Stefanie Goldstein

How to Bring More Peace and Presence to Family Life

Many families are spending more time together than ever, under extraordinary circumstances. In this video, psychologists and mindfulness teachers Elisha Goldstein and Stefanie Goldstein talk about the mindfulness techniques and skills they’re employing with each other and their three sons to make their family time richer, deeper, and more peaceful. 7 Things Mindful Families Do […]

 Jill Suttie

5 Lessons to Remember When Lockdown is Lifted

A lot of people I know have been starting to wonder about life after the shelter-in-place orders have been lifted. What will it be like? What will the new normal be? The answers to those questions will depend a lot on where you live, what your experience has been like, and what you make of […]

 Rick Hanson

How Your Brain Creates Your Sense of Self

Some years ago one of my neighbors worked in the film industry doing special effects. He showed me a brief clip for one of his projects, of a whale swimming underwater, and he mentioned that the powerful computers at his company had worked overnight to render that single beautiful scene. It seemed remarkable to me […]

 External Writer

We Will See the Light

We Will See the Light

During these trying times it’s easy to get caught up in the mayhem. Keeping our eyes on the light lets us focus on hope.

 External Writer

Trying to Stay Happy

Trying to Stay Happy

Everyone wants to be happy, and happiness is part of good mental health. During this time of pandemic and crisis, it is important to keep a good attitude, to be grateful for your blessings, and to keep having hope and faith.

 Mindful Staff

5 Mindful Books to Read Right Now

5 Mindful Books to Read Right Now

1. Mindful Movement in Psychotherapy How many movies or TV series have you seen depicting psychotherapy? Every time it’s the same scene. The therapist in a comfortable chair, their hands nested beneath their chin, listening intently or speaking wisely. Across from them sits the client on a chair or couch, usually a little more anxious. […]

 Barry Boyce

Point of View, Episode 16: It’s Funny Because It’s (Sometimes) True

  Point of View, Epiode 16: It’s Funny Because It’s (Sometimes) True 27:56 Episode 16 of the Point of View Podcast: In which we are far apart, but still connected to each other. Stephanie: Hey there, I’m Stephanie Domet, I’m the managing editor at Mindful Magazine. Barry: And I’m Barry Boyce. I’m the founding editor […]

 Kelly Barron

What Day is it? 4 Ways to Cope with Blursday

Are you finding it harder to get traction these days? Since entering lockdown mode, my days are narrow and familiar, but at the same time, different and undependable. The footholds I counted on to scale my day have given way. In place of a reliable routine are last-minute Zoom meetings, round-the-clock emails, willy-nilly walks, and […]

 Diana Winston

A 15-Minute Meditation to Cultivate Equanimity

When you’re faced with difficult emotions, it’s natural to find yourself in a reactive state, but it doesn’t have to be your mind’s default setting.  In this guided meditation, Diana Winston leads us through a practice to find balance and cultivate equanimity. Cultivating Equanimity 1. Find a position that’s comfortable and take a few breaths. […]

 External Writer

ADHD Tension and Learning Difficulties – The Physical Point of View

ADHD Tension and Learning Difficulties – The Physical Point of View

When we look to the body as the source of learning and behavioral difficulties, we look primarily at the trainee’s motor coordination and sensory functioning. Let us consider a child who has been diagnosed as dyslexic. Through eye motor training (without following a subject or through machines), the child can recover from his dyslexia by…

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