Culture, Mindfulness

Louis CK on Mindfulness

Louis CK explains mindfulness in a sincere and truly relatable way, without ever saying the word mindful.

January 16, 2017 ×

Applications, Mindfulness

What is Mindfulness?

At its root, mindfulness or Sati, in the Pali (language of early Buddhism) definition, means ‘to remember’, ‘to recollect’. This definition is misleading if understood at face value, since memories are vulnerable to distortion, and this is recognized both within and without Buddhist context.

March 25, 2016 ×

Buddhism, Culture, Mindfulness

The Dalai Lama on Tweeting – Applying Mindfulness to Social Media

By now, the story is a well-recited one in Buddhist, meditation and mindfulness communities in the West. At a 1990 conference in Dharamsala, Sharon Salzberg, the initiator of the now famous interaction with the Dalai Lama, asked the question, ‘What do you think about self-hatred?’.

September 5, 2015 ×

Culture, Mindfulness

The Unfashionable Practice of Paying Attention

These days, there sure is a lot of hype about mindfulness. As the yoga pant Mecca of North America, Vancouver is a flurry of meditation and yoga activity – in daily conversation, blogs, news, advertisements, and often incorporated into routines. You just can’t get away from it.

March 10, 2015 ×