Is Mindfulness a Religion?

Interesting thoughts from the Huffington Post: Many people around the world — Christian, Buddhist, Jewish, and atheist — have begun to practice mindfulness simply as a way to live happier lives. (ABC news anchor Dan Harris suggests mindfulness can make you 10% Happier). In A Mindful Nation, Ohio Congressman Tim…

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The ACT Approach to Self-Acceptance

In Psychology Today, Dr. Barbara Markway shares Three surprising, simple ways to increase self-acceptance. According to Dr. Hayes, the key skill in self-acceptance involves being able to shift perspectives. We have to move our focus from a judgmental stance, to a more neutral, observing stance. Our brains evolved with the…

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