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Being Calm and Mindful for Your Child

Susie Wolbe | Posted 08.21.2015 | Parents
Susie Wolbe

Your child may face a calm re-entry to the school year, or may be distressed to find himself in very unfamiliar, and unhappy, territory. Your child may look to you for comfort and support; how are you going to handle your role?

Bust Your Stress With Twitter's 'Calm Yourself In 4 Words' Trend

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living

Everyone knows the feeling of having a million things to do, feeling anxious about an upcoming work project or having an argument with a good friend....

The 3 Most Delightful Techniques to Defeat Your Stress

Tom Casano | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

We've all been stressed before. And it can create knots in your back, arguments in your relationships, and affect your performance at work. Whether i...

Mindfulness: A Declaration Of Health Independence

Steven Crandell | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Steven Crandell

Mindfulness is more than a great way to get healthy and stay healthy. It's a process of discovery -- full of solace and revelation. And your relationships, your work and your play will all benefit.

Olympic Medalist Deena Kastor Shares 10 Mindfulness Tips for World Record Success, Health and Happiness

Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee

Olympic Medalist Deena Kastor After Setting Four World Records. Photo Credit PhotoRun.net/Competitor Group At 5'4" and only 104 pounds, no one knew...

10 Ways To Combat Stress In Under A Minute

Tom Casano | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

If you're in the middle of a busy workday or if you have young, demanding toddlers around, you might find it impossible to carve out even 30 minutes to meditate or do yoga. Sometimes there just aren't enough hours in the day.

7 Calming Quote GIFs To Get You Through Even The Worst Of Times

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living

When life begins to feel like just a little more than you can handle, mentally repeating a few short, relaxing words can work wonders on your stress l...

Here's the Best Music to Lull You to Sleep

Van Winkle's | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

You don't need scientific research to tell you that listening to music can quiet your mind and help you relax. But here it is anyway.

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.

How Top Performers Stay Calm and in Control in Times of Stress

Bernadette Farrell | Posted 06.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Bernadette Farrell

Research shows that 90 percent of top performers manage stress by staying on top of their emotions. In other words, they don't allow emotions like fea...

Programming Your Kids' Inner Voice: Conscious Living 101

Lindsay Robin Christianson | Posted 06.09.2015 | Parents
Lindsay Robin Christianson

It is in these challenging times that we find the greatest opportunity to create positive change and to forge the pathways for positive self-talk. We can lay the groundwork for confidence and solid character and it all begins with the words we say and the love with which they are delivered. What is it that YOU would like your children to truly know about themselves?

Space Is Where the Magic Happens

Nesrin Everett | Posted 05.22.2015 | Business
Nesrin Everett

Recently I had two afternoon meetings: a thirty minute meeting starting at 3pm and another at 5pm. Both were located within 15 minutes of each other.

10 Meditation Tips for Beginners

Nathalie Thompson | Posted 05.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Nathalie Thompson

Here are 10 simple meditation tips for beginners to help you get through that initial frustration and get started with your own meditation practice:

Taming the Frenzy: Staying Calm When the Unexpected Happens

Ellen G. Goldman | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Ellen G. Goldman

When frenzy shows up, our emotional brain hijacks our cognitive brain, and we are spinning. How we react in that very moment has a huge impact on whether life unravels or if we muster the energy to deal with the problem the best we can. Often our reaction at that very moment will determine how we feel for hours, days or even weeks ahead.

Why 'Calm Is The New Strong'

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living

It goes without saying that the hardest part of meditation is letting your circling thoughts come and go -- especially the worrisome ones. But it's we...

You're 90 Seconds Away From A Calmer Mind

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 04.03.2015 | Healthy Living

Raise your hand if you wish you were somewhere tropical right about now. If we're all being honest, a relaxing escape sounds pretty appealing -- es...

An Unusual Coping Method Is Helping Nurses Find Peace At Work

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living

For most nurses, the only constant in their days is the fact that things are perpetually changing around them. However, the majority of the training t...

How To Quit Being Overwhelmed For Good

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Kate Bartolotta

When we start practicing this with simple things -- everyday things that aren't emotionally charged -- we make it easier to do when we need help with big things, or when we need to be vulnerable about big things. Asking other people for help isn't being a burden; it's part of making the world a better place.

Busting the Big 3 Meditation Myths

Polly Campbell | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Polly Campbell

Meditation doesn't have to be one more thing that stresses you out. By busting these myths and blocks you can create a simple practice that will add calm and focus to your life.

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.

The Art of Being Calm

Linda Esposito, LCSW | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Esposito, LCSW

Whether you suffer from occasional anxiety, generalized anxiety, or its more cumbersome cousin, social anxiety, the following strategies can help get you on the other side of calm when practiced regularly.

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

Adrienne Partridge, Ph.D | Posted 03.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Adrienne Partridge, Ph.D

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...

What Superpower Do All Working Mothers Need?

Lela Davidson | Posted 03.14.2015 | Parents
Lela Davidson

More than good ideas, more than strategy, more than flawless execution, maybe even more than luck, what separates successful people from those who consistently struggle is the ability to keep calm

Why We All Need a Vacation

Maria Senise | Posted 02.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

Hopping on a plane and staying in new places whisked me away from my daily, typical environment. It forced me to break free from the prison of familiarity that I hadn't even realized I had built for myself.

Tips for Staying Om for the Holidays

Melanie Young | Posted 02.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

I find a lot of people have holiday anxiety. We all need to calm it down. There's no better present you can give yourself than a rest from all the flurry and a break from feeling you need to plugged in, lit up or in sync with anyone. Just let it go.