There's nothing more "anti-yoga" than fighting about what other people are wearing. Live and let live people, and that goes for both camps.
What, out of all the things we can get in this whole world, will give us the most happiness, joy, peace of mind, self-friendship, clarity, insight, presence, is totally free but invariably ignored? Yes, you got it, it's meditation -- the most invaluable gift you could ever give yourself!
How can you be sure to get enough beauty rest? As a self-confessed over-achiever ever in search of a better night's sleep, I've found the following to make a difference.
The key is to know when we're doing something not as mindfully as it could be, and catch ourselves in the moment to change it. By doing that, we can get that much better at sharpening our awareness, and when we slip into being less mindful, we'll know it right when it's happening, and turn it around.
Whether it's the communicating between different tribes or religions, ethnicities, racial groups or different generations, we need to listen. The more we understand, the less we fear -- the less we fear, the more we trust and the more we trust, the more love can flow.
If a region of the brain can be stimulated to reach Oneness through prayer, meditation, fasting, hallucinogenic plants, drumming, chanting, dancing, or rituals of any kind...then why can it not also be reached through applied science?
Lately, I have been under fierce pressure from my daughter to keep up with her Joneses. Her keeping up, however, involves my wallet, and at the moment, something called an iPhone 5C.
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.
Could taking a cue or two from our nursing curriculum reinforce your New Year's resolutions to better care for yourself, particularly in easing the stress of busy, everyday challenges? It just might.
I'd bet the house (if I still had one) that no kid sitting on Santa's knee this past Christmas wished for mommy and daddy to split up and live in sepa...
We all take furtive glances at our fellow passengers on the subway. Don't we? Sometimes they are so unaware of their surroundings, that our gaze gets ...
If you are like most Americans, you have probably tried some form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), whether yoga, chiropractic, meditation, acupuncture, or a homeopathic treatment for the common cold.
On the rooftop of the American Psychological Association's office building in Washington, D.C., meditation teacher Klia Bassing leads class participan...