Just Being is Enough
An article by Tim Burnett | July 2024

People often ask me if there’s a mindfulness practice for ….fill in the blank. Is there a practice for anxiety? Or a practice that helps in grieving a loss? Or a practice for improving concentration or mental performance in some way?While my answer is generally yes,...

Mindfulness Handouts

With deep gratitude to our long-time client King County, Washington, we are happy to share the following handouts on integrating mindfulness into your day, especially at work. Note that most handouts include interactive links to our website and other resources. They...

Planting Seeds
An article by Tim Burnett | April 2023

When I was younger I was a very judgmental person.Pretty much anything anyone said or did I’d have a strong opinion about how they could have done that better and the many things wrong with their choices and approach. It was a pretty constant grouch-fest with a strong...

Turning Toward the Cold
by Ellen Zocher, December 2023

Growing up near Lake Washington, I was the kid who sat on the dock watching with envy, terrified of getting in the water as my friends had fun splashing about. I suspect that my Dad grabbing my foot in the pool to play “Jaws” when I was little had...

Beginner’s Mind
Spring Weekend Retreat 2021
A talk by Tim Burnett

In March 2021, Mindfulness Northwest Executive Director and Guiding Teacher Tim Burnett led a weekend retreat online focussed on the powerful teachings of beginner’s mind from Buddhism which also form a foundational part of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction as...