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Mindful : June 2015
IN BUSINESS A police officer stopped a shoplifter who was stealing baby food, and instead of writ- ing him up, he paid for the food so the man could feed his child. ● When Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera’s house caught fire, a nine-year-old girl sent a letter with five dollars of her tooth fairy money to help. He returned it with a thank you note and some swag. Ronald Read, a former janitor and gas attendant in Vermont, left a secret investment for tune to his community when he died. $1.2 mil- lion went to the local library and $4.8 million went to the hospital. The Experience Helmet Most helmets are designed to protect; the Experience Helmet is made to expose you to the most dangerous of things—your thoughts. How it works: You place the badass-looking motorcycle helmet on your head, it translates your thoughts into mellow ambient noise and plays them back to you. It was created by Lithu- anian sound designer Aiste Noreikaite, whose idea for the project was that in hearing the patterns of your thoughts, you can tune in to your own mind. More than Medicine In The Washington Post, Melinda Ring, medical director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Nor thwestern University, writes that mindfulness training for health-care prac- titioners would drastically reduce the number of dangerous hospital-acquired infections. The piece was informed by her ongoing study on the effects of mindfulness practice on doctors’ and nurses’ decision-making and quality of care. Leading the World in Meditation Global politics makes room for meditation: At this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Swit- zerland, once again each day began with an 8 a.m . meditation session, led by Jon Kabat-Zinn, and this year the conference featured a panel on how meditation affects the brain. Take an ArtBreak If you’re in Seattle, swing down to the Henry Art Galler y on your lunch break to meditate and appreciate some ar t. The gallery offers themed one-hour guided gallery viewings—called ArtBreaks—and every second Thursday the theme is mindfulness meditation. Of Minds and Markets Could mindfulness be the nex t big trend in marketing? Lisa Nirell, CEO of EnergizeGrow th, recently wrote a book on the subject, called Mindful Marketer. She’s committed to show- ing marketers and businesses the value of paying attention, whether to your mind or your client. FUN FACT A recent study at UCLA finds compelling evidence that, in the long run, meditators’ brains age more slowly—so as we inch toward our inevitable end, we can keep our brains alive and well. Breaking News, With Mindfulness Leading textbook publisher Routledge recently released Mindful Journal- ism and News Ethics in the Digital Era, applying mindfulness principles to journalism to “add clarity, fairness and equity to news decision-mak- ing and to offer a moral compass to journalists facing ethical dilemmas in their work.” The book offers journalists a fresh approach to repor ting in a time when news ethics are both distrusted and increasingly vague. Beyond Counting Sheep In Januar y, Mindfulness Matters— an Irish organization—released a CD called Sleep for Kids, which provides exercises accompanied by soothing music to guide kids into peaceful sleep. It’s one of a growing number of resources to help kids wind down and catch some Zs. June 2015 mindful 11 3Extra ordinary Acts of Kindness PHOTOGRAPHSBY:©DMITRIYRAYKIN,©ALEKSANDR,©HOBBITFOOT,©INNA_ASTAKHOVA,©POGONICI,©KITCHBAIN,©JALCARAZ/DOLLARPHOTOCLUB,COURTESYOFAISTENOREIKAITE.COM/©NATALJASAFRONOVA