8 Practical Guidelines for Mindful Parenting

Taking care of the little (and not-so-little ones) can be a challenge, but that doesn't mean that "mindful parenting" has to be an oxymoron. Here then are some simple tips from Karen Maezen Miller.

Insight Meditation: Present, Open & Aware

Emily Horn on how to discover the peace and awakening in every moment.

What to Do When You Can’t Sleep

Meditation and mindfulness can help you get the shut-eye you need. Joseph Emet on how to feel more rested.

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3 Mindful Movement Exercises

Thich Nhat Hanh offers three mindful movement exercises for well-being, "a wonderful way of connecting your mind and body in mindfulness."

How to Drink a Mindful Cup of Tea

A cup of tea or coffee is a nice break. Drinking it mindfully is a real break. Joseph Emet teaches us this five-step practice.

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Grow Your Mindfulness in the Garden

Cheryl Wilfong on how to practice the four foundations of mindfulness in the garden.

The Do-Nothing Farmer’s Guide to a Perfect Harvest

Mark Frank’s five steps to successfully doing nothing — in your garden or any other part of your life.

How to Practice Embodied Mindfulness

You don’t just practice mindfulness with your mind. You practice it with your body too. Yoga teacher and Buddhist Cyndi Lee teaches us how.

5 Practices for Nurturing Happiness

“The essence of our practice can be described as transforming suffering into happiness,” says Thich Nhat Hanh.

Three Questions for Coming Back to Now

Buddhist practitioner Leslie Davis offers three questions you can ask yourself to reel your running mind back to the present moment.

Come Home to Yourself

Your true home is this body. This mind. This moment. There, says Kaira Jewel Lingo, you’ll find peace and freedom.

Puzzle Solving as Meditation

Roberval Oliveira on why doing puzzles can deepen your meditation practice.

How to Establish a Daily Practice of Almost Anything

Whether it’s meditation, yoga, or art, you get more from doing it every day. Follow these six steps to enjoy all the benefits of daily practice.

Spring Washam. Photo by Bethanie Hines.

Answering the Call to Awaken

Like the Buddha, we all get our call to wake up. It often comes when life isn’t working and we may have to go a little crazy.

10 Tips for a Mindful Home

Karen Maezen Miller offers 10 simple tips for a mindful home.

Becoming the Ally of All Beings

A teaching by Sharon Salzberg on the interconnectedness of all things.

Mindful Cooking with Chef Bryant Terry

How can all communities thrive? Bryant Terry on the importance of cooking mindfully.

Awakening in the Body

Being mindful of the body is a profound—though often overlooked—opportunity to deepen our meditation and develop our insight.

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How Mindfulness Enhances Cold Water Therapy

Roberval Oliveira shares his experience with cold water therapy, highlighting the important role mindfulness has played in unlocking its numerous benefits.

Karl Palma prepares takoyaki, a Japanese snack, at the Japan Festival occurring every year in Manhattan’s Upper West Side.

Never a Dull Moment

Karl Palma won’t cook with a dull blade or a dull mind.