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Meditation Advice

Are People Who Meditate More Likely to Believe in an Afterlife?

Bruce Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

Everyone who meditates is opening the same door to appreciating life more and living beyond the boundaries, the hesitation and fears which use to hold us back.

The Coolest Meditator In The World

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

When we met with the Dalai Lama he was standing on his veranda overlooking the beautiful Himalayan Mountain range, smiling and waving for us to come. We went to bow as is the tradition, but he lifted us, took our hands, and said: "We are all equal here."

Meditation And Mourning: 3 Obstacles To Successful Grieving

Lodro Rinzler | Posted 05.04.2013 | Religion
Lodro Rinzler

For anyone who has suffered a loss, you know that no amount of nice words can heal the sense of grief you experience every day. As I began to grieve, I noticed something very familiar arise in how I related to this process: My grieving patterns mimicked patterns often perceived as obstacles to meditation.

Try This! A Quick And Easy Meditation To Relieve Stress (VIDEO)

Kripalu | Posted 01.27.2013 | Healthy Living

In this video, Larissa Hall Carlson, Kripalu yoga and Ayurveda expert, shares her expertise in a guided meditation on the breath.

The Hardest Thing I've Ever Done

Erin Joy Henry | Posted 01.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Erin Joy Henry

I have always justified all this thinking and planning and creating of future fantasies by telling myself that I just had a lot of ambition to live life to the fullest. The problem was that the present me, just as she was, was being neglected.

How To Create A Sacred Space For Prayer And Meditation

Pamela Dussault | Posted 01.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Pamela Dussault

Your sacred space will be used for meditation, prayer, sending healing energies and writing in your journal. This space is for your introspective process, and it is important that it is undisturbed by outside influences.

The Power Of 'No'

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 12.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

It's easy to believe that any time you take to relax or meditate is time that could be used elsewhere. But taking time out doesn't mean it is selfish or even wasted time.

InsightLA: 10 Years of Good Dharma

Michael Sigman | Posted 12.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

This fall, InsightLA celebrates its 10th anniversary -- a decade during which Trudy and an ever-growing band of colleagues have helped change the lives of thousands of Angelenos.

Please Meditate: Are You Neglecting Beauty? (WATCH)

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 11.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

If you consider your attention like a kind of currency -- you only have so much, and what you choose to spend it on is what you will receive -- then you will begin to see that you have a choice. You have the power to guide your experience of life by choosing what you decide to focus on.

Having Difficulty Meditating? Try This

N. E. Marsden | Posted 10.27.2012 | Healthy Living
N. E. Marsden

In this post I will share a daily spiritual practice that helped me work through a life-threatening illness and discover new fulfillment, in case it may benefit you or someone you know.

Why Doing Nothing Is The Key To Happiness

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 09.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

In order to pay attention we need to be quiet, to be practiced at stillness, to know the habits of our mind and be skilled at dancing with them, not to be controlled or dominated by them.

Meditation Tips: Playing Your Part In The Drama Of Life

Sister Jenna | Posted 08.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

Have you ever wondered what this life is all about? What are we really doing with our lives? What are we supposed to be doing? What is our role?

You CAN Meditate..WATCH And Start Here

Sister Jenna | Posted 08.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

The natural awareness of peace resides in every one of us. We have simply forgotten. The distractions of everyday life and circumstances tend to pull us away from this remembrance.

Please Meditate: Shifting Focus to Love (VIDEO)

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 07.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

The ability to shift focus is basic to any meditation practice. Try this simple shifting of focus to see if perhaps you are submerged in love, but only lack the awareness of it.

Please Meditate: Shifting Focus to Trust (VIDEO)

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 07.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

Through no coincidence, in any meditative practice, what is fundamental is the ability to use your steering wheel, which is focus. Shift your focus, change your life.

How to Meditate Your Way From Panic to Peace

Priscilla Warner | Posted 07.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Priscilla Warner

I learned how to meditate and process disturbing memories and emotions. I healed in ways I never could have imagined. I'm a monk in a minivan now, driving through the suburbs of New York with a peacefulness and clarity I could never have imagined I could access.

Meditation In Action: Learning To Take A Sacred Pause

Ronald Alexander, Ph.D. | Posted 06.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Ronald Alexander, Ph.D.

With practice, mindstrength is an effective tool to help one develop a deeply-grounded core rudder so that no matter what size of wave they encounter in their life they can recover quickly and proceed with more focus.

If You're Not Here, Then Where Are You?

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 06.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

As challenging as it may be, the most painful experience can often turn out to be our best teacher, and we may feel enormous gratitude for what we have leaned.

Why You Should Try Meditation

Nancy Colier | Posted 05.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Meditation can change your life and your very sense of who you are. There is a reason it has been around for thousands of years and practiced by people from all walks of life and on all parts of the globe.

Meditation: A Compass And A Path

Viral Mehta | Posted 03.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Viral Mehta

The common perception of meditation is that it is a very personal experience, and in recent times the emphasis seems to be on its utilitarian value.

6 Reasons Meditation Appears So Difficult

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 05.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

After years of hearing a plethora of reasons why people find it hard to meditate, we have whittled it down to just a few.

The Power Of Sorrow

Susan Piver | Posted 05.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Susan Piver

As you practice meditation, please try to remember that you are cultivating a kind of indestructible resilience, the ability to always return to balance. Thus you can afford to open, further and further. This is what is meant by softness.

6 Practical Meditation Tips

Michelle Roya Rad | Posted 11.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Michelle Roya Rad

Be patient with the process of meditation, since like any other skill, this will take some time to master. Make it a formal practice, and it will only get better.

Deepak's Advice: Learn To Meditate (VIDEO)

Posted 08.23.2011 | Women

Deepak Chopra talks about the benefits of meditation. My Weekly Newsletter Sign up to receive my email newsletter each week – It will kee...

Meditation Helps Aging Process, Says Deepak Chopra

Posted 08.23.2011 | Women

Deepak Chopra explains the benefits of meditation on the process of aging. if(typeof AOLVP_cfg==='undefined')AOLVP_cfg=[];AOLVP_cfg.push({id:'AO...