by Marissa Håkansson
Sometimes it’s hard to let go. We all have events in our life that have impacted us significantly: physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.
Often, our body holds onto those experiences; and it can feel like they are ingrained within who we are...
Editor's Note from Eden Kozlowski: Just let go...
“A mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.”
~Oliver Wendell Holmes
by Chapel Hill Zen Center
Zen is the school of Buddhism which emphasizes the religious practice of meditation. The Buddha taught that Ignorance, created by our greed, hate, and delusion, prevents us from realizing that we are all enlightened. Zen Buddhism teaches that the practice of sitting in meditation (Jap.: zazen) directly manifests our inborn enlightenment, our Buddha Nature. In Zen practice, seated meditation and enlightenment are one. No preliminary training or long preparation is necessary to realize the Way...
Editor's Note from Eden Kozlowski: A bit of info on Zen Meditation. And, if you live in Chapel Hill, North Carolina... why not check out the author's of this article... the Chapel Hill Zen Center.
"If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace."
by Alison Anton CNE, CMT, FDN
The toughest time to practice kindness, embodied awareness or meditation is when we’re stuck inside the wall of an emotional hurricane...
Editor's Note from Carolyn White: Energy medicine is a life-style choice. To maintain wellness, you need to stay centered and aware of your body, mind, and spirit, doing what it takes to keep emotional equilibrium.
Editor’s Note from Eden Kozlowski: Are you going to age or sage? Awesome Carnegie Mellon University study showcased here.
Editor’s Note from Eden Kozlowski: This video is a must see for educators...
Do you believe happiness and well-being should be considered skills? Research shows that they are fundamentally no different than learning how to play an instrument. Research has also shown that meditation, in any form, helps cultivate these skills as well as the ability to concentrate and self-regulate. This video of kindergartners at Oxford Elementary School in Berkeley, San Francisco gives an in depth look at the way mindfulness is being incorporated into the classroom (as well as yoga). 41 minutes but well worth the time.
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