Mindfulness

Mindfulness derives from sati, a significant element of Buddhist traditions, and based on Zen, Vipassanā, and Tibetan meditation techniques. The meaning of mindfulness is about maintaining awareness of thoughts, feelings, sensations, and surrounding environment with a gentle, nurturing touch. Mindfulness is all about being in tune with the here and now, the present, rather than thinking of the past or what the future might bring. Mindfulness is all about the present moment, keeping yourself centered without passing judgement onto others. This can be achieved through a series of different meditation techniques. Many of which our instructors here at Anahana can teach you.

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Mindfulness

Mindfulness in the Classroom

What is mindfulness in the classroom? How can it help you and your children in today's society? Allow us to teach you...
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Forest Bathing

Bathing in the forest is the therapeutic practice of spending time in nature — particularly, in forests. Beneath a...
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Healthy Habits

A habit is a behavior that requires little thought or effort to carry out because you have become so accustomed to...
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Mindfulness for Kids

Raising calm, happy, confident kids is easier said than done. Social pressures, school-related stress, and activity...
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Mindfulness for Teens

Want to help your teen become more present, reduce their stress, and relax more? Mindfulness could be the answer. What...
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How to clear your mind

“The things you think about determine the quality of your mind.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations Stoics like Marcus...