Mindful Moments (in blah-g form)

The main purpose of this blog is to explore  mindfulness in 3 different (though, sometimes overlapping) contexts: secular/clinical, Buddhist psychology, and everyday life. I understand that these topics have been covered again and again, but it is my hope that by combining what I have learned in my own personal experience that I can create something original and helpful. 

Also, check out my guest blog posts for pursuitofmindfulness.com and thedailymeditation.com

- 8 Ways to Start a Daily Meditation Practice

- 3 Reasons You're Not Happy (a Buddhist View)

March 10, 2019

Stress is good for us. Well, the right kind of stress can be good. The kind that we know is transient and relatively low-risk, like riding a roller coaster or trying to stretch a single into a double at your comp...

January 14, 2019

It's 2019. Emails are a part of life. We speed through them with the seemingly unreachable goal of getting that inbox to zero - or maybe you've completely given up on that goal.  Yet all this practice probably ha...

December 22, 2018

Once when Suzuki Roshi was giving a talk in the 1960's, he was asked to sum up the Buddhist teachings into something simple and understandable. He said just two words: 

Everything changes.

Vipassana teacher, J...

November 8, 2018

It happens to the best of us: an impromptu snooze in the middle of our meditation, only to wake up to the clanging of a bell or the clamor of someone in the next room. So, what can we do to prevent this, especial...

October 12, 2018

I was on a Skype call with vipassana meditation teacher, Vincent Horn, several years ago and I was telling him about my inconsistency with practicing meditation. He said that our practice can often be like a cosi...

September 22, 2018

Maybe you’ve seen mindfulness popping up more and more in your news feed. Maybe you’ve heard your friends implanting the word into their everyday vernacular as if its always been there. You may have even seen it...

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