Misty Pratt

How Walking In the Woods Helped Ease My Anxiety

We spotted each other at the same moment and both stopped in our tracks. A dense fog blanketed the woods and cast a ghostly aura around the fox. He lifted his head, catching a whiff of me on the early morning breeze, and then turned and silently darted through the bush. It was common for […]

 Ali Smith

5 Mindful Ways to Help Your Kids Find Calm

Ali Smith, Atman Smith, and Andres Gonzales—founders of the Holistic Life Foundation—share five tips on how to use mindfulness to help kids build resilience and find calm. 5 Mindful Tips for Parents 1. Start with Love If kids know we genuinely love and care for them, no matter what happens, they will be a lot […]

 Barry Boyce

Investigating Your Emotions Without Suppressing Them

When presented with difficulty, a first reaction may be to ward off or ignore unpleasant emotions. It’s normal. However, with practice, we can learn to lean on the comfort of safe spaces—or meditation spaces—to instead engage with them directly. One of the essential qualities of mindfulness is being with whatever comes up, rather than running […]

 External Writer

Are You Holding Your Happiness Hostage During the Pandemic?

Are You Holding Your Happiness Hostage During the Pandemic?

Life has changed during the pandemic, but holding your happiness hostage is not the answer. This story offers tips on how to refocus your thoughts to enjoy a happier mindset.

 Mindful Staff

Reading Aloud: Teaching Kids About Mindfulness

Caverly Morgan was boarding a cross-country flight when she noticed someone in her seat. After sorting out the mix up, she found herself sitting next to Kevin Carroll, author of A Kids Book About Belonging, for the rest of the trip.  The two of them hit it off like long-lost siblings, Morgan writes in a […]

 External Writer

4 Types of Narcissism Share a Core Trait

4 Types of Narcissism Share a Core Trait

There are four major types of narcissism. Researchers have been hunting for the core of narcissism that all narcissists share despite varying symptoms and severity. Narcissists use a variety of tactics and defenses to keep you insecure and ensure their status and their needs are met.

 Jen Schwartz

The Best Gift You Can Give Yourself Is Rest

Having trouble sleeping? Yeah, me too.  Lately I feel like I’m running on high and pumping adrenaline in fight-or-flight mode, even when my body isn’t moving.  I was off work last week, and went careening into my staycation with a to-do list of household chores and long put off paperwork to accomplish. Instead, I found […]

 Mindful Staff

It’s OK to Ask for Help: Mindful Policing Gets Real

Founding Editor Barry Boyce recently sat down—virtually—with Captain Eynat Naor, the Executive Officer of the New York City Police Department’s Health and Wellness Section to talk about the evolving importance of her role. Naor expands on the Health and Wellness Section’s mission to provide the support and tools needed to educate and empower their members […]

 Mindful Staff

Mindful Live Q&A with Michelle Maldonado and Heather Hurlock

Mindful Live Q&A with Michelle Maldonado and Heather Hurlock

Questions About Mindful Live Will this Mindful Live session be available to watch again?  Yes, you can watch the Mindful Live session with Michelle Maldonado and Heather Hurlock here. How can I stay up-to-date on upcoming Mindful Live events?  Sign up for our newsletter to stay in the loop about Mindful Live events. You can also […]

 Kylee Ross

3 Ways Unlearning Bias Would Benefit Everyone

Unconscious bias carries heavy social, emotional, and even economic costs. But the stereotypes and ideas that fuel these consequences are just that—ideas, not facts.  In this seven-minute video, Anu Gupta, founder and CEO of BE MORE with Anu, explores what we can collectively gain by facing our unconscious biases. What We Gain by Recognizing Our […]

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