As mindfulness is defined as non-judgmental awareness of the present moment, and goal setting represents future-focused attainment, I always viewed them as incompatible. It wasn’t until I read some of Dr Alan Wallace’s research that I was able to reconcile the two. Alan is an author and western expert on Tibetan Buddhism and teaches that there is great value in wholesome goals and desires. That is, goals and desires that are conducive to positive mental health and overall wellbeing.
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We master the art of the at-home facial that doubles as mindfulness practice.
By using mindfulness to awaken to each moment — even the harder ones — we can extract the greatest amount of joy from life.
We chat with three inspiring yogis to discover how they embody mindful habits as both students and teachers of yoga.
Negative self-talk can affect your mindset and your everyday life. Discover how swapping out “should” for “want” changes your life for the better.
You don’t have to be a morning person to create a mindful morning routine. By working with your body clock and creating morning rituals that work for you, not against you, even the latest risers can set the right tone for the day.
Discover simple daily habits to encourage mindfulness with the power of Young Living essential oils.
We discover the relevance of ancient wisdom to modern yoga through Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, and how this can help us better understand our thoughts and selves.
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