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By Fabio Angeleri | Meditation, Mindfulness, Yoga and Spirituality

Yoga Mudras to Shift Your Energy in Body and Mind

Everything you do with your hands is an expression of your heart. Think about it: blowing a kiss, a high five in triumph, or cuddling a pet are all …

Yoga

The Power of Presence: 3 Simple Ways to Harness Mindfulness

We hear a lot about being mindful - not just within spiritual circles - but more and more in the work place.

What exactly is mindfulness?

Simply, mindfulness is awareness of the present or the ability to be present in all aspects of our lives. It's a honing of the mind to focus on what is happening …

Mindfulness

Why Positive Affirmations Don't Work For Everyone + What To Do Instead

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It’s remarkable how many women don’t allow themselves to feel the fullness of their pleasure, as they’ve been taught from an early …

University of Waterloo

Nine Powerful Life Lessons From Studying With A Monk

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When I was 18 years old, I suffered from anxiety and stomach problems. A compassionate physician and …

Zen

5 Easy Ways To Empty Your Mind Before Bed

Do you lie awake at bedtime with thoughts running rampant in your mind? If you’re busy or stressed, then your mind is likely to be on overdrive much …

Mind

7 Reasons it’s Time to Move On and Embrace Change

Change isn’t part of the process; it is the process. The bad news: nothing is permanent. The good news: nothing is permanent.

Today, with the help of …

Audiobooks

Meditation, Literally Reshaping Your Brain

Mediation’s been around for cen­turies. It’s con­sid­ered a cor­ner stone for men­tal health by numer­ous east­ern reli­gions, but med­i­ta­tion …

Meditation

10 Ways To Make Big Decisions You'll Never Regret

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Very recently I was at a pool party with another mom and our sons. This was not a kiddy-party, but the hosts graciously welcomed …

Writing

How to Stop Procrastinating and Get Yourself to Study

It was dark in my room. Quiet too. I could feel the warmth coming from the 3rd story window in our apartment building, but I had the shades down …

Procrastination

5 Signs You're Ready To Seek Your Higher Purpose

I didn’t become a banker to change the world. I became a banker to make money. It was ultimately the desire to change the world, which never left me …

Sustainability

16 Incredible Stories of Healing Through Yoga

An oft-debated truism about the nature of pain says that “all suffering is equal.” For many, the notion that starvation or torture and anxiety are on …

7 Steps to Overcoming Attachment and Letting Go with Meditation

Attachment, desire, clinging, and grasping. All of these words have been used to describe what we do when we hold on to things in an effort to find …

Meditation

The 4 Psychological Triggers That Catalyze Change

“Things do not change; we change.” ~Henry David Thoreau

The world knows no joy like an evangelist with an opening. My eyes lit up as I jumped into my …

Healthy Eating

3 Ways To Feel Better About Yourself

It feels so easy to say, yet so hard to do. ‘Just be happy!’ – If only it were that simple.

The truth is, however, it actually is that simple…if

Healthy Eating

9 Addictions 90% of Us Struggle With

We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking.

“I’m addicted!” she said.

“But didn’t you just tell me …

Mind

Everything You Need to Know About Meditation Posture

There are a million forms of meditation in the world, but if you went around the world taking photographs of people meditating many of them would …

Religion

10 Meditation Tips for Beginners

Meditation is a wonderful tool for decreasing feelings of stress and anxiety, and increasing feelings of peacefulness, contentedness and connectedness. It helps you stay present in the moment so that you can experience your life as it happens, rather than always being caught up in the past or the …

Meditation

Your Excuses For Not Meditating: Debunked

An on-air panic attack led this news anchor to become a meditation evangelist. Let him tell you why all of your excuses are bullshit.

No surprise: Our work lives are stressful. Eight in 10 of us are stressed at work.

And you've likely heard that meditation is the solution to reducing some of that …

Meditation

15 Self Help Books You Need To Read

Self-help and personal development material is one of those things that’s either embraced with open arms, or pushed away like a bad meal. I prefer …

Self-Help

9 Surefire Signs Your Inner Critic is Doing the Talking

How often do you find yourself hesitating or not speaking up at work for fear that you won't be taken seriously or you may be questioned or criticized? Are you scared to death that one of these days a colleague is going to stand up in a meeting and shout, "I knew it! You've been fooling us all this …

Critics

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Sundays are an opportunity to mentally and physically prepare for the week ahead.

MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for: What is your Sunday routine? is written by Lynn Jurich, CEO and

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What to Do with Your Mind During Meditation

I have been teaching peaceful-abiding meditation for 14 years now, and over that time I have realized that there are many misconceptions about what …

Meditation

The Power Behind Setting An Intention In Yoga

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Meditation invokes a quieting ocean of calm, but only with time and consistent practice. But I didn't get that until I really …

Yoga

16 Simple Ways to Love Yourself Again

Start telling yourself what you love about yourself. – In your own life it’s important to know how spectacular you are. You really have to look in …

Forgiveness

18 Ways to Peacefully Motivate Yourself

Most productivity tips boil down to clever ways of forcing yourself to do things you don’t want to do. How exhausting! It’s so much more peaceful – …

Shed

Plato's Cave: An Explanation of Reality and Awakening

Waking Times

Video – Here is an animated version of Plato’s Cave, the most popular, most insightful attempt to explain reality as we know it. The …

Greek Philosophy

The Zen of Waking Up Early: 8 Tips for Waking Up Early and Living Your Purpose

It took me a while to notice the connection, despite the fact that it was in front of me all along. I didn’t start waking up early until I had some

Zen

Everything You Wanted to Know About the Pineal Gland

The famous philosopher Descartes described the pineal gland as the “principal seat of the soul.” You’ve probably heard of this gland being the ‘third …

Pineal Gland

Helping Kids Develop a Contemplative Practice

It’s never too early to introduce your kids to the calming effects of a contemplative practice. You just need to take a clever approach, says …

Kids