Mindfulness

Chill Out: Guided Meditations for Every Part of Your Day

If you feel like you can stand to become more centered and relaxed throughout your day, then take a look at the guided meditations free on YouTube – …

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What if tech tried to be healing instead of just addictive?

Whether you are a giant global platform or a hip new startup, the most important first step in your business plan should be to care about mental wellbeing<p>Despite the growing research into the negative impact that screen-based technologies can have on wellbeing, the trick the tech sector people have …

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Why Mindfulness Apps Might Be Making You More Anxious

At first glance, it looks like America has never been more connected. According to a 2016 Pew study, social media use among women is at an all-time high: 72 percent of American women are active on social outlets like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest. Compared to the five percent who …

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At The Molecular Level: A New Study Examines The Deep Benefits Of Meditation, Yoga And Tai Chi

<b>Mind-body interventions (MBIs) such as meditation, yoga and Tai Chi don’t simply relax us; they can ‘reverse’ the molecular reactions in our DNA</b> …

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9 Surprising Ways Women Are Using Tech To Help With Self-Care

2017 has been the year of self-care and for good reason. While news cycle exhaustion and stress certainly aren't positive in their own right, they've …

Wellness

10 things to do post-run - Women's Running

For most runners it’s all about the finishing line – training hard, racing tough and getting there as fast as you can. But instead of hurtling …

Meditation

7 Tips For Creating Your Own Home Meditation Zone

With all the benefits that come with meditation, it makes sense to set aside a place in your home for this life-enhancing practice, even if it's a space that's technically made for something else.<p>5. Use calming colors

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“Adult” Better with Meditation

A lot of us avoid meditation because it doesn’t seem accessible. But meditation doesn’t need to be an exotic retreat—although some of our neighbors …

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5 Ways Mindfulness Can Help You Sleep Better

If you've been spending time scrolling through your social media feed or reading the news lately, chances are good that you've crossed paths with the word "mindfulness." The practice has recently become a major part of discussions regarding sleep, stress, and anxiety, and unlike quick fixes and …

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It’s official: Meditation booths are the new phone booths

Spotting an old-school phone booth is about as rare as meeting someone with a pager. (Now those wifi hot-spots where you can charge your phone? Those …

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Uncovering the what and why of mindfulness

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p>I told my family doctor that I suffer from anxiety. She said I would have to wait a long time to get an appointment with a psychiatrist. Instead, she suggested I attend a group therapy class that teaches mindfulness. What is mindfulness and can it really help me?<p><b>THE ANSWER</b><p>Your family …

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4 Steps to End Negative Habitual Thinking

This curated column is authored by self improvement expert Emmaly Beck<p>I’ve been going through a spiritual awakening. I am remembering my own power …

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Add Mindfulness to Your Bedtime Ritual

Add Mindfulness to Your Bedtime Ritual<p>Bedtime is the perfect time to add a little mindfulness to your routine. After a long, tiring day for both parents and children, bedtime is often the thing that can connect and calm the family. Adding a little bit of time unwinding at the end of the day as a …

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Speak No More… When Words Become Redundant

W<i>ords trickle like a tap going dry. I wonder if words can convey the empty state of my mind…or manifest the depth of emotion and experience, the pain</i> …

Buddhist Meditation

Yoga: Passing Trend or Scientific Practice?

Photo Courtesy: Tara Freeman<p><i>By Katie Wingert, Swimming World College Intern.</i><p>Yoga has been trendy for quite some time now, and swimmers everywhere, …

Yoga

Six mindfulness techniques for physicians

<i>Mindfulness techniques help some doctors to deal with the demands of the medical profession.</i><p>What goes through your mind in the moment before you walk …

Meditation

Mindfulness and Happiness in the Workplace

What's the connection between mindfulness, emotional intelligence and happiness in the workplace? Or is there a connection?<p>What's the connection between mindfulness, emotional intelligence and happiness in the workplace? Or is there a connection?<p>Let's start by defining terms.<p>Mindfulness is the …

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Four Ways To Stay Present Using Mindfulness

, CommunityVoice<p>Shutterstock<p>Mindfulness, known informally as the “be here now” sentiment, is all the rage. When you consider how reminiscent of self-help the references to mindfulness sounded just a few years ago, you have to stand in awe of how far the concept has come. Once we realized that being …

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To Train an Athlete, Add 12 Minutes of Meditation to the Daily Mix

If athletes practice meditation for a few minutes a day, they may become better able to withstand the mental demands of hours of strenuous physical training, according to an interesting new study of Division I college football players.<p>The study, which compared different types of mental training for …

Meditation

Breaking Down Love to Practice It in Each Moment

This ability to love is inherent in all beings, but it’s up to us whether we develop it or not. Listen in to our newest Tricycle Talks podcast for a …

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A Powerful Daily Nutrition Ritual with these 4 Japanese Ingredients. {Partner}

This is a post written by Kiwami Greens—an elephant partner. We’re honored to work with anyone who is this dedicated to mindful eating, providing …

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How to Be Mindful on Vacation

“Going on vacation can lead to relaxation, adventure and even awe, whether you’re seeing a famous landmark or enjoying a local delicacy. But it can also be stressful, replete with botched travel plans and dashed expectations. Whatever is happening, take time to savor the experience. Being mindful …

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How To Take the First Steps To Scale Up Your Career

, CommunityVoice<p>Shutterstock<p>When I stepped into a front desk role, I never imagined I would be an owner by age 25. I often get asked if I knew I wanted to be a business owner and entrepreneur. The truth is, I didn’t. It never occurred to me until much later in my career. I kept working hard and …

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6 Times You Can Fit Mindfulness Into Your Busy Day

6 Times a Day You Can Build In Mindfulness Meditation<p>That look babies get when they take their first dip in the pool, or when they touch (or taste) …

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Unhook From the News and Stay Informed

When it comes to news and public affairs, we live in wild times. It doesn’t matter who you voted for last November or which party you affiliate with. …

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Elephant’s Essentials for a Mindful Morning Practice.

The intention of a mindful morning practice is to take advantage of the fresh opportunity of a new day—setting ourselves up to navigate life’s …

Meditation

Learning to Deal With Stress Just Got Easier

Stress is a fact of life, but how you deal with it is up to you, so I called in an expert to show you the way.<p>I just wrapped up an amazing call with Dr. Laurel Geise, Founder and CEO of The Geise Group, on a mission to help companies implement Mindfulness at Work Programs. She and I really got down …

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Meditation is thriving under Trump. A former monk explains why.

The Headspace app co-founder on monetizing mindfulness.<p>Like any startup founder well-trained in public relations, Andy Puddicombe is reluctant to talk politics. But when I ask about the explosive growth since the election of Donald Trump of Headspace — the app that features meditation lessons …

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How to Stop Obsessing About the Future to Focus on Today

Did I Wash My Hair Already?<p>Releasing our obsessive thoughts about the future to land in the present moment.<p>Mindfulness is a buzz word these days. I …

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We still have a great deal on the Aura Premium: Lifetime Subscription in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store, you can save 82% off the normal price.<p>The …

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