Reification – A Curious Thing We Do ~ Beth Glosten, M.D.

Definition: Reification: to make something abstract more concrete or real; to consider or represent something abstract as a material or concrete thing; to give definite content and form to a concept or idea. We humans come equipped with an amazing mind – a mind that...

The Value of Retreat ~ Tim Burnett

Checking in to the Zoom room on a Saturday morning in August, I could tell the group was nervous about spending the next six hours in silence. Impressively, everyone in my class of health professionals – doctors, nurses, a researcher – had all shown up and...

Roots of Mindfulness 2020 – The Three Marks of Existence

by Tim Burnett & Robin Boudette, October 2020 THE BUDDHIST ROOTS OF MINDFULNESS 2020 In October 2020, Mindfulness Northwest Executive Director and Guiding Teacher Tim Burnett co-led a 7-day retreat on the teachings on the foundational Buddhist teaching of the...

STOP

Feeling alarmed? Getting reactive? Try STOP-ing. By helping you drop below the “story line” and into your lived experience, this brief practice may help you feel the space between stimulus and response. At the very least, it may prevent you from doing or...

Roots of Mindfulness 2019 – The Seven Factors of Awakening

by Tim Burnett & Robin Boudette, October 2019 LECTURES FROM THE FALL 2019 ROOTS OF MINDFULNESS RETREAT In October 2019, Mindfulness Northwest Executive Director and Guiding Teacher Tim Burnett co-led a 7-day retreat on the Buddhist teachings of the Seven Factors...