I became very aware of the need to recycle when I visited my uncle and aunt in California many years ago. When garbage day came around, they would bo...
If you are the kind of person who, for some reason or other, has the idea that you "should" sit silently for a specified period of time once or twice a day, and it is not going as well for you as you would like, here are a few suggestions:
Refrain from feeding your mind's case for your rightness and others' wrongness; turn away from the thoughts that habitually defend and explain your version of truth. Instead of diving into your mind's narrative and returning to engage in your defense, use your awareness as an invitation to inquire into your experience.
very entrepreneur has been there -- burnout. It's your body's reaction to being overworked and deprived of mental stimulation. Lucky for you, I've compiled the top eight ways to avoid burnout and keep your productivity levels high.
Sharon mentioned the importance of grounding ourselves in situations when we're feeling off balance (especially important for those of us who are highly sensitive). And then she said something that I didn't quite understand at the time, but it felt significant, so I wrote it down...
All of those reasons we're overwhelmed are all the reasons that we moms may need it more than anyone else. We mamas need to know about some of amazing effects of meditation. Things that can help us with all of our stress and overwhelm.
When practiced regularly, it can bring more calm and effectiveness into everyday life, reducing stress and enhancing mental capacity. Here are four ways mindfulness can make you happier.
The key to any kind of successful parenting is keeping our cool -- self-regulation. We have to model the behavior that we want to see in our kids. This means that our adult-tantrums (a.k.a. yelling fits) are not helping us folks.
Connecting with peace puts children in harmony with life. When children connect with peace, they live a life of joy, because that is what they attract.
It's amazing what our minds can do. You know rationally that thinking about the person who broke your heart is the worst possible thing you could do for your emotional well-being. But somehow, the more you try and push the thoughts away, the more persistent they become.
Whatever is not serving you anymore will drop away. New space will be created to allow greater abundance in all of its expressions in your life: From more joy, to more creativity, to more forgiveness and peace of mind to more money, loving relationships, career success and anything you truly want.
Many people know the benefits that meditation can create, from less stress to more clear thoughts. But there are tons of other benefits, that are a little out of the box, that a dedicated meditation practice can create.
Without awareness there is fear and confusion, the self dominates. With awareness there is clarity, meaning, without judgment or chaos. With awareness we are the witness, whether of ourselves, our mental or physical states, or others and their mental states.
I remember my first time... I was standing in the parking lot. Not that many cars or people here at this hour. I had driven up here, instead of t...
There is so much mindfulness meditation can teach us: how to be in touch with our thoughts and feelings; how our thoughts and feelings impact our bodi...
The recent "Egg Crack Challenge" has gone viral to raise money and awareness for juvenile diabetes research. Another way to help prevent and reduce diabetes symptoms is to practice yoga and meditation.