• First Elections

    First Elections

    27 April 1994. South Africa holds its first elections in which all people can vote. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1994_South_African_general_election

  • Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe

    18 April 1980. Zimbabwe recognizes independence. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zimbabwe

  • Present Wellness

    Present Wellness

    “The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.” — Abraham Maslow

  • Wanting Things Different

    Wanting Things Different

    “Suffering usually relates to wanting things to be different than they are.” – Allan Lokos

  • What is mindfulness? Chances are, you’re already practicing it.

    What is mindfulness? Chances are, you’re already practicing it.

    By: Blake Calamas & Arthur Grau. If you’re new to mindfulness, you may not know what being “mindful” actually means. You may think to yourself, “Wow! What I wouldn’t give for a few moments of turning off my brain!” You may have images of monks or religious figures seated in lotus poses, eyes closed, palms […]

  • How might we make mindfulness the new ‘bio-break’?

    Taking even just a few minutes of quiet reflection time each day has been cited to reduce stress, increase immune response, and even change brain structures to help mitigate the “reptilian” responses our physiology uses to react to a changing world.

  • Using the breath guided audio

    Attending to the breath is one of several techniques we practice daily @2:50 pm. Breath attention is one of the simplest most effective practices available to anyone anywhere. For this reason, we return to it again as foundational to the rest of the day. Listen to a guided practice on using the breath on Insight […]

  • Simple random stretches for you and your team

    Spin the wheel to get a random choice, then scroll down and take the stretch indicated.

  • Mindfulness resources and shares

    8 June 2021 – Boxed Breathing with Lauren Navy Seal /Box Breathing* [4-4-4-4]  https://youtu.be/ruElUiVoQPQ  (2 min 8 sec) – simple start and help gain control of our vagus nerve and calm the core. Dr. Rangan Chatterjee / Stress Solution [3-4-5] breathing practice  https://youtu.be/tfuTUPHkX4Y   (1 min 36 sec) posture and 2 types of breathing: lung (shallow) breathing vs […]

  • At the hour’s top

    A collective poem for the anniversary of @2:50 Thank you to participants and guests for joining us to celebrate the anniversary of MIT@2:50 and for your individual and collective contributions to our celebratory poems! Thanks to Lizarett Flavour for curating the chaos into a beautiful verse. Find the original on her site. Thank you to […]