Alfred W. Kaszniak guides his students through an exercise: mindfully eating raisins, one at a time.
“Some of you may be thinking, ‘Why am I doing this? This is dumb,’” he says. But he urges them to suspend judgment.
Slowing down is at the core of contemplative traditions and practices like yoga, meditation, tai chi, deep listening, and mindful eating, all of which have been growing in popularity.