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How Gratefulness Leads to Mindfulness

Steven Crandell | Posted 07.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Steven Crandell

I made God an offer She couldn't refuse. I would be grateful for everything in my life, all my experiences - no matter how hard, no matter how pain...

Daily Meditation: Breathe In, Breathe Out

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.10.2015 | Religion

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

Ways Music and the Senses Encourage Meditation

Linda Lauren | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Lauren

I have been meditating for the past 40+ years. This has led me on a journey to share the awareness of this relaxing and balancing practice with ev...

The Hundred Dollar Sleep Solution

Deanna Reiter | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Deanna Reiter

My 9-year-old stepson, Quin, was having a few difficult nights of sleeping. I asked him if maybe a crystal or something might help him sleep better. ...

5 Meditation Alternatives for Anxiety (That Don't Require Sitting Still)

Amy Clover | Posted 06.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Clover

I know it can be frustrating dealing with stress and anxiety, but remember that you'll never be dealt anything that you can't handle. Growth takes stress, but it doesn't have to rule your life in the process.

7 Habits for a Stress-Free Life

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 06.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

Try incorporating these seven habits and bring more peace and joy into your life. We can use the tasks and work in our lives to propel us ahead and inspire us or they can overwhelm us. By incorporating these ideas, see if life suddenly feels easier and a bit more enjoyable!

5 Ways to Break the Barrier of Fear

Joan Moran | Posted 06.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Joan Moran

With a practice of conscious responsibility, you can overcome your fears by facing them with honesty and resilience every time they come your way. It's time to break the barriers of fear, let go of excuses, take off your suit of armor and live a fearless, balanced, and healthy life.

Three Meditation Tips for Travel

Linda Lauren | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel
Linda Lauren

This meditation is one I use and recommend for when I am traveling. It is designed to be done for brief intervals. The tone it encourages is happy and light, and it will trigger a more positive vibration to accompany the traveler.

Just Breath and Recognize Who's Listening

Catherine Nagle | Posted 06.09.2015 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

Whenever I come across a new book or material about spirituality, I feel that I'm in touch with something bigger than me because of the author's profound knowledge, dedication, and experience. Over the years, they've become my spiritual family by sharing their insights on love and compassion, and the power of prayer and meditation.

4 Steps to Backyard Yoga Bliss

Mel Sellick | Posted 06.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Mel Sellick

I'm going out on a limb and say most people don't even consider doing yoga in their backyards. Even among yogi friends, it's a rare bird that takes a mat outdoors to soak in the treasures summer serves up on the lawn.

An Afternoon With Scott Jurek

Patrick Daniel | Posted 05.27.2015 | Arts
Patrick Daniel

When Scott Jurek, world-famous athlete and dedicated vegan, visited Harvard Business School last week, his fireside chat with Jose B. Alvarez, HBS senior lecturer, revealed lessons that will make you go that extra mile.

Reduce Your Stress in Under 20 Minutes

HooplaHa | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living
HooplaHa

Are you feeling stressed out and overwhelmed? Check out the new episode of "You Should Know" with Lucia Nazzaro, a HooplaHa original series and lear...

Daily Meditation: Air

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.21.2015 | Religion

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

5 Easy Steps for Inner Calm

Robbi Rucker | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Robbi Rucker

Life is a wild adventure. Just remember to buckle up, check your mirrors and purposefully move toward your destination. There is no complete control or omniscient knowing of what's to come; yet there is deep, passionate awareness when we choose among the many directions we can take each day towards creating inner calm.

One Thing You Can Do to Know Yourself Better

Amy Crumpton | Posted 05.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Crumpton

stocksnap.io by Daniel Bowman The rain was coming down hard on the skylight in my living room just before 6 a.m. I breathed in the smell of my ...

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 06.08.2015 | 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 06.02.2015 | 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 05.31.2015 | 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 05.25.2015 | 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 05.24.2015 | 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 05.19.2015 | 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 05.11.2015 | 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...