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6 Effective, Simple Techniques for Mindfulness Meditation

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Life is filled with changes. Children go to college, parents age, illness …


Yoga Video: 5-Minute Chakra Balancing Flow | Yoga Sequence for Chakras

Jasmine Tarkeshi, Laughing Lotus cofounder gives us this short but effective flow to get in touch with your energy centers.


The Power of Mind in Spiritual Meditation

The power of mind determines the mental strength of a person. Controlling one’s own mind is inevitable for achieving success in life. When the mind …


5 Mindfulness Techniques That Will Improve Your Relationships and Make You a Better Leader


You know that mindfulness can improve your health. Turns out it can also make you a better manager.

Greater mindfulness can make you a much more effective leader. It will give you better insight on both employees and customers, and help you make better decisions. That advice comes from …


Meditation Experts Discuss The Real Secrets To Mindfulness At Work

Once a niche activity for the spiritual set, meditation and mindfulness have made their way into the corporate world, with numerous CEOs opening up about their meditation practices, and more and more companies offering mindfulness training programs for their employees.

So what do the leaders of the …


Just Being Exposed To Buddhist Ideas May Make You Feel More Compassionate, Study Finds

Buddhists are known for promoting a philosophy of nonviolence, compassion and interconnection of all beings. According to provocative new research, simply being exposed to Buddhist terminology may be enough to activate tolerance and compassion among both Buddhists and non-Buddhists.

Researchers from …


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A Simple Way for Nonprofit Leaders To Incorporate Mindfulness Into Their Daily Work

Yesterday, I had the honor of being a guest facilitator at a transformative leadership retreat with colleagues Heather McLeod Grant, Chris Block, …


The Secret to Replacing Agitation with Calmness

“Calmness is the cradle of power.” ~Josiah Gilbert Holland
I was interested, recently, to find that our local supermarket had set up an area with ten …

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On Calming Places

Our societies are guided by a discipline that we can still usefully refer to as…

Many people today instinctively recoil from the concept of a brand. …

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When All You Can Do is Breathe

“Don’t try to change anything at all, just breathe and let go. Breathe and let be. Die to having to have anything be different in this moment; in

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Evaluate Your Meditation

After a person has been meditating for some time, it’s important that he or she evaluate how the practice is developing. Is it working? Does it need …


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A Yin Yoga Sequence To Boost Your Metabolism & Restore Qi Flow

Spring is a time of renewal, welcoming the opportunity to begin again. By bringing new energy into the light we can let go and detox ourselves from …


10 Things Non-Stressed-Out People Know and Do

"Stress" seems to be an epidemic right now -- emails to answer, activities to attend, houses to clean, groceries to buy, jobs to do... the pressure seems never-ending.

But here's what you need to know:

Stress may be a given in our lives...

but being stressed out doesn't have to be.



In Pain? Try This One-Minute Mindfulness Practice

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Mindfulness Training and the Compassionate Brain

There is a gamut of recent neuroscientific studies that support the transformative power of mindfulness and compassion meditation. Different types of …

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Beat Bloat with Yoga

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Yoga poses for digestion

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It's easy to overindulge, and feel bloated and puffy after a big meal. The main cause? Not-so-savory …

Establishing a Daily Meditation

First select a suitable place for your regular meditation. Place a meditation cushion or chair there for your use, and add any books or images that …


The Business Case For Meditation

How mindfulness training helps software company Yesware "be more effective, build better software, (and) sell more of it."

Matthew Bellows dropped out of Brown his sophomore year in 1988. His father had gone to Brown; Bellows had a rebellious streak, and this was his rebellion. Bellows wandered the …


Practicing Mindfulness Guided Meditation

“Feelings, whether of compassion or irritation, should be welcomed, recognized, and treated on an absolutely equal basis; because both are ourselves. …


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Fountain Of Youth: 5 Tibetan Exercises You Should Be Doing Every Day

Aside from yoga, a workout I love for enhancing flexibility is the Five Tibetan Rites, also known as the "Fountain of Youth," because this practice …


Mindfulness Meditation Made Simple

Updated:Friday, March 27 2015 2:03 PM EDT2015-03-27 18:03:51 GMT

Dr. Mark Mikles of Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic gives tips on how to prevent back …

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Harvard Unveils MRI Study Proving Meditation Literally Rebuilds The Brain’s Gray Matter In 8 Weeks

Test subjects taking part in an 8-week program of mindfulness meditation showed results that astonished even the most experienced neuroscientists at …

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The Power of Now: A Meditative Approach to Living In the Moment

There is no better time than the present. Eckhart Tolle's The Power of Now shows you how to move past pain, stress, and anxiety with the help of …


New Form of Meditation for Children: Follow the Bird


New Form of Meditation for Children: Follow the Bird

A new form of mindfulness is springing up—and flying around.

By April …


The Simple Secret to Having a Clear Mind and Being Totally Present

Do you ever get so overwhelmed that it feels like your head will explode? It's like you’ve got way too much going on in your head. You’re mentally …


5 Surprising Ways Mindfulness Can Change You

In the past few decades, research on meditation and other mindfulness practices has flourished, shedding light on both the way that mindfulness affects the brain and its physical and mental health benefits.

Personality scientists are forging new insights about how mindfulness affects human …