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Revisiting the gentle half smile

The gentle half smile is a way of bringing positive energy into our day, of lifting our spirits without necessarily trying to radically change our underlying feeling state.

Being here now

Mindfulness, at its heart, is about taking good care of our lives, living it with a sense of presence and love.

Walking meditation

Walking meditation is a beautiful practice which can be like a bridge between our formal sitting meditation and everyday life.

Peace

“Peace on earth and goodwill to all” is the message that is proclaimed at Christmas time.

A gentle half smile

The gentle half smile is a way of bringing positive energy into our day, of lifting our spirits without necessarily trying to radically change our underlying feeling state.

Calming ourselves with the breath

The breath is a wonderful object of meditation because it is always with us, it’s rhythmical, and it connects us intimately with our bodies and our surroundings.

Embracing our challenges

Today we will explore Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh’s five stages of dealing with emotions, which have some additional steps to the RAIN practice which can be very helpful.

Mindful Eating

At a time of year when most of us are probably eating and drinking a bit more than usual, it might be helpful to pause from time to time and think about where all this food comes from.