Meditation

This Simple Practice Keeps Googlers From Burning Out. You Can Use it Too

Don't let the stress from what you cannot control influence the things that you can.<p>Let's face it. If you're going to work for a large tech organization like Google, Apple or Facebook, work-life balance may be a concept you only read about. Yes, all of these organizations have programs for …

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How to meditate when you can’t sit still

I want to meditate. I really do. Everyone from celebrities to fitness instructors to neurosurgeons tell us it’s the answer to all that ails us. Having trouble at work? Meditate. Struggling with health issues? Meditate. Want to find your purpose in life? You guessed it: Meditate.<p>Although growing …

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What to Do When Your Friend Hurts Your Feelings

It's a specific set of skills.<p>We’ve all been there: our BFF shares one of our secrets, or makes an off-hand comment in front a crush, or doesn’t invite us with her on a juice run, or…or… It’s kind of an endless list. We suffer through these friendship affronts not because our friends suck, but …

Relationships

7 Must-Know Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Restorative Practice

In YJ's newest course, Restorative Yoga 101, Jillian Pransky, director of Restorative Therapeutic Yoga teacher training for YogaWorks and author of …

Yoga

How Alternate-Nostril Breathing Works

For the anxiety of letting the world down, a grounding technique<p>When I came to the part in Hillary Clinton’s new book where she describes how she treated her anxiety with a practice called alternate-nostril breathing, I thought, that sounds impossible. I tried breathing through only one nostril at …

Happiness

How 5 Minutes Can Change Everything

Our minds create success. If you don’t believe that, you might be losing the game of life or at the very least feeling like the odds are against you. …

Happiness

3 mindful minutes: these videos will make you calmer and happier

Mindfulness expert Jody Shield shares her super-quick tips<p>Stressed? Anxious? Overloaded? Author, speaker and modern healer Jody Shield is here to …

Mindfulness

5 Simple Ways To Deal With Difficult People

There will always be those difficult people that no matter you say or do will try and pull you down. Their aim is to make you feel poorly about …

Self-improvement

The 3 Most Valuable Lessons to Take from Meditation

The relationship between handling anxiety and meditation has always been a clear line for me—while I don't do it nearly as often as I should, just a …

Spirituality

How to Have a More Mindful Pregnancy

Mindfulness is a newly popular practice that's great for your health, including mental health. Here's how to make it work for you during pregnancy.<p>The benefits of mindfulness are well-documented—study after study shows how much it can help practitioners with everything from anxiety and depression …

Mindfulness

7 Ways to Overcome Job Stress with Mindfulness

Job and workplace stress get to most of us: the American Institute of Stress reports they’re the biggest sources of stress among Americans. But we’ve all watched some people stay preternaturally calm in the face of a work crisis. They maintain remarkable composure, staying cool and calm no matter …

Mindfulness

Stressed? Anxious? Afraid? Angry? Two Simple & Powerful Ways to Work With Difficult Emotions

<b>“Never let fear decide your fate...” ~</b> from Kill Your Heroes by AWOLNATION<p>“I get furious at the people I love for no good reason.”<p>“I am almost always stressed first thing in the morning.”<p>“My anxiety is keeping me from enjoying the results of my hard work.”<p>“I spend a lot of my time worrying and …

Mindfulness

Three Ways to Achieve Mental Relaxation.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) How do you relax and take your mind off things? Most would say a long walk or a good workout. Both of …

Mindfulness

Seen At 11: Some Meditation Leaders Offering Enlightenment Are Ripping People Off, Customers Say

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — Meditation, like yoga, has exploded in popularity recently.<p>But as the art of being mindful goes mainstream, CBS2’s Dana Tyler …

Spirituality

DY 007 – “Enlightenment's Evil Twin” – with guest Shinzen Young

Buddhist Meditation

Lost in meditation: Two books argue over mindfulness

IN THE West, meditation is hailed as a panacea for many ills. It is taught as a cure for emotional distress and as a recipe for happiness. It is even …

Happiness

Addressing Why We Eat: It’s More Than Just Hunger

Whilst many of us know what we need to do to make positive changes to our health and well-being, it can often be much more difficult to put this …

CrossFit

Hillary Clinton says she prefers alternate nostril breathing to Xanax

Print<p>As she endured the experience of running for president, which would have been frenetic even if it was not against Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton …

Canadian News

Four Ways to Condition Your Tomorrow.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) How do we prepare for tomorrow? Most would say, “Take care of tomorrow on tomorrow!” I say, though, …

Spirituality

Hillary Clinton used 'alternate nostril breathing' after election loss. You should, too.

Hillary Clinton revealed this week that she turned to an esoteric breathing technique popular among yogis to heal from her devastating election loss.<p>She has spoken in the past about using meditation and yoga for calm and balance. During an interview Wednesday with CNN's Anderson Cooper to promote …

Yoga

The 7 Books Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says You Need to Lead Smarter

The well-read CEO recommends books that have informed his own thinking and that of his team at Microsoft in formulating the company’s turnaround.<p>If you spend time with Satya Nadella—as I did on several occasions this year while researching our new cover story on the dramatic impact he’s had on …

Satya Nadella

Hillary Clinton swears by a technique called ‘alternate nostril breathing’ — here’s what it is and how to do it

It's tough to picture Hillary Clinton in anything other than a pantsuit, let alone a pair of yoga pants.<p>But in her new book "What Happened," Clinton describes a breathing technique she turned to in the aftermath of the election. She says it helped her find peace and calm — and only required a nice, …

Science

How a Panic Attack Turned a News Anchor Into a Mindfulness Expert | Heleo

“I talk about mindfulness as like being an inner meteorologist, where you can see the storm before it makes landfall.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>How to stop</i> …

Mindfulness

Why Mindfulness Is Important to Your Well-Being – and Your Wallet

Don’t brush it off as a mere fad.<p>By now, you’ve almost certainly heard about mindfulness — the practice of living in the now by paying attention to …

Mindfulness

The One Thing Jessica Alba Does To Relax That You Can Do, Too

We can’t imagine that Jessica Alba’s life is very zen, given she runs a billion-dollar business and has two kids with a third on the way. After all, …

Lifestyle

Why You Should Take Your Yoga Practice Outside This Fall

<i>Photo: Shutterstock</i><p>There's a beautiful thing that happens when you leave the confines of the yoga studio—the walls come down, mentally as well as …

Yoga

You'll Soon Be Able to Stay at the Indian Ashram That Inspired The Beatles

All you need is love — and your passport.<p>When The Beatles visited Rishikesh, India, on a retreat with the famous guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in 1968, …

Travel

Brett Edlredge Shares His Meditation Habits

<b>Brett Eldredge</b> has spent the past few months opening for <b>Luke Bryan</b> on the <i>Huntin', Fishin', and Lovin' Every Day</i> tour.<p>While he enjoys being out on the …

Country Music

Meditation techniques for deep rest and stress reduction

With the fast pace of our busy lives, it can be hard to take time to de-stress and feel fully rested. We find ourselves constantly thinking about …

Spirituality

How To Practice Mindfulness At Work

Would you try something new at work if it meant lower stress levels and a better corporate culture? (Yes, please!)<p>Mindfulness has been shown to offer these benefits, which is why more and more companies are starting to notice. Aetna opened a Mindfulness Center, while Google and Nike offer …

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