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

Posted On Oct 24 2013
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 [...]

Meditate…it can change your brain!

Posted On Oct 10 2013
Science shows that mindfulness and meditation can change your brain. (Images from research article by Wendy Hasenkamp, Ph.D.,  neuroscientist and Senior Scientific Officer at the Mind & Life Institute.) It’s 8:55 a.m., do you know where your posterior cingulate cortex is, or what it is doing?  Wait, let me back up, do you even know [...]

The Mindful Click Community: Benefits of sharing your practice online

Posted On Oct 3 2013
The great meditation master Thich Nhat Hanh has a simple piece of advice that can revolutionize how you relate to others and technology.  When your phone rings, and you feel that twitchy finger reaction insisting you answer without delay, consider this: Your phone will ring 3 or 4 more times, the person on the other [...]

The Mindful Click and The Shopping List

Posted On Oct 2 2013
We click, click, click on our computers, tablets, and Smartphones all day long.  We also breathe, in and out, in and out, countless times a day.  “So why click each time I exhale?” I asked Mindfulnets cofounder Miguel Quintana, when I was becoming acquainted with the Mindfulnets concept.   The short answer, based on years of [...]

Which came first, the stress or the dis-ease?

Posted On Sep 26 2013
  Here’s a snap shot:  I just got home from a meeting, I need to cook if I’m going to eat healthy this week, I have a blog post to finish, and I really want to make 6pm yoga…so I can destress a little!  Ever feel like you’re rushing to get to a relaxing activity? [...]

Digital Mala: The mindful click effect

Posted On Sep 10 2013
“Stress is caused by being ‘here’ but wanting to be ‘there’.” -Ekhart Tolle I’m not sure what I think of this mindfulness online stuff, so I’m trying it out. I have sat on cushions and in retreat centers with no other purpose than to pay attention to my breath. There is this sense that we [...]