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Proactive Mindfulness in Everyday Life


How can we be more mindful in our everyday life? Having that intention is a great first step, but it is not enough. Why? Because we bump into many obstacles, starting with human nature. So it really helps to take a proactive attitude, i.e. to understand the obstacles, so we can be responsive rather than reactive to the challenges of life.

This site provides many resources for proactive mindfulness. But first, in case the paragraph above feels a little abstract to you, here is a concrete example. This 30-send video shows why, for some of us, "listening" has a bad connotation. It's good to understand why, and to see how things can be different.

It's not so much about "listening" as it is about the nature of the relationship:
- It doesn't feel good to be forced to listen.
- It feels really good to feel the deep connection that comes from listening to somebody we want to listen to.

Similarly, forcing ourselves to be more mindful is not necessarily the most effective way. It helps to better understand the context, and what it means to us.



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Resources on this site, by category:

Inspirational fables: Bedtime stories for your Inner child

Ebooks & Essays

Inspiring videos

Resources about stress management & resilience

Insights about Everyday Mindfulness

A mindful, proactive approach to relationships

Creative Mindfulness Proactive Quotes



Websites:

Active Pause: gateway to mindfulness

What Sustains Us: Existential mindfulness & sprituality

Proactive 12 Steps: The 12 steps as a self-directed process of mindful recovery

Responsible Divorce: Making divorce gentler on children & families

Free Drift: Creative mindfulness, carried forward by the flow of the implicit




Websites for psychotherapists:


Somatic Perspectives on Psychotherapy: Embodied experience and psychotherapy in the age of neuroscience

Implicit Process: Relational mindfulness in psychotherapy & society



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