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A Betraying Breath : Living In The Uncertainty Of A Chronic Illness

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 11.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

All it takes is but a single breath for life to become so very real. In a single breath the heaviness of life and its fragility can pour into the dept...

How to Choose a Type of Mindfulness Meditation

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 11.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

By Kira M. Newman Many beginner meditators, myself included, start out with a mindful breathing meditation: one breath in, one breath out, the mind w...

Mindful Leadership in Politics

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 11.07.2016 | Politics
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

It would be refreshing to see some mindful behavior on the part of our presidential candidates. The campaign seems to be anything but mindful. It seem...

Breathtaking: Finding The Beauty In This Breathless Life

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 10.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

This life I've been gifted? It's breathtaking. I feel it when I first awaken in the morning and as my first steps of the day kiss the cool wooden fl...

This Simple Breathing Trick Can Give You Better Orgasms

SELF | Posted 10.11.2016 | Healthy Living
SELF

For SELF, by Zahra Barnes Let it go — and go get it. As many enterprising people with clitorises know, there are various things you can try to have...

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 ...

World Peace Begins! 6 Tips To Make It Happen

Suna Senman | Posted 09.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Suna Senman

Give yourself the opportunity to see opportunity. Breathe. Just breathe. Keep breathing. Then know -- you can chose peace.

I'm With Stupid: The Deadly Risks of Eating, Drinking and Breathing

Todd Hartley | Posted 08.22.2016 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

People, please, if I might have your attention for a second, I have an urgent warning for you: Breathing can be really, really dangerous. You all need...

The Mental Tricks Laurie Hernandez Uses to Summon Crazy Confidence

Health.com | Posted 08.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Health.com

By Amanda MacMillan Team USA gymnast Laurie Hernandez is blowing us away in Rio: Her talent is obviously out of this world, but what's just as impres...

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.

How To Handle Life's Daily Hassles

Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. | Posted 08.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D.

You can't find your wallet. The bus roars right past your stop. What to do? Now, in isolation, these daily stresses -- little, annoying things like ...

Here's How To Meditate Anytime, Anywhere

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living

There are many misconceptions about meditation that Tibetan Buddhist master Mingyur Rinpoche wants to set straight. The biggest one? You don’t have ...

Anyone Can Do Yoga

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 07.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Lammersen

I watched as her belly rose, her waist stretched for the corners of the room, and her chest lifted toward the ceiling. Just when I thought the exhale was approaching, she invited in more and more air, and then, as slowly as she took it in, she let it go.

The Other Benefits Of Meditation

Linda Lauren | Posted 07.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Lauren

Einstein once said, "Through meditation I found answers before I even asked the question." https://ideamensch.com/the-4-healthy-habits-of-highly-creat...

The 3 New Rules of Core Training

Sonima.com | Posted 06.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

By: Brian Sabin An elite performance coach explains how a common posture problem undermines your core workout and makes your lower body muscles tight...

What Your Breathing Tells You

Kamlesh D. Patel | Posted 06.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Kamlesh D. Patel

In the last post, we discussed the importance of healthy sleep cycles. There are also other natural daily cycles in the human body that we can easily ...

Breathe (You Have To!)

Rupa Mehta | Posted 06.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

How many times has someone asked you to take a breath? To count to ten? To just "chill out" and breathe? It may feel condescending to be reminded to d...

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...

Your Posture Matters

Ava Kyte | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Ava Kyte

We don't realize it, but our emotional state shows up in our posture, but we can also shift our emotional and mental states with it. When we're stressed, we tend to have bad posture, but what type of decisions are we going to make while slouching forward, stressed or not?

5 Mental Tools for Athletic Success

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.23.2016 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

This post is the last of my five-part series describing my Prime Performance System which encompasses everything I know about the psychology of sport....

The Most Spiritual Path in One Breath

Mark W. Guay | Posted 05.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mark W. Guay

That's when we will one day fully realize that all that we need in life came with our first breath.

Climate Change This Week: Sobering Suicides, Battery Breakthrough, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 05.17.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests Protect The BUB: Bizarre, Useful and Beautiful biodiversity that sustains...

This Is What It Feels Like to Have an Asthma Attack

Teen Vogue | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Teen Vogue

That's why ​Teen Vogue​ editors did the #AsthmaStrawChallenge, where they tried breathing in and out of a straw for 20 seconds. It's meant to simulate what a person with asthma experiences during an asthma attack.

May You Breathe

Miriam Ava | Posted 04.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

When you allow yourself to breathe, to take deep, determined, freeing breaths that drown out the melodrama of your mind until it's silenced, and event...

Today's Buddha Doodle: Breathe Deep

Molly Hahn | Posted 04.08.2016 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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