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Add Mindfulness to Your Bedtime Ritual

Add Mindfulness to Your Bedtime Ritual<p>Bedtime is the perfect time to add a little mindfulness to your routine. After a long, tiring day for both parents and children, bedtime is often the thing that can connect and calm the family. Adding a little bit of time unwinding at the end of the day as a …

Mindfulness
Self-help

Yoga and Meditation Can Actually Change Your Genes

This article originally appeared on Time. For more stories like this, visit time.com.<p>Yoga and meditation may do more than just help you feel relaxed …

Immune System

The healing power of gratitude

A de-stressor takes a part of calmness through the body and brain. Something that’s powerful to say and writing it down. It can be like putting down …

Meditation

Why Flowers Make Us Happy

Flowers can only make you happy by triggering your happy brain chemicals. Here’s how they do that:<p>Dopamine is triggered by the expectation of a …

Antidepressants

The Beginner's Guide to Chakras

Chakra. It’s a word you’ve probably heard in yoga class—and the checkout line at Whole Foods—but do you <i>really</i> know what it means? If the answer is …

Spirituality

The Art of Standing Still

<b>Before I opened my own martial arts school, I used to practice martial arts at a local elementary school on weekends.</b> I would bring my training …

Tai Chi

5 Ways Mindfulness Can Help You Sleep Better

If you've been spending time scrolling through your social media feed or reading the news lately, chances are good that you've crossed paths with the word "mindfulness." The practice has recently become a major part of discussions regarding sleep, stress, and anxiety, and unlike quick fixes and …

Scoliosis can seem unbearable – but there are ways to manage the pain

Today is Scoliosis Awareness Day. For some scoliosis sufferers, this is a pretty accurate description of most days. In fact, it’s often hard to think about anything else.<p>I first became aware of a pain in my back around four years ago. I had been unwell for almost a year after losing a lot of weight …

Pain

Do meditation apps really work?

Headspace CEO Rich Pierson argues that meditating is the new jogging on the latest episode of Too Embarrassed to Ask.<p>It’s easy to think that our phones and all the addictive apps on them are making us more stressed. But hundreds of apps are rowing in the opposite direction — trying to help us relax.<p>…

Meditation

“Adult” Better with Meditation

A lot of us avoid meditation because it doesn’t seem accessible. But meditation doesn’t need to be an exotic retreat—although some of our neighbors …

Mindfulness

Yoga Anatomy: What You Need to Know About the Shoulder Girdle

14.1K<p>SHARES<p>It’s the most mobile and arguably the most vulnerable joint in the body. Here’s what you need to know about the muscles of the shoulder to …

Yoga

If You’re Too Busy to Meditate, Read This

This morning, like every morning, I sat cross-legged on a cushion on the floor, rested my hands on my knees, closed my eyes, and did nothing but breathe for 20 minutes.<p>People say the hardest part about meditating is finding the time to meditate. This makes sense: who these days has time to do …

I Took a Sound Bath And It Changed the Way I Meditate

Could this be the meditation solution I've been looking for?<p>A couple years ago, I heard <i>ABC News</i> anchor Dan Harris speak at Chicago Ideas Week. He …