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The Only Stretch You Need For Better Posture Instantly

<i>Here at mbg, we believe in</i> <i>Mindful Movement</i><i>. In our video series, we’ll break down various moves designed to help you take care of your physical body</i> …

31 Five-Second Reminders that Will Make Calmness Your Superpower

<i>Your goal is to grow so strong on the inside that nothing on the outside can affect your inner peace of mind without your conscious permission.</i>The …

Meditation

Kundalini Sequence to Awaken the 10 Bodies

Are you ready to discover your life’s purpose and activate your fullest potential? Kundalini Yoga is an ancient practice that helps you channel …

Spirituality

Dry Brushing Health Benefits Go Beyond Smooth Skin & Here’s How It Works

So, you probably brush your hair every day, but what about your skin? If you think brushing your body sounds totally bananas, it's actually an easy …

15 Minutes to Better Posture

The Routine<p>The five easy exercises that follow—from Calgary, Alberta, yoga instructor Susi Hately (functionalsynergy.com)—can release tension, build …

Yoga

10 “Notes to Self” We Need to Read 10 Times a Day Until They Sink In

<i>Happiness doesn’t start with a relationship, a vacation, a job, or money. It starts with our thinking and what you tell ourselves every day.</i>The best …

Cognitive Restructuring for Stress Relief

There’s plenty of solid evidence that how we think about what’s going on in our lives can greatly contribute to whether or not we find events in our …

Psychology

The Power of the Third Moment

Another driver cuts you off, and you feel a surge of rage. A coworker gets the promotion you think you deserve, and waves of jealousy wash over you. …

What Green Tara Can Teach Us about Fear

<b>Fear</b> can be a paralyzing experience. It robs us of peace of mind and our sense of self-control, and it blocks our ability to achieve the positive …

Meditation

3 Short (and Easy) Meditations That Are Designed to Help You Lose Weight

There's no one right path to weight loss. Some people respond well to a completely different diet, while others do better with a new fitness routine. Adopting a meditative practice might be a supplemental weight-loss tool that works for you, and you'll never know until you've tried it yourself. …

A lesson on how to body brush and reduce cellulite

I won’t try to pretend I’ve discovered something new with dry skin brushing.<p>In the 1990s the cure for practically everything, but especially cellulite, was a brush from The Body Shop. 
I gave it a go for, oh, at least five days. Results? Nothing. Not one dimple shifted. I gave up, disillusioned. …

4 Mental Habits to Break If You Want to Be Happier and More Confident

Committing to true happiness is a day-to-day job. It's not enough to simply focus on the positives and hope for the best (though that definitely …

101 Awesome Zen Proverbs and Sayings to Live Your Life By

You can’t really put Zen into words, but you can share some of its timeless wisdom in ways that lead you on the path to discovering the truth for …

10 Truths About Life That We All Need to Remember

Many people see happiness as simply being positive all the time. But this couldn’t be further from the truth.<p>If you want to experience happiness, we …

Tibetan Meditation Music, Soothing Music, Relaxing Music Meditation, Binaural Beats, ☯3186

Let Go Or Be Dragged

You do not suffer because things are impermanent. You suffer because things are impermanent and you think they are permanent.<br>— Thich Nhat Hanh<p>Next …

Top 10 Music Sources For Mindfulness Meditation and Relaxation

Meditation is a powerful tool. It helps us to concentrate on ourselves from all other external objects. I practice meditation on a regular basis. It …

9 Free Guided Meditations for Greater Peace and Clarity

Sometimes, I wonder what the Buddha would have thought about guided meditations.I think he would have approved of them as great tools for the …

The Secret to Never Being Frustrated Again

We all get frustrated.<p>The guy in front of you is driving like an idiot. Your boss is being a jerk. Your partner isn’t listening.<p>And sometimes these …

Self-help

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

How To Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets To Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

See Colleagues as They Are, Not as They Were

Is there a colleague with whom you have a strained working relationship? If, by chance, you are some kind of work superhero who just answered “no” to that question, is there at least someone with whom you would like to have a <i>better</i> relationship?<p>If so, please ask yourself the following questions in …

Mindfulness

5 Ways Faking Confidence Leads to Authentic Happiness

<b>Sometimes you have to work with what you’ve got!</b><p><i>Fake it ’til you make it</i> — We hear this advice all the time.<p>But, does the approach really work?<p>When …

Tibetan Pranayama: The Little-Known Meditation Technique with Powerful Benefits

Pranayama has been a source to draw in the ‘Prana’ or chi or the universal life force across meditation practitioners for times immemorial. The oft …

15 Practical Ways To Find Your Zen At Work

Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh on the power of mindfulness.<p><i>This story is part of our monthlong “</i><i>Work Well</i><i>” initiative, which focuses on thriving in the workplace. You can find more stories from this project</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>Given how much time we spend at work, it is a crying shame if we don’t get the most out of …

Stage 2

<b>The Mindfulness of Breathing, Stage Two</b><p>The second stage of the mindfulness of breathing practice is similar to the first, but instead of counting the …