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Benefits of Meditation: 10 Science-Based Reasons To Start Meditating Today INFOGRAPHIC

For the last 10 years, I have been involved in researching the impact of meditation on health and well-being. This infographic summarized some of the …

8 Healthy Habits to Adopt Now

Eating healthy does not have to be difficult. In fact, if you develop a routine of adopting positive healthy practices, which you engage in regularly, eating healthfully can become second nature. Consider brushing your teeth. Most of us regularly brush our teeth so the practice has become easy to …

The Top 5 Myths About Mindfulness Meditation - Mindful

Do you know the myths about mindfulness and what is true or false about this swelling revolution? Take a look at what I think are the top 5 myths …

How To Stop Negative Thoughts | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Discipline is required in everything we do. Whether it may be our diet, our discipline to stick to a schedule, our discipline to exercise but what I …

Self-improvement

Meditation In Action: A 10-Step Mindfulness Practice For Better Sleep

<i>By Headspace</i><p>It’s no secret that meditation can help us sleep better. There are some specific meditative exercises that can help us nod off when our minds are in overdrive. In the exercise below, the meditation experts at Headspace share some insight for feeling more at ease when your head hits the …

Meditation Techniques For People Who Hate Meditation

Don’t have the time or patience for devoting 20 minutes a day to sitting still? You can still meditate with small moments of mindfulness.<p>When actor and comedian Wali Collins was in first grade, his teacher, Miss Dunn, would lead the class in a group meditation–except that none of the 6-year-olds …

Why Doing Nothing Is the Key to Happiness

Attention and focus are hard to come by. Starbucks built a $13 billion business because we need help paying attention. Psychiatrists increasingly diagnose "adult attention deficit disorder" and prescribe Ritalin for grownups who can't focus or pay attention. But are coffee and prescription speed …

Meditation

10 Looks At How Mindfulness Boosts Creativity

## Everyone can be creative, though finding it may take a bit of work and curiosity. Sure, there are those among us who seem to be in touch with …

What’s Your Meditation Type? + 5 Top-Rated Meditation Apps

Share & Inspire Others!<p><b>The Challenge:</b> You’ve heard meditation is good for you, but don’t know where to start! <b><br>The Science:</b> Different meditations …

5 mindfulness techniques to make you a better leader

That advice comes from Charles Francis, author of "Mindfulness Meditation Made Simple: Your Guide to Finding True Inner Peace" and director of the Mindfulness Meditation Institute.<p>Sounds good — so how do you achieve greater mindfulness? Meditation is certainly one powerful way to do it, and it …

Mindfulness

All The Benefits Of Meditation And Mindfulness According To Science

Mindfulness and meditation offer a host of benefits that we're still learning about via scientific studies. Information is Beautiful's infographic …

How Meditation And Psychedelics Can Go Hand In Hand

What is the relationship between psychedelics and meditation? Experientially, they seem to cover similar ground and have significant overlap, …

Here's Why You Should Learn To Practice Mindfuless

Infographic courtesy Information Is Beautiful. Plus three short and relaxing guided meditations to help you get started.

12 Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes That Will Bring You Inner Peace

Thich Nhat Hanh, a writer, monk, spiritual leader that’s known as the ‘The Father of Mindfulness” has influenced countless of people around the world …

How to meditate for beginners - week 2

<b>Want to know how to meditate even if you’re a beginner? Calmista blogger Charlotte Watts’ new audio series How to Meditate – exclusive to Healthista</b> …

Interview: 5 things you should know about mindfulness and work

<b>Takeaway</b>: According to renowned meditation expert Sharon Salzberg, meditation may seem a bit “woo-woo” on the surface, but it will help you become …

Meditation

7 Fun Ways To Teach Your Kids Mindfulness

I taught a mindfulness class at my daughters’ elementary school this week. Unsurprisingly, the kids taught me way more than I taught them.<p>While I was …

Mindfulness

13 Practices of an Awakened Person

Tog-me Zong-po lived nearly 800 years ago yet his 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva is still considered a pinnacle list of traits a person who wishes to …

Spirituality

Meditation 101: Learn How to Meditate in Savasana

Prepare to meditate in spacious awareness with this simple routine to balance your energy and focus.<p>Meditation can be challenging. Even after you've …

5 Ways to Boost Mindfulness Even on Busy Days

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In our over-stimulated, technology-driven, instant-gratification filled lives, the age-old practice of mindfulness is more crucial than ever.<p>The American Mindfulness Research Association defines mindfulness as the “state, process and …

Mindfulness

Meditation For Beginners: 20 Tips To Help Quiet The Mind

Whether you are looking for more peace or less stress in your life, meditation could be exactly what you need. For beginners, or people who are just …

8 Pieces of Wisdom from 8 Enlightened Sages

Buddhaimonia.When it comes to wisdom, our newly connected world gives us click-button access to more than we know what to do with. If you do a little …

Wealth

Meditation Can Rebuild Your Brain's Gray Matter

When we meditate, our brains benefit, according to a new study from a team of Harvard-affiliated researchers. The study showed that the act of …

5 Meditations for Navigating Negative, Anxious Thoughts

Navigating negative, anxious thoughts is hard. It’s hard when your mind ruminates on rigid thoughts: I should do things quickly. I should be more …

Meditation

Anxious? This Mindfulness Website Animates Letting Go of Your Negative Thoughts - Mindful

Past hurts and emotional triggers have a way of keeping us stuck. It can be difficult not to ruminate on negative thoughts.<p>Pixel Thoughts asks you to …

12 Mindfulness Hacks You Can Use in 24 Hours

Immediately reduce stress and anxiety with these tricks.<p>Mindfulness is all the rage these days, and with good reason. Practicing mindfulness has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety. A new study from the University of Oxford even found that mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) is as …

Mindfulness In Everyday Activity

“Mindfulness describes a state of mind difficult for most people to achieve. In the last column, I described how, when people watch their flow of …