Rx: Meditate in Nature – Wide open spaces are good for the body and mind.

Twenty-five hundred years ago, the Buddha meditated under the Bodhi tree. He was outside, in nature, when he attained enlightenment – not inside a monastery or palace. Whether you believe the story to be myth or history, people have long known that there is wisdom,...

Mindfulness On The Go: Apps and Audio to Facilitate Your Meditation Practice

The technological age is amazing! From apps to podcasts to audio books and videos, everything we need or want to learn is just a Google or YouTube search away. We also have remotes for just about everything to up our convenience factor. With mindfulness having been...

Holiday Mindfulness: Tips for a Season with Less Stress

This article originally appeared in the December, 2011 issue of Natural Awakenings, Southwest Florida Edition. Mindfulness is the skill of paying attention to what’s happening in the present moment on purpose and without judgment. While we’re practicing mindfulness,...