03 Feb Meditation + Talk: The Relevance of Mindfulness Meditation to Managing Mood Disorders
Dr. Segal is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology in Mood Disorders at the University of Toronto, and one of the creators of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for depression. He is a world-class expert on the applications of mindfulness – and having interviewed him on the Being Well podcast, I can add that he is a very warm and deep person who is dedicated to helping others.
I hope you find it helpful, and you are welcome to join my free Wednesday Meditations – open to everyone!
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Generosity itself is a beautiful practice that opens and gladdens the heart, relaxes the contraction of “self,” and ripples out into the world to touch many people – and perhaps, eventually, even oneself.
Additionally, many expressions of generosity are not about money. People offer attention, encouragement, and patience many times a day. Sometimes we withhold when it would be so easy, actually, to listen quietly for another minute or to offer a word of appreciation or simply a look that says, “I’m with you.” Try being a little more generous for a day and see what happens.