Posts Tagged ‘mindfulness’

Young Hawaiian mom doing yoga outdoors by lake.

Mindfulness: What Does It Really Mean?

Practicing mindfulness can help us stay in the moment and avoid impulsive decision-making. By Lori Gordon-Michaeli Mindfulness is one of the most talked about practices in changing our experience with everyday life. But what does this really mean? Mindfulness basically can be boiled down to “intentional” thinking.  Intentional thinking is when we purposely think a…

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close up at nuts and fruit at the Mahane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem

The Journey Within – The Law of Change

Lori Gordon-Michaeli LCSW “History repeats itself until we learn the lessons that we need to change our path.” This law reminds me of a very famous quote I use in my practice today: “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” Albert Einstein With growth … change is inevitable. Self-reflection, mindfulness, awareness are…

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Brandon Klein leads a meditation class.

Jewish Paths

Meditation is a way to connect with yourself, others this season. Approaching the High Holiday season, most would not think to bring any meditation or mindfulness skills they learned on a yoga mat or a meditation workshop along to High Holiday services. But Brandon Klein, who left a doctoral program in psychology at Hofstra University…

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The Journey Within – The Two Laws of Focus And Concentration

Hi, everyone. I hope you are enjoying my blog as much as I enjoy writing it. I decided to combine the next two laws of karma because I find they work together. The Law of Concentration: Every action we do contributes to the whole. Therefore, your actions are neither big nor small as all your actions influence the whole,…

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