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New meditators often struggle with sitting in one place, and keeping the body and mind still. It truly can be challenging, especially for the restless, which is where Zen Buddhist practice of Kinhin, or 'Walking Meditation' becomes a really effective alternative. It's traditionally practiced between long periods of Zazen, or stationary meditation, as it relieves stiffness, and reenergises the body. However, you don't need to be a Buddhist, or a monk to practice it. Nor do yo
Eastern countries devised some beautiful rituals around tea. These were about more than just drinking tea. They were about bonding, mental health and emotional well-being. The Japanese made it an art form…a carefully crafted practice of mindfulness, best summed up in the Zen phrase "ichi-go ichi-e", which means "one time, one meeting". The phrase encapsulates the beauty, uniqueness and impermanence of the present moment. According to researchers at Yale, holding a warm cup of
This is a way of measuring anxiety and depression which gets away from the use of language. This might actually be a better way of capturing a patient's mood than questions, especially when gauging the moods of children, and other patients who have trouble communicating verbally. Colors are often used as metaphors for moods, but no one had systematically researched color associations. This study found that people with depression or anxiety were more likely to associate their
There is so much chatter about mindfulness, but what are the various things that comprise living mindfully everyday? How do you inhabit the moment? One simple way is to just be aware...mindful...of what is around you. We often take our surroundings so much for granted that we can seldom recall details of things that we see on a daily basis. We may take the same route to work, but may not even notice the places we pass, or the permanent fixtures, or people on the way. We may c
Mindfulness is a state of being fully conscious or aware of something, be it the present moment, or breath, thoughts, actions, reactions, consumption, where we travel, how we live, what we support, and the choices we make. It makes us better attuned to ourselves, gentler, less passive, more sensitive to out environment, and more sensitive to other beings and life forms. Mindfulness has many physical and mental benefits. It reduce stress, lowers blood pressure, anxiety, discor