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December Awakening

December Awakening – HIGHLIGHT

Contemplating presence in the moment, while preparing for retreat by Susan Firer This past week I was preparing for a week-long silent retreat sending out emails, cooking, cleaning and the like. I had one of those moments where a feeling arises spontaneously and it has weight to it, ... continue
Posted December 16, 2016 by CGH
Everyday Mindfulness

Everyday Mindfulness – HIGHLIGHT

Ten practices for developing mindfulness in the midst of our everyday activities by Jennifer Wang Mindfulness and meditation go together like muscles and strength-training. Mindfulness is an attribute we exercise during meditation, and meditation is a practice (I believe the best practice) to cultivate mindfulness. However the rubber ... continue
Posted June 27, 2016 by CGH
Mindful Movement

Mindful Movement – HIGHLIGHT

Practicing mindfulness through synchronization of mind and body by Jennifer Wang Mindfulness is one of those words that seems to be everywhere these days, but how many people really know what it means? Many people associate mindfulness and meditation with sitting quietly for hours trying desperately to shut ... continue
Posted June 1, 2016 by CGH
Simple Morning

Simple Morning – HIGHLIGHT

A Shambhalian responds to a friend who asked her to write about how to have a simple morning. by Sarah Lipton Sunshine peeks in the window earlier now. Spring is not yet here in Vermont, but it is coming soon, I can feel it in the tender increase ... continue
Posted March 21, 2016 by CGH
Be Yourself: How to Succeed in Life and Work

Be Yourself: How to Succeed in Life and Work – HIGHLIGHT

For better or for worse, we have no choice other than to be ourselves by Shastri Gayle Van Gils “Be yourself. Everyone else is taken.” ~ Oscar Wilde I have engaged in this inquiry over many years with clients who suffer from the feeling of being a fraud when talking ... continue
Posted February 24, 2016 by CGH
Drowning in Potential

Drowning in Potential – HIGHLIGHT

How mindfulness can save us from drowning in our expectations for ourselves by Georgia Pettit Mindfulness meditation suggests we start the new year not with criticism and condemnation, but with an appreciation for the mind, body, and heart we have today. One pop culture highlight from 2015 was the ... continue
Posted January 10, 2016 by CGH
Helping the Corrections Officers too

Helping the Corrections Officers too – HIGHLIGHT

Oregon State Penitentiary Corrections Officer Laura Hinkle underwent mindfulness training at the prison, which has helped her in her work with prisoners and her life. photo courtesy of Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian Exploring the Shambhala Prison Program Portland, Oregon article by John David Smith On a recent drive back to Portland ... continue
Posted July 21, 2014 by
Those Aren't No Stinking Four Foundations!

Those Aren’t No Stinking Four Foundations! – HIGHLIGHT

A Special Wink… …Exploring Non-Attachment Across Religions by Ira Zukerman What have they done? And what have I gotten myself into? These are questions I found I had to ask myself while on a week-long retreat in May 2014, sponsored by the Institute of Jewish Spirituality. continue
Posted July 13, 2014 by
Microscopic: Mind and Poker

Microscopic: Mind and Poker – HIGHLIGHT

Reflections on Mindfulness, Suffering, Joy and Playing Poker by Stacey Mitchell, New York It was a stressful moment. Thoughts kept running through my head — should have, could have, would have, what ifs, spinning through my mind. It happens more often than I think I care to acknowledge. ... continue
Posted June 30, 2014 by
Living Now

Living Now – HIGHLIGHT

On Creating Time by Jim Koehneke, MA from Burlington, VT For a good many years I was not aware that life happened in the present moment. Then gradually I became aware that my thoughts most often “rested” in the past and future, or as one of my mindfulness ... continue
Posted June 28, 2014 by
Mindfulness Isn't a Trend, It's a Movement

Mindfulness Isn’t a Trend, It’s a Movement – HIGHLIGHT

guest article by Lodro Rinzler originally published on the Huffington Post I helped organize a Buddhist youth conference in 2003. Two hundred young meditators from around the world came together hoping to learn the secrets of life from the head of the Shambhala Buddhist lineage, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. ... continue
Posted June 21, 2014 by
Conference Meets Heart

Conference Meets Heart – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Youth and Family Teaching Mindfulness and Compassion to Youth article by Leslie Gossett, Column Editor photos by Mark Anderson We recently hosted a conference in Northern California at which the presenters said it was unlike any other conference they’d been to. It was like… conference meets heart. continue
Posted May 23, 2014 by
Mindfulness and Compassionate Leadership

Mindfulness and Compassionate Leadership – HIGHLIGHT

Can Mindfulness Breed a New Generation of Compassionate Leaders? by Lodro Rinzler Recently there has been some good discussion in the media about how the term “mindfulness” is being co-opted, distanced from traditional Buddhist teachings that include compassion practices and more esoteric teachings such as those on emptiness. ... continue
Posted March 26, 2014 by
The Journey of Applied Mindfulness

The Journey of Applied Mindfulness – HIGHLIGHT

In June, Sarah Lipton, Editor-in-Chief of the Shambhala Times, had a opportunity to talk to Patton Hyman about the launch of the Applied Mindfulness website. edited by Ani Dawa Chotso, Shambhala Times Staff Editor What is Applied Mindfulness? “Well, the website is part of a bigger vision of ... continue
Posted July 29, 2013 by
Uplifted Speech in our Communities

Uplifted Speech in our Communities – HIGHLIGHT

A Proposal Towards Creating Enlightened Conversation by Greg Heffron I travel through Shambhala teaching mindful communication. In programs through last few years, I’ve met sangha from Miami, Florida to Vancouver, British Columbia, from Birmingham, Alabama to Berkeley, California. Everywhere I’ve gone, teaching Acharya Susan Chapman’s Five Keys to ... continue
Posted June 22, 2013 by


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