Mindfulness for Skeptics

Mindfulness for Skeptics

One of my students recently shared that she’s having trouble embracing the practice of mindfulness, when her worry about climate change, and the overall state of the world we live in, is giving her nightmares. “How will focusing on my breath help anything,...
What’s the Difference between Mindfulness and Meditation?

What’s the Difference between Mindfulness and Meditation?

A student at last Saturday’s workshop asked this question. It comes up in every class I teach, and it’s a good one. The short answer is, “it depends” – on who you ask, how you define mindfulness, and what you mean by meditation. I used to give a longer, rather...