Mindfulness and Meditation—The Differences and Similarities


If you’ve heard about the practice of mindfulness, it’s easy to lump what you know about it with meditation, but that would be missing part of the picture. It is true that mindfulness teachers often includes some type of meditation component, and both mindfulness and meditation share many of the same physical, mental, and spiritual [...]

Mindfulness Retreats – To Speak or Not to Speak


When a person wants to develop a deeper understanding of mindfulness, it can be very helpful to attend a mindfulness retreat. In such a retreat, whether it is for a day, several days, a week or longer, the basic principals of learning to pay attention from moment to moment are both taught and practiced. Simple [...]