Meditation, Mindfulness & Yoga

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Meditate in the a.m.? Here’s why you should do it in a group

The pros of a daily morning meditation are vast (hello serious focus and productivity, goodbye stress). But getting into a Zen place when your warm …

Zen

Try This 18-Minute Yoga Flow To Feel Strong and Refreshed

Want to get zen without leaving your house? This stress-busting vinyasa yoga sequence by CorePower Yoga instructor Claire Ewing is just what you need.<p>…

Yoga

Tense? On the edge? This grounding meditation will help you find peace

In today’s wired world, we are always rushing to meet a deadline or being bombarded with constant stimuli. Add to that the pressures of home, family …

Meditation

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

Pause. Breathe. Now Let’s Discuss Mindfulness.

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Ruth Whippman (“Actually, Let’s Not Be in the Moment,” Sunday Review, Nov. 27) is totally missing the point of mindfulness and the practice of mindfulness meditation. The goal is not for you to love the congealing SpagettiOs on the dirty dishes or any other unpleasant facet of your …

Mindfulness

How to Bring Mindfulness to Your Company’s Leadership

Mindfulness is the height of fashion in leadership development circles. At a recent conference in the field, we saw a missionary-type fervor among some trainers who claimed that mindfulness could fix every ill in the organizational world. It’s easy to succumb to enthusiastic hyperbole; one HR …

Mindfulness

5 Ways Living Mindfully Can Help You Reach Your Goals – Mindfulness Exercise [Self Help Blog]

Have you spent a lot of time and money on psychotherapy or self-help books, yet you still feel stuck in unhealthy habits?. Unfortunately, verbal …

Self-help

The Best Apps to Learn How to Meditate

For those who haven’t tried it, meditating can be pretty intimidating. And for those who have tried it, you know that meditating is not always easy. …

Meditation

11 Ways to Bring More Mindfulness Into Your Life Today – Mindfulness Exercise [Self Help Blog]

One of the most common questions i’m asked these days is “how can i bring more mindfulness into my every day life?”<p>So today i’ll share the 11 …

Mindfulness

How to Use Mindfulness to Work With Negative Emotions – Mindfulness Exercise [Self Help Blog]

There are moments in life that are hard, painful, scary and difficult to endure. There are times when we feel anger, anxiety, grief, embarrassment, …

Mindfulness

3 Quick Mindfulness Practices to Overcome Worry, Anxiety and Panic – Mindfulness Exercise [Self Help Blog]

Whether we admit it or not, we all worry. You might worry about the big things, like relationships, your job or your direction in life. Or it may be …

Anxiety

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

The “modern” workplace doesn’t just make us lonely, it can make us physically ill – MINDFULNESS NEWS & TIPS

Who are the people we think of as lonely? At one time, they were the outcasts—the mentally ill, the poor, the elderly, the isolated—anyone considered …

Human Resources

Mindfulness meditation training changes brain structure in eight weeks

<b>Participating in an 8-week mindfulness meditation program appears to make measurable changes in brain regions associated with memory, sense of self,</b> …

Meditation

3 Easy Yoga Moves To Beat Stress - Natural Health

NH catches up with founder of PHB Ethical Beauty Rose Brown<p>These naughty-but-nourishing drink recipes from The Healthy Hedonist are guaranteed to …

Yoga

Try These 6 Meditation Apps to Relax, Rest, and Relieve Stress | Exercise & Fitness

Meditation and mindfulness have been gaining exponential popularity over the past year thanks to amazing benefits: battling anxiety, fighting …

4 Ways Meditation Literally Changes Your Brain

Not all of us are neuroscientists but we do know that meditation is somewhat good for the brain. How is it good for the brain though? What kind of …

The Brain

The Easiest Technique to Help You FINALLY Start a Mindfulness Practice

With ever so busy lifestyles becoming the norm, it’s easy to forget to stop and think about our inner selves and to just appreciate the moment.<p>Even …

This is how to stop dreading your morning commute to work

Getting elbowed on the subway or stacking like sardines on a crowded bus can turn a morning sour—even if you were lying in a blissed out savasana …

Mindfulness

How To Meditate Like a Pro: Beginners’ Guide to Meditation

ShareEmailComments<p>Let me guess. You keep hearing about this “meditation” thing but don’t know where to start.<p>Say no more.<p>With this mini-guide, you …

Meditation

Authentic Spirituality Means Connecting with Our Ordinary, Mundane Life.

We must turn toward our body and our life as the proper and only possible arena for authentic spiritual development—as the only place where our path …

Spirituality

Take a look inside the chic new meditation wonderland dreamed up by the former CEO of Intermix

Khajak Keledjian is a meditation whisperer. Though he’s more widely known as a fashion industry vet.<p>The co-founder and former CEO of luxe clothing …

Meditation

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

How And Why I Got Started With Meditation

A few years ago I would probably have told you I wasn’t “the type” of person interested in meditation. <b>I was under the impression that it was this</b> …

Meditation

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

The amazing benefits of mindfulness meditation for children

If we want things to change, if we want a better society, maybe we should change our educational model. This is exactly what has been proposed by the …

8 apps to help you relax after the election

Following Tuesday's election, one thing is clear: Many people are feeling sad, stressed or even downright scared.<p>Apps to the rescue. If you need help calming down, these apps could help lift your spirits, or at least temporarily forget about the results:<p>Breathe2Relax<p>If you're seriously stressed, to …

Elections

You Should Try to Rest Your Mind With A 3-Minute Exercise in Non-Meditation

<i>“You’re not the limited, anxious person you think you are. Any trained Buddhist teacher can tell you with all the conviction of personal experience</i> …

Is Yoga For You? - Women's Running

<i>*Content courtesy of acefitness.org</i><p>Considering it’s thousands of years old, it might seem silly to say that yoga has come a long way in recent years. …

Health