The Slow Web – A More Mindful Internet

Jack Cheng, a Shanghai-born, U.S.-based writer, has recently published an article on ‘The Slow Web,’ a movement aimed at cultivating a more mindful relationship with the Internet and digital technologies. “..Timeliness.  Rhythm. Moderation. These things dovetail into what I consider the biggest difference between ‘Slow Web’ and ‘Fast Web’.  Fast Web is about information.  Slow Web is about knowledge.  Information passes through you; knowledge dissolves into you.” One of the outcomes of a regular mindfulness practice is the ability to more […]

Beauty-ful “Mindful Drawings” by Paula Kuitenbrouwer

Paula Kuitenbrouwer keeps a lovely online portfolio and shop of “Mindful Drawings.”  Most masterful artists would likely have developed a refined quality of mindfulness, but Paula’s work breathes from a deep and clearly-articulated intention to work from a place of mindfulness. “I carefully prepare my drawing session by laying out all the tools. I think long about what I want, and I pay attention to the composition. I also do research, because I like to know what I am drawing. […]

Oprah on Her Mornings

“I meditate. I don’t look at my mobile device. The greatest days are where I take the time to be silent.” – Oprah Winfrey via Third Metric // Third Metric is redefining success beyond money and power, to include well-being, wisdom, wonder and our ability to make a difference in the world.

A Year of Living Without

Zen Habits author Leo Babauta has embarked on a “Year of Living Without” Project. It’s an experiment to fine-tune his lifestyle in order to “Make Room for Life” This approach is in line with how I view a lot of my own Mindful Living practices, and people who know me well might share that I’ll often undertake these kinds of projects as well; sometimes out of curiosity, sometimes out of necessity. For Leo, July was no coffee month and he […]