The Silent Mind

By Fabio Angeleri | Meditation, Mindfulness, Yoga and Spirituality

The Microcosmic Orbit

Regular practice of the Microcosmic Orbit will bring greater energy, ease and peace throughout the body and mind.<p>There is an ancient Taoist …

Find Meditation Everywhere

<i>We’ve forgotten to block out the outside noise and listen from within—and it’s costing us more than we realize.</i><p>BY HEATHER QUINLAN<p>You’ve heard your …

Meditation

Yama: the five vows of the seeker

<b>S</b>pirituality is not a path for the faint hearted. Swami Vivekananda has said, “I need lions and not sheep.” Have you wondered why the great Master has spoken so? It is because every single moment we are working on our self. Every moment of our existence we are refining our lifestyle to ensure the …

Hinduism

Everything You Need To Start: Meditation

The secret to sculpting a firm, toned and strong body is constantly varying your workouts so your muscles and mind won’t get bored. And now is the …

Meditation

A Neuroscientist Explains What Happens To Your Brain When You Meditate

Meditation is becoming very popular lately. Perhaps it’s the anecdotal evidence friends are sharing with each other or the fact that more and more …

Ayurveda 101: The Best Pranayama for Each Dosha

You probably know that your diet should change with the seasons, but according to Ayurveda, even your pranayama should be tweaked three times a year, …

Meditation

When The World Feels Upside Down, Give This Meditation A Try

Have you ever had your world turned upside down? Have you ever questioned everything you thought to be true? It's a scary place to be, isn't it? When …

Meditation

Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit

In less than the time it takes you to have lunch, you could be expanding your brain -- literally.<p>There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence.<p>Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- …

The Brain

Meditation is saving my sanity this year

In the worst of times, we all need a little breathing room<p>Nobody’s ever accused me of being the calm in the storm. The adjective “mellow” has never once been lobbed in my direction. I am instead every overscheduled working mother cliché you’ve ever seen, the kind of woman who can frequently be …

Meditation

How Struggles with Serious Illnesses Made Me Healthier and Happier

While battling cancer, going through menopause at 25 years old, later facing life in a wheelchair, as well as going through a divorce, I continued to …

Spirituality

This Is the Most Effective Way to Start Meditating

Have you thought about starting a meditation practice?<p>If you haven’t, I would highly suggest it. There are so many benefits to meditation; no one …

Spirituality

Actually, Let’s Not Be in the Moment

I’m at the kitchen sink, after a long day of work and kids and chores and the emotional exhaustion of a toxic election season, attempting to mindfully focus on congealed SpaghettiOs. My brain flits to the Netflix queue. I manhandle my thoughts back to the leaky orange glob in front of me. My brain …

Mindfulness

Why You Should Take 5 Minutes Each Morning To Meditate

Living in the modern world, your mantra is probably "go, go, go." While it might be routine to jump out of bed and immediately check your email as …

Meditation

12 Powerful Gratitude Practices That Bring Joy

<b>“Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.” ~A. A. Milne</b><p>Gratitude didn’t come …

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Harvard Neuroscientist: Meditation Not Only Reduces Stress, Here’s How It Changes Your Brain – Mindfulness Exercise [Self Help Blog]

Sara Lazar, a neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, was one of the first scientists to take the anecdotal …

The Brain

Universities are teaching meditation to help students control stress

Meditation goes to school<p>Vancouver’s Dzung Vo, board member with the Mindfulness in Education Network, often tells this story: “I worked with a …

Mindfulness

I Spent a Month Meditating On the Go and Now I'm Hooked

Subway zen FTW.<p>From an inevitable quarter-life crisis to pre-/post-election anxieties, it's no wonder 2016 is the year I finally gave into the idea of meditation. The inside of my brain was like the bottom of my carry-all—a crazy, scrambled mess. And instead of pausing and taking the all of five …

Religion

Transforming Your Reality

In his Dharma speeches Son Master Songdam makes the extraordinary claim that the entire universe is actually a mirror.<p>He claims that everything we experience as external events and objects are actually the reflections of our own mental activity. Our states of mind are reflected back to us from this …

Buddhism

Steve Jobs and the Rediscovery of Zen

Five years ago, on October 5, 2011, Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs lost his battle with cancer. Among the millions mourning the death of this …

Steve Jobs

Using Mindfulness to Cut Through Illusion

People suffer because they are caught in their views. As soon as we release those views, we are free and we don’t suffer anymore. Mindfulness helps …

Illusion

3 Daily Practices To Reawaken Your Spirituality

I love gardening. There is something about getting my hands in the dirt that calms my mind and allows feelings from deep within my soul to take root. …

Spirituality

The 7 Best Blogs On Gratitude

You have so much to be grateful for! How many times have you said this to someone or had someone say this to you? Gratitude, fortunately, has become …

Self-improvement

How to Practice the Art of Being Present

• 2<p>I’ve often experimented with ways to weave mindfulness practice into the speed and hubbub of daily life. The premise is simple: mindfulness meets …

Mindfulness

40 Mindfulness Quotes To Keep You Present In The Moment – Mindfulness Exercise [Self Help Blog]

Appreciating the beauty of each moment is one of the best gifts you can give yourself.<p>Mindfulness is be fully present for all the feelings and …

This Is What Happens To Your Body & Mind When You Stop Meditating

Meditation was a gift I gave myself for my birthday four months ago. I started with a simple 10-minute, guided meditation in the mornings, and some …

Meditation

Meditation the new tool to reach peak performance

It’s relatively easy to spot the physical differences between, say, an Olympic rower and a couch potato. But it’s the mind as much as the muscles that make a champion – so is it possible to pick an “elite brain” out of a crowd of ordinary grey matter?<p>That’s the challenge that a team of …

The Brain

The Art of Looking

What are you looking for? I’ve been asking this question loudly and frequently lately, as my month-old daughter writhes and cries in my arms. I offer …

Why You Should Never, Ever Skip Savasana | Meditation & Spirituality

When I first began practicing yoga exercise, I had some significant troubles with savasana.<p>I comprehended why I was moving with downward pets, …

6 Reasons Meditation Is More Important Than Your Job

Those who have maintained a consistent meditation practice for some time understand that the benefits are self-evident, and really need no …

Meditation