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Mindfulness Tips

How To Actually Follow Through With Your Good Intentions

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

The truth is that living a healthy, miraculous life -- with vitality and grace -- requires real commitment and a practice. Without it, even your most soul-directed intentions may falter.

How To Be Great In 24 Hours Or Less

Posted 08.23.2013 | Healthy Living

We often attribute success to great, big earth-shattering accomplishments: Completing a sub-four marathon, landing your book on the Times' best-seller...

Mindfulness In Everyday Life: A Walk In The Woods And Return To Essential Nature

Donna Rockwell, PsyD | Posted 09.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Rockwell, PsyD

Life has become so fast-paced, yet we are disconnected in our ostensible technological connections and cannot find firm grounding on the very earth beneath our feet. Run by emotion and speed, video-gamed and overtired, the nurturing aspects of nature escape our view.

12 Tips From Albert Einstein For Strengthening Your Brain

Melanie Harth, Ph.D., LMHC | Posted 09.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Melanie Harth, Ph.D., LMHC

Mindfulness isn't a cure-all for everything on the planet. But it sure does help. With almost everything.

Mindfulness in Everyday Life: Don't Be Afraid! Fearlessness -- A Place Beyond Fear

Donna Rockwell, PsyD | Posted 09.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Rockwell, PsyD

The solution to overcoming fear lies not in finding the shortcut around it but in seeing fear's fundamental paradox: Western culture views tenderness as weakness and repression of feelings as strength, but actually the opposite is true.

How To Practice Mindfulness -- In Your Kitchen

Posted 07.04.2013 | Healthy Living

By Headspace Where is your mind when you’re cooking? Is it busy planning tomorrow’s schedule as the knife moves closer and closer towards your ...

Double-parked School Buses, Acceptance and Me

Debbie Woodbury | Posted 08.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Debbie Woodbury

Since my cancer experience, I've started practicing mindfulness, awareness and acceptance. But, they don't call it a practice for nothing, and I still can't conjure up serenity at the drop of a hat.

The Best Definition of Success

Debbie Woodbury | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Debbie Woodbury

We are all incredibly busy. But, Emerson's quote reminds me that "busyness" alone will never bring us the success of which he speaks. In fact, I'm starting to understand that a life based solely on "busyness" risks the opposite of success.

Mindful Lessons From A 10-Day Cleanse

Alison Shulman | Posted 06.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Alison Shulman

A 10-day cleanse? I've been teaching and guiding mindfulness in eating workshops for three years now, and yet have fallen short on applying these techniques to my own life and family. It seemed high time to tackle not one but two large goals at once!

Little Tips For Practicing Mindfulness On Busy Days

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 06.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

Mindfulness and meditation allow full-body, full-mind and full-spirit experiences. An hour a day or a minute a day -- it and you can improve the world, one connected thought at a time.

7 Things I've Let Go Of Stressing Over

Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Gregoire

Admittedly, I still have a long way to go in tackling the more deep-seated anxieties and insecurities that often cause me stress. But I am slowly beginning to let go of some of the "small stuff" that add unnecessary anxiety to my life.

Breathing Away Stress: Learn How To Exhale

Carla Melucci Ardito | Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Carla Melucci Ardito

Working with your breath this way can help you free your body of tension. Many of us are unaware of the tensions that are with us 24/7. Our breathing is designed to help us release any tensions that have become so much a part of us that we no longer sense their presence.

10 Little Moments To Practice Mindful Awareness

Debbie Woodbury | Posted 05.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Debbie Woodbury

The more I practice mindful awareness, the more I learn what it is and what it isn't. What it isn't is hours spent in the lotus position, eyes closed, blissfully deep in meditation.

Try This! A Step-By-Step Relaxation Exercise You Can Do Anywhere

Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Stressed At Your Desk? 4 Mental Exercises To Practice At Work

Posted 02.07.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Meditation: The End of Suffering

Sadhguru | Posted 03.05.2013 | Healthy Living

Meditation is the first and the last freedom, because it gives you a gallery view of your own body and your own mind. There can be no suffering once this distance is established.

Feasting as Families Age... Mindfully!

Connie Corley | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Connie Corley

In anticipation of holiday gatherings with family, frequently gift yourself with the mindful practice of sitting with the breath, appreciating the air, sipping seasonal drinks and really tasting each drop. Feast on feelings, honor each morsel of the moment.

Watch What You Eat (With Your Mind): Buddhist Meditation

Anushka Fernandopulle | Posted 02.13.2013 | Religion
Anushka Fernandopulle

Sitting silently, simply breathing, then becoming aware of what is arising in the mind and in the body. What thoughts and mind states are occurring? Are they wholesome or unwholesome? Edible or inedible?

Giving Thanks to Mindfully Manage Anxiety

Susan Kaiser Greenland | Posted 01.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan Kaiser Greenland

Writing gratitude lists or journals, sending thank you notes and saying thank you are meaningful practices that help children, teens and adults embrace both the "me" and the "we" by seeing the positive impact that simple acts of kindness have on other people and themselves.

What Is Mindfulness And Why Is It Important?

Tenzin Norbu | Posted 10.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Tenzin Norbu

Mindfulness is but an early step on the path to ending, forever, the attachment, anger and indifference that are the root causes of your suffering, but it is a very important step.

Today's Buddha Doodle --'Happiness'

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.29.2012 | Good News
Molly Hahn


Are You Addicted To Your Cell Phone?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 07.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

When we are mindfully present in the moment, energy seems to flow with a greater sense of harmony, grace and ease, which ultimately manifests as a sense of inner peace.

Reclaim Your Time And Energy: 5 Ways To Take Your Life Back From Food

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 07.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

You have a choice: Reclaim your rightful ownership of your time and energy or continue to waste it thinking about food.

Your Mind Needs 'Comfort Food' Too!

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 06.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

If you're feeling overwhelmed, give yourself some mental comfort food. By giving yourself a break and a bit of comfort, you'll make yourself feel better, and you'll also equip yourself to deal more effectively with tough situations.

Seek and Ye Shall Find

Deborah Schoeberlein David | Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Deborah Schoeberlein David

You know how it goes: If you're searching for personal meaning -- in a fortune cookie, horoscope or even a HuffPost bog -- you're going to find it.