Mindfulness for goodness or for business? Let’s make it for goodness on Mindfulnets

Posted On Apr 1 2014    Author:millioncofounder

Mindfulness has become an increasingly popular topic among business leaders, with several key executives speaking publicly in recent months about how it helps them improve the bottom line. Intermix CEO Khajak Keledjian last week shared his secrets to inner peace with The Wall Street Journal. Arianna Huffington, editor in chief of the Huffington Post, discussed [...]

Time to stand and stare at Christmas and New year 2014

Posted On Dec 17 2013    Author:millioncofounder

What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs And stare as long as sheep or cows. No time to see, when woods we pass, Where squirrels hide their nuts in grass. No time to see, in broad daylight, Streams full [...]

Living today with gratefulness

Posted On Nov 28 2013    Author:millioncofounder

  Thanksgiving to this day that we all have the opportunity to live: An inspiring message to be grateful for this day [5-minute VIDEO]

The Mindfulnets Community: Why, How and What

Posted On Nov 11 2013    Author:Faith Fogel

  The first time I ever meditated, the teacher instructed us to keep our eyes open, with a soft gaze focused about 6 feet ahead.  Of course, there are many different methods and the idea is to find the method that works for you.  But in that particular method, the goal was to integrate mindfulness [...]

Relaxation Technique: The Mindful Art of Silence

Posted On Nov 11 2013    Author:Faith Fogel

“Life is actually really simple, but we insist on making it complicated” –Confucius To improve focus, boost creativity, and enhance therapeutic results, take silence.  Sounds like a bad ad campaign for the latest cure-all drug.  But this ancient remedy, silence, is free and not created in any lab.  And though it’s no drug, we crave [...]

Mindfulnets: Co-creating an Online Global Mindfulness With You

Posted On Nov 3 2013    Author:Faith Fogel

  Do you want to lead a happier, healthier life? Would you like to reduce stress, be less affected by the ups and downs of daily life, or feel more equipped to deal with a medical concern?  Would you like to increase your mindfulness, and have more support for your mindfulness practice?  Are you busy, [...]

Pros and Cons of Online Meditation

Posted On Oct 28 2013    Author:Faith Fogel

  “We have a question: How best can we serve the convergence of Buddhism, global culture, and emerging technology?” asked Vincent Horn, cofounder of Buddhist Geeks in a recent Tricycle article .  It’s a great article, exploring both the vast potential and the pitfalls related to online meditation and other mergings of ancient wisdom and [...]

Twice a day, for two weeks, and you can’t do it wrong…Just Breathe

Posted On Oct 24 2013    Author:Faith Fogel

When was the last time you paid attention to your breath?  If you are anything like I was before I started meditating, the answer may be never.  It’s amazing as we go through life, preoccupied with this and that, we forget this simple point of gratitude:  I’m breathing, effortlessly, without even thinking about it, the [...]

Love your distractions…they’re perfect!

Posted On Oct 21 2013    Author:Faith Fogel

  I have had the experience of sitting at meditation retreats in rooms full of people who seemed to be meditating perfectly.  How did I know?  They were sitting straight, they were less fidgety than me, they looked peaceful.  Then, when the teacher asked for questions, one of those “perfect meditators” would inevitably raise their [...]

Obstacles to mindfulness practice and how to overcome them with web and mobile apps

Posted On Oct 17 2013    Author:millioncofounder

  Co-creating an online supportive community for mindfulness practice to overcome stress-related medical concerns and life challenges. Dear colleagues and friends. Thank you very much for your participation in the poll asking for your expert opinion regarding the obstacles to mindfulness practice, and the best means for overcoming them with web and mobile apps. Below [...]