ZfEL Ep. 6: How to Make Mindfulness a Way of Life: 7 Keys to Living a More Mindful Life


In this week's episode, I talk about how to make mindfulness a daily habit. How do we really bring mindfulness into our daily life to experience the full transformative effects of the practice? I talk about the 7 keys I've discovered from my own practice and experimentation and show how each can work seamlessly together to create an effective strategy for living mindfully in a busy and distraction-filled world.

I also cover a few optional (but highly effective) points that can further help your efforts to live a more mindful life.

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Show notes:

  1. 5 Steps to Making Meditation a Daily Habit - The path of least resistance
  2. The ONLY Thing You Need to Make Meditation a Daily Habit - The path of least resistance
  3. 6 Great Ways to Implement Mindfulness in the Workplace - Google Chrome browser extensions (both listed here)
  4. Some group directories:
    1. Shambhala centers: http://shambhala.org/centres/find-shambhala-centre/
    2. Plum Village sangha directory, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh's tradition: http://www.mindfulnessbell.org/directory.php
    3. Wake Up! meet up groups, also Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh's tradition: http://www.wkup.org/get-involved/
    4. Also: a simple Google search with your state/nearest major city plus "meditation center", "mindfulness center", "Buddhist center", or "Buddhist monastery" (depending on what you're looking for) can be effective.
    5. Trello.com - To-do list
    6. Zen for Everyday Life (Book) - The complete moment-to-moment guide to making mindfulness a way of life. If you're interested in taking this topic, or everyday mindfulness in general, further than definitely check out the book.
    7. Audible.com - Free audiobook download, 30-day free trial, 180,000 titles to choose from (including many of my favorite books of all time)

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