Meditation

40 Quotes that Will Calm Your Mind When You’re at a Crossroads

It happens to all of us gradually as we live and grow. We discover more about who we are and the way life really is, and then we realize there are …

Mindfulness

Accepting your darkest emotions is the key to psychological health

Rumi, the 13th-century Sufi poet, famously compared emotions—”a joy, a depression, a meanness”—to “unexpected visitors.” His advice was to let them in laughing, but that’s not what we do. Instead, we pretend not to notice, or even hide. We want to bury resentment and anger, or trade loneliness in …

Mental Health

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: What is it? And what is it like to do ACT?

<b>Having been ill for many years, I’ve tried a number of different treatments, including DBT and CBT.</b><p>I also had hospital stays, and tried to take my …

Mindfulness

How One Former Fugitive Visualized His Path from the FBI's Most Wanted List to Community Champion

Advertisement<p>When Malik Wade closes his eyes, it often has little to do with sleep. Instead, the San Francisco native visualizes an extraordinary …

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Witchcraft Takes Work - For Puck’s Sake

Some people come to witchcraft and try out a few spells that never manifest and then give up and decide that magick doesn’t work. While there’s …

Spirituality

Teaching kids gratitude

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>HUMANKIND VIDEOSNewborn smiles and it moves her sister to tears | 0:40<p>Allie, 9, adores her new baby sister, Ashlyn.<p>1 of 10<p>Skip …

Nonviolent Communication

Your Mighty New Mindful Habit: Learn to Respond, Not React

Whether you're talking with friends, family, romantic partners or even coworkers or employees, how you communicate means a lot, especially when it …

Mindfulness

This Pentagon-approved PTSD treatment may surprise you.

The David Lynch Foundation<p>Mary-Ann Rich rises at precisely 4:45 every morning. After feeding her cat, she returns to bed and rests with her back …

Mindfulness

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

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 …

Mindfulness

The super-relaxing 20-minute meditation method that powers this businesswoman’s day

<i>Welcome to My Morning Routine, where Jayma Cardoso and other good-life gurus share their personal (frequently surprising, often healthy) morning</i> …

Transcendental Meditation

7 Steps to Create More Love and Happiness in the Present Moment

What’s the key to nurturing great relationships? Presence. Love flourishes in an atmosphere of kindness, patience, forgiveness, trust, and hope. This …

Mindfulness

Research Shows 3 Ways to Bring More Humanity to the Workplace

I believe in eliminating the false dichotomy of work versus life and instead infusing work with humanity.<p>Work can be dehumanizing. I’m not only talking about truly hard work, like laboring in a coal mine or on an oil rig. A 9-to-5 job, despite its privileges, is a vestige of a time when …

Mindfulness

7 One-Minute Meditations to Silence Your Mind and Calm Your Day

For most us, life and leadership can be stressful, and success comes at a big price.<p>In the Chinese language, the word for busy is made up of the two …

Spirituality

Struggling to ditch meat? Here are five ways to resist the temptation

Are you a conflicted carnivore – loving meat but also hating that you love it? Perhaps you are worried about the carcinogenic, heart-clogging …

Mindfulness

I Meditate At The Grocery Store And NOBODY EVEN KNOWS

By the time I hit the frozen aisles, I’m ready for my mantras.<p>As a mom of four kids ― two being babies ― one thing I do not have the luxury of is quiet time. The fact alone that a bathroom break during the elusive double-nap is something I now consider “me time” makes this point clear. But the …

Spirituality

Lululemon just opened its first meditation space—here’s everything you need to know

Lululemon’s no longer just somewhere to buy a state-of-the-art sports bra. The activewear giant recently launched its first healthy home line—and now …

Mindfulness

WHICH MEDITATION STYLE IS RIGHT FOR YOU? Your Perfect Meditation Style is Here

<b>Is this you: You really want to meditate and be less reactive in stressful situations, but you can’t sit still and empty your mind? Us, too!</b><p>It could …

Spirituality

Ari Emanuel Brings Meditation to WME-IMG With Tony Robbins

A Monday morning staff meeting and a three-day retreat included sessions, with Robbins delivering opening remarks at the retreat.<p>WME-IMG co-CEO Ari …

Tony Robbins

Mind over matter

Can people warm or cool their bodies using only their thoughts? <b>Wency Leung</b> investigates the physiological effects of meditation and breathing techniques in extreme environments<p>Vitina Blumenthal rolled out her yoga mat on the back patio of the Nicaragua hotel, where she was recently leading a …

Spirituality

We will Finally Know Intimacy when we Know This.

Here’s a short practice to help us know intimacy. Once we can do this on our own, we can do it with whoever we choose...

Mindfulness

3 Quick Mindfulness Practices to Overcome Worry, Anxiety and Panic

If you, like most people, also become upset, angry or frustrated with yourself for feeling worried, anxious or panicky, and resist what you are …

Mindfulness

3 Things I Learned from Teaching Happiness

Since 2014, I have been co-instructing the Greater Good Science Center’s free massive open online course called GG101x: The Science of Happiness. To …

Happiness

New “ecodharma” retreat center combines outdoors, meditation

WARD — Snow-studded peaks on the divide are close on the horizon, and hummingbirds buzz around the spacious meadow where the tweeting birds of …

Denver

Design your Personal Growth

This curated column is authored by Melissa Mandelbaum, Product Designer at Dropbox<p>Over the years, I’ve been so lucky to work on teams that support my …

Startups (India)

11 Simple Meditations To Relieve Stress

Meditations have tremendous benefits for stress management and overall health. While there are many different meditations that are effective, each …

Spirituality

Try An Eating Meditation? Here’s How; 6 simple steps to be present at your next meal

<b>A new way to focus</b><p>If you’ve always assumed that meditation means sitting cross-legged with your eyes shut, you’re in for a shock: Focusing on the …

Mindfulness

I used a meditation app for 30 days and all I got was one with the universe

I am a leaf on the wind, a zen master, and a techno-guru who inspires calm and balance in all those who gaze upon me. Okay, I’m actually a slow-motion train wreck. But I spent 30 days with the Headspace app, meditating my ass off, in order to fix that.<p>That’s another lie. The truth is, I set out to …

Mindfulness

Could qigong be the next yoga? | GrindTV.com

Zen master and blogger Anthony Korahais thinks so.<p>“Once people start to realize what qigong [pronounced chee-gong] can really do — help you get to …

Qigong

How to Be Mindful While Reading

“Reading is so much a part of our everyday lives that we take it for granted – text messages, the banners that run across our televisions, the ads that pop up. And yet, reading can be a crucial opportunity for mindfulness — the ability to be in the present moment, aware while withholding judgment, …

Mindfulness

How to Drink Mindfully

<i>This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com.</i><p>A few years ago, I noticed a trend among the people I socialize with. Instead of suggesting we …

Mindfulness