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Why You NEED Self-Care – You Are Your Greatest Asset


Lately I have been doing a lot of personal and professional inquiry into mindfulness in higher education. This is not just a hobby. My return to higher education grew up entwined with my journey into yoga. They are somehow inseparable. … Continue reading

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Mindfulness-based meditation to decrease stress and anxiety in college students: A narrative synthesis of the research


My yoga practice grew up alongside my return to teaching. This fall, I attended the annual conference of the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education. It’s good to see this go from anecdotal evidence to a review of many … Continue reading

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Gratitude for health


Today I filled out some paperwork for my left rotator cuff repair surgery upcoming next week. Answering “no” to a long list of medical conditions and medications, I feel really grateful for clean living. This is the result of thirty years of eating well, nine years of yoga, and about five years of a renewed understanding of healthy eating and other daily practices. A mindful life that is truly thoroughgoing has its rewards. Continue reading

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The Power of Kindness (and One Surefire Way to Know If You “Get” Mindfulness) | Mindful


“Mindfulness is just not neutral noticing. There are a clear set of attitudes which underpin the practice, and compassion may be the most important. Mindfulness just isn’t mindfulness without kindfulness.…mindfulness—taught and practised properly—is its own self-protection from misuse.” Continue reading

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Yoga’s more than a workout (without getting too “woo” about it)


Yoga is more than a workout simply because activity shares a place with awareness. Continue reading

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A school within a school


Cambridge School of Weston to partner with Karuna School for peace and equity studies Continue reading

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Fireflies


likes Fireflies by Owl City on Ping http://t.co/fQyNIifR #iTunes — Richard Hudak (@drwh0) February 13, 2012 I paused a moment over the kitchen sink while cleaning the strainer on my juicer to look out the window and see fireflies rising … Continue reading

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Open to Grace: A Mala


This is the 108th post in this blog, and like the first, I title it “Open to Grace.” The number 108 is auspicious because it is sacred in Hinduism and yoga. For many reasons, the number connotes wholeness. There are … Continue reading

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Sleepless, Night Traveling, and Tejas in the Tamas


listening to "Marconi Union – Sleepless" – Second night in a row. What’s up with that? http://t.co/fFQRmONB — Richard Hudak (@drwh0) December 31, 2011 Tonight, for the second night in a row, I am uncharacteristically sleepless. I don’t know what’s … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Eve


Even before I spoke frequently of “mindfulness” in that particular way, there was this song by Bob Franke, planting seeds with its beauty. It’s so easy to dream of the days gone by Its a hard thing to think of … Continue reading

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