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8 Ways to Make Meditation Easy and Fun

<b>“The only Zen you find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.” ~Robert M. Pirsig</b><p>I know meditation is good for me. I know it can do …

Meditation

The Best Mindfulness Exercise Most People Don’t Know

“Live in the moment,” “one moment at a time,” “just breathe,” “look within,” “be in the here-and-now,” “face your problems head-on.” Who’s not …

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How to Meditate?

Most people know that meditation is good for us, and that it is a highly recommended health and wellbeing, as well as spiritual, practice. Many people however, miss out on the many benefits of regular meditation only because...they don't know how to meditate.<p>This process remains mysterious and …

Meditation can help with aging, pain, depression, experts say - TODAY.com

Everyone seems to meditate: Coworkers plan to vacation at a meditation retreat, friends chat about favorite meditation apps and countless articles praise the practice.<p>Does meditation live up to the hype?<p>“The science is very much in an embryonic state,” says Richard Davidson, founder of the Center …

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Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

5 Apps to Use Everyday to Improve Mindfulness

Can you remember what life was like before you had a cell phone?<p>Even though it wasn't that long ago, I imagine it as a time of ease and calmness.<p>Maybe I'm idealizing life without a cell phone, but instead of dreaming of simpler times, I've decided to use my phone to my advantage.<p>Here are five apps …

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4 Meditation Tips For the First Timer

From a guy who trained as a Buddhist monk for 10 years.<p>Life can be incredibly stressful. If the tried-and-true methods for dealing with it—whiskey, some exercise, moving to another country and changing your name—aren't working, you might want to consider meditation.<p>Andy Puddicombe knows that you …

So, You Wanna Meditate

You've heard or read about how beneficial meditation can be for your health, your peace of mind, and your sense of well-being. And you're convinced. You're ready to (gulp) learn to meditate yourself.<p>So you Google "How to meditate," only to find there are zillions of approaches. Meditation comes in …

Simple Steps For Starting A Meditation Practice

You may have read all the recent studies on mindfulness and meditation and its positive impact on the mind and body. Perhaps you are curious to start a meditation practice but aren’t sure how. Starting a meditation practice can feel a bit daunting, especially for those of us that are Type A and …

Find your moment of Zen with our selection of the best meditation apps

It’s no secret that stress takes a serious toll on your body and psyche. In our constantly connected lives, it’s important to take a little time each …

A 10-Minute Meditation Session for Beginners

You’ve heard that meditation is “good for you,” but the benefits are far beyond just feeling better. Meditation is the practical method for taking …

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The Incredible Alternative To Mindfulness Meditation You Probably Haven't Tried

We keep seeing more studies demonstrating us how mindfulness meditation can change the brain, make us feel better, and generally improve our lives. …

The Biggest Meditation Practice You've Never Heard Of—And 5 Steps To Try It Today

At this point, we’re all familiar with the wide-ranging health benefits of meditation. It can help you handle adversity, eradicate stress, lose …

101 Inspiring Mindfulness Quotes to Live By

“Living 24 hours with mindfulness is more worthwhile than living 100 years without it.”– The BuddhaMindfulness practice , at its foundation, is …

A Breath Meditation for Beginners

This is the first in a series of meditation practices that are meant to increase focus, awareness, and enable you to be more present with the breath …

How To Fit Meditation Into Your Morning Routine — No Matter What

By now, you’ve probably heard: Meditation holds amazing benefits. If it were a pill, it would be a miracle drug. It improves focus, productivity, and …

The Benefits and Simplicity of Meditation

I recently wrote a piece ranking the Top 20 Habits for Happiness, Health, Productivity, and Success. The list is subjective, based on my research, reading, learning from experts, and personal experimentation over the years.<p>Although the list has generally been well-received, readers pointed out one …

Daily Meditation: Like Calm Water

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a short passage from Thich Nhat Hanh's book, <i>How To Relax</i>. Each of us has a …

12 Mindfulness Quotes that Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

Over the past couple of years, as I’ve watched my son grow from a baby into a remarkable little boy, I’ve learned that a young child can teach an …

How I Meditate: Author and Philosopher Dr. Nate Klemp

<i>Nate Klemp, Ph.D., wrote the book on wellness—literally. He’s co-author of the</i> New York Times <i>best seller</i> Start Here: Master the Lifelong Habit of …

Mindfulness May Be the Secret to Staying Healthy

Mindfulness is the act of paying attention – in an intentional and nonjudgmental way – to your own thoughts and feelings. Being more aware of your …

Here's How Meditation Reduces Inflammation And Prevents Disease

A new study reveals the neurobiological effects of the practice.<p>Science has shown that mindfulness meditation can have a positive impact on a huge range of health conditions, including cancer, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. The practice has even been found to slow HIV progression …

Mindfulness Meditation Linked to The Reduction of a Key Inflammation Marker

Biological evidence for the power of meditation.<p>Mindfulness meditation has been linked both to a whole lot of health benefits over the years, from …

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Five of the best meditation apps

Boost your mindfulness and try to rise above digital distractions with these apps to carve out time for peaceful reflection<p>The first rule of mindfulness might be to switch your smartphone off. From checking emails at bedtime to constant, needy push notifications from mobile games, our phones can …

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Supercharge Your Sleep by Meditating Before Bed

Studies show that meditating before bed can cure insomnia and effectively combat certain sleep disorders.

How Meditation Will Transform The Way You Manage Your Time

Have you ever wondered what actually “time” is? We live in a society organized according to a linear vision of time, with a huge imprinted obsession …

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3 Tips for Integrating Meditation Into Your Schedule

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Like many entrepreneurs, my schedule changes from day to day. Despite a real effort to create a routine, the requirement to hustle, connect and work dynamically makes it a challenge and I know I’m not alone in this.<p>The “liquid …

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Why You Are Not Meditating

Do you meditate regularly?<p>If you do, you know how invaluable it is to your well-being.<p>If you don’t, you probably know you “should” but either cannot …

Meditation

5 Ways to Connect with Your Inner Self and Increase Productivity

If you’re anything like me, it always seems like there’s more work and “have-to-do’s” than hours in the day. It’s easy to get overwhelmed and lose …

Finding The Meditation Practice That Is Right For You

rotate="90"><p>Image credit: PIlgrimage of the Heart Yoga<p>Each week at our yoga studios in San Diego over 150 people come and enjoy our meditation, mindfulness and pranayama classes. Many of these students are brand new to this type of practice. Two of the questions I get asked most often are: "How do …