Mindfulness Time Magazine Cover Story February 2014

Time Magazine
The Mindful Revolution
Finding peace in a stressed-out, digitally dependent
culture may just be a matter of thinking differently
By Kate Pickert Monday, Feb. 03, 2014
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The raisins sitting in my sweaty palm are getting stickier by the minute. They don’t look

particularly appealing, but when instructed by my teacher, I take one in my fingers and examine

it. I notice that the raisin’s skin glistens. Looking closer, I see a small indentation where it once

hung from the vine. Eventually, I place the raisin in my mouth and roll the wrinkly little shape

over and over with my tongue, feeling its texture. After a while, I push it up against my teeth and

slice it open. Then, finally, I chew–very slowly.


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Mindfulness Happiness and Fulfillment- Now

Love this video of Shawn Achor- “The Happiness Advantage: Linking Positive Brains to Performance”- a beautiful TEDx mix of intelligence, wisdom, science and humor. ¬†Happiness /mindfulness / well being / satisfaction always seems to be just beyond the cognitive horizon- beyond the next life goal post, doesn’t it? Mindfulness addresses happiness and life fulfillment in this moment- this moment- and the next and the next. ¬†Mindfulness- Retraining our poor, worn-out, future oriented, brains. Enjoy!- J Stewart