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How to Meditate: Guided Practice for Stress Relief

David Magone | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Magone

At first, you may find that your mind wanders quite a lot. After a while though, you will find that it becomes easier to remain anchored to your object as the waves in your mind start to settle and your thoughts begin to slow.

6 Ways To Kickstart Your Meditation Practice

Catie Joyce | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Catie Joyce

Some days you will be able to quiet that mind, other days it will be more challenging, but no less rewarding. And the longer you do it, the better you get -- you are actually training your mind. Simply start and see where it takes you.

How Gratitude Healed My Life

Dr. Marcia Hootman | Posted 12.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Marcia Hootman

By the end of the third week, it was as if any dreariness of my life started to clear and the sun popped out. Then I realized the miracle. Nothing outside of me changed -- it was all an inside job.

Meditation Instead of Medication

Dr. Marcia Hootman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Marcia Hootman

How many distractions do we live with today? Diversions include smart phones, laptops, iTunes, Netflix, social media and texting, to name a few. What if, in the midst of all this, you could maintain more focus? How would that affect your future?

A Simple Guide to Meditation

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.25.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer As a holistic physician, I find that meditation and meditative exercises ...

Meditation And The Self-Help Demon

Susan Piver | Posted 04.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Susan Piver

Somehow, we have convinced ourselves that we are so broken that a full-on 24/7 surge of endless, repetitive and unflagging attention to our failings -- or, if not our failings, to our "opportunities" -- is called for.