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The Top 5 Excuses For Not Practicing Mindfulness (And Why We Need To Stop Using Them)

Karen S. Exkorn | Posted 04.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen S. Exkorn

Over the years, I found that I expanded these bite size mindfulness exercises into full-blown practices in my own life. Now I sit and meditate every morning, and try to approach life in a more mindful way.

Meditation, Purpose and the Happiness Police

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 11.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

Having purpose means to connecting with and working for something larger than yourself. It is about seeing and merging with the sacred that exists in the mundane -- exploring and knowing our individual consciousness to understand what truly matters to us.

How Relaxing Affects Your Genes

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living

Recent research showed that yoga is able to change the expression of genes involved in immune functioning, and now a new study shows that relaxation i...

Please Meditate: Mantra Practice (VIDEO)

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 03.24.2012 | Home
Olivia Rosewood

Meditation is the way to the peace within you, and sometimes meditation can be the peace itself. Why is it important to cultivate your inner peace? It is as important as you are.

Why People Who Pray Are Healthier Than Those Who Don't

Richard Schiffman | Posted 03.19.2012 | Religion
Richard Schiffman

If you want to achieve maximum health, here are a few things that you should do: exercise regularly, eat nutritious and minimally processed foods, drop those extra pounds -- and pray.