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Daily Meditation: Come Back To Your Breath

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.23.2015 | Religion

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

Tips for Staying Healthy While Being a Caregiver for Someone Else

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

One of the most difficult aspects of being a caregiver for another person is finding time to take care of your own needs. Caregiving is an unpredictable, chaotic and continuous task so it can feel impossible to create a schedule that includes time for self-nurturing and rest.

4 Slam-Dunk Strategies to Boost Your Confidence

Carol Egan | Posted 04.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Carol Egan

Hands-down, I am fully confident that these real-deal, no icing-on-a-mud-pie strategies will boost your confidence in a lasting ways when practiced daily. Flex your confidence muscles and claim your big life now!

4 Simple Steps to Supercharge Your Runs and Your Brain With Mindfulness

Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee

Like the old expression to kill two birds with one stone (sorry birds), adding mindfulness to exercise helps you boost both your mental and physical fitness at the same time. And exercising mindfully helps you get in the zone, making exercise easier, more enjoyable and energizing.

10 Stress-Relief Strategies When You Have Five Minutes or Less

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

The way we work is broken when scores of talented people can't attend to their basic human needs. Until the larger systemic issues are fixed, these and other stories continue to push me to create stress-relief strategies that can actually be incorporated in your super-hectic day. Here are 10 such strategies to try when you have five minutes or less.

Living Life With Mindfulness and Love

Lindy McMullin | Posted 03.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Lindy McMullin

I am standing on the beach in Glyfada. It is a windy, rainy day and I am conscious that the outer weather reflects my inner thoughts. The sea is chopp...

5 Science-Inspired Ways to Banish Stress for Good

Nick Seneca Jankel | Posted 03.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Nick Seneca Jankel

Just as a glass of red wine can make us healthier but ten glasses can result in a terrible hangover (and possibly alcohol poisoning), a little stress can focus our attention and stimulate us to dig within for new ways to grow... but too much is likely to hurt.

Making It Personal

Beth Whitley | Posted 03.11.2015 | Parents
Beth Whitley

I have enough close friends with children whose milestones have, like Hannah's, not been reached, to know that I am not the only one who finds birthdays hard.

8 Ways To De-Stress Without Leaving Your Chair

Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW

There is a time and place for action and reaction, but there's also a place for the pleasure of stillness. You may not be able to get to the yoga mat, your barbells, or your sneakers. But you can take a moment to lean back and relax into the peacefulness of just sitting there.

Daily Meditation: Just Breathe

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 02.23.2015 | Religion

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

Emily Peck

How To Feel Like You Have More Time, In Just 11 Seconds

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Peck | Posted 02.16.2015 | Business

I did something shameful Monday morning because I felt pressed for time, but if I had just taken 11 seconds to breathe I could've avoided the whole mishegas.

6 Breathing Tricks To Help You Fall Asleep Faster Tonight

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living

There's no question that many of us would like to improve the quality of our sleep each night. Tossing, turning, waking up frequently, struggling to f...

Why Time Sometimes Seems To Stand Still, And Why It's So Good For Us

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living

In today's increasingly fast-paced world, entire days breeze by without us stopping to really experience them. We allow individual moments to blend in...

This Breathing Exercise Is Strange, But Full Of Big Benefits

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.23.2015 | Healthy Living

Most meditation practices encourage us to find our center by connecting with our breath, but one technique recently highlighted on HuffPost Live takes...

How I Learned to Breathe and the Superpowers That Came With It

Adrienne Partridge | Posted 03.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Adrienne Partridge

You need some relaxation so you get a massage only to hear the massage therapist say, "You are forgetting to breathe. Just relax. Take some deep bre...

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.

15 Things to Let Go of in 2015

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

One of my Facebook friends is letting go of 50 percent of his Facebook time in 2015, and I think I might follow suit. How many relationships, interesting conversations, and business opportunities have you missed because you were glued to your screen?

Smoking Cessation Without Weight Gain

Margaret Marshall | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

If you don't quit smoking, smoking will quit you. The tobacco addiction is hard to overcome but you can change your way and become addicted to life, fresh air, and deep breathing.

Today Is the Best Day: A Year of Living Mindfully

Alex Matthews | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Alex Matthews

While some of life is just about showing up, beautiful things happen -- connection, fulfillment, growth and learning -- when you you take responsibility and show initiative.

The Mind: Your Life's CEO

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 02.14.2015 | Business
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

The mind is very much like the CEO of our life. It has almost total control of how we feel, our emotions and how we respond to the stimuli around us. This naturally spills over onto our personal relationships and overall health.

Stress Conversations: How to Become More Authentic

Dorote Lucci | Posted 02.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Dorote Lucci

"Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity." -- Coco Chanel Around the holidays negative stress can change and hit another level of d...

Alleviating Anxiety: Bowing Down to the Breath

Jenine Durland | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenine Durland

Sitting on my mat, I ask the class to bring their hands to their hearts and close their eyes, grateful for this moment, for this community, for the connection of this audible breath rolling through the studio.

Happy Thinks-giving

Steven Crandell | Posted 01.26.2015 | Technology
Steven Crandell

Here's an idea. This year, turn Thanksgiving into Thinks-giving. Unplug. Yup. The whole day without digital engagement. No screens. No big balloon parades. No football.

Stress Conversations: How to Break Behavioral Patterns With Breathing and Art

Dorote Lucci | Posted 01.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Dorote Lucci

"All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns." -- Bruce Lee Breaking the st...

Art & the Tyranny of the New

Steven Crandell | Posted 01.06.2015 | Arts
Steven Crandell

I think it's time to create a market for art that deepens the spirit, not makes it shallower, a market to encourage art that taps into wisdom and truth that has lasted for generations, eons, as long as memory has served humanity.