Look inside the July 2011 Shambhala Sun magazine, our Second Annual Guide to Mindful Living.
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Cultivating our natural mindfulness has proven benefits
for our health, happiness, and relationships, bringing more skill and
compassion into everything we do. That's what our July 2011 magazine is all about. At newsstands in the first week of June.
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july 2011 editorial
Shambhala Sun publisher James Gimian
introduces our second annual Guide to Mindful Living, and shares
evidence that what looks to be a true "mindfulness revolution" is under
the second annual guide to mindful living
You’re hungry, but what are you really hungry for? Mindful eating expert Sasha Loring on opening your heart, offering your attachments, and knowing when you’re satisfied.
Sweet, juicy, crisp — Thich Nhat Hanh and Lilian Cheung on the pleasures of mindfully eating an apple.
Silicon Valley gets mindful! Barry Boyce
reports on a group of far-thinking digital leaders who are using
mindfulness to humanize and make better the brave new world they’ve
Meditators say their practice fundamentally changes the way they experience life. Dr. Michael Baime reports on the modern neuroscience that shows how it works.
looks at the Mind & Life Institute, which explores the intersection
between ancient meditative disciplines and modern science.
Teenagers "get" mindfulness — they soak it up like sponges and it transforms their lives. Gina Biegel on the best ways to introduce teens to this valuable practice.
Stuart Lord, president of Naropa University, on the value of contemplative education. It’s about the deep questions.
A survey of colleges and universities offering contemplative alternatives to conventional education.
It may not ring as clearly, but it can ring as sweetly. Bestselling author Diane Ackerman gets personal about her husband’s stroke and explores the language of healing.
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attention to nature. From the archives of our blog, Shambhala SunSpace.
PLUS: Elizabeth Brownrigg on letdowns as painful yet
necessary treasures, and Anne Cushman on what a trip gone awry taught her about too much
barry boyce on "the mindful society"
A roundup of some of the latest good reads about cultivating mindfulness, awareness, and compassion.
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Sakyong Mipham explains how cultivating bravery gives us the confidence to live in the brilliance of the Great Eastern Sun.
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