• 01:00

    Sat, Mindfulness & Meditation - 14 Mindfulness Trainings 2

    in Self Help

    Today we are discussing the 14 Mindfulness Trainings of the Order of Interbeing - founded by Thich Nhat Hanh - Part 2. On Saturday we practice as a community, sharing ideas, experiences, and wisdom.  It is fine just to listen in as well.  You can join us in conversation or share in the chat room.  Not only are we mindful of our breathing but we are also mindful of our speech and actions.  

  • 01:00

    Thursday Mindfulness Practice - 14 Mindfulness Trainings

    in Self Help

    Practicing in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh on Thursday we will focus on looking deeply and listening deeply.  Today we are looking at the 14 Mindfulness Trainings of the Order of Interbeing - founded by THich Nhat Hanh.

  • 01:01

    Sat. Mindfulness & Meditation - 14 Mindfulness Trainings 1

    in Self Help

    On Saturday we practice as a community, sharing ideas, experiences, and wisdom.  It is fine just to listen in as well.  You can join us in conversation or share in the chat room.  Not only are we mindful of our breathing but we are also mindful of our speech and actions.  Today we are dicussing the 14 Mindfulness Trainings of the Order of Interbeing - Part 1

  • 01:00

    Saturday Mindfulness Practice & Discussion

    in Spirituality

    On Saturday we practice as a community, sharing ideas, experiences, and wisdom.  It is fine just to listen in as well.  You can join us in conversation or share in the chat room.  Not only are we mindful of our breathing but we are also mindful of our speech and actions. Today we are reading the Five Mindfulness Trainings as a community and then discussing them.  Please join in on the discussion.

  • 00:14

    Mindfulness series for accomplishments, achievement, and peace of mind.

    in Psychology

    Personal transformation specially designed techniques for work/life balance engenders  how to be commited to change and  not consumed by ambition.


    It is essential to de-stress the mind/body connection; otherwise known as mindfulness:  How to manage time and emotions to ensure the success of  longterm life changes!


     


     

  • 00:19

    Mindfulness Insights - change your thinking, change your life.

    in Psychology

    You can heal your life. If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete -
    - The Buddha


    Mindfulness is an integrative therapy modality:  Western Medicine and Eastern Psychology/Philosophy protocols- strategies and disciplines. 


    Mindfulness Institute integrative therapy modality includes mindfulness meditation to engender one-pointedndess, focus and attention in addition to self- acceptance, forgiveness, gratitude, spiritual beliefs, equanimity, and self-nurturing - essential elements in holistic healing. 


    MindfulnessInstitute is a London-based group of practitioners whose expertise is in engaging clients in the transformative stages of holistic healing process. 

  • 00:15

    Mindfulness Insights : the mind records, the heart remembers.

    in Psychology

    Mindfulness insights: 


    This place where you are right now
    God circled on a map for you.


    Wherever your eyes and arms and heart can move
    Against the earth and the sky,
    The Beloved has bowed there -


    Our Beloved has bowed there knowing
    You were coming.


    I could tell you a priceless secret about
    Your real worth, dear pilgrim,


    But any unkindness to yourself,
    Any confusion about others,


    Will keep one
    From accepting the grace, the love,


    The sublime freedom
    Divine knowledge always offers to you.


    Never mind, Hafiz, about
    The great requirements this path demands
    Of the wayfarers,


    For your soul is too full of wine tonight
    To withhold the wondrous Truth from this world.


    But because I am so clever and generous,
    I have already clearly woven a resplendent lock
    Of his tresses


    As a remarkable truth and gift
    In this poem for you.


    ~Hafiz


    Translation by Daniel Ladinsky, The Subject Tonight Is Love

  • 00:31

    Mindfulness insights: love life and it loves you back

    in Psychology

    If nothing changes...nothing changes. When we lack awareness insights into  how our hardwired  behaviours i.e  being judgemental and reactive continues to block intimacy there is felt-sense of "sameness" about every interaction. Life is defined by fear.  A self fulfilling prophecy manifesting victimisation.   


    Mindfulness's  two-prong practice: social and emotional intelligence approach optimises parenting, partnering and companionship. 


    Over time when practised on a daily basis it is possbile to shift from being a victim into a  heroic individual,  successful  in love and life. 


    Driven  by stimuli  (addiction to intensity) results in being  easily triggered into feeling  frustrated angered and hurt,  intellectually, spiritually and emotionally avoidant. Such is the potency of unconscious thinking/feeling behaviours. The brains hardwiring does the firing and is hugely responsive to new brain body/thinking/feeling behaviours.  


    Addiction manifests obsessive compulsivity, as felt sense of being  disconnected.  When we approach life from a mature mindfulness stance we personify self acceptance, non-reactivity, non-judgementalism, validation, empathy and compassion.


    No longer needing to be reactive, entitled, enraged and oppositional. When we feel good- enough we are emotionally balanced.  We  navigate life with a heightened sense of equipoise, authenticity and awareness.


    Mindfulness  combination of social and emotional intelligence  creates a powerbase of potent people (social) skils. Healing primal intrinsic states  of disconnection.


    We are hardwired to conect. Mindfulness sweetens all our connections with loving kindndess, empathy and compassion. 


      

  • 01:00

    Friday Morning Mindfulness Practice - 5 Mindfulness Trainings Recitation

    in Spirituality

    Welcome to our Friday Mindfulness Practice. On Friday's we practice as a community, sharing the practice, our views, our experiences, our understanding and our passion for harmony and peace.

    We follow the tradition and teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh and part of the tradition are the Five Mindfulness Trainings. Today we will be reciting the Five Trainings in community. Please listen and observe the seeds of these trainings as they arise in you.

    We will chant the "Heart of the Prajnaparamita" and we will read the Five Mindfulness Trainings.
    Feel free to join with us. Click on the links to be able to view readings.

  • 01:00

    Friday Morning Mindfulness Practice - Why Practice

    in Spirituality

    Thank you for joining us on Friday as we focus on practicing as a community. Today we are talking about what is Mindfulness and why practice Mindfulness.

  • 01:05

    Friday Morning Mindfulness Practice - Q & A

    in Spirituality

    Thank you for joining us on Friday as we focus on practicing as a community. Today will be Q & A so I hope everyone brings plenty of questions about their practice or about mindfulness in general. These can be asked live or through the chat box. Time permitting I will share answers to some of the most often asked questions. We focus on the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh, a Vietnamese, Zen master. Maybe you have questions about meditation, applying the 5 trainings, that we recited last week, The 4 Noble Truths, Noble Eightfold Path, feel free to ask any questions that you have. We are all beginning.

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