Mindfulness

The benefits of incorporating mindfulness into your daily life can be far-reaching.  Whether it's your communication, your relationships, your eating patterns, or observing your reactions and behaviors, learn how to infuse your life with more awareness and intent.

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Michael Carroll on Mindfulness in the Workplace

In his new book, Fearless at Work, Michael Carroll explains how the practice of mindfulness—full awareness of our moment-to-moment experience—can help us become more confident and open to possibility in our work life.

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How the Hindrances Have Us over the Barrel of Our Monkey Minds

The Five Hurdles to Happiness
The Five Hurdles to Happiness: And the Mindful Path to Overcoming Them

Are you willing to step onto the path of meditation and its hindrance-laden twists and turns and do so with the right intentions and with the necessary knowledge to guide your steps?

Act now! Limited time offer! Can your health and well-being afford for you to flip that channel?

“Of course I can’t!” my mind screamed. “I need this. I deserve this.” I only required the slightest nudge in the direction of the “Buy with One Click” button. It’s impossible to tickle yourself, so why can’t we be equally unable to push our own impulsive buttons?

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Best of David Richo

Sign up to receive hand-picked advice on life, love, and relationships from psychotherapist, teacher, and bestselling author David Richo. With over 50 years of experience as a psychotherapist, Davi...

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All Feelings (and Monsters) Are Welcome!

Relating Effectively to Our Emotions By Wendy O'Leary, author of The Monster Parade At a book signing for Breathing Makes It Better, a woman told me her story about trying to use breathing strat...

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Mindful Loving: A Relationship Q&A

Relationships as a Spiritual Practice A Q&A with David Richo, author of How to Be an Adult in Relationships What does it mean to be an “adult” in relationships? Firstly, what does it...

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Being Mindful of Body, Thoughts, and Feelings | Heart Medicine

3 Guided Mindfulness Meditations An Excerpt from Heart Medicine by Radhule Weininger with mindfulness dissolves the LRPP’s power source and creates opportunity for profound change. The energ...

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Online Courses

Discovering the Relaxed Mind

Learn a seven-step meditation practice, concisely and practically adapted from the meditation techniques of three major Buddhist traditions—Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana—which Tibetan Buddhism knits into a seamless whole.

Taught by: Dza Kilung Rinpoche

Mindfulness in Action

In this online course, the practice of meditation will be accompanied by practices for expanding awareness in everyday activities, dissolving the boundary between meditation and everything else we do in our life. This is a course for new meditators, for those who want to deepen their meditation practice, and for mindfulness trainers and teachers. The approach is based on the mindfulness teachings of Chögyam Trungpa, from his book Mindfulness in Action.

Taught by: Carolyn Rose Gimian

Love with a Healthy Ego

David Richo guides you on the path of generous love and shows how to build a healthy ego that is “just right”—not too big and not too weak—supporting you in being fully yourself and interacting with others in loving and effective ways.

Taught by: David Richo

Start Here Now

Meditation expert and New York Times best-selling author Susan Piver has taught thousands of people how to meditate. In this course, Susan distills all of her best advice and tried-and-true techniques into a self-paced program that could change your life.

Taught by: Susan Piver

Sitting Still Like a Frog

Kids take to mindful awareness naturally, even enthusiastically, as soon as they see how it works. If you’re a parent, teacher, therapist—or anyone who works with kids—this online course will give you the skills you need to introduce the youngsters in your world to mindfulness and its many benefits. Best-selling Shambhala Publications author and mindfulness trainer Eline Snel offers simple, playful ways to introduce kids to the basics.

Taught by: Eline Snel

Sit Like a Buddha

Believe what you've heard about meditation: it'll focus your mind, open your heart, and sometimes surprise you with insight. Lodro Rinzler, author of the book Sit LIke a Buddha, guides you through everything you need to establish a meditation practice.

Taught by: Lodro Rinzler