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Ways to Meditate

How To Meditate On The Physical Body

Michael Taft | Posted 11.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Taft

Mindfulness is not a matter of the transcendental mind overcoming the earthly body, but instead involves becoming reacquainted, familiar, and even loving with the body.

Please Meditate: Are You Neglecting Beauty? (WATCH)

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 11.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

If you consider your attention like a kind of currency -- you only have so much, and what you choose to spend it on is what you will receive -- then you will begin to see that you have a choice. You have the power to guide your experience of life by choosing what you decide to focus on.

Moving Toward Silence...

Anthony Strano | Posted 11.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Anthony Strano

When we find silence, it becomes our breath, and when we use it effectively, it brings newness and direction to life. Silence con­quers the tyrants of habit that oppress, suppress, and deceive us.

Having Difficulty Meditating? Try This

N. E. Marsden | Posted 10.27.2012 | Healthy Living
N. E. Marsden

In this post I will share a daily spiritual practice that helped me work through a life-threatening illness and discover new fulfillment, in case it may benefit you or someone you know.

Meditation: The Secret to Fighting Stress, Anxiety and Overwhelm

Erica Diamond | Posted 10.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Erica Diamond

When you first start meditating, it will feel weird. Yes. Your mind will tell you it's a waste of time. Why sit there and think about nothing? You will get annoyed. May I say, stick with it anyhow. It gets better.

Please Meditate: Create a Sacred Space for Meditation

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 09.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

It is exquisite to reserve a place exclusively for peace, and peace has a flavor that intensifies when concentrated. However, it's not necessary to depend on that space to meditate: You can take your practice wherever you go once it is established.

The Power Of Meditation

Intent | Posted 09.23.2012 | Healthy Living

There are two kinds of people in this world: those that are able to meditate and those that are not. I fall into the second category. I have tried many times but my mind just will not shut up.

Meditation Is Boring (But...)

Rupert Wolfe-Murray | Posted 09.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Rupert Wolfe-Murray

When I sit down to meditate a crazy cacophony of ideas vie for attention, each one more urgent than the last. These ideas are like demons that need to be released into the air or they will undermine my ability to function.

Why Doing Nothing Is The Key To Happiness

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 09.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

In order to pay attention we need to be quiet, to be practiced at stillness, to know the habits of our mind and be skilled at dancing with them, not to be controlled or dominated by them.

Meditation Tips: Live By A Quotation

Sister Jenna | Posted 09.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

To help us stay "soul conscious," try living your days by a quote or a mantra. When we communicate with people, our words carry a vibration. Words carry the energy of the feeling behind it.

The Best Friend You Will Ever Have: Meditation

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 09.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Meditation is a companion to have throughout life, like a best friend we turn to when things get hard to deal with and we are in need of inspiration, clarity, and even inner happiness.

Meditation Tips: Does Meditation Have to Be Serious?

Sister Jenna | Posted 08.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

Some people think that their thoughts and feelings are the result of something outside of them. They blame others or a situation for "making them" feel a certain way, as if the thought came from outside and got in their head. We know this isn't true.

Is Meditation Self-Indulgent?

Timothy Eden, MSW | Posted 08.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Timothy Eden, MSW

Meditation is complete indulgence in the experience of the present moment. We often think of indulgent behavior as being morally wrong, which it can be when it comes at the expense of a deeper connectedness.

Meditation Tips: Seeing Innocence In All

Sister Jenna | Posted 08.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

Practice seeing everyone as a 1-year-old. The innocence and purity that will emerge in you will brighten your day and give you a new perspective on how you view even those who do you wrong.

WATCH: Increasing Real, Pure Love

Sister Jenna | Posted 08.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

When we increase real, pure love, we increase self worth, balance, power, and truth inside the self. When I am in that state, a natural sense of worth and authenticity returns and a deep memory that "I am love" and "I am free" emerges.

VIDEO: Turn Your 'Waste Thoughts' Into Genuine Ones

Sister Jenna | Posted 08.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

When we meditate we aim to reduce the impact of "waste thoughts," allowing real genuine thinking to take over our mind. Negative and waste thoughts weaken our inner state of being, and positive and necessary enhance the soul's original inner power.

Please Meditate: Zen Walking (WATCH)

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 08.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

What I have included in this practice is the essence of the meditation: walking and listening. We, the everyday non-monastics, can modify this practice to be suitable for daily life.

Simple Tips To Calm Your Mental Chatter (WATCH)

David Magone | Posted 08.10.2012 | Healthy Living
David Magone

You take time out every day to keep your body clean by brushing your teeth and showering... Why not practice meditation as a mental cleansing routine?

Meditation Tips For The Day: Day 5

Sister Jenna | Posted 08.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

Meditation is an awareness that we cultivate, and it creates a positive, more productive state of being. It is not just something that you "do," but it is primarily a state of being.

A Meditative Practice You Can Do Anywhere (WATCH)

Sister Jenna | Posted 08.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

We've always had this myth that we are supposed to sit in a corner, silence our mind, close our eyes, and then meditate. It's not true.

WATCH: The Eyes Are The Window Of The Soul

Sister Jenna | Posted 08.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

When you speak with someone, you actually speak to the soul. Inside of every soul are experiences of past, present, and even the future.

You CAN Meditate..WATCH And Start Here

Sister Jenna | Posted 08.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

The natural awareness of peace resides in every one of us. We have simply forgotten. The distractions of everyday life and circumstances tend to pull us away from this remembrance.

5 Ways To Make Meditation Less Mysterious

Meryl Davids Landau | Posted 05.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Meryl Davids Landau

At its core, meditation is nothing more than the opportunity to enter the space between the thinker and the thought, which lets us to know that we are more than our mental meanderings.

Louise Hay's Experience Your Good Now!

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

Louise Hay is one of the grande dames of metaphysics. She has written a power-packed small book on the wonders and privileges of the use of affirmations.