Elizabeth Carnevale

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A Practical Guide To Start Meditating Every Day

When we think of changing or taking on a new challenge, we think about preparing our bodies and making external physical changes. But a very powerful …

Meditation 101: Learn How to Meditate in Savasana

15<p>SHARES<p>Prepare to meditate in spacious awareness with this simple routine to balance your energy and focus.<p>Meditation can be challenging. Even after …

Meditation

Basic Tools And Techniques To Start A Meditation Practice (Video)

<b> Transcription</b>Today, I want to talk a little bit more about meditation which is a very important part of my life, and something I also talk about in</i> …

Meditation

Freedom Friday: Stop Trying to be “Perfect”

Happy Friday, Gorgeous!<p>YASSSS! It’s Friday!!<p>Do you battle with the frustration when you don’t do something “perfectly”? Are you always striving for …

46 Meditation Tips & Answers to Common Questions

As a beginner or intermediate meditator, you may have many questions about how to meditate, how to integrate it into your life, and how to deal with …

Meditation

The 5 Yoga Poses You Should Be Doing Every Day

5 Yoga Poses You Should Be Doing Every Day<p>Seated Meditation:<p>A mere 5 minutes of seated meditation each morning can significantly calm your mind …

Yoga

How to stop giving yourself a hard time

<b>As part of our wellbeing-themed month, we're thrilled to have a guest post from Andy Puddicombe the founder of Headspace on our blog. Thanks, …

Mastering the Yoga Basics

Savasana is the first basic yoga pose to learn. It will help teach you how to relax your entire body with full complete breaths. First begin by lying …

Meditation for Lazy People

I love yoga – I’ve been doing it for over a decade. As good as I feel from it, I’ve never been able to cross over into meditation. My mind is like …

7 Million-Dollar Habits of the Super Successful

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you remember the first time self development became important to you?<p>I do. I was 7 years old and I was in love with basketball. My mother had bought me a book called <i>Rare Air</i>, the autobiography of Michael Jordan.<p>Through this book, …

Motivation

An Introduction to the Chakras

Many of us approach yoga from the pure physical opening. I know that I did. When I first started yoga, 13 years ago, I had a specific aim – to …

Spirituality

Mindfulness Meditation as a Means to an End

There is so much mindfulness meditation can teach us: how to be in touch with our thoughts and feelings; how our thoughts and feelings impact our bodies and actions; strategies to find greater focus and decrease anxiety and stress. Yet one of the areas I've found to be the most beneficial has been …

10 Ways to Tame Your Monkey Mind and Stop Mental Chatter

Zen Buddhists refer to the constant chatter of the mind as monkey mind. The Buddha held that the human mind is filled with drunken monkeys flinging …

What Kind of Happiness Are You Seeking?

Dear friends<p>How much do we really know about happiness? From a Buddhist perspective, all sentient beings, including animals, seek happiness. We have …

Happiness

After 5 years of practicing mindfulness meditation, I've realized why people think it's impossible

I'd sit cross-legged and try to concentrate on my breath like the books told me to.<p>Then something frustrating would happen: Rather than resting in tranquility, I'd be thinking — about lunch, about the classes I'd teach that day, about the fight I'd had with my soon-to-be ex-girlfriend.<p>Those …

Meditation

How Meditation Helps Your Brain

But the brains of people who identified as long-term meditators seemed to deteriorate more slowly with age.<p>How come? Meditating is like giving your brain a workout, says study coauthor Florian Kurth, M.D., Ph.D.<p>Intense mental activities may help your brain grow, counteracting the atrophy that …

Why Yoga Is So Great For Your Spine & Heart Health

Hundreds of years ago English physician Thomas Sydenham taught that “a man is as old as his arteries.” We usually don't think about the health of our …

Weight Loss