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Getting into the Habit of Meditating

Nicholas Liusuwan | Posted 02.16.2017 | Religion
Nicholas Liusuwan

Meditation is often associated with spirituality, being an important aspect of spiritual traditions such as Buddhism and Hinduism. But meditation has ...

5 Things Moms Can Do To Try and Stay Sane

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 10.07.2016 | Parents
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

I usually only do this on the weekends, but I love to pour myself a tall drink after a long day. Some people like wine, some people like beer, and some people like myself like a nice big cocktail. Not only does it take some of the edge off, but it puts me right to sleep every time I have one. Just be careful not to go overboard with this one, there is nothing relaxing about an alcohol addiction.

If You Follow These 4 Steps, You're Meditating

O, The Oprah Magazine | Pam Masin | Posted 10.06.2016 | OWN

Forget heading to a monastery; you can meditate anytime, anywhere, for as little as ten minutes a day. 1. Sit comfortably upright on a chair, feet on ...

When Mindfulness Can Be Mindful

Mira Manek | Posted 08.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mira Manek

Perhaps, then, this ability to travel to the past or future but then disentangle from our reverie and be back in the present moment is all a part of mindfulness, to be more aware and conscious of this and to succumb to moments of distraction but not be consumed by them.

Why You Should Meditate While Lying Down

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 07.28.2016 | Healthy Living

If you think you have to be sitting up in order to properly meditate, think again. Latham Thomas, founder of Mama Glow, advocates for meditating while...

A 10-Minute Meditation for Finding Center | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living

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...

15 Minutes to Minimize Stress

Merri Macartney | Posted 05.15.2017 | Women
Merri Macartney

Too often today so many of us are caught up in the daily grind, wondering how we can get off the hamster wheel of life. This can't help but lead us to...

Why Sleep Is So Important For Overall Health | Posted 04.15.2017 | Healthy Living

Sonima's founder, Sonia Jones, sits with Deepak Chopra, M.D., the renowned meditation guru and alternative medicine advocate, to discuss why sleep is so important and how mindfulness and meditation practices can contribute to overall improved sleeping habits.

'Me' Time at Work

Judith Bowman | Posted 03.31.2017 | Business
Judith Bowman

When we are fully absorbed in an activity, the mind tends to get focused and more pointed. "Me" time away from business-at-hand allows the mind to become steadier, quieter, promoting more awareness, harnessing new energy, becoming more attentive.

The New (FUN!) Way to Meditate

Samantha McGraw | Posted 03.17.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Samantha McGraw

Would it surprise you to know that there is a new form of meditation that is sweeping the world and it's a lot of fun to do?

5 Easy Ways to Take Care of Yourself When Life Demands Otherwise

Linda Smith | Posted 03.08.2017 | Healthy Living
Linda Smith

Today, I'm sharing five easy ways to do something good for yourself. I do not claim to be an expert at this, but it's definitely something that I'm working towards getting better at, and I hope this post helps you as well!

10 Morning Practices To Create a Positive, Purposeful Day

Dr. Christi Hegstad | Posted 03.04.2017 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christi Hegstad

If you long for more meaning and purpose in your life, are a victim of your snooze alarm, or wish you felt greater fulfillment at the close of each day, pay careful attention to your mornings. Here are 10 simple ideas to consider:

The Magic of Monotasking

Annie Wood | Posted 02.16.2017 | Healthy Living
Annie Wood

If you want to give it a whirl, here's a breakdown of what seems to be working for me so far in my quest for mastering monotasking.

Should You Be Meditating?

Nicola Albini | Posted 02.04.2017 | 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).

What If Tomorrow Never Comes?

Deborah King | Posted 01.27.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Deborah King

How do you finally get around to loving yourself like you should? Here are five suggestions.

Inspiration From the Buddha in Sedona

Tova Payne | Posted 01.11.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Tova Payne

Last year I had the fortunate experience to go to Sedona, Arizona for the first time. After going to the many vortexes, including the Amitabha Stupa, ...

5 Easy Ways to Meditate in Minutes

Rachael Kable | Posted 11.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Kable

I usually take 2-5 minutes a few times a day to practice and, usually, that's enough for me. I thought I would share five of my favorite meditations, which are easy to implement within a shorter time frame.

Angst By Social Media: Mastering the Ergonomics of the Mind

Sanjna Verma | Posted 11.03.2016 | College
Sanjna Verma

During midterms week, it was almost relieving to have my phone die so I could delay my responses and duties by a couple hours and have that time to focus on studying. But I realized that having good studying habits were void if I didn't have good social media habits!

When Life Gives You Lemons, Just Breathe

Tamanna Raisinghani | Posted 09.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Tamanna Raisinghani

Let's acknowledge that life is not fair and never will be. We have to keep cruising, but not at the cost of our well being. All we need to do is equip ourselves with some tools and make some wise and conscious choices to lead more peaceful and joyful lives.

5 Stress Reduction Techniques to Use Now

Kim Bowen | Posted 09.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Kim Bowen

I created my own toolbox of simple techniques to instantly calm me and help me focus. It makes me feel like I'm living more and actually enjoying even the days of chaos. Next time you're about to freak out, try these tips instead.

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...

10 Super Simple Self-Care Practices to Help You Live a Joyful Life

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 07.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

When we're so much on the go-go-go, the last thing on our minds can be our own self-care and how we can find joy in our day to day lives. But, trust me, it's much easier than you think. Here are 10 super simple self-care practices to help you live a joyful life.

You're Smarter Than You Think

Master Charles Cannon | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Master Charles Cannon

How many ordinary moments are there in any given day for applying our minds to an exploration of the here and now? Each instant is an invitation to deepen mindfulness and learn; all it takes is pausing and asking.

Transcendental Meditation -- TM & ME!

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 06.18.2016 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

You don't need to have candles and incense lit in order to meditate. You can mediate in your car between appointments, on the airplane, or in a quiet corner during your lunch hour. It can become part of many happier, healthier, and stress-free days to come.

'The World Would Be A Better Place If Everyone Meditated'

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.18.2015 | Healthy Living

Entertainment entrepreneur Russell Simmons didn't find meditation -- meditation found him. What started as a yoga practice for the sake of meeting wom...