Posts Tagged ‘mindfulness’

Gratitude Can Mess With Your Head

Posted by Beth Minton on Tuesday, November 24, 2015
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That’s right. Simply feeling grateful, even if you don’t actually express it out loud, stimulates parts of your brain that reduce stress and boost your positive outlook. A regular gratitude habit can make you not just a nicer person, but also a happier one. Arthur C. Brooks explains this in a recent NY Times article, “Choose to Be Grateful. It Read the full article »

How to Gobble Mindfully

Posted by Beth Minton on Tuesday, November 26, 2013
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Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, because it’s all about friends, family, food and gratitude. It’s also a great time to practice mindfulness – paying attention, living in the present and appreciating “the now.” I highly recommend this fun and enlightening exercise that everyone at the dinner table can do together to practice being mindful and enjoy the occasion even more.