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How to Set Up a Meditation Practice at Home

Hwansan Sunim | Posted 01.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Hwansan Sunim

Just like learning a tennis swing or a dance step, we need to practice something until we can do it without even thinking about it. And if we need to practice something to that degree, it's helpful, if not necessary, to practice according to a regular schedule.

How Meditation Is Finally Hitting The Mainstream

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living

As more influential men expound on the mindful benefits of meditation, from Congressman Tim Ryan to media entrepreneur Russell Simmons, the practice m...

6 Ways to Avoid Work Stress Every Day

Dayna Steele | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Dayna Steele

Stress is the big, bad bogey monster that creates more havoc in your life than just about anything else. It will ruin your health, ruin relationships and ruin your chances of success. Here are six simple ways to tame the nasty beast.

How to Meditate Lying Down

Hwansan Sunim | Posted 12.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Hwansan Sunim

When you wake up after a good night's sleep or a nap, instead of popping right up and engaging the world in a disoriented, unfocused state, assume correct lying meditation posture and take a couple of minutes to meditate. Even one minute is good.

The Mind: Your Life's CEO

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 12.16.2014 | Business
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

The mind is very much like the CEO of our life. It has almost total control of how we feel, our emotions and how we respond to the stimuli around us. This naturally spills over onto our personal relationships and overall health.

Practicing Mindfulness

Matti Perilstein | Posted 12.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Matti Perilstein

What are you thinking about? You've probably been asked this question before, but how often do you consciously think about your thoughts on your own? ...

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Marcia Liss | Posted 01.24.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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3 Ways to Tap Into Your True Self

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 01.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

For me it's a dream come true moment. The Aspen Festival Orchestra and the exceptional Nikolai Lugansky are playing "Rachmanoff's Piano Concerto No. 3...

5 Steps to Spark Your Mojo

davidji | Posted 01.19.2015 | Healthy Living
davidji

Our passion is the wind that flies us forward to fulfill our dreams; and saying "Yes!" to life is how we open our wings! So let's shift our lives right now. Here are the five steps to awakening passion in your life, getting back your groove, and sparking your mojo!

Why We Meditate at Work

Megan Larsen | Posted 01.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Megan Larsen

In the early days there were only three full-time employees, and two of us would meditate at work each afternoon. One day the third employee came in to my office and said, "I want what you have! I want to know more about this meditation you do, can I learn?"

Set Your Trajectory and Trust Your Path

davidji | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
davidji

Trust and acceptance go hand in hand. And it's important to know that acceptance doesn't mean that you're compromising to life, situations or people. It is a wonderful opening of the heart; it opens you up to greater possibilities and frees you from shackles of emotional constraints.

3 Good Reasons To Sit Down, Shut Your Eyes And Meditate

Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living

By Sarah Z. Wexler for Men's Journal Meditating isn't easy. Instead of sitting on the floor cross-legged for half an hour, you probably want to be ...

3 Simple Steps Towards Mindfulness

General Mills | Posted 11.04.2014 | Business
General Mills

After 22 years in the workforce, I recently set out on a quest for a greater sense of purpose in my job. What I found had a profound impact on my life both at work and at home. Enter: Mindfulness.

7 Steps To Finding Your Voice

davidji | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
davidji

Often we believe that time or money are the impediments for fulfilling our dreams or finding our voice, but in reality we fear we will not live up to our vision or, worse, THAT WE WILL. So take baby steps. Start where you are, and give yourself permission to speak from your heart.

Don't Let Your Health Account Go Bankrupt

Pam Nochlin | Posted 08.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Pam Nochlin

Before I got out of bed, I set my intentions for the day and stretched. When I walked to the train, I took notice of things around me.

What Grounds You?

Kimlai Yingling | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Kimlai Yingling

In the last decade, there has been a huge push for the use of meditation and how "connecting with oneself" can bring a sense of calm to a person's life. It can help to stabilize the mind and "leave oneself" for a place of serenity and gratitude.

The Mental Habit Everyone Should Practice (Even If You Don't Think You Can)

Grace Suh, L.Ac., Dipl.O.M. | Posted 06.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Grace Suh, L.Ac., Dipl.O.M.

Now, I'm a very self-disciplined person. I self-manage a thriving acupuncture business. Save for the occasional pasta or dessert, I maintain a pristine diet. Rain or shine, exercise is non-negotiable: I intensely work out three or four times a week. Meditation is a different story.

Re-Awaken Love in Your Life

davidji | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living
davidji

The theme of letting love into your heart seems to have hit a powerful chord with so many people I encounter. Opening our heart is never easy, especially when there's been a heartbreak that has shut us down and allowed us to build walls to protect the tenderness of our heart.

5 Questions for Russell Simmons

Yoga Journal | Posted 06.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

It may surprise some that hip-hop luminary (founder of Def Jam records and Phat Farm clothing) Russell Simmons is also a longtime practitioner of yoga and meditation.

Fear Is Your Sweet Companion

davidji | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living
davidji

The many stages of life, jobs, careers or relationships can create vulnerability, fear and anxiety. These transitional times bring on levels of uncertainty. We're not the person we once were, nor are we the one we're about to become. So we need to establish a life of living in a grounded state.

8 Days to Living With Purpose

davidji | Posted 05.06.2014 | Healthy Living
davidji

We all get to choose what we do with that time and how we feel about what we did with that time at the end of each day. Meditation can help you enjoy the moments a bit more, but only living life to its fullest can bring you the true joy we all crave.

Meditation Will Enlighten Your Path

davidji | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
davidji

If you love the direction in which your life is moving, apply more pressure to the accelerator and keep going! If you don't like the direction, you have the ability to stop and shift. Meditation and reflection will help you move from where you are to where you want to be.

How I Stay Motivated to Meditate

Jamie Lauren Zimmerman, MD | Posted 04.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Jamie Lauren Zimmerman, MD

I believe meditation practice on the cushion is exactly that -- "practice" for the rest of life. When I sit down each morning to meditate, I hone my power of concentration.

How To Improve At Anything

Jon Wortmann | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

Meditate for 12 minutes a day. Then, take a nap each day or get a little more sleep at night. And finally, reward yourself with little treats to stay more attentive and clear. Your brain is happy when it knows good things are happening.

WATCH: Why People Don't Like to Meditate

Sura | Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Sura

Meditation is a popular New Year's resolution but easily gets tossed to the side. Why? People think meditation is hard. It's an intimidating practice. "Sit still and breathe" seems an impossible task. On the other hand, everyone seems to know that meditation is good for them.