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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 | 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...

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.

'I Do Not Want My Son's Death To Be In Vain'

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 11.21.2014 | Black Voices

In a video released Thursday, the father of Michael Brown called for calm and asked the public to act peacefully in the upcoming days when a grand jur...

3 Ways to Tap Into Your True Self

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 01.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

For me it's a dream come true moment. The Aspen Festival Orchestra and the exceptional Nikolai Lugansky are playing "Rachmanoff's Piano Concerto No. 3...

The Good Life

Don Joseph Goewey | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Don Joseph Goewey

The truth is we end stress in the present moment--right here, right now--not once and for all. We either end stress by choosing to be undaunted and at peace the moment a stressor raises its head ... or we don't. Peace is the polar opposite of stress and anxiety.

Why We Meditate at Work

Megan Larsen | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Megan Larsen

In the early days there were only three full-time employees, and two of us would meditate at work each afternoon. One day the third employee came in to my office and said, "I want what you have! I want to know more about this meditation you do, can I learn?"

5 Apps To Help You Cope With Anxiety

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living

Anyone familiar with feelings of worry, stress and anxiety knows that getting to a calm, peaceful place isn't always easy. As society becomes increasi...

This Video Will Help Put Life's Little Stresses In Perspective

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living

Stress, anxiety and busyness are, unfortunately, a part of everyday life for most of us. When we operate from a place of stress and frantic energy, ev...

One Rule to Stress Less

Honey Good | Posted 12.06.2014 | Fifty
Honey Good

While we are all busy and fill our plates with all types of activities and responsibilities, I would like to pass on to you my strategy for handling stress. Just two little words do the trick for me: simply be.

Need Zen? These Gifs Will Help

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.29.2014 | Arts

GIFs are more often associated with zany cats than zen, but that hasn't stopped Julien Douvier from working some beautiful magic. In the hands of t...

5 Ways To Slow Down And Enjoy Your Life More

Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living

By Andy Puddicombe for YouBeauty Most of us have wished for a simpler life at some stage or other. No surprise really, given how hectic our tech-fu...

This Great Eastern Philosopher Reminds Us Of The Pleasure Of Simplicity

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 09.29.2014 | World

In the West, we have a vague sense that poetry is good for our ‘souls’, making us sensitive and wiser. Yet we don’t always know how this should ...

My Cat Is My Role Model

Maria Senise | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

My cat, or rather daughter, is the most beautiful creature on the planet. Her name is Moo, and she is my role model. She is so calm and chill all t...