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Transcendental Meditation: More Than a Stress Buster

Ann Purcell | Posted 02.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ann Purcell

Reduction of stress is an important step in normalizing the physiology so that it can function in an integrated and healthy manner, but "busting" stress is, after all, a side benefit of TM. Let's enjoy the natural outcome of this technique -- growing in unity consciousness -- enlightenment.

Can We Be Mindful At Work Without Meditating?

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

Mindfulness-at-work is not about meditating at work so much as work as meditation. It does not require finding more lovable work (or co-workers) but instead rediscovering joy in the work (and co-workers) we have.

6 Steps To Turn Mindless Activities Into Mindful Ones

Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living

Coloring books for adults currently top a number of bestseller lists. And they have become a staple in bookstores, grocery stores and drugstores. But,...

Mindful of Myself: A Brand New Me?

Natalie d'Aubermont Thompson | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Natalie d'Aubermont Thompson

The question, then, is not what new sets of resolutions and disciplines I need, but rather how aware I can be of my whole self, complete with strengths and weaknesses. We all have foibles and failures; we all have incomplete aspects to our personalities

Easy Tips To Love Your Job Again

Rachael Yahne | Posted 01.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

Life is too short to stay in a job you truly hate. If you're unhappy, don't let money alone be the only reason you stay. Quit if you need to; this is your happiness we're talking about. No job is worth sacrificing your health, happiness or well-being. If these tips to love your job again simply don't work, simply know when to walk away.

The Assignment of a Lifetime: Breathe

Padma Gordon | Posted 12.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Padma Gordon

In my counseling practice where I teach about how to be in your body, how to be more loving and how to be in mindful relationships I find that breath is one of my greatest allies. Intentional breathing is actually the top homework assignment I give my clients.

Gifts of the Season

Drs. Ron and Mary Hulnick | Posted 12.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Drs. Ron and Mary Hulnick

It's a few days before Christmas--our home is decorated, our cards have been written and mailed, the gifts are wrapped, our Christmas Eve gathering, and Christmas Day dinner are planned, and most important, my Heart is full.

Gratitude: The Spirit of Thanksgiving

Drs. Ron and Mary Hulnick | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Drs. Ron and Mary Hulnick

One of my favorite holidays is Thanksgiving as it is a day when I often find myself in our family room in front of the fireplace enjoying a crackling fire with family and friends. I enjoy giving small gifts that are an expression of Gratitude.

3 Ways to Get Maximum Stress Relief During Work Breaks

Lantern | Posted 10.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Lantern

Does taking a break at work make you feel guilty? It may be because you think it's a choice between productivity and de-stressing. You've committed ...

An Awesome Place to Practice Mindfulness

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 10.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Eden Kozlowski

Any chain, any name... the grocery store is one of the most outstanding places to train your mindfulness brain.

How I Finally Stuck To A Meditation Schedule

Sonima.com | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

Here are three key ideas that helped me develop a regular practice and unlock the benefits I had been touting for so long.

Why I Set Myself a Mindfulness Schedule

Dani Matthews | Posted 10.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Dani Matthews

Through experience I believe a healthy mind, body connection is the ultimate step towards happiness. To finish I'll leave you with a thought: If you're physically very fit, are you consistently mentally in a good place to be present, accepting and judgmental to enjoy the benefits of a fit body? If not what will you do about it?

7 Ways Mindfulness Can Unlock Your Authentic Self

Christine Horner | Posted 10.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Christine Horner

Mindfulness is key to the self-realization that you came into the world already fully equipped with many gifts to share. Here are seven guiding lights to assist you toward becoming your authentic self.

5 Lessons From Zen Summer Camp

Hunter Clarke-Fields | Posted 07.23.2015 | Parents
Hunter Clarke-Fields

My family gave up beer, hamburgers and the oldest 4th of July parade in the country to go there and practice mindfulness with other families. Yes, we bribed our girls with ice cream on the drive home. And here's what we learned.

Can a Bridezilla be Tamed?

Claire Enston | Posted 07.13.2015 | Weddings
Claire Enston

Planning a wedding can be stressful, there are lots of decisions to make! It's impossible to make every decision at the same time, so it makes sense to break them down into areas. Focus on one thing at a time so you avoid overwhelm.

Olympic Medalist Deena Kastor Shares 10 Mindfulness Tips for World Record Success, Health and Happiness

Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee

Olympic Medalist Deena Kastor After Setting Four World Records. Photo Credit PhotoRun.net/Competitor Group At 5'4" and only 104 pounds, no one knew...

Michael Jordan's Mindfulness Meditation Coach: The Secret Weapon of Phil Jackson, Kobe Bryant and You

Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee

Woo-woo or not, compassion is needed today more than ever, and perhaps mindfulness can help bring us there. Through Mumford's book, we can all learn to be Mindful Athletes in our day-to-day lives.

Here's How To Reflect, Meditate And Sustain Positivity

Posted 06.12.2015 | Healthy Living

Dulce Ruby is an explorer and an artist of written, visual and audio formats. Her GPS Guide below will teach you about meditation, reflection and how ...

What's in Your Mindful Toolbox? A Pause/PAWS

Bonnie Levine, MA | Posted 05.28.2015 | Impact
Bonnie Levine, MA

Exhilarating and exhausting, classroom teaching is a daily adventure. Each moment is filled with an eternal mixture of instruction, learning and emotion. Times that by the number of children in the room and well, there is always a lot going on.

Truckers Need Meditation and Mindfulness

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 05.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

So, how can truckers implement meditation and mindfulness and why? As science continues to prove, meditation offers hard core assistance in dealing with stress, enhancing longevity and assisting with loneliness. Here are some practical implementations and thoughts.

Surfing the Tides of Emotion: Are You Willing to Get Wet?

Lara Fielding | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Lara Fielding

With practice we can learn that fighting the waves of emotion does not serve us and we are more able to mindfully choose the most effective responses to the tides of life.

4 Core Mind Habits Helped by Mindfulness

Lara Fielding | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Lara Fielding

What is your Mind Habit? Habits become autopilot when they are 1) in some way rewarding (increase pleasure or decrease pain) and 2) practiced repeat...

We Are Earth Walking

Amanda Hessling | Posted 05.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Hessling

Dearest Friends -- Now is the time to remember who we are. We are not as the corporations would have us. Our value is not in our ability to consume ...

The Monk And The Mad Man Making Mindfulness For The Masses

Fast Company | Bill Barol | Posted 01.29.2015 | World

I’m meeting Andy Puddicombe for the first time at his airy offices just off the beach in Venice, California. And it’s weird. Not because the cofou...

Meditating to Enter the Quiet Behind the Noise

Debbie Woodbury | Posted 03.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Debbie Woodbury

Finding the stillness may not come naturally but, that one moment in the tub, inspires me to keep trying to enter that quiet place where the answers to our questions reside.