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Mindfulness Techniques

The Ancient Practice That Can Transform Your Life

Laura Munson | Posted 10.24.2014 | Fifty
Laura Munson

The act of going on a retreat is not woo woo. Leaving our daily lives behind and retreating into our primal rhythms, our purest flow, has been done since the beginning of time. The Native Americans went on Vision Quests. Jesus went to the desert. Buddha went to the Bo tree. Muhammad went to a cave.

20 Scientifically-Backed Ways To De-Stress Right Now

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 09.09.2013 | Healthy Living

What's your stress "tell?" For some, a quickened heart rate or a slight feeling of queasiness is enough to let them know they're getting anxious or ov...

Philip Palaveev: The Pause

Philip Palaveev | Posted 10.12.2013 | Business
Philip Palaveev

I don't "feel" angry -- I am angry. It is 2:00 p.m. and I have been on the phone since 8:00 a.m. There are dozens of emails in my Inbox. I have not had either breakfast nor lunch. Everybody expects something from me... and now I'm double-booked!

Rx for Compassion Fatigue

Deborah Schoeberlein | Posted 02.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Deborah Schoeberlein

To a doctor, the death (and even impending death) of a patient represents the ultimate professional failure. The problem is that by trying so hard to extend life, doctors can miss the opportunity to be present, compassionately, as their patients make the last, final transition.

A Timeless Technique for Stress Reduction

Christy Matta, M.A. | Posted 10.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Christy Matta, M.A.

When we race through our days, ignoring the physical symptoms and mental anguish that can accompany stress, we miss the opportunity to give ourselves a much-needed rest, to regroup and to calm our racing minds and tense bodies.

How to Blow (and Suck) Your Blues Away... Today!

David Harp | Posted 10.02.2012 | Healthy Living
David Harp

Do you sometimes feel beaten down by "the blues"? Here's how to blow them away, quite literally!

3 Ways To Be Mindful During Halloween

Joel and Michelle Levey | Posted 12.30.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel and Michelle Levey

As Halloween, Dia de los Muertos and Samhain approach, and we in the Northern Hemisphere enter into the darkest time of the year, it is a perfect season for remembering, affirming and embodying the light of our true nature.

Teaching In Time: Mindfulness Techniques For Educators

Deborah Schoeberlein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Schoeberlein

Feeling pressured by the clock, the day, your job, you life? Take a conscious breath, and pause. Look inside, and look around. You'll know where you as you move into what's next. You'll be in time.

10 Ways to Gain Freedom From Suffering in Daily Life

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

Vietnamese Buddhist monk and tireless peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh says: "There is no enlightenment outside of daily life." Here are 10 ways to gain freedom from suffering in daily life.