M2 Executive Director Marc Anderson is now a contributor to the Huffington Post. The Huffington Post Healthy Living Blog provides current information regarding health and wellness. In Marc’s first post he reflects on the creation of mindful communities.
Most of us would benefit from more mindfulness in our lives. We are overbooked and overwhelmed and looking for relief. Though typically associated with Eastern practices like meditation and yoga, mindfulness is an innate human characteristic that can be intentionally developed through many practices and activities including meditation. Articles and research about its many benefits abound. School children go into classic full lotus postures when they hear the word. Mindfulness is an old idea come of age, turning into a national movement.