A Meditation on Impermanence – Melli O’Brien

A loss in my life in this last week has deeply touched the most vulnerable places in my heart and…

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Life With Terminal Cancer — Finding A Positive Perspective That Fosters Mental And Emotional Healing

In September 2017, I learned that my breast cancer – which I had been diagnosed with two years prior –…

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Podcast 181 | Mindful | The Minimalists

In this episode of The Minimalists Podcast, Joshua & Ryan talk about the most precious kind of freedom—awareness—as well as…

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Find Your “Rat People”: The Best Advice for People-Pleasers

Deadly Women. I like Deadly Women. Allow me to rephrase: I don’t have an affinity for murderous ladies, and I’m…

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Don’t Wait to Live – Melli O’Brien

Lorraine, fondly known as Rainy When I was in my early 20s working in nursing homes, I became very close…

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Choose A Meditation Practice You’ll Stick With

In 2019, meditation isn’t exactly mysterious. Given the evidence, we all know we should meditate. Modern life is demanding and…

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Powerful Synergy: SEL and Mindfulness Working Together

After asking her students to reflect on an essential question, a high school teacher in Oakland uses “wait time” to…

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A Minimalist Approach to Technology

Our tools are only as good (or bad) as the person using them. A chainsaw can cut down a rotting…

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How to Find Refuge in Stillness (One Simple Practice for Daily Life)

Things are always changing. The clock ticks, the sun rises and sets, seedlings sprout, leaves turn from green to brown…

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A Highly Personal Yet Highly Impersonal Endeavor

When I was a little kid, it always broke my heart to see a homeless person on the street or…

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