Mindfulness

21 Powerful Rules of Life By an Ancient Japanese Buddhist Master That Will Change Your Life

Do you have a personal manual of life principles to live by? What adages do you use to guide you in your everyday living?<p>Today, we’d like to share a …

Buddhist Meditation

This five minute trick could be the secret to losing weight without trying

We all have to eat to stay alive, but how often do you actually savour your food?<p>The concept of mindful eating is nothing new - for years, health …

Meditation

5 Ways That Mindfulness Gives Your Business a Competitive Edge

Are your clients, partners and competitors more mindful than you?<p>Many of our clients ask us here at ZEITGUIDE what's with all the fuss about mindfulness. They're mostly familiar with practices contributing to mindfulness, such as meditation, and know how that bolsters wellbeing. But with companies …

Meditation

How To Find Time To Meditate

So you've heard about mindfulness meditation and the many ways it can help you in your daily life. You want to get started, but you just can't find the time. You have a million things to do, and if you had any spare time, you'd use it to get through your never-ending to-do list.<p>Mindfulness …

Meditation

5 things people still don’t understand about self-harm

<b>I only wear short sleeves around people I trust and I’m sure I’m not alone in this.</b><p>But why are people scared or ashamed into covering up the scars …

DBT

Getting Over A Failed IVF Cycle

<b>Accepting it is Tough</b><p>An unsuccessful IVF cycle can be devastating. So often striving towards a goal of getting pregnant with such focus and dedication can mean we fail to recognise the struggle the journey can be. We can fail to acknowledge how tough this can be physically and emotionally.<p>Most …

Meditation

3 Profound Lessons From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Blow Your Mind

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

Buddhist Meditation

Conscious Breathing: The Simplest Way to Work Through Emotional Pain and Enjoy Your Life

<b>“Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>I never gave much thought to my breath unless I …

Meditation

30 Profound Quotes From Eckhart Tolle That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Eckhart Tolle is a famous spiritual teacher promoting mindfulness and living in the now. His teachings often contradict what we are taught in the …

Meditation

New Neuroscience Reveals 4 Easy Rituals That Will Make You Stress-Free

The modern world seems to be designed to increase stress and I’m starting to wonder if worrying will soon be an Olympic sport.<p>You may have your own …

Meditation

6 Workplace Mindfulness Hacks

It’s official. We’re more stressed in the workplace than we’ve ever been. The UK Office for National Statistics Labour Force study states that …

Meditation

What is sound therapy?

If music is a universal language, maybe it's a universal healer, too.<p>Handling stress is tough. With all the anxieties of modern life, we can turn to …

Meditation

6 Mood Makeovers To Bust Through The Sunday Scaries

We've all had those days that just feel gross from the get-go. A dark mood moves in and nothing seems to shake it. Wouldn't it be lovely if there …

Well-being

Zen and the art of family maintenance – lessons from the bestselling Buddhist monk

Haemin Sunim says a happy relationship and contented children are within reach for us all – if we could just slow down and pay attention to each other<p>Some people, if you ask them a question, answer quickly. Others take a moment to think first. Haemin Sunim looks up, slightly to the right, and …

Parenting

The 5 Causes of Suffering According to Buddhism And How You Can Overcome Them

We all encounter mental roadblocks in life. To feelings of self-doubt to anxiety and depression, mental hindrances can be extremely tough to deal …

Meditation

Guided Meditation for Restful Sleep

This beautiful meditation for restful sleep will put you in a deep state of relaxation where you’ll learn to let go of all your thoughts, worries and …

Meditation

Feeling Disheartened? This Simple Exercise Can Change Your Mood

<i>Lauren Porat is a yoga instructor and the founder of YogaSpark.</i><p>This is not a political post. But with the world focusing on political events on a …

Yoga

So You Want to Be Happy? OK, But Consider This...

Source: 3Dman:shutterstockSource: design36:shutterstockBy <b>John W. Reich, Ph.D.</b>Watching what people do with their free time is interesting from a …

Psychology

7 Foolproof Ways To Find Your Zen In Times Of Uncertainty

We're facing a challenging period of transitions—internally, interpersonally, and for humanity. Everyone is feeling the energetic churning and …

Meditation

Why Mind Wandering Can Be So Miserable, According to Happiness Experts

For you, it could be the drive home on the freeway in stop-and-go traffic, a run without headphones or the time it takes to brush your teeth. It’s …

Meditation

20 practical tips for understanding your own mind

The most important habit I've formed in the last 10 years of forming habits is meditation. Hands down, bar none.<p>Meditation has helped me to form all my other habits, it's helped me to become more peaceful, more focused, less worried about discomfort, more appreciative and attentive to everything in …

Meditation

5 Ways to Practice Mindfulness That Will Make Life More Enjoyable

10 years ago, there were relatively few people in the western world that actively took part in meditation or mindfulness exercises on a regular …

Meditation

15 Profound Quotes From a Tibetan Buddhist Master That Will Make You Rethink Life, Love and Happiness

Ever heard of Pema Chödrön? If not, she is one of the most inspiring Tibetan Buddhists you’re likely to hear of.<p>She’s written several books that …

Buddhist Meditation

Candid Talks on Compassion, Meditation, and Outrage with the Translator for the Dalai Lama

“Fear, anger, or dislike of someone can motivate you, but if you need a sustained motivation, then joy has to be part of it.”<p><b>Thupten Jinpa Langri</b> has …

Buddhist Meditation

10 Ways To Beat Stress

Keeping your stress under control is critical to your health, happiness, and performance. These proven methods will make it happen.<p>Stress has a funny way of sneaking up on you when you least expect it, but how you respond is only half the battle. The secret to winning the war against stress lies in …

Well-being

Useful Tips On How To Train Your Brain To Stop Worrying

Worrying can be helpful when it spurs you to take action and solve a problem.<br>But if you are overly preoccupied with “what ifs” and worst-case …

The Brain

3 Quick Activities for Teaching Students Mindfulness at Any Age

We can all benefit from a bit of mindfulness, whether we are really just starting out (as in, today) or whether we’re a bit more experienced. This is …

Meditation

Your Brain as Laboratory: The Science of Meditation

Meditation has surged in popularity in recent years, from a fringe interest to a mainstream trend championed by therapists, scientists, and …

Meditation

Mindfulness to help children's mental well-being in schools

Over 5,000 teachers in the UK have been trained to teach mindfulness, according to the Mindfulness Initiative, and that number is growing all the time.<p>It's a meditation technique being used to help pupils improve their mental well-being.<p>Tallulah Berry went to visit one primary school in London to …

Meditation

The Important Matter of Doing Creative Work You Can Believe In

If one has fear, there can be no initiative in the creative sense of the word.Continue reading on The Mission »

Jiddu Krishnamurti