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Breathing Tips: Sitting at Your Desk

Carla Melucci Ardito | Posted 07.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Carla Melucci Ardito

Did you know that the way you sit has a lot to do with the way you breathe? Over the years, I have spent a great deal of time teaching my students abo...

Just Breathe

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 07.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

The numbers of asthma attacks and allergies continue to rise, which shows that these medications are just a Band-Aid for a larger problem. They aren't targeting the root cause of asthma and allergies: inflammation.

How To De-Stress In The Wake Of Bad News

Michael Gervais, Ph.D. | Posted 01.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Gervais, Ph.D.

Breathing training (and other forms of meditation) can be an extremely powerful tool to increase the awareness of thoughts that promote chronic stress (or promote calm). Breathing training also increases the effectiveness for us to relax (or shed the stress response) on command.

Stress' Worst Nightmare (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.07.2013 | 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...

Overcoming Trauma With Yoga

Kripalu | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living

It just so happened that the theme for the lesson was interconnectedness. We would spend the time exploring partner poses, designed to build community and interdependence within the class. I told the students that this would be a chance to lighten the load that we'd all been carrying the past few days.

WATCH: Why Adults Need Bedtimes, Too

Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living

A large percentage of Americans are all-too-familiar with stress, and many of us stress about the same things. Topping the list of common stressors in...

Yoga: Restorative Medicine for Body, Mind and Soul

Bradley Foster | Posted 06.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Bradley Foster

Even though my life is calm these days, I plan to continue my practice because I know a new stressor is bound to appear just as certainly as the sun rises tomorrow. For me, yoga is good medicine for body, mind, soul and spirit.

Taking Back Control

Bradley Foster | Posted 06.03.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Bradley Foster

Anxious people worry a lot. It's our attempt to control more than we are able to that elevates our stress hormones and affects our ability to sleep well. So, just what do we control?

A Heart-Centered Meditation For Managing Stress

Susanna Bair | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Susanna Bair

Whatever circumstances are going on in the outer world, outside your control, you always have the power to create a peaceful and harmonious inner world.

Mindful Management: Less Stress, More Success

Jeff Cannon | Posted 06.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeff Cannon

You can spend so much time worrying about the past and future that you fail to do the things you need to do today, and that is what will undermine your tomorrow.

The Top 10 Songs To Help You Breathe

Danielle Hark | Posted 05.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Danielle Hark

After years of trying for a few seconds at a time and giving up, I finally discovered something that works for me -- listening to music about breathing. By listening to music, my mind focuses on one thing, something relaxing, and I can breathe without the silence doing me in. It's still not easy, but it helps.

How to Start Being at Peace With Food

Brandt Passalacqua | Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Brandt Passalacqua

There are so many different ways in which we might be having a hard time in our relationship with food and our bodies. Some people are horrified with ...

5 Breathing Exercises You Can Do At Your Desk

Judy Martin | Posted 05.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Judy Martin

With employees working long hours -- their shoulders hunched over computers and checking email at lightening speed -- it's no wonder many don't take the time to breathe. But breathing is more important than ever before.

The Basics of Good Breathing

Carla Melucci Ardito | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Carla Melucci Ardito

There are a few key factors that determine one's ability to successfully practice deep breathing. A few key pointers can give people the awareness they need so that they may utilize the gift of breath to restore and enhance the body's balance, freedom and health.

De-Stress to Lose Weight

Brandt Passalacqua | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Brandt Passalacqua

Reducing stress in the body should be the starting point to any weight-loss plan. A simple breathing practice can often start this process. When we get used to more relaxed states, we are less likely to react and set off our fight-or-flight response.

How to Create Moments of Insight

Trevor Blake | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Trevor Blake

A simple daily habit of taking quiet time allows us to find our path away from the quicksand of life and into moments of insight. It is those flashes of brilliance that separate the successful from the want-to-be.

The Secret to Shame-Free Sex

Dr. Randy Kamen | Posted 05.06.2013 | Women
Dr. Randy Kamen

These elements, when combined, create a fertile ground for being present with your partner and deriving optimal, even ecstatic pleasure from the sexual experience.

Falling Awake to Your Life

Penny Love | Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

Not all things that you learn are taught to you by others. When you get straight with your own thinking, then your connections to others will flourish.

Try This! A Step-By-Step Relaxation Exercise You Can Do Anywhere

Posted 02.19.2013 | 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...

Does Meditation Equal An Empty Mind?

Christy Matta, M.A. | Posted 04.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Christy Matta, M.A.

Have you ever been told you need to "clear your head" or "get rid of all the clutter"? For many, including myself, the idea of sitting quietly with an empty mind seems impossible. If fact, this idea is often a barrier to any attempts to meditate or try mindfulness exercises.

Don't Forget to Breathe!

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

Breathing in a way that promotes stress reduction takes practice and attention, two things we often have in short supply. Ironically, we are often too busy to focus on breathing well.

Try This! A 3-Minute Practice To Make Inspiration Soar

Posted 01.27.2013 | Healthy Living

By Will Donnelly for Spirituality & Health Magazine "Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." - Theodore Roosevelt I just completed...

Power Meditation and Business: Redefining 'Success'

Vivian Norris | Posted 03.27.2013 | Business
Vivian Norris

Failure, competition, and ultimately business is all about human experience. Power meditation can be done daily in 15-20 minutes, and goes beyond mindfulness into actually boosting self-esteem and effectiveness.

On Taking Your Own Advice

Janet M. Neal | Posted 03.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Janet M. Neal

Life is not all rosy all the time. Sometimes we get a splinter in our soul. Something is there that doesn't belong and until we get it out -- all of it out -- it is painful.

Why You Shouldn't Fill Up Your Calendar This Year

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 03.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

If used mindfully, the calendar is a wonderful tool with which you can measure your year before living it -- intentionally pacing yourself with a rhythm that suits and honors your life spiritually, mentally and physically.