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Andy Puddicombe

How Meditation Helped This Man Battle Cancer (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living

The increasingly popular practice of meditation has a number of important physical and mental health benefits. For Andy Puddicombe, the ancient mindfu...

WATCH: How Meditation Helped Andy Puddicombe Through Testicular Cancer

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.08.2014 | Healthy Living

Four or five days after waking up feeling a little "off," Andy Puddicombe, former Buddhist monk and founder of the meditation app Headspace, found him...

WATCH: 'We Become Kinder Not Only To Those Around Us, But Also To Ourselves'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.08.2014 | Healthy Living

How many of us have tried meditation, but given up because we thought we were no good at it? Judging by the cheers elicited from Andy Puddicombe's key...

Exercise the Mind and the Body Will Follow

Andy Puddicombe | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Andy Puddicombe

By teaching us how to be aware and focus on the moment -- and on the exercise we're doing, mindfulness makes every workout really count. It also makes exercising safer and more fun, so we're more likely to keep doing it!

This'll Make Your Commute A Whole Lot Less Dreadful

Posted 08.21.2013 | Healthy Living

Americans spend an average of 24.5 minutes commuting to work, according the U.S. Census Bureau. That's nearly half an hour of time to spend worrying ...

How To Be More Creative (Hint: Meditation Can Help)

Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living

By Headspace Is creativity a matter of nature or nurture to you? Does it spontaneously arise when you least expect it, or do you deliberately attem...

How To Turn Your Run Into A Meditation

Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living

By Headspace Running most certainly has its benefits: It's good for our hearts and our heads. Many have turned running into a daily habit. And whil...

A Simple Meditation For Better Sleep

Posted 07.15.2013 | Healthy Living

By Headspace It’s no secret that meditation can help us sleep better. There are some specific meditative exercises that can help us nod off when...

5 Characteristics Of A Beautiful Mind

Posted 07.09.2013 | Healthy Living

By Headspace We all have ideas about what a healthy, happy body looks like but do we know what makes up the components of a healthy and happy mind?...

Reasons To Meditate: Clarity, Stress-Relief And More (WATCH)

Posted 07.05.2013 | Healthy Living

Why meditate? For one, to clear a cloudy mind. Find out other reasons to meditate from 'Mind Man' Andy Puddicombe in the video above. For more...

10 Steps For Mindful Eating

Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living

By Headspace How often do you actually taste the food you eat? Most people tend to acknowledge the first few bites, just to ensure they’re eating...

7 Convincing Reasons To Practice Mindfulness While Dating

Posted 06.25.2013 | Healthy Living

By Headspace Mindfulness will undoubtedly help you get some headspace and make a difference in your life. But there’s another good reason for tra...

LOOK: 5 Steps For Tapping Into Your Limitless Potential

Posted 06.10.2013 | Healthy Living

By Headspace It is often said that as human beings we’ve have limitless potential. But how can we practically apply this to our experience of me...

What You Can Gain From Clearing Your Mind

Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living

With the stream of scientific and anecdotal evidence showing us the benefits of meditation, it’s no wonder that it’s touted as the tool for a happ...

What To Do When Hard Emotions Hit

Posted 04.22.2013 | Healthy Living

With the stream of scientific and anecdotal evidence showing us the benefits of meditation, it’s no wonder that it’s touted as the tool for a happ...

5 Meditation Obstacles (And How To Overcome Them)

Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living

With the stream of scientific and anecdotal evidence showing us the benefits of meditation, it’s no wonder that it’s touted as the tool for a happ...

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 Made Simple: Why You Should Stick With It

Posted 04.08.2013 | Healthy Living

With the stream of scientific and anecdotal evidence showing us the benefits of meditation, it’s no wonder that it’s touted as the tool for a happ...

Meditation Made Simple: Grasping The Basics

Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living

With the stream of scientific and anecdotal evidence showing us the benefits of meditation, it’s no wonder that it’s touted as the tool for a happ...

The Practicalities Of Meditation

Posted 03.25.2013 | Healthy Living

With the stream of scientific and anecdotal evidence showing us the benefits of meditation, it’s no wonder that it’s touted as the tool for a happ...

Learn How To Step Back

Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living

With the stream of scientific and anecdotal evidence showing us the benefits of meditation, it’s no wonder that it’s touted as the tool for a happ...

LOOK: The Essence Of Meditation

Posted 01.14.2013 | GPS for the Soul

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...

WATCH: When Is The Best Time To Meditate?

Posted 01.12.2013 | Healthy Living

What is the best time of day to meditate? Andy Puddicombe, "The Mind Man," weighs in on the topic in the video above. Watch, then let us know in t...

The Wisdom Of Uncertainty

Andy Puddicombe | Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Andy Puddicombe

Contrary to popular opinion, as human beings we really don't know very much at all. I'm aware that might cause the mind to bristle a little, perhaps even bring out a little righteous indignation in some, but when you look deeply, it's impossible to deny.

'We Are Not What We Do'

Andy Puddicombe | Posted 02.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Andy Puddicombe

It would be easy to get lost in all kinds of philosophical arguments about how we define who or what we are. This is about finding some space in the mind, less judgement, a greater sense of perspective, in which we see this fundamental truth for ourselves in a very direct and personal way.