Why Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is what we need to cultivate because our highly developed brains have forgotten how to attend to what is actually going on in the present moment – our thinking propels itself unchecked, distracting us, distressing us, keeping us stuck in old patterns of perception and feeling that don’t reflect what is happening now, who Continue Reading

How Attention Works (and Why it Often Doesn’t)

There are two sources of input to the brain – from the external environment (the world) and the internal environment (the body). The brain’s job is to integrate this information so that the needs of the body can be matched with the opportunities in the environment. The brain directs our attention to which particular event, Continue Reading