Loving-kindness can save the world

In view of everything that has been going on in the world lately, it is important to remember this quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. It would be so easy to focus on all the hate, the anger, and the violence that is going on all around us, but much harder to focus on all … Continue reading Loving-kindness can save the world

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The four qualities of love

Meditation and mindfulness practice encompasses many things. In its essence, it is a simple practice, but it contains a wide range of mind and heart practices that work together to make us happy, completeย and present. On the one side, the "mind practices" teach us presence, awareness and attention. This is perhaps the more obvious side … Continue reading The four qualities of love

What is Mindfulness-Based Strengths Practice?

Among the more established mindfulness-based approaches that I have previously discussed, such as Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), I have recently come across Mindfulness-Based Strengths Practice (MBSP). The novelty of this practice could explain why I only came across it a couple of weeks ago, but it captured my attention straight … Continue reading What is Mindfulness-Based Strengths Practice?