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Mindful : April 2017
april PHOTOGRAPHSBYBÉATRICEPELTREANDCOURTESYOFMASTERMIND.ILLUSTRATIONBYMARTASEVILLA. 68 32 On Relationships Anti-Aging? No Thanks! Denial—even resistance—to getting older is a natural impulse. But what if we embraced our impermanence? 34 Work-Life Balance Straight Talk Three tips to stay confident during tough conversations. 36 The Mindful FAQ Am I Doing This Right? The latest install- ment in our series of helpful answers to common medi- tator questions. 22 Food More than Meets the Eye Onions play a suppor ting role in most dishes. Here, Béatrice Peltre puts their incredi- ble flavor front and center. 26 Walk the Talk Wise Judgment Law professor, mindfulness instructor, and former judge Gretchen Rohr on the ways mindful- ness and justice intersect. 28 How to Live a Mindful Life Let It Go 11 simple ways to forgive, heal, and move on. Living Practices 40 Spring to Life! As the world wakes up from its winter slumber, meditate with your five senses and celebrate the beauty all around you. Carolyn Gimian offers simple practices and tips. 48 Confessions of an Anxious Meditator The poster-child picture of the meditator is often someone with a blissed-out beatific smile, looking as if they are about to float into space. In fact, meditation puts us in touch with the anxiety we all carry as living, breathing human beings. And that’s why it can be so helpful. 56 What Is Love? Barbara Graham embarks on a journey to find the secret to lasting intimacy and connection. Along the way, she discovers what lies at the hear t of fulfilling, healthy relationships. 68 A House that Won’t Blow Down Meditation teacher Will Kabat-Zinn explores how intensive meditation can shift, little by little, the way we experience the world. FEATURES Departments 8 Point of View Alone Together Meditation may appear to be a sol- itary pursuit, says Barry Boyce, but many benefits come from doing it with others. 18 Brain Science When Avoidance Rules Your Life Though we often equate compul- sions and addic- tions, researchers are now drawing a sharp distinction between these two behaviors—one is about avoiding and the other about seeking. 6 The Mindful Survey 10 Top of Mind 16 Mindful-Mindless 76 Bookmark This 84 MindSpace On our cover: Gretchen Rohr, law professor and mindfulness instructor. Photograph by Eli Meir Kaplan. Hair/makeup: Zianni Coats. 22 10 2 mindful April 2017 contents