This is the full transcript for Don't Call Me Resilient, EP 2: How to deal with the pain of racism — and become a better advocate.
The writer and zen priest Reverend angel Kyodo williams speaks about the pain of racism, how she uses meditation to combat it — and become a stronger anti-racist activist in America today.
Mindfulness practices may help one examine long-held cultural assumptions, allowing one to better respond to current critical issues such as climate change and systemic racism.
For many of us, the popular film, 'Groundhog Day' may bring up fond memories of a classic comedy. But a scholar argues there's more to the film – it's a lesson in mindfulness.
As the world faces a second wave of COVID-19 lockdowns, we need new strategies to handle pandemic stress that go beyond basic self-care.
Being self-employed can bring a whole heap of benefits - but if you've been forced into it during the pandemic, it can be scary.
As uncertainty abounds and anxiety skyrockets, you've probably heard advice to be patient, stay calm and keep the faith. Here are 10 concrete tips to help you actually manage the stress.
During uncertain times, feelings of anxiety and even anger are normal responses. If left unchecked, these emotions can affect how we behave, but acknowledging them can ease their intensity.
The coronavirus has produced uncertainty and increased our anxiety correspondingly. Mindfulness offers a way to reduce this stress and connect with each other during times of complex challenges.
Our attraction to the arts may be driven by an innate desire to use our brains in ways that make us feel good.
Many in the West may see Buddhism as more of a philosophy than a religion, but for millions of people worldwide Buddhism is very much a faith – and prayer is part of their COVID-19 response.
As we return to work, the stress and anxiety from COVID-19 won't go away. Our experts have some tips on how to handle the new normal.
Can everyday chores be hypnotically soothing? Can routines be mini-occasions? East Asian home vloggers show us that framing and pace are everything and we can find joy in simple domesticity.
You can't ask a child to sit still for 45 minutes and focus on their breath. But mindfulness activities can be adapted for children – and they might come in handy during these stressful times.
Buddhist monks have been chanting sutras to provide spiritual relief during the coronavirus crisis. A scholar of Buddhism translates some Buddhist teachings into ways we can deal with uncertain times.
We can use anxious thoughts as triggers to engage in activities that not only manage anxiety but to help us build positive mental health habits for the future.
As the practice of mindfulness grows, more thought needs to be given to how it can be used in under-served communities
Important learning takes place through experiences of fun and belonging at an arts-based mindfulness program.
Are you a worry wart? Not to worry. Turns out you were born that way, to some degree. Humans have a default mode in their brains that lead them to worry, but there are many ways to switch gears.
Teachers are increasingly being encouraged to take mindfulness courses so that they can begin teaching it to pupils.