Silvia Boorstein’s acronym WAIT -Why Am I Talking? Shahara Godfrey explains (link): “… I have a tendency to talk a lot. I will ask myself, “Why am I talking or why do I need to say this?” It really helps me pause and recognize there are other people who may need to speak who have
FPM (fully present moment) explores my mindful journey to incorporate the practices of meditation and compassion through dharma studies, science and psychological theories… So I may be the best dad, husband, son, plant eater, clinical psychology grad student, and art director I can.
The Activities Of Your Brain Very simple easy to understand language, found via Rick Hanson’s website Wisebrain.org on the Howstuffworks.com. Click on image below to view article. A Day In The Life of the Brain Fantastic day in the life story helps you see the brain in action. Again via Rick Hanson’s Wisebrain.org through Brainconnection.com – Click on image
I assumed Dharma meant teachings. On a retreat a monk or teacher might say we will now sit for a Dharma talk or discussion. So I looked up a few definitions. Yes, there are many but I liked these few. Hope this helps you. From Wikipedia: Buddhism (a word invented by British scholars and
Instead of trying to feel happier and a deeper connection to the world through a mantra, noticing your breath, positive self talk working out or going to a yoga class (all fine techniques) try giving a gift to others. Give a gift to everyone you meet today. Whether or not they know they are receiving this gift is not important.
The Five Mindfulness Trainings represent the Buddhist vision for a global spirituality and ethic. They are a concrete expression of the Buddha’s teachings on the Four Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold Path, the path of right understanding and true love, leading to healing, transformation, and happiness for ourselves and for the world. To practice
I love this info graphic from Emma Seppala Phd.