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Is the Dream of a Mindful Nation Over?

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How did USA presidentialcandidate Tim Ryan respond when asked if a dream of a mindful nation is over?

This talk with Congressman Tim Ryan provides hope & insight about a peaceful revolution. Can we unite around the common things we all hold dear? Or will our positions define and separateus? Learn from Congressman Tim Ryan about ordinary citizens who are making big differences and an inspiring vision for our future.

Running Time 35 Minutes

Congressman Tim Ryan is the United States...

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5 Tips to Declutter with the Zen Organizer

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By Regina Leeds

You can ignore your physical space, but you can’t hide the story it tells. Like a friend with loose lips, your environment reveals all. Some people try and fake it. The public rooms, for example, present a story of perfection only to be betrayed by total chaos in the bedroom. Others hide their detritus behind closet doors, under beds, and in drawers already bursting at the seams.  The greater the chaos, the deeper the emotional wound. A college student whose parents...

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Uncovering Your Natural Awareness from "The Little Book of Being"

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By Diana Winston

Awareness is a capacity of the human mind. Awareness is the ability to directly know and to perceive, sense, feel, or be cognizant of experience. We might think of awareness simply as the state of being conscious of something.

Every living being is aware. We usually don’t think much about awareness, but in order to function, humans have to be aware. Not only do humans have the capacity to be aware, but they also have the ability to be aware of awareness, or aware...

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"You guys are idiots"- the article that ENRAGED our fans

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By Mo Edjlali

Last week we posted an article that enraged folks on our Facebook page. It freaked out and offended our fairly civil audience. 

Generating responses like: (some messages are truncated)

- What a load of scam you are. Just wow
- This is the worst article I’ve ever read.
- Total BS.
- What?!!! OMG DELETE !!!! Your crap
- You guys are idiots
- Unfollow 
- Have you been hacked?

Some folks were curious and a bit more kind: 

- Curious why this was posted without...

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Mindful Eating at Work: Healthy Digestion Tips

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By Larissa Hall Carlson

You're a fairly healthy eater, right?  Fresh produce, organic grains, and dark chocolate are at home in your kitchen--and you regularly snack on fruit and take trips to the farmers market. This is fabulous.

Establishing healthy habits is hard work, indeed, and despite life's fast tempo and the ongoing intensity of work, you've succeeded in making important strides toward a healthier diet over the years.

So how is it then, that with all those healthy food choices,...

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Embodying Unbreakable Wholeness and Well-Being

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By Richard Miller, PhD

We experience ourselves and the world around us through our body, as every inner and outer perception that we experience is registered within as sensation. It is our ability to be aware of and respond to our internal somatic sensations, as messengers, that enables us to successfully navigate the ins and outs of everyday life and relationships, and embody our fullest potential to be an integrated, self-regulated, individuated, and fully awake human...

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Office-Friendly Mindful Movement and Breath Techniques

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Discover simple, safe, effective movements to relieve physical tension and reduce stress at the office. Larissa's clear instructions, thoughtful sequencing, and soothing approach will empower you to take these mindful chair and standing practices back home with you and share with your colleagues.

NOTE:For any health concern, always consult with your primary care physician before beginning this or any new exercise. Practice gently, and never strain or force. If you feel pain or discomfort...

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