […]

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Practice Circle: Three Minute Breathing Space

Practice Circle: Three Minute Breathing Space

Several of us are participating in the Mindfulness Summit, a free online program of interviews with leaders in contemplative practice. You can learn more about it in my interview with Melli O’Brien, the founder of the program, also known as Mrs. Mindfulness. The first of those interviews was with Professor Mark Williams of the Oxford […]

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Welcome to Practice Circle

Welcome to Practice Circle

There is nothing that nourishes our mindfulness practice more than sharing this path with others who also seek to live mindful lives. Practicing in a community allows us to support each other in our challenges and encourage each other’s progress. Most importantly of all, practicing with others helps us become aware of our shared humanity […]

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Recent Podcasts

Episode 071 :: Michael W. Taft :: The Mindful Geek: Secular Meditation for Smart Skeptics

Episode 071 :: Michael W. Taft :: The Mindful Geek: Secular Meditation for Smart Skeptics

Michael W. Taft Michael W. Taft joins us to speak about The Mindful Geek: Secular Meditation for Smart Skeptics. Remember the movie Revenge of the Nerds, or do you ever watch The Big Bang Theory? The heroes are the brainy folks who like comics, computers, science fiction and science fact. They are also skeptics, wanting […]

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Episode 070 :: Ariel Garten :: Muse, the Brain Sensing Headband

Episode 070 :: Ariel Garten :: Muse, the Brain Sensing Headband

Ariel Garten Ariel Garten speaks with us today about mindfulness and the brain sensing headband, Muse. What would it be like to have an auditory nudge, to help you notice just as attention starts to wander? We’ve all been subject to that tendency for our minds to move, flitting from past to future and back […]

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Episode 069 :: Laura Schmalzl :: Neurology of Movement-Based Contemplative Practices

Episode 069 :: Laura Schmalzl :: Neurology of Movement-Based Contemplative Practices

Laura Schmalzl Laura Schmalzl joins us to speak about Neural Mechanisms Underlying Movement-Based Embodied Contemplative Practices. If you break down yoga, for example, as a contemplative practice, what do you end up with, what are those parts? How do they work together, and what does recent scientific research into a variety of movement practices indicate […]

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Episode 071 :: Michael W. Taft :: The Mindful Geek: Secular Meditation for Smart Skeptics

Episode 071 :: Michael W. Taft :: The Mindful Geek: Secular Meditation for Smart Skeptics

| June 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Michael W. Taft Michael W. Taft joins us to speak about The Mindful Geek: Secular Meditation for Smart Skeptics. Remember the movie Revenge of the Nerds, or do you ever watch The Big Bang Theory? The heroes are the brainy folks who like comics, computers, science fiction and science fact. They are also skeptics, wanting […]

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Episode 070 :: Ariel Garten :: Muse, the Brain Sensing Headband

Episode 070 :: Ariel Garten :: Muse, the Brain Sensing Headband

| May 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ariel Garten Ariel Garten speaks with us today about mindfulness and the brain sensing headband, Muse. What would it be like to have an auditory nudge, to help you notice just as attention starts to wander? We’ve all been subject to that tendency for our minds to move, flitting from past to future and back […]

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Episode 069 :: Laura Schmalzl :: Neurology of Movement-Based Contemplative Practices

Episode 069 :: Laura Schmalzl :: Neurology of Movement-Based Contemplative Practices

| May 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Laura Schmalzl Laura Schmalzl joins us to speak about Neural Mechanisms Underlying Movement-Based Embodied Contemplative Practices. If you break down yoga, for example, as a contemplative practice, what do you end up with, what are those parts? How do they work together, and what does recent scientific research into a variety of movement practices indicate […]

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