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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).

What If Tomorrow Never Comes?

Deborah King | Posted 01.27.2016 | 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 01.12.2016 | 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 11.24.2015 | 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 11.03.2015 | 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 09.25.2015 | 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 09.11.2015 | 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 07.27.2015 | 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 07.15.2015 | 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 06.18.2015 | 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...

5 Quick Ways To Make Your Home A More Meditative Space

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.02.2015 | HuffPost Home

Meditation isn't just calming; it's life-changing. The practice has been proven to protect your immune system, safeguard your brain and alleviate ...

How to Fall in Love With Yourself

Dajon Smiles | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Dajon Smiles

I realized I need to be OK with being just me! I want to fall in love with me. I want to find the gift and love in each day and even each moment. This is the day that I decided to start dating myself and add in some other fun practices as well. 

Expecting the Unexpected

Master Charles Cannon | Posted 05.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Master Charles Cannon

Sounds like we should be expecting the unexpected! If that seems contradictory, let's back up a moment for a perspective view. We may assume we control our lives, that there is order to our days. Is that really true? We have our routines, our habits, but at any moment it can all be disrupted.

How to Meditate While Running

Hwansan Sunim | Posted 05.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Hwansan Sunim

After I began to use the treadmill, it dawned on me that I could meditate easily on a treadmill because I don't have to mind traffic or other distractions. I was very happy to find that meditating while running is joyful.

How to Meditate During the Workday

Hwansan Sunim | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Hwansan Sunim

Gain that level of skill in meditation. You won't regret it. In fact, in a very short time, it will dawn on you, and you will feel it in your heart, that until now you've only been using a small fraction of your total potential.

How to Set Up a Meditation Practice at Home

Hwansan Sunim | Posted 03.24.2015 | 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 03.14.2015 | 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 02.18.2015 | 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 02.14.2015 | 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 02.11.2015 | 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? ...


Marcia Liss | Posted 01.24.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


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...