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Loving Kindness

How to Improve Your Relationships With Mindfulness

Charles Francis | Posted 10.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Charles Francis

We all want to have better relationships with people, but many of us are unsure of how to accomplish this. These four simple practices can improve your relationships significantly.

This Is The True Meaning Of Love

Eckhart Tolle TV | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 10.14.2015 | Healthy Living

Eckhart Tolle TV is dedicated to providing you with the resources to put his teachings into practice everyday to transform your life, which ultimately...

Reverence Starts in the Mirror

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 10.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

Perspective is everything, isn't it? I have heard it said that Ernest Holmes, would, on occasion, dine with a vase of weeds on his dining room table. ...

5 Ways to Live a More Spiritual Life

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 10.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

How do we take our spiritual practice and live it every day? Those of us who are committed to a spiritual path can sometimes feel split in two. The...

A Clutter-Busting Meditation

Brooks Palmer | Posted 09.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brooks Palmer

I want to share with you this special clutter-busting meditation that I recorded a few years back. In this video I guide you through an inner visualiz...

This Is Why Some People Totally Annoy You

Donna Labermeier | Posted 09.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

You can be the most enlightened, loving, open-minded person on the planet and STILL get really annoyed by some people. Don't feel guilty about your feelings and don't try to internalize them in order to keep the peace.

How Meditation Can Improve Your Marriage

Jennie Lee | Posted 09.21.2016 | Weddings
Jennie Lee

Modern marriages face a lot of stress -- too little time and money, too much technology and temptation. In order to keep your love alive, it is essent...

A Radical Movement in Corporate America: How Heart-Centered Meditation Can Change The Game

Tova Payne | Posted 08.20.2016 | Business
Tova Payne

Compassion-based meditation is healthy all around: within the workforce it facilitates more harmonious relationships and it supports inner calm from any life challenges that could hold you back from being fully present at work

Daily Meditation: May You Be Peaceful

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.04.2015 | Religion

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

4 Words to Solve Anything -- Part 2

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

In the three months since these 4 words first occurred to me, I've yet to find a problem they can't solve. Be present, be positive. In 4 Words t...

How to Be Mindful in the Real World

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 07.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Michelle McQuaid

When it comes to improving our well-being, most of us think about the exercise we should be doing, the foods we should be eating and the sleep we should be getting, but have you thought about how your brain might be able to help cultivate enduring well-being?

A Birthday Gift for the Dalai Lama -- Global Compassion Education

Emily Hine | Posted 07.03.2016 | Impact
Emily Hine

While I love his wish, I say let's take it a step further: Let's give His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, the gift of global compassion education by mainstreaming compassion training in schools, communities and businesses around the world.

4 Words to Solve Anything -- Part 1

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 06.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

I love finding a simple solution, road testing it, and then passing it on -- and maybe you're the same. But the problem for most of us is remembering...

The Science of Altruism (VIDEO)

Matthieu Ricard | Posted 05.29.2016 | Impact
Matthieu Ricard

You will not get altruism just by wishing for it. You need to train. You can do it twenty minutes a day, and you can do it a few seconds every hour. You stop, you look around, and whomever you see, you say, "May that person be happy. May that person flourish."

What Is a Loving-Kindness Meditation?

Michael Feeley | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Feeley

Holding grudges, anger, hatred, bitterness, coldness, doubts, fears and judgments are not what you were born to feel. Those emotions deplete and wear you down. Loving-Kindness is a healing process. A way to center yourself into peace of mind and heart. It improves the quality of your life.

Thanks, Moms

Richard Greenberg | Posted 05.04.2016 | Parents
Richard Greenberg

Being a mother today is no harder or easier than it ever was. It's always been a really tough job. But what my mother and my wife have in common seem to be things that have allowed them to succeed in different ways.

6 Ways to Immediately Deal With Criticism

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

Criticism. It happens to the best of us. And strangely, it often happens to people with the most integrity. Criticism. Harsh. Cold. Even surprisingl...

Loving-Kindness: An Essential for Everyone

Susie Wolbe | Posted 06.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Wolbe

Learning this lesson, and realizing that self-care, anything done on a regular basis to help enhance or maintain overall health and well-being, is far from being selfish. In fact, it is necessary so that we can be our most effective selves, both personally and professionally.

Got Anger? The Secret to (Mostly) Calming Your Parental Rage

Hunter Clarke-Fields | Posted 05.23.2015 | Parents
Hunter Clarke-Fields

My thoughts told me I was a terrible mother for my anger. I would spiral deeper into a hole. I couldn't see the light. I was fighting myself. I couldn't handle this ugly part of me. I had to change. But anger gets stronger when we fight with it, when we reject it.

Waiting for Nothing: Loving Yourself on Valentine's Day

Nancy Colier | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

With Valentine's Day coming, love is the topic of the moment. When we think about love, we generally think in terms of who loves us and whom we love, ...

The Secret Medicine of Heartbroken Kindness

Jesua | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Jesua

It is easy to be kind when we are feeling wonderful about life, when we're feeling buoyantly inspired, or luminous in love, or poignantly connected to...

Being Mindful About Mindfulness

Robyn Brentano | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Robyn Brentano

Whatever your practice might be, I hope that it involves training in compassion. Now, with all the challenges we face in the world, we can be confident that kindness and compassion are the bedrock of personal and social change.

On Dealing with Drunk Guys

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 03.15.2015 | Women
Kathleen Buckstaff

I shouldn't be surprised, but I am. I recently read a story that confirmed that women have been dealing with drunk men for thousands of years.

Friendly Fire: Why We Can Be Harshest With the Ones We Love Most

Miriam Ava | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

Often, we're most critical with the ones with love most. We're extra sensitive to certain characteristics, express annoyance toward particular habits,...

On Erasing the Worst Five Minutes of Each Day

Sandra Shpilberg | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Sandra Shpilberg

This way the worst five minutes of each day turn into the best five minutes of each day, shining a bright neon sign that says "UNDER CONSTRUCTION" on the areas that need more attention for us to grow into self-aware, conscious, grateful people that embody loving kindness.