Bells of Mindfulness

Today is Earth Day, and there is no one I know who is more committed to save Mother Earth than Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. He uses the bells of mindfulness to try to wake us up and look deeply at the condition of Mother Earth. In recent years, we have had many mindfulness bells, […]

5 Reasons Why Mindfulness Will Change The World

This article, which first appeared on the Huffington Post, mentions 5 reasons why mindfulness will change the world in the 2014. It appeared on January 2 as Why 2014 Will Be The Year Of Mindful Living, and this is the first time I have had to review it. Before I go into the 5 reasons […]

Bell of Mindfulness

The bell of mindfulness is calling us back to our true homes. “With body, speech and mind in perfect oneness I send my heart along with the sound of the bell. May all who hear it awaken from forgetfulness And transcend all anxiety and sorrow.” –Monks and Nuns of Plum Village and Zen Master Thich […]

The Neuroscience Of Meditation

My dharma brother, Paul Tingen, recently published an article on the Mindfulness Bell website. The title of the article is “Using Mindfulness to Rewire the Brain: How the Insights of Neuroscience Can Aid Our Practice.” It explains Paul’s view on the neuroscience of meditation. By dharma brother, I mean that both Paul and I are members of the […]