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Mindfulness Practice

Nurturing Change

Michelle Zarrin | Posted 07.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Michelle Zarrin

Do you think it's possible to never change? When a couple tells each other they will always remain the same person for the other, do you think that is...

A New Kind Of Spiritual Revolution -- We Can't Pray Terrorist Attacks Away.

Bree Melanson | Posted 07.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Bree Melanson

We are our own answers to prayers of compassion, understanding, safety, decency and peace. We each have a responsibility to be the change that's being called forth. We can't become paralyzed.

A 10-Minute Meditation for Finding Center

Sonima.com | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

By: Jai Sugrim This guided 10-minute breath-based meditation is accessible for all levels, and will help you find a new sense of center and weightles...

Why Fitness Pros Need To Stop Talking About 'Bikini Bodies'

Andrea Isabelle Lucas | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrea Isabelle Lucas

Don't get me wrong -- I appreciate my toned muscles. But that's just the surface. We need to get real, and just stop with the notion of bikini-season. Because you are so much more than just a body.

Would You Be Better Off Spending More Time Alone?

Sonima.com | Posted 06.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

By: Lodro Rinzler A meditation teacher unpacks an ancient Buddhist text that reveals the answer. It might surprise you. Maybe you're like me and you...

Mind Over Sugar: How To Beat The Cravings

Yvette Bowlin | Posted 06.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Yvette Bowlin

Knowing there's an end in sight, and you will be able to eat that thing again, helps you make it through the withdrawals. Helps keep your perseverance. Sometimes that's all you need to realize you don't want to go back to it at all.

A 4-Minute Meditation for Relaxation by Deepak Chopra

Sonima.com | Posted 06.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

By: Deepak Chopra Melt away stress in less than five minutes with this simple, full-body, mindfulness meditation. Relaxation is not all in the m...

5 Ways To Enjoy A Mindful Summer Vacation!

Dinorah Nieves | Posted 06.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Dinorah Nieves

This summer, be sure to practice mindfulness while on vacation. You'll intensify your relaxation, maximize your joy, revitalize your spirit and enjoy all that the change of environment has to offer.

The Conscious Interview: Richard Gilpin

Neil Seligman | Posted 05.19.2016 | Education
Neil Seligman

It's time for May's Conscious Interview! This month features Richard Gilpin. Richard is a counsellor, cognitive behavioural psychotherapist and m...

Embracing Inefficiency

Monisha Vasa | Posted 05.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Monisha Vasa

So today, and in the week ahead, I invite you to join me in slowing down and being less efficient, rather than more efficient. What do you notice?

The Path to Develop Patience in Business and Life

Federico Foli | Posted 04.29.2016 | Business
Federico Foli

From my many years of experience in business, I have found that the key to a more peaceful and successful career and personal life, is developing patience.

Nourishment for the Mind

Michelle Zarrin | Posted 04.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Michelle Zarrin

The information we feed our minds is ultimately felt in our hearts. By making conscious choices to feed the mind high-quality information, we are also nourishing our hearts.

How Your Anxiety Can Make You A Better Leader

Zach Mercurio | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Zach Mercurio

Remember, if you are breathing, there is more right with you than there is wrong with you. You are okay. You will be okay. You are a better person, and a better leader because of this. You can lead with, and through, anxiety.

The Conscious Interview: Wendy Ann Greenhalgh

Neil Seligman | Posted 04.19.2016 | Education
Neil Seligman

April's Conscious Interview has arrived! This month features Wendy Ann Greenhalgh. Wendy Ann is a writer, artist and creative mindfulness teacher....

My Force Quit From Electronics

Gina Baski | Posted 04.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Gina Baski

I grew up in a small town on the central coast of California. Our narrative contained no "play-dates," "iPads" or "smart phones," TV was king, the ty...

Become a Mindful Athlete Through Meditation

George Mumford | Posted 04.01.2016 | Healthy Living
George Mumford

Our challenge and our opportunity is to mindfully train so we find our own optimum pace. That pace is the place where you are able to notice and navigate what is currently in front of you and at the same time be open to learning and exploring what comes next.

Your Clutter Says More About You Than You Think

Sofia Alvim | Posted 04.01.2016 | HuffPost Home
Sofia Alvim

The more curious and mindful you are about why the clutter is there, the more you can change the habits that got you cluttered in the first place. But once you are done with all the action, then you lean into everyday life and keeping things uncluttered becomes the mindful practice.

Why Should You Meditate?

Jeena Cho | Posted 03.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Jeena Cho

Over time, meditation can fundamentally change the way we understand our own minds, how we see ourselves, and how we experience our connection to others and the world.

The Conscious Interview: Sachi Doctor

Neil Seligman | Posted 03.23.2016 | Education
Neil Seligman

Our Conscious Interview is here! This month's Conscious Interview features the beautiful Sachi Doctor​. Sachi is a SF-based yoga teacher (RYT-50...

Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me

Sarah Blondin | Posted 03.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Blondin

I wish someone had told me when I first began my journey into a life of my own that where I needed to begin was sitting on the floor, with my eyes closed. I wish someone had told me that my first step, the first step anyone must take is inward.

That's How The Light Gets In: A Flawless Spring

Janine Francolini | Posted 03.21.2016 | Impact
Janine Francolini

"Forget your perfect offering -- there's a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in." -- Leonard Cohen, "Anthem" It is officially Spring and...

How Mindfulness Can Inform a Life and Death Situation

Erin Sharaf | Posted 03.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Erin Sharaf

And isn't life just like that sometimes? You can strategize and plan your morning down to the minute and then you will suddenly and inexplicably find a giant, gasping, half-dead behemoth at your feet and you will have to decide what to do.

10 Things I Wish Someone Told Me as a Teenage Boy

Patrick Cook-Deegan | Posted 03.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Patrick Cook-Deegan

If young men were taught to follow their hearts more, we would live in a very different world. Instead, most young male hearts are wounded and armored. Laying down the armor and opening up the heart is the first step to experiencing the true fullness of a deeply meaningful human life.

5 Steps for a Mindful Approach to Low Libido

Brandy Engler | Posted 02.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Brandy Engler

I share stories of women using a mindful approach to find their natural sexual vitality. Desire is a hot-house flower; it's complicated and high maintenance. It's not amenable to pat solutions because desire is greater than the lust of our biology; it's an endeavor of the spirit, of our innermost voice longing to shine.

Prioritizing Your Dreams

Lisa Scott | Posted 02.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Lisa Scott

It is because of my decision to have it all, that All is included in the thoughts that come to mind regarding my life, children, career, money, etc., as I continue with my nightly meditations.