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3 Ways to Clear Your Mind

Karl Romain | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Karl Romain

The beauty of practicing ancient martial arts, such as tai chi and qigong, is that you can cultivate stillness without standing still. Tai chi and qigong clear those blockages and restore the body's natural energy back to balance.

Four Common Situations Where Mindfulness Saves the Day

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 06.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

Being mindful is like being a very calm sports announcer -- being aware of the play-by-plays of life yet not getting too wrapped up.

The Gifted Speaker -- I've Forgotten How to Breathe

Michelle Hakala-Wolf | Posted 05.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Hakala-Wolf

And you're off. You've opened your speech, you've thanked your host, you've introduced your topic and right at the end of this run-on sentence you realize, you are out of air!

These 4 Must-Do Habits Will Guarantee Your Success

: Inc. | Miki Agrawal | Posted 03.10.2014 | Small Business

This year, I decided that I'm going to share my lessons. Lessons are some of the only things that we can both learn and teach. As I expand my new soci...

The Gifted Speaker: Why Are You Growling at Me?

Michelle Hakala-Wolf | Posted 05.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Hakala-Wolf

The Raspy Growl, The Fry -- Ouch! We've all heard it, the sudden drop in the voice, the raspy sounds connected to barely audible words. Have you been ...

The Neuroscience of Learning to Trust Yourself

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 05.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

If we can learn to intentionally pay attention to our moments of vulnerability, without judgment, and meet it with a curious and caring awareness. We condition the natural ability to trust and rely on ourselves. But like anything, it takes intention, attention and practice.

On Savoring Life

Jamie Lauren Zimmerman, MD | Posted 05.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Jamie Lauren Zimmerman, MD

Isn't savoring our lives at least as important as enjoying Reese's? For, like chocolate, this moment will be gone in a flash. So, it's probably worth paying attention to.

Breath in Motion: Why Exhaling Matters Most

Betsy Polatin | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Betsy Polatin

Let your breath find its own rhythm. Nothing is as close to you as your own breath. Some breaths may be long and deep, and others shorter. Like the ocean waves, flowing in and out, all breaths are not the same.

What's Better Than Bringing Home a Gold for Your Country?

Lisa Guest | Posted 04.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Guest

If you just focus on yourself, that's a life. But if you do something that is bigger than you, that has a bigger effect than just you, it's really wha...

The Benefits Of Yogic Breathing

Kripalu | Posted 04.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

This mind/body connection is central to yoga. Nowhere is this truer than with conscious breathing, which acts as a medicinal tool, increasing well-being and peace of mind.

Valentine's Day the Tantric Way

Dr. Elsbeth Meuth and Freddy Zental Weaver | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elsbeth Meuth and Freddy Zental Weaver

As Valentine's Day approaches, we may be looking for ways to celebrate, whether we are in a relationship or single. For the couple, the traditional a...

How Stress Pros Deal With What's Worrying Them

Garance Clos | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Garance Clos

The only way to make a real difference is to make every action count, be fully present and conscious of the consequences of all your actions. Focus on one task at a time, learn to prioritize and just go with the flow.

An Open Letter To My Body

Susan Bernstein | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Susan Bernstein

Body, I'm truly grateful to you. I'm done ignoring, overlooking and pushing your wisdom aside. I'm going to listen to you. In important matters, like career, love, friendships and family, I'll trust your guidance. Please help me sense what matters.

LOOK: Open Your Mind And Create Some Zen

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Grief and Anxiety: How Can I Calm Down When I Know Bad Things Happen?

Megan Devine | Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Megan Devine

The crazy train of fear prevents you from being present to what is, and it most definitely keeps you from enjoying what is here in this moment. Following these steps can get you off that train before it takes you too far.

Mindfulness Stops Negativity From Sticking To You Like Glue

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 03.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Mindfulness means we don't get locked out of our heart and throw away the key. Rather, we can watch how negativity distracts the mind and makes such a song and dance, and we just keep breathing and watching as it goes on it's jolly way.

3 Tricks For Keeping A Jolly Attitude

Posted 12.24.2013 | Healthy Living

By Beth Ricanati, M.D. for YouBeauty.com 'Tis the season to be jolly, right? Long lines in your favorite store, difficulty finding parking at the m...

The Most Common Meditation Excuses (And How To Avoid Them)

Linda Lauren | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Lauren

"I can't block out the noise around me, or the issues that bother me." That's fine, then don't try to block them out. In fact, don't try at all, just do it. Sit and breathe and focus on the distraction so you address the issue rather than give it back burner status so it rears its ugly head again.

Children Warn: Christmas Multi-Tasking Is Dangerous

Kellie Edwards | Posted 02.18.2014 | Parents
Kellie Edwards

It's funny how in times of stress or "busyness," old habits can resurface and I find myself on autopilot again. I forget that I can't get away with it. Doing more than one thing at a time, that is.

The Simple Process That Will Lead To Better Mindfulness

Kripalu | Posted 02.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

Often in the yoga world, you'll hear directions like, "Let it go," "Relax," "Breathe into it." These all sound lovely, but when I'm in a wound-up state, they strike me as abstract, unattainable, and a tad annoying. Let what go, where? Relax? Thanks, I'll get right on that. And breathe into what?

How to Access Much More of Your Sensational Wisdom

Susan Bernstein | Posted 02.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Susan Bernstein

I'm not suggesting that to be wiser, you should stop listening to your brain's wisdom. Instead, I suggest you broaden your attention beyond your brain to the rest of your body.

9 Easy Tips for Emotional Balance

Kino MacGregor | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Kino MacGregor

Be prepared to let go of your attachments to any particular outcome so that you can be open to something bigger than you have ever imagined. Let life lead you down unexpected turns and you will discover magic in the most ordinary places.

Third Eye Blind? A Guided Meditation

Lilly Barels | Posted 01.25.2014 | Hawaii
Lilly Barels

Welcome to your third eye. Whether it helps you access your inner psychic, takes you to a secret world, or connects you to a great consciousness, enjoy the calm, appreciate the quiet, and visit it whenever you need a break from the hoopla.

What It Actually Feels Like to Stutter

Madeline Wahl | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Madeline Wahl

Stuttering was more than peppering a sentence with a few extra syllables. It was the heart-wrenching realization that the word wasn't coming out of my mouth no matter how hard I tried.

Effects and Remedies for Scatterbrain Creativity

Caryn Chow | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Caryn Chow

Like a fantastic dream you don't want to awake from, you want the floodgates of genius to flow for as long as possible. Here are five easy tips to sustain the flow when it arrives.