Mindful Living® is the awareness that every thought, word, and action affects you, the environment, and society. Previously, our challenges were local. Now, they are both local and global. When we change ourselves, we change the world. Compassion, kindness and reverent respect for all living things are all core tenants of the Mindful Living® Network. Please read more about the core values of the Mindful Living Network) and as a result, the causes we support.
Mindful Living® can help you create a clearer understanding of how thoughts and emotions can impact your health, relationships, and quality of life. It is grounded in science, rooted in spirituality and independent of religious, spiritual, or cultural beliefs. Learn more about mindful living and the Mindful Living Network® through our videos.
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For over 30 years, Mindful Living® has been the subject of hundreds of research studies. For example, research has shown that Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (achieved through Mindful Living® ) is an effective intervention for many ailments. For instance, it helps a wide area of common mental and physical health problems such as stress, depression, anxiety and chronic pain. It also helps people coping with cancer, those who have gastrointestinal disease, obesity, attention deficit disorder, heart disease, and other addictions. Because of this, studies show the continued growth of scientific interest in mindful living. This had resulted in mindful living studies in industries like medicine, psychology, social work, and business.
The Story Behind Our Mindful Launch Date - 8.8.08 8:08
Here is a brief explanation from the Mindful Living Network founder, Dr Kathleen Hall regarding the significance of the number eight:
"I found this number to be so powerful and auspicious I decided to launch the Mindful Living Network on August 8, 2008, at 8pm, on minute 8 and on the eighth second. That was on the eighth year, eighth month, the eighth day, eighth hour, and eighth second of the day. The Mindful Living Network continues to grow and flourish from the womb of 8. When we have struggled and worked through challenges, I have depended on the energy of 8,. The number 8 to me is the Divine number and power, as well as a beacon of light guiding us through. Mindful living is number 8. There is no end to what you co-create when you live mindfully. Your life becomes one continuous, eternal, Divine loop of nourishment, challenges, growth, and wisdom."
You can read more about the significance of the number 8 to the Mindful Living Network.
The Story Behind Our Logo
Did you know that the Fibonacci Sequence is a phenomenon that occurs throughout nature, art, music, and mathematics? The Fibonacci numbers are seen in the growth of every living thing, including the Mindful Living Network. Dr Kathleen Hall says she wanted a powerful, sacred, Divine symbol for the logo. As a result, when the Mindful Living Network was created our logo features the Fibonacci Sequence.
Dr Kathleen Hall chose what is for her the ultimate symbol of the Divine in the universe. As she explains, "I prayed that this universal Divine code would drive everything we do at the Mindful Living Network. It does this by bringing hope, healing, and love into the world while alleviating suffering. This powerful symbol still lights our way. It continues to guide us to help love and heal the world". You can read more about the Fibonacci here.