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Cancer Detection in a Breath

Medical Discovery News | Posted 11.15.2016 | Science
Medical Discovery News

By Drs. David Niesel and Norbert Herzog Any cancer patient will tell you that the fear of a cancer's recurrence is with them all the time. For many,...

Coping With Election Stress With A 5-Minute Loving-Kindness Meditation

Manoj Jain, MD MPH | Posted 11.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Manoj Jain, MD MPH

Manoj Jain MD MPH and Mark Muesse Ph.D If you are like us, you are exasperated with the rollercoaster ride and the vitriol of the presidential race. ...

Breath Is The New Kale

Sandy Abrams | Posted 09.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Sandy Abrams

Taking three deep, long breaths has been my go-to quickie mental health tool for 25+ years, ever since I started taking yoga. It's so darn simple yet ...

Our Curative Breath

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We can wake ourselves up by increasing our oxygen level by breathing deeply. Or conversely, we can put ourselves to sleep with a kind of meditation of shallow breathing, and repeating silently the words to the rhythmic "in" and "out" like a mantra.

Breath Is the Most Underutilized Tool for Success

Sandy Abrams | Posted 07.19.2016 | Business
Sandy Abrams

What's the one thing that we all have 24 hour access to, is free, we can use as much as we'd like and is a powerful natural way to help us find clarity, focus and be present? You guessed it... breath!

How To Have A Calm, Clear Mind When You Need It

André Hartwich | Posted 06.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
André Hartwich

It was one of those startling moments where I realized I might be in quite some serious trouble. No matter how fast I swim I am not getting any closer...

Ward Off Anxiety With This Simple Breathing Trick

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 05.10.2016 | Healthy Living

When your mind is spinning, your heart is racing and the weight of the world decides to perch on your shoulders, one deep breath may be your saving gr...

Silent Unplugging From Technology Is Healing Self Care

Dayna Colvin | Posted 04.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Dayna Colvin

In this era of overwhelming digital and electronic technology, we can all benefit from a day or more of unplugging and taking a nice break from technology.

Riding the Cross Waves

Maria Skinner | Posted 04.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Skinner

This feels like a dance sometimes and like an ordeal at others but always, when I am in touch with it, life feels like a great adventure.

6 Ways to Increase Focus and Celebrate Single Tasking

Susie Wolbe | Posted 02.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Susie Wolbe

Whether you decided to focus on one job at a time on Single Tasking Day or not, make it a goal to decrease distractions and improve focus and attention. Enjoy accomplishing more, doing a better job on each undertaking, and spending less time on every assignment.

Breath... Our First Act of Life

Lauren McClerkin | Posted 12.31.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lauren McClerkin

Breath. Do you think about how you breathe? Are there moments in a regular day where you stop to appreciate your breathe? Our breath is our life-li...

Kindness and Compassion to All Beyond Christmas? Show Some Goodwill to Yourself First

Vidyamala Burch | Posted 12.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Vidyamala Burch

If you do practice these steps of goodwill towards yourself, then magically, in the true spirit of Christmas and giving, you will be able to care and love others much more deeply, in a much more sustainable way.

Take a Deep Breath

Diana Lang | Posted 11.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Diana Lang

Let yourself breathe deeply, consciously and lovingly. Let every breath affirm you. Take life in hugely. Let it go utterly. Live large. And let this next breath open up your world!

The Boys

Robbi Rucker | Posted 09.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Robbi Rucker

There are four boys in my life; none truly boys at all. I don't think of them this way, especially now that they are all grown men with tremendous hea...

Daily Meditation: Only Breath

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.18.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

10 Easy Ways You Can Practice Mindfulness

Elyse Santilli | Posted 09.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

We're literally missing out on most our own lives, which leaves us feeling shallow, empty and deeply unsettled. The great news is you can learn to be more present and mindful. Here are 10 easy ways you can practice mindfulness in your daily life.

Practical Ways to Deal With the Anxiety of Death

Chris Mayya | Posted 08.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Chris Mayya

At some point or the other in our lives, we and our loved ones, are all bound to go through the anxiety of death and dying. Here are some practical ways to deal with it:

How To Reclaim Your Sexual Voice Through Orgasmic Yoga

Pamela Madsen | Posted 07.12.2016 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

One of the more challenging things for many people when it comes to sex is to find out what really turns them on after having removed all of their shame and judgment. The next big step is to then state their desires aloud to themselves and to their intimate partners.

5 Ways to Build Awareness This Summer

Nick Norton | Posted 05.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Nick Norton

To keep myself on a path of happiness, I've been practicing at cultivating some of this awareness everyday. And that's the best part -- it's only a direction. I'm always practicing, so there's no failing, only opportunities to improve. Here are five methods that I've incorporated into my day in order to become more in touch with myself.

The School of the Heartist -- Days of Founding a New School

Yanna Bat Adam, Heartist | Posted 04.14.2015 | Arts
Yanna Bat Adam, Heartist

It was time for me to speak more directly than I could with paintings -- to speak with living people -- in particular, those for whom creativity is a strong impulse that is sometimes problematic.

How I Learned to Breathe at 24

Jennifer Langione | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Langione

As I reflect upon my mindfulness exercise over the past month, the most difficult part has been the attempt to acknowledge every thought as it flutters through my mind without passing judgment and replacing it with long, drawn out breaths.

How Silence Helped This Entrepreneur Fight Burnout

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living

New York-based entrepreneur Dina Kaplan understands how all-consuming work life can be. But after dedicating nearly every moment of her life to her co...

How Breath and Meditation Transformed My Life

Seema Kalra | Posted 02.10.2015 | Impact
Seema Kalra

I adjusted the snorkeling gear to fit my mouth so that I could breathe with ease. In the clear blue waters of the Pacific near the Molokini Crater in Maui, I saw a paradise of fish and coral.

Intense Beginnings

Rabbi Menachem Creditor | Posted 11.14.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Menachem Creditor

Transitions prompt anxiety. Combinations of transitions can be simply overwhelming. Imagine what it must have been for the Israelites about to enter the land, the community they have created together barely coalescing.

Yoga-tta Breathe to Be Bendy

Melissa Nordin | Posted 10.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Melissa Nordin

A small part of yoga is aerobic training, a greater part is resistance training, and a large part is flexibility exercise.