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How to Meditate

Why It's So Important To Make Yourself A Priority

Rachael Yahne | Posted 07.20.2016 | Women
Rachael Yahne

Last week was a harrowing one, and with this Monday we begin again, facing a new week with a familiar sense of trepidation, of disharmony, of fear that we've come to expect if still not comfortable with. I'm certain as the national conventions kick off in both political parties this week, the unrest will continue. What I hope, sincerely but desperately, is that as conflict

Here's How To Meditate Anytime, Anywhere

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living

There are many misconceptions about meditation that Tibetan Buddhist master Mingyur Rinpoche wants to set straight. The biggest one? You don’t have ...

The Other Benefits Of Meditation

Linda Lauren | Posted 07.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Lauren

Einstein once said, "Through meditation I found answers before I even asked the question." https://ideamensch.com/the-4-healthy-habits-of-highly-creat...

A 10-Minute Meditation for Finding Center

Sonima.com | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

By: Jai Sugrim This guided 10-minute breath-based meditation is accessible for all levels, and will help you find a new sense of center and weightles...

How Meditation Helps Manifest Your Goals

Rachael Yahne | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

Sitting listlessly at my computer, wondering why my mind feels wrapped in barbwire, as if every possible direction of action seems painfully wrong. I'...

What to Expect From Meditation

Michelle Zarrin | Posted 05.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Michelle Zarrin

Recognize what is going on and gently bring your focus back to the breath. This small act of not judging yourself during your sitting, will expand into your life when your eyes are open and you actually judge yourself less. So bring your focus back to the breath.

3 Positive Affirmations to Train Your Brain for a Happier Life

Rachael Yahne | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

We often fail to realize is our mind's ability to be trained for positive thinking, and positive affirmations can make monumental progress toward re-t...

The Morning Ritual: 5 Things to Do Before Breakfast to Clear Your Mind and Start the Day

Yvette Bowlin | Posted 05.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Yvette Bowlin

How can we use our morning to put us on the good foot? To open us up to receive what comes and to welcome it with open arms, whatever it is? I have an idea how...

Simple Ways to Be More Grateful Every Day

Rachael Yahne | Posted 05.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rachael Yahne

Every single day, in every single moment, we are telling ourselves something. That message is your practice. To be grateful, you must practice gratitude. You must make gratitude your practice.

6 Ways to Be More Productive in the Morning and Have a Better Day

Rachael Yahne | Posted 05.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

The morning is a hectic time for women, but especially if you're a mom or busy professional, and have people in your home needing you to help them prepare for the day (making school lunches, helping a spouse get ready for a big day, or just making sure everyone gets a good breakfast!).

How to Meditate?

Anna Anderson | Posted 04.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Anna Anderson

Most people know that meditation is good for us, and that it is a highly recommended health and wellbeing, as well as spiritual, practice. Many people...

5 Things You Need to Know About Ditching Perfection During Meditation

Heather Regan | Posted 03.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Heather Regan

It's time to ditch the illusion of perfection in meditation and allow your mind to rest instead (as well as being ok with when it doesn't.) Here are five things you should know about befriending the meditation process and ditching the perfectionism when it arises.

5 Types Of Meditation That Don't Require Sitting Still

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 02.15.2016 | Healthy Living

Contrary to popular belief, meditation doesn't always mean sitting in lotus pose with your eyes closed. In fact, most people are unaware that you can ...

Should You Be Meditating?

Nicola Albini | Posted 02.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Nicola Albini

The short answer is yes. Yes, yes, and yes. And in case that wasn't clear, yes. The long answer is: Contrary to popular belief, meditation is not just a health trend like kale smoothies and spin class (not that there's anything wrong with those things).

How to Stop Thinking During Meditation: 10 Tips to Calm in 10 Minutes

Shawna McGrath | Posted 01.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Shawna McGrath

A little secret is that we normally resist what's growth inducing. The resistance is actually a sign that we're near something that could be positively revolutionary for us! Try at least one tip below that you feel a strong aversion to. Try it out for a week and see what happens. You may be surprised!

Deepak Chopra's Advice for Getting Started With Meditation

Sonima.com | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

When you're first getting started, meditation can feel like a mysterious and daunting task. In truth, the most important step to beginning meditation is quite simple and concrete: Just take the time to do it.

How to Meditate for Little Bits of Stress Free Living

Julie Sacks | Posted 01.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Julie Sacks

Over time, meditation has reduced stress and anxiety in my own life. I have more compassion for myself as well as others, which is one of the reasons I was inspired to become a meditation teacher and share what I've learned.

Learn How to Meditate With Seven Simple Techniques

Yogi Cameron Alborzian | Posted 12.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Yogi Cameron Alborzian

So there you have seven methods to choose from which will either enhance your method of meditation, help you to choose a new and effective technique or it will help you to correct an existing practice, which is not correct for you.

How Mindfulness Meditation Can Transform Health Care

Charles Francis | Posted 11.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Charles Francis

The recent rise in popularity of mindfulness meditation is helping people live healthier lives by helping them cope with stress in ways that don't harm the body and mind. This will lower the demand for health care services, and exert downward pressure on costs, and upward pressure on quality.

How Hand-Washing The Dishes Could Make You A Happier Person

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.01.2015 | HuffPost Home

You may be the type to put off dishwashing until the sink is jam-packed, but new scientific findings may make you more eager to clean up. A study publ...

The 2 Minutes A Day That Save Me

Quiet Revolution | Tina Rowley | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living

It’s a bright, unseasonably springlike January afternoon. The house is freshly cleaned, and I’ve thrown the curtains open in the bedroom. The sunl...

How to Clear Obstacles Using a Powerful Meditation Object

James Connor | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living
James Connor

Letting go brings further peace and clarity to our lives. Experience will show you that purifying your mind of obstacles and growing in goodness are the two keys for reaching meditative stillness.

What To Do With Your Mind During Meditation

Sonima.com | Posted 08.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

If you have ever sat down in a cross-legged posture, began focusing on your breath, and immediately wondered, "What should I do about all these thoughts?" this is a simple answer.

Ways Music and the Senses Encourage Meditation

Linda Lauren | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Lauren

I have been meditating for the past 40+ years. This has led me on a journey to share the awareness of this relaxing and balancing practice with everyo...

Daily Meditation: Yes, You Can

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.02.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...