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Zenchantment presents Zen Ocean - Spring Wild Flowers of California's Coast.

Zenchantment presents Zen Ocean - Spring Wild Flowers of California's Coast. The explosion of colors and unmatched beauty of wild flowers flourishing along the rugged coastline of California symbolizes the long anticipated arrival of Spring. Fields of wild flowers sprout seemingly overnight, their blinding brilliance competing with the brightness of the morning sun.  Fragile petals of poppies flutter delicately in the afternoon breeze. Undulating waves of bright yellow mustard fields bow to an offshore zephyr. A distant lighthouse stands over a rolling carpet of vibrant ground flowers.  Endless waves break and crash against the lofty cliffs in the background. Shades of purple, lavender and magenta are a testament to nature's endless bounty of vernal colors. The flourishing fields and clusters of Spring's wild flowers last for but a fleeting moment, soon to be at the mercy of relentless heat and then oncoming chill of California's coastal fog. Relax

Andy Puddicombe: All it takes is 10 mindful minutes

Andy Puddicombe: All it takes is 10 mindful minutes When is the last time you did absolutely nothing for 10 whole minutes? Not texting, talking or even thinking? Mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe describes the transformative power of doing just that: Refreshing your mind for 10 minutes a day, simply by being mindful and experiencing the present moment. (No need for incense or sitting in strange positions.) You can find free resources from Any to help you at this link TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at Follow TED news on Twitter:

Mindfulness for Beginners

Mindfulness for Beginners  Mindfulness for Beginners - Audiobook by Jon Kabat-Zinn This an excellent, gentle and easily accessible introduction. It achieves what it sets out to do, which is to provide a philosophical framework for a meditation practice and the very basics of starting one. Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD. is executive director at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. He is the founder and former director of the UMMC Stress Reduction Clinic and an associate professor of medicine in the division of preventive and behavioral medicine. Using mindfulness meditation, Kabat-Zinn works to help people reduce stress and deal with chronic pain, and a variety of illnesses, particularly breast cancer. He was a trainer for the 1984 U.S. Men's Olympic Rowing Team and is especially interested in reducing the stress-related problems in the inner city and in prison populations. John Kabat-Zinn has ser