Lately I seem to be coming across a range of wonderful articles, videos and courses on mindfulness that I have found extremely interesting and informative and so I thought I would pass on this Mindfulness Link Love to you. Here is a fabulous list:
“If mindfulness makes you uncomfortable, it’s working,” an article by Amy Jen Su in the Harvard Business Review. She says:
“Mindfulness is not all gloom and doom, nor is it all sunshine and flowers.
With mindfulness, we are just a little less tossed around by running away from or crushing what feels bad. We’re less compelled to indulge in our desires and excesses for what gives us a temporary high. Instead, we see with greater clarity just how blue the sky is on a beautiful day and we see and feel the depths of our hearts being pierced when we’ve experienced a meaningful loss. And somewhere in that fuller human experience, we connect and tap into a deeper source of motivation and choice that is more aligned with our integrity, our values and ethics, and our authentic essence.”
If you are interested in how mindfulness can be used in schools and other institutions (like I am!) then you might like this article “One of San Francisco’s toughest schools transformed by the power of meditation” By Anna Leach.
An article on “The pursuit of Happiness” by Jeannette Cooperman in St. Louis Magazine which shows us that as long as we have something meaningful in our lives that give us hope we can go through hell.
This is a great animation about the power of mindfulness and why Dan Harris believes that mindfulness will be the next public health revolution.
Also, here is a year-long online course “The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love and Wisdom” by Dr. Rick Hanson where you will learn to build muscles for true happiness – one simple step at a time.
An 8 week Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stillness Meditation run by Jane Treleaven from Essentially Being. Course starts January 27th so get in while there are still spots.
Lastly, if you haven’t got a copy of my EBook “Mindfulness meditation: a simple guide to foster creativity” then you can jump on over and get your free copy here.
I trust you loved reading and watching all of these wonderful materials as much as I have. Any questions, comments or thoughts? Please share in the comments below.