When the phone rings just STOP, PAUSE and BREATHE before responding to the call, using the sound itself as way of bringing yourself back into the present moment.
Since 2005, The Hawn Foundation has been working with schools across the United States to promote children’s academic success through social and emotional learning. At the core of the initiative is the MindUP programme, a social and emotional learning program for primary and secondary school children and is informed by current research in the fields …
The Wisdom 2.0 conference addresses the great challenge of our age: to not only live connected to one another through technology, but to do so in ways that are beneficial to our own well-being, effective in our work, and useful to the world.
We are continuously bathed in sound, even in places we would call quiet. Our ears register all these sounds, but our brain blocks most of them out so we can concentrate on the ones we deem important. This practice is about stopping to listen to things that would normally pass us by, as way of increasing our sense of belonging in the world.
Recent research demonstrates that 40% of our ability to be happy is determined by our intentional activities. One such activity is by deliberately bringing attention to the areas of our life that we can be grateful for.
A mindful quote from Charles Dickens on the occasion of his 200th Birthday. – Happy Birthday Charles!
How often do we notice posture when standing, sitting or lying down. This practice gently asks us to bring some proactive awareness to the positioning of our bodies, as best we can, from moment to moment.