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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, August 10th, 2017 by Donald Altman in THE MINDFULNESS CODE

“Being mindful in relationships can be difficult, especially because it often reveals the truth of the relationships. What do we do when we learn that our partner isn’t caring or committed to the relationship? We can deny the truth and … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, January 12th, 2017 by Donald Altman in THE MINDFULNESS CODE

Note: In addition to today’s “Ponder” please note that I’ve posted a new blog post on my SpiritSimple.com blog called “Being Grateful and Remembering that Life Goes By in a Flash of Light”. Please click here to read it. “Each … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, May 26th, 2016 by Donald Altman in THE MINDFULNESS CODE

“Social situations often evoke anxiety as well as excitement. This is especially so when we are meeting new people. How can we bridge that gap of awkwardness? How can we begin to know someone better? Some people find it uncomfortable … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 by Donald Altman in THE MINDFULNESS CODE

“Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, “What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.” When you think about it, the practice of Intentionally Centering Attention Now is about watching for the mental and emotional weeds that obstruct … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 by Donald Altman in THE MINDFULNESS CODE

“When we lost our connection to the body, we lose one of our most important capacities for mindfulness. Right now, raise both of your arms out to your side. Close your eyes, and bring your arms slowly together until your … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 by Donald Altman in THE MINDFULNESS CODE

“Being judgmental is not the same as being discriminating and discerning and not the same as evaluating and analyzing in order to arrive at a decision or to make comparisons. A judgmental mind can be a dangerous thing. It gets … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Monday, October 4th, 2010 by Donald Altman in THE MINDFULNESS CODE

“Here is something to contemplate: Only living food that grows on our planet is suitable for our bodies to transform into the energy and sustenance we need. How could our bodies possibly achieve this miracle if we were not made … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Monday, September 13th, 2010 by Donald Altman in THE MINDFULNESS CODE

“PRACTICING MINDFULNESS DOES NOT MEAN that we won’t still find ourselves overcome with doubt. There will be periods when purpose is hard to find, when the journey seems like a chore, and when you’re not sure if your values and … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 by Donald Altman in THE MINDFULNESS CODE

“There is a story of how the Buddha once gave a talk to hundreds of monks, only to have them disagree and walk out on him. Did the Buddha then try to spin his message to get high approval ratings … Continue reading

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