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The Type Of Meditation You Haven't Been Practicing (But Should Be)

Hwansan Sunim | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Hwansan Sunim

The more we practice seated meditation in our down time, the more lucid and stable our minds become and the more likely it becomes that we'll use it to engage minor annoyances as they occur in our daily lives.

Making Better, More Purposeful Choices

davidji | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
davidji

"All living beings have actions (Karma) as their own, their inheritance, their congenital cause, their kinsman, their refuge. It is Karma that diffe...

Re-Awaken Love in Your Life

davidji | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living
davidji

The theme of letting love into your heart seems to have hit a powerful chord with so many people I encounter. Opening our heart is never easy, especially when there's been a heartbreak that has shut us down and allowed us to build walls to protect the tenderness of our heart.

Fear Is Your Sweet Companion

davidji | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living
davidji

The many stages of life, jobs, careers or relationships can create vulnerability, fear and anxiety. These transitional times bring on levels of uncertainty. We're not the person we once were, nor are we the one we're about to become. So we need to establish a life of living in a grounded state.

8 Days to Living With Purpose

davidji | Posted 05.06.2014 | Healthy Living
davidji

We all get to choose what we do with that time and how we feel about what we did with that time at the end of each day. Meditation can help you enjoy the moments a bit more, but only living life to its fullest can bring you the true joy we all crave.

Meditation Will Enlighten Your Path

davidji | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
davidji

If you love the direction in which your life is moving, apply more pressure to the accelerator and keep going! If you don't like the direction, you have the ability to stop and shift. Meditation and reflection will help you move from where you are to where you want to be.

Meditation: So Much More Than Watching and Letting Go

Bruce Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 11.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

Sitting and waiting for glimpses of clear viewing in the midst of a busy mental stream is not the same as clear being, experiencing awareness as a great body of peaceful presence.

Wake Up: It's Time for Meditation

Anne Biging | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Anne Biging

For a brief moment I was free! Free from the grip of emotions and endless thinking. What a liberating moment. I felt like a new person and it was that sweet taste of freedom that has put me on the path of meditation.

Self-Awareness Increases With Meditation

Debbie Gisonni | Posted 10.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Debbie Gisonni

There's no right or wrong way to meditate. Anything you do to help connect you to your inner self is a step in the right direction. Be gentle and loving to yourself and all will be revealed.

The Blow Dry Meditation

Kara Sundlun | Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Kara Sundlun

Let's face it: We are all so busy, and though we all should meditate, carving out the time can be problematic. As a mother of two small children, wif...

The Wandering Mind Needs Meditation

Ora Nadrich | Posted 09.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Ora Nadrich

The mind is definitely a busy, wandering thing, and unless we reign it in occasionally, it can get in the way of our ability to focus and concentrate, which is what meditation does for us.

6 Reasons Why Everyone in Corporate America Should Meditate

Robert Piper | Posted 07.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Piper

Meditation is the new American pushup for the brain; it's a tool that helps us check in with ourselves throughout the day. It's a practice that should be embraced by all American corporations as a way to stay calm, focused, and productive through the day.

10 Reasons Why You Really Need To Start Meditating

Robert Piper | Posted 07.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Piper

Cheers to America's new push-up for the brain! With all the scientific evidence coming in over the years, meditation is now becoming a practice that anyone from any walk of life can embrace.

Meditate Your Way Through Anger

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 06.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Trying to eradicate anger is like trying to box with our own shadow: It doesn't work. Getting rid of it implies either expressing it and creating untold emotional damage, denying its existence, or repressing it until it erupts at a later time.

Meditate During Stress Awareness Month

Terri Cole | Posted 06.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

If you're reading this first thing in the morning, allow this meditation to set the tone for your day. If it's later in the day and you're feeling frazzled, use these three minutes to recalibrate your day (it's never too late in the day to restart).

10 Things You Need To Know About Meditation

Andy Puddicombe | Posted 06.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Andy Puddicombe

Training the mind, meditating, being mindful, or whatever else we choose to call it only works if we actively engage with it. More than that, it only works if we practice it regularly, preferably on a daily basis with a considered, gentle discipline.

Meditation: The Diamond in the Rough

Robert Piper | Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Piper

You don't have to listen to hippie music or burn incense. You don't need a meditation space. Make the world your meditation space. Make your desk, the free throw line, the jog out in the park your meditation space.

16 Seconds To Bliss

davidji | Posted 06.06.2013 | Healthy Living
davidji

The amazing reality is that most people do not have a proactive daily practice of stillness and silence. If this sounds familiar to you, don't fret! In minutes, you will understand why and how you can get back on that meditation horse and ride into the sunset.

Silencing the Myth of Meditation: You Don't Have to Sit Still to Be Present

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Lammersen

The brain and the mind are two separate parts, as are the spirit and the soul. In order for them to work synergistically, they must be studied separately, understood individually and then, connected together.

A Family Who Meditates Together ...

Kerry and Kelly MacLean | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Kerry and Kelly MacLean

As time passed, we felt increasingly blessed to have this time together each day, and we began to realize what we were doing was downright revolutionary. Whoever heard of an entire family stopping to do absolutely nothing together?

7 Ways Meditation Can Transform Your Life

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

In meditation, we go from seeing our essentially selfish and ego-bound nature to recognizing that we are an integral part of a far greater whole, and as the heart opens we can bring compassion to our fallibility and humanness.

How to Create Moments of Insight

Trevor Blake | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Trevor Blake

A simple daily habit of taking quiet time allows us to find our path away from the quicksand of life and into moments of insight. It is those flashes of brilliance that separate the successful from the want-to-be.

Meditation: America's New Pushup

Robert Piper | Posted 05.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Piper

Simple mindful breaks throughout the day will do wonders to the culture as a whole. If we all looked at our breathing and checked in with ourselves throughout the day, we would feel a lot better.

Start Here: Meditation For Beginners

Kripalu | Posted 05.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

There's something powerful about sitting meditation, but there are other ways to bring meditative moments into your day -- for example, use the time when you're walking to your car after work or sitting at a stoplight to check in with yourself and mindfully observe what's happening.

How to Meditate

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

So many of my readers and viewers struggle with meditation. Whether you're a meditation newbie or have had a practice for years, the powerful act of tuning in can be challenging at times. To amp up your meditation practice and demystify the experience, I've created this video.