The Silent Mind

By Fabio Angeleri | Meditation, Mindfulness, Yoga and Spirituality

Meditation and Exercise: Life Routines You Should Follow

We live in an increasingly frantic world where life has become a non-stop bombardment of the senses. Younger readers have never really known any …

Religion

25 Easy (and Free) Things You Can Do Today to Shake Up Your Life

Changing your life is easier than you think and these 25 suggestions prove it.<p>When you're stuck in a rut, it often feels like you need a big change -- a new job, a globe-trotting dream vacation, a wildly different, way healthier lifestyle.<p>But the problem with big changes is that they're usually …

Productivity

Want To Practice Mindfulness? Start At Work

On any given workday, most people appreciate a little break time. But not everyone knows how valuable truly taking a moment can be ― because how you use a break is just as important as the break itself. It’s all too common: you finally get a much-needed break, and end up spending it playing a game …

Mindfulness

The 7 Best Blogs On Mindfulness

The idea of mindfulness has been slowly rising in our collective consciousness since the 1950’s. The term is a translation of <i>sati,</i> the Pali-term (a …

Mindfulness

Deepak Chopra on Learning How to Meditate

When you’re first getting started, meditation can feel like a mysterious and daunting task. In truth, the most important step to beginning meditation …

Restoring the Mind to Kindness

An excerpt from <i>Happiness is an Inside Job</i>.<p>I wish it were true that regular meditation and prayer guaranteed equanimity, but it’s not that way for me. …

40 Reasons To Start Meditation Right Away

• Meditation will bring you peace of mind in a positive and spiritual way.<br>• It can guide towards the path of enlightenment.<br>• Meditation can unlock your …

How To Reshape Your Brain and Improve Your Life in Just 5 Minutes a Day

<b>Everyone from Google to the NFL is using this practice, and you should too.</b><p><i>How do you typically start your morning?</i><p>For many of us, starting off on "the right side of the bed" involves almost immediately checking a smartphone or email, and then diving headfirst into a day of hyper-connectedness and …

The Brain

Why Science Suggests, SHHH – You Should Be Practicing Silence

Advertisements<p>“Never miss a good chance to shut up.” ~ Will Rogers<p>Whether you find this treasured commodity by locking yourself in the bathroom, …

The Brain

Neuroscientists Say These Are The 5 Best Ways to Clear A Troubled Mind

We’re all trying to achieve great things. With a troubled mind, this can be significantly more difficult. Imagine if you could ‒ at will ‒ calm your …

The Upside of Envy

As long as we are the apple of everyone’s eye and have all our needs and desires satisfied, as long as there is nothing at all that we want that we …

Cary Grant

Releasing Emotions Through Yoga

Just as it is inappropriate and unhealthy to push past our physical edges, it is also unskillful and unhelpful to push past our emotional edges.<p>The …

You Will Be Amazed To Know How Meditation Affects Mind And Body

What comes to your mind when I say the word “Meditation”?<p>Boring? Useless? Right? In this fast running world, where everyone is in a hurry, who has …

6 Types Of Meditation Techniques And Their Benefits

We all are aware about the benefits of meditation. Many doctors today recommend meditation to their patients. But now the question arises on how …

Mindfulness and Creativity

Do mindfulness meditation techniques make people more creative?<p>Meditation techniques are quite old. Almost every religion has developed processes to help people to calm their minds and to tune out distractions from the outside world. In the past 20 years, there has been a growing recognition that …

Mindfulness

How Meditation Improves Our Health As We Get Older

You've heard that meditation is great for reducing stress and improving concentration, but it's even more impressive to see what it can do for our health as we age. Multiple studies show that regular meditation can significantly improve attention, memory, verbal fluency and help prevent cognitive …

Health

Are You Making These 11 Mistakes In Meditation?

<b>For Beginners.</b><p>Opt to meditate when you are calm and feel at ease. It’s not a good idea for a novice meditator to practice immediately after a busy …

Meditation

Thoughts And Meditation

In the last post, I invited you to take up meditation in a scientific way to experience God for yourself. When you sit in meditation, what happens? Is your mind always peaceful and able to focus on the Source of Divinity within your own heart, or do other thoughts and emotions appear and leave like …

Meditation

Why You Don't Want to Meditate—and 5 Ways to Make It Easier

Source: Markus_Christ/Pixabay<p>This is not a post to convince you that "meditation is good for you." By now it's common knowledge that the practice of …

Yoga

5 Things That Will Make Your Meditation Practice A Million Times Easier

I recently went hiking with a friend who was visiting Los Angeles from New York. On our trek, she started telling me about how tough it is for her to …

Meditation

How Meditation Can Help Make Your Mind Happier

It can also improve relationships<p>So is meditation just another fad that pops up from time to time like bell-bottom jeans? Nope. Research shows it really helps you be healthier, happier and even improves your relationships.<p>From The Mindful Brain:<p>The MBSR program brought the ancient practice of …

Meditation

A Morning Ritual That Will Make You Feel Like A Jedi

When I was a kid I wanted to be a Jedi. I remember watching Star Wars and would try and have the dishes done by just using the "Force." Or I would try having the lights turn off by just using the "Force." My spiritual practice started with those movies and has continued throughout my life.<p>When I …

Spirituality

5 Ways Buddhists Deal With Anger

Everybody gets angry. Whether it’s mild irritation or flaming rage, we experience it every day and there are few of us for whom this is not, at some …

Religion

Neuroscience Of Meditation: How To Make Your Mind Awesome

So is meditation just another fad that pops up from time to time like bell-bottom jeans? Nope. Research shows it really helps you be healthier, …

Psychology

The Marvellous Benefits of Mindfulness

Over the last thirty years, mindfulness has become a popular part of medicine and psychology. However, mindfulness has been around for much longer …

Mindfulness

Top 10 Music Sources For Mindfulness Meditation and Relaxation

Meditation work as a healing process for me, I do it regularly, and I really enjoy it, meditation helps me in many ways, whether I am stressful in a …

Meditation

Choose to Be Grateful. It Will Make You Happier.

TWENTY-FOUR years ago this month, my wife and I married in Barcelona, Spain. Two weeks after our wedding, flush with international idealism, I had the bright idea of sharing a bit of American culture with my Spanish in-laws by cooking a full Thanksgiving dinner.<p>Easier said than done. Turkeys are …

Psychology

Want To Start Meditating? Try This

There are a lot of resources out there to help you get started with meditation. While they all try to be as helpful as possible, there's one …

10 Simple Tips For Beginning Meditators

I've been meditating and practicing mindfulness for eight years now. Both practices have given me so many positive benefits--reduced anxiety, stress relief, control over my emotions--that I never want to stop. But, I can still remember eight years ago being a bit intimidated by the word meditation. …

Meditation