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How to Be Mindful

Before You Make That New Year's Weight Loss Resolution, Read This

Rachael Yahne | Posted 12.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rachael Yahne

This article was originally published on, a site devoted to women's wellness, style, beauty, and thriving after cancer. A New Year's wei...

8 Habits of Happy, Self-Loving Women

Rachael Yahne | Posted 12.30.2015 | Women
Rachael Yahne

These are the tidbits of wisdom I've learned from women before me, including my incredible mother who saved my life during and after cancer, and many other teachers, mentors, and friends I've had the privilege of knowing.

5 Tips for a Mindful 2015

Patrick Briody | Posted 03.22.2015 | Business
Patrick Briody

The start of another year -- a great time to check on the state of your mindful leadership practice! At the Institute we talk about three key practices we employ to develop our focus, clarity, creativity, and compassion.

The Relaxing Practice You Should Make Sure You're Doing On Vacation

Christiane Wolf | Posted 09.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Christiane Wolf

Travel-proofing your meditation is easier that you think. The motto is, "Do something at least every couple of days." This is enough to keep you going through travel time and to pick up your daily routine once back home.

6 Mindfulness Habits You're Already Practicing (But May Not Know It)

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 06.18.2014 | Healthy Living

"I just can't do it." The excuses for not engaging in mindfulness are endless -- you either don't know how or worse, you don't have time. You may t...

Kate Bratskeir

How Gchat Is Destroying Your Relationships, Productivity And Possibly Your Soul | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Gchat is turning you into an empty shell of a human being.

7 Common Mindfulness Questions, Answered

Patrick Briody | Posted 03.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Patrick Briody

We thought it might be helpful to bring together some of the questions that commonly come up as people begin to learn the practice of mindfulness.

Lisa Kring: The 5 Main Tenets of Mindful Parenting

Lisa Kring | Posted 12.14.2013 | Parents
Lisa Kring

As parents, perhaps the most precious thing we can give our children is the gift of our full presence, in the moment.

How To Stop Agonizing Over The Little Things

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.26.2013 | Healthy Living

Your back aches, your coffee's luke warm, or you fall behind schedule. There are myriad things that can and will go wrong every single day of your...

Start Your Day In The Mindfulness Zone

Ora Nadrich | Posted 11.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Ora Nadrich

When you start your day in the mindfulness zone, and stay present in all that you do until you're back in bed to go to sleep, your life will feel much richer and more meaningful to you.

Joy Works

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 10.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

Most of the time work is not life or death! So go ahead, do something for yourself today that brings you joy. The work will wait.

How To Meditate Without Meditating At All

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 07.25.2013 | Healthy Living

Your meditation doesn't have to emulate the Buddha's 49-day retreat. Whether you think there's no time for a mindfulness meditation practice, or the c...

How To Be More Mindful At Work

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 06.24.2013 | Healthy Living

"Meditation is an act of sanity," scientist and writer John Kabat-Zinn told Google employees in a mindfulness session at the company's headquarters in...

5 Better Ways To Be More Generous (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living

By Headspace Giving is easy, but doing so with sensitivity and care is an art. When we give, it’s important to be generous in our giving. At firs...

12 Steps For Turning Your Walk Into A Meditation (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living

By Headspace Walking is a great way to integrate mindfulness into your everyday life and has been practiced as a meditative technique for thousands...

Laughing Your Way to Mindfulness

Debbie Woodbury | Posted 07.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Debbie Woodbury

If mindfulness is a state of active, open attention to the present, what is more mindful than laughter? Something strikes you as funny and you laugh. For that moment, the laughter and the joy of being in the moment are all you are about.

5 Ways To Be More Mindful In Your Everyday Life (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.13.2013 | Healthy Living

By Headspace Mindfulness starts to get really interesting when we can start to integrate it into everyday life. Remember, mindfulness means to be ...

Do You Thrive? How To Approach Change With Positivity (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.21.2013 | 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...

Mindful in the Modern Age of Technology

Vaishali | Posted 08.01.2012 | Healthy Living

Mindfulness at its best rests in the present moment without an agenda. It is pure awareness minus the tyranny of the intellect.

Talking Back To The Critical Voice Inside

Jane Shure | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jane Shure

When we become alert to our own judgments and thinking, we can slow down our thinking and talk back with a different voice, a voice that has the ability to argue and dispute.

Mindfulness Tips for Hyper Efficiency

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

When your mind or behavior wanders, rather than buying into the self blame game, see if you can just treat it as a distraction, and realize that it's just the way the mind works.