Meditation

3 Buddhist Beliefs That Will Soothe Your Soul (And Make You Much Happier!)

You don’t have to practice meditation or yoga to benefit from Buddhist ideas. There are powerful elements to Buddhist philosophy that apply to all of …

Buddhist Meditation

The Dalai Lama Reveals Why This One Simple Action Is The Only Antidote To Suffering

I think we can all agree that suffering is one of the greatest challenges faced by all members of humanity.<p>What, then, does the Dalai Lama – the …

Buddhist Meditation

How to Breathe Your Way to Inner Calm

<b>“Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.” ~Etty Hillesum</b><p>Today I’d like to discuss something …

Mindfulness

Finding Beauty in Every Freakin’ Moment, No Matter What

How often are we anxious, frustrated, looking forward to something coming up, unhappy with ourselves, unhappy with others?<p>How often are we not happy …

Buddhist Meditation

25 Quotes From a Famous Buddhist Master That Will Make You Rethink Life, Love and Happiness

Ever heard of Thich Nhat Hanh? If not, he is one of the most famous Buddhist masters living today.<p>Coming from Vietnam, he has inspired countless …

Buddhist Meditation

7 Mind Tricks to Be More Present Right Now

Anyone can learn how to better enjoy the present moment at any time of the day.<p>With today's technology constantly at our fingertips, it makes sense that we're always looking for new distractions and other, virtual ways to escape the space that we actually inhabit. Unfortunately, this causes us to …

Mindfulness

10 Profound Quotes From a Zen Buddhist Master on the Secret of Reaching Enlightenment

Do you also find that Zen Buddhist thought holds some fascinating insights that are relevant to the modern age?<p>You don’t need to be a practicing …

Buddhist Meditation

How to Be Mindful While Gardening

“Caring for your garden can be a great form of mindfulness meditation. By connecting with the earth and with the practice of gardening, you can cultivate a healthy mind and feel calm and connected. Simply planting a seed with intention, or touching soil, can be transformative. Go ahead and get a …

Mindfulness

Mother Teresa Reveals the Number One Cause of Emotional Suffering (And What You Can Do About It)

I think we all can agree that emotional suffering is one of the hardest struggles to deal with in life.<p>Whether it’s anxiety or depression, or a …

Mindfulness

How to pray the Rosary more deeply

Vatican City, Apr 26, 2017 / 12:29 am (CNA).- It is interesting that in her appearances at Lourdes, Fatima and other locations, the Mother of God …

Faith

How a Mindful Technique Called "Open Focus" Can Reduce Your Stress and Quieten Your Mind

It’s easy to get distracted in today’s world. There are a million things always going on at once and we’re always struggling to focus on them all …

Mindfulness

Free Your Mind with Forrest Simon

Utilizing freediving for photography, recreation and exploration, Forrest Simon has spent decades as a student of Mother Nature. He began his journey …

Scuba Diving

The 10-Minute Morning Routine That Will Make Your Day More Productive

You’ve heard it all before: “Start your day right” or “A proper morning routine will set you up for success.”<p>Yet when the alarm goes off, the …

Happiness

Science Says This is What Happens to You When You Overthink Everything

CREDIT: Getty Images<br>Ruminating isn't the same as problem-solving.Whether you beat yourself up for a mistake you made last week, or you fret about how you're going to succeed tomorrow, overthinking everything can be debilitating. Your inability to get out of your head will leave you in a constant …

Mindfulness

How to Have a Brain Like Buddha's, According to Neuroscience — MyScienceAcademy

To many people who don’t believe in any religion, Buddhism is generally seen as a “good” kind of religion. It doesn’t start wars and has powerful …

Buddhist Meditation

32 Painfully True Facts About Everyday Life

Their graphs and diagrams are snarky and sarcastic but, for the most part, true. This, coupled with their simple and official-looking design, makes …

Buddhism

Going Through A Hard Time? Here Are 6 Ways Mindfulness Can Help

After the birth of my daughter, a lot of unexpected challenges came my way. A birth complication left me unable to walk for a month, my hormones were …

Mindfulness

A Practice to Help You Handle Life's Difficulties with Grace

Source: Pixabay<p>A few months ago, I was being interviewed for a radio show and the host said to me, “What is equanimity? You talk about it in your …

Mindfulness

The 8 Best Meditation Apps

I’ve never met you before, but I’m sure I can tell you just a little bit about yourself based on the fact that you clicked a link about meditation …

Apps

Science Says Mindfulness Can Literally Help You Turn Off Negative Thoughts — MyScienceAcademy

Mindfulness has become an all too popular buzzword among CEO’s, self-help gurus and religious figureheads. It has become synonymous with something …

Mindfulness

5 Ways Sadness is Good for You

1) <b>It can improve your memory</b>. On rainy, unpleasant days that produce a blue mood, people have a much better recollection of details of objects. On …

Mindfulness

The Problem With Mindfulness That Companies Aren't Addressing

According to a new study, most companies are totally missing the practical applications of mindfulness.<p>Being mindful is a good way to get more out of life. It can be beneficial at work as well.<p>Professional organizations can use mindfulness more thoughtfully to support goals such as change …

Mindfulness

How I Disconnected from the Digital World to Regain Control of My Life

Our smartphones are never far away from our fingertips and in this digital world most of us couldn’t function without them. So how often do you use …

Mindfulness

4 Simple Ways to be Mindful All the Time, Without Even Needing to Meditate

When we usually think of mindfulness, we picture someone in solitude meditating in a calm environment.<p>But can you practice mindfulness throughout the …

Mindfulness

United and Pepsi are guilty of overthinking their responses, but you don’t have to be

It’s clear that worrying too much is bad for you, but two recent events showed just how badly things can play out when you overthink a situation. …

Mindfulness

Are You Addicted to Being Judgy?

• 1<br>• 1<p>Of all the wondrous array of thoughts that are possible, negative judgments about ourselves and others are one of the mind’s compulsive obsessions. …

Mindfulness

What Role Does Spirituality Play In Physical Healing? Doctors Weigh In

Spirituality is any personal practice that connects you with a greater good and sheds light on your true feelings and beliefs, and it looks a little …

Mindfulness

Here Are 11 Habits That Psychologists Have Linked With Happiness

When you think about it, it’s our habits that define us. Our habits can either make us happier and more successful or they can thwart us from …

Well-being

3 Simple Steps to Mindful Eating (And Why You Should Try It)

Easy tricks that could transform your relationship with food—for the better.<p>Mindfulness is a major buzzword right now—and rightly so. In my …

Mindfulness

A Cure for One of America's Most Difficult Workplaces: Meditation

NEW YORK—During a recent meditation class, Justin von Bujdoss, a 42-year-old Buddhist lama dressed in a tie and navy windbreaker that read “Chaplain von Bujdoss,” instructed his 19 students to close their eyes.<p>“Imagine a sphere of light above your head,” said Mr. von Bujdoss, as the students, …

Spirituality