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Stillness

Do You Wear Your Busyness as a Badge of Honor?

Mary Pritchard | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

I wore my busyness as a badge of honor. My booked schedule proof of my value, my worth. But at the end of the day, I wasn't happy.

Meditation Does Not Belong on a To-Do List

Rudri Bhatt Patel | Posted 08.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Rudri Bhatt Patel

I've decided to try to capture stillness for only two minutes. When my eyes close, the to-do list pops up in my head. I squash it. I tell myself I am not there yet, but I quickly take those words back. Meditation doesn't belong on a to-do list.

Being Still

Amy Pang | Posted 07.23.2014 | Women
Amy Pang

A remarkable thing happens when I take a break to be still -- the demands that seemed so unwieldy become manageable.

Are You Present In Your Life? Banish Busyness and Start Living Your Soul Signature

Panache Desai | Posted 09.14.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Panache Desai

Your kids have piano, soccer, football, tutoring. You're working 45+ hours a week. Your friends want you to attend their dinner party. You're chairing...

A Magical Six-Week Life Experiment

Carolina Rogoll | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Carolina Rogoll

I want to be energized and more present. Give my best to others. Make meditation and watching the sunset part of my weekly routine. That is what having a thriving life means to me. And if I ever forget how to do it, I will keep going on sabbaticals to rediscover life's magic.

Why I Pray

Catherine Nagle | Posted 08.27.2014 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

I once read somewhere that repeating a prayer is nothing more than parroting words. However, I have come to understand and feel a certainty of the cleansing of my soul through repeated prayer, just as my beloved aunt did.

Staying Mindful in the Midst of Chaos

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 07.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Chaos is natural -- it's everywhere. Life is unpredictable and will bring about many different emotions and mind states that can be challenging and difficult, even unbearable at times. But beneath the dramas, distractions and problems there's a still and calm place we can rest in.

My Toddler Taught Me How to Be Still

Janelle Capra | Posted 06.18.2014 | Parents
Janelle Capra

How is it that a toddler who is known for being all over the place was so happy to be still and in the moment?

What Grounds You?

Kimlai Yingling | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Kimlai Yingling

In the last decade, there has been a huge push for the use of meditation and how "connecting with oneself" can bring a sense of calm to a person's life. It can help to stabilize the mind and "leave oneself" for a place of serenity and gratitude.

10 Reasons To Take A Random Day Off Of Work

Susie Moore | Posted 06.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

The world is OK if we take a few hours to ourselves to relax and revive a little. I start the weekend relaxed, organized and in a splendid mood. Do you need any more reasons?

Take A Moment To Sit In Stillness

Posted 04.09.2014 | 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...

Wheelchair Wisdom: Keep Stillness Inside of You

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 06.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you. -- Deepak Chopra Calm and stillness is the sacred space within us. Once we are in ...

How Sitting In Stillness Can Change Your Life

Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living

The following is an excerpt from ORIGIN Magazine. Interviewer: Gina Murdock Gina Murdock: I've had a chance to experience "The Work," and I am a...

Why We Should Start Embracing Simplicity

Gail Brenner, Ph.D. | Posted 05.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Gail Brenner, Ph.D.

Without mental noise filling your awareness, you will make an important discovery. Peace is here. Presence is possible. You can be fully alive in your awesome life.

The Only Tricks You Need To Simplify Your Life

Susie Moore | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Happiness is the goal of all other goals and the secret to happiness is simply inner peace. When we tread the peaceful path, simplicity lines the walk.

The Midday Break That Will Boost Your Happiness

Eckhart Teachings | Posted 05.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Eckhart Teachings

As soon as you honor the present moment, all unhappiness and struggle dissolve, and life begins to flow with joy and ease. When you act out of present-moment awareness, whatever you do becomes imbued with a sense of quality, care, and love -- even the simplest action.

Finding Stillness In A Busy Culture

Susie Moore | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

The good news is that stillness is within us. We do not need a quiet garden, secluded beach or a zen room with candles flickering before us in order to find it. The amazing thing about our personal power is that we can be still, wherever we are and whatever we are doing.

Doing More Of This Will Help You Stress Less

Eckhart Teachings | Posted 05.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Eckhart Teachings

The realm of consciousness is much vaster than thought can grasp. When you no longer believe everything you think, you step out of thought and see clearly that the thinker is not who you are.

Still

Suzanne Guillette | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Suzanne Guillette

Last week, I went to see a one-man show at a private arts club. In the midst of his monologue, the performer stopped himself and said, "What would you do if you woke up in the morning and knew you were going to die?" I sat up. Now that's a question.

Loosening the Grip of Core and Limiting Beliefs

Tara Brach | Posted 01.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

Our core beliefs are often based on our earliest and most potent fears -- we construct our strongest assumptions and conclusions about life from them. This conditioning is in service of survival.

The Urgent Call to Stillness

Rev. Ed Bacon | Posted 11.26.2012 | Religion
Rev. Ed Bacon

In stillness, we hear ourselves clearly, and we hear others too. Stillness rings like a bell struck during meditation; it is pure and precious.

Experiencing Stillness

Maggie Lyon | Posted 10.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lyon

There are no prerequisites for experiencing stillness. Nor is finding this kind of inner quiet exclusive to serious meditators or those who call themselves spiritual.

Tara Stiles May Cause Miracles

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 10.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

In my "May Cause Miracles" interview series I sit down with Tara Stiles and talk, yoga, spirituality and life flow. Learn how Tara finds flow and stretches time through her yoga practice!

When Hope Is Under Attack: Finding Guidance From Soul's Beauty

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 09.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Close your eyes. Listen. Deep within the shadows, something stirs, breathes, searching for vehicles of expression. Feel its pulse. What is it seeking through you?

Victims of Bullying...From Powerless to Powerful

Marlise Karlin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marlise Karlin

The infinite intelligence we connect with in Stillness has answers -- and once you know how to connect to this place consistently, there is an enormous amount of strength that opens.