…according to the World Health Organization and How we can help change the course. Listen to the podcast and then click on the links for information on how to get involved. Save.org: Facts about Suicide in the US World Health Organization: Facts About Depression National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH): Suicide Statistics Transcript: Greetings, this is Elle Madelyn with Alert Aware Mindful and this is … Continue reading Elle Cast 2.5: Surviving the Second largest cause of World Disability…
This is a key problem standing in the way of peace between people and nations, this idea that “My way is infallible and absolutely Just and there is NO room for the evaluation of my ideology. To evaluate is to devalue and disrespect the (obvious rightness of it.) The other dangerous mindset is when one party believes the other “will NEVER understand their position.” This … Continue reading Taking Back the Wheel
“The Huffington Post recently interviewed a nun and a monk at Nhat Hanh’s Plum Village monastery in France, to ask what advice they would give to activists who want to take action during Trump’s presidency.
Sister Peace, who previously worked in the office of the mayor of Washington, says action must be inspired by a deep-rooted sense of love.
“If we can be strong in ourselves, then we could offer a resistance that is nonviolent,” she said. “But that means that we ourselves are at a place where we can have that recognition and we can offer that to another. And that is a great, great source of love and having the other feel they’re being recognized and listened to and embraced.”
She says that those who are passionate about taking action should learn from the nonviolent approach of the civil rights movement.
Referring to the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, during which marchers remained passive despite being chased and beaten, she said: “They were taught how to be quiet, how to be still, how not to resist and fight back no matter what happened.” Continue reading A Zen Master’s Advice On Coping With Trump | HuffPost
15 Minute Loving-Kindness for a Loved One Meditation guided by Noriko Harth 15 Minute Giving and Receiving Compassion guided by Noriko Harth Try these 2 meditations to help cultivate compassion. Do this once a day for 30 days to make it a habit. Let me know how it went. Please check out the Hope and Cope page for more ideas about how to process your emotions, stress, … Continue reading Stress Less – 2.3 11.18.18
Check Out this week’s Alert Aware Mindful for a 5 min stress busting exercise. Start learning little ways to manage your stress everyday! Source: Mindful Breathing | Practice | Greater Good in Action Continue reading 5 min Mindful Breathing | Practice | Greater Good in Action
“Can you remember times you met fear and moved through it, times when fear arose but you kept going? Those are moments of fearlessness. Fear may close the heart, but courage comes out of heartfulness, out of releasing resistance. Fear may stop you from participating fully in life, but fearlessness gives you the courage to dive into the unknown. Fear comes — breathe and let … Continue reading 10 Great Ways Mindfulness Turns Fear Into an Ally | HuffPost Life
Of course, it was. This way no one has to go to jail.No accountability found or given. That is my country. Philando, Trayvon, Michael, and Sandy. For some of us, America is good, others it may even be great, but it NEEDS IMPROVEMENT to say the absolute least. The fact is, juries can’t seem to find fault with the police. It reminds me of … Continue reading Sandra Bland trooper Brian Encinia: Perjury case dismissed – CNN.com
cnn video James Farmer Jr. was asleep in his car in downtown Denver on June 16 when he woke up to a homeless man attacking the two teens. He stepped in to protect them. Police say the suspect, 28-year-old DeJuan Stamps, then turned his attention away from the teenagers and beat Farmer to death. Farmer was living out of his car at the time so … Continue reading Army vet beaten to death after saving two teens – CNN.com
Hey, come on out to our first show! We will be playing at the Elbo Room at 2871 N Lincoln on July 13th. We are a mix of blues rock and thriving melodies. facebook.com/Shessoquiet Continue reading Elbo Room, July 13th 2017
I wanted to give some serious props to the band 2 Minute Minor. I just listened to my first positive hard rock album. They were all so short but energetic, fun, and I dug the lyrics. Wiley Willis on Shouts, Bob Shields – Guitar, Zach Bridier – Drums, Virgil Lloyd – Guitar, and Noam O – Bass. Full disclosure Noam and I are in She’s So Quiet together and … Continue reading Musical Shout Out