MeditationProNews (“MProNews”) is a weekly newsletter that explores the People, Places, Events and Trends affecting the World of Meditation and Mindfulness…

Quote of the Week

“It will be sunny again at some point.
The wind will calm down”

— Colin O’Brady
(Article #5)

January 19, 2019

This Week’s Highlights:

  • Tricycle explores 'Meditating Under the Influence'...
  • Colin O'Brady uses 'focus mantras' to cross the Antarctic...
  • Would YOU donate $600G in poker winnings..?
  • 1440 Multiversity hosts landmark conference...

Stay Tuned as we continue to track the top stories impacting the World of Meditation..!

Kalu Ali, Publisher
kalu@meditationpronews.com

-- This Week's Top10 --

#10 : He Really Is Prince Charming…

Prince Harry has officially taken the crown of “England’s most famous meditator”… And UK news organizations (like British GQ) are riding the wave for all it’s worth..!

A MAJOR Summit,
(In Cyberspace)…

Mindful magazine, in partnership with the 1440 Multiversity, is hosting a MAJOR summit featuring Jon Kabat-Zinn, Dan Harris, Tim Ryan, Byron Katie and others from Jan 15-17. Go to the Live Streaming page to participate or review past recordings…

An MPro To Know…

All we can say is “WOW”..! Kristina Cavitt, mindfulness educator, international relief worker and founder of The Kindness Institute is a powerhouse person to know…
So, we’re glad to read this “12 questions” interview that profiles her work and aspirations…

Get There Before The Tide Comes In…

If you’re traveling through Oregon, we encourage you to visit a magical art installation called Circles in the Sand.
The project, led by artist Denny Dyke, is a series of walking labyrinths created (and recreated) nearly every day at the Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint beach in Bandon, OR.

Virtual Therapy,
Real Concerns…

Serena Oppenheim, who focuses on ‘health literacy’, explains the potential benefits – and pitfalls – of using tech as a therapy tool…

This (%@$*!) Too Shall Pass…

“ALL HAIL” to Colin O’Brady who overcame fierce winds, frostbite and bone-chilling conditions for nearly two months by constantly repeating the mantra “This too shall pass”…

What Would YOU Do..?

We send thoughts of admiration to Scott Wellenbach – a Canadian poker player who donated his tournament winnings to charity because, “…Being a practitioner of Buddhism, we sit around and meditate a lot – and that’s free”

Chill With LeBron James…

Wanna free sample..? By partnering with the NBA (oddly enough, in Canada), Headspace seems to be testing the waters to see if sports fans can tune-in to meditation…

Monk On A Mission…

The Guardian profiles Haemin Sunim, Buddhist mond and author of the wildly successful Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down, published in 2012.

The Skinny On ‘MUI’…

“MUI” or “Meditating Under the Influence”, is becoming VERY popular, with CBD as the leading drug to “assist” the meditative process. So, Tricycle magazine attends a few classes and calls upon Buddhist experts to determine if CBD is a tool or a trick…

A Parting Thought

“Just as you wouldn’t leave the house without taking a shower, you shouldn’t start the day without at least 10 minutes of sacred practice: prayer, meditation, inspirational reading.”

– Marianne Williamson