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Helpful tips, stories, and research on applying mindfulness to your relationships, career, health and spiritual practice

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Why Mindfulness Is Essential to Creativity

Why Mindfulness Is Essential to Creativity

There’s something magical about getting out a pen and paper to jot down a poem, or pulling out paint brushes to sketch a dream from the night before. I love that moment, right before creating something new where I have the opportunity to pause and invite in creativity. It could be anytime, perhaps after placing all the ingredients for a new dish on the counter, or sitting down at a piano or guitar to express the melancholy sentiments in our heart. 

Why I Left The Monastery

Why I Left The Monastery

One day, while sitting, I had an insight: every day, everything I do with my mind is crafting who I am as a person. How I use my brain changes that brain, and changes who I am.

I had been training deeply in meditation for 4 years at that point, and as a result, I was watching myself become a different person. Every day, I felt my own sense of well-being increase.

Back to School Survival Strategy

Back to School Survival Strategy

It’s back to school time. But now it’s really, actually, back to school time for a lot of adolescents for the first time in 18 months.

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4 Steps For Meaningful Practice

In this free guide, you’ll learn how to create a mindfulness practice that will turn down the stress and turn up your focus, engagement, and enjoyment in daily life.

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Growing Up Mindful

In this free guide, you’ll learn how to create a mindfulness practice that will turn down the stress and turn up your focus, engagement, and enjoyment in daily life.

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Download our Free meditation Guide

Growing Up Mindful

In this free guide, you’ll learn how to create a mindfulness practice that will turn down the stress and turn up your focus, engagement, and enjoyment in daily life.

Download The Guide Today