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Meditation Is All About the Art of Being

Linda C. Smith | Posted 08.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda C. Smith

There are people who don't practice this relaxing art because they think it is either too time consuming, takes too much work or requires some belief in mysticism. In truth, it is none of those things.

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.

Are You Resisting Meditation?

Ora Nadrich | Posted 04.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Ora Nadrich

When I teach people mindfulness meditation, I'm always touched by how absorbed and peaceful they look while they're meditating, but even though they love it while they're doing it, many of them admit they don't on their own.

The Most Common Meditation Excuses (And How To Avoid Them)

Linda Lauren | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Lauren

"I can't block out the noise around me, or the issues that bother me." That's fine, then don't try to block them out. In fact, don't try at all, just do it. Sit and breathe and focus on the distraction so you address the issue rather than give it back burner status so it rears its ugly head again.

15 Meditation Books For Beginners

Posted 11.10.2013 | Religion

Meditation is everywhere. From the baby room to the board room, everyone recommends meditation to help focus, calm, and restore the mind, body and sp...

5 Better Ways To Be More Generous (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living

By Headspace Giving is easy, but doing so with sensitivity and care is an art. When we give, it’s important to be generous in our giving. At firs...

12 Steps For Turning Your Walk Into A Meditation (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living

By Headspace Walking is a great way to integrate mindfulness into your everyday life and has been practiced as a meditative technique for thousands...

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.

5 Ways To Be More Mindful In Your Everyday Life (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.13.2013 | Healthy Living

By Headspace Mindfulness starts to get really interesting when we can start to integrate it into everyday life. Remember, mindfulness means to be ...

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.

America's New Workout for the Brain

Robert Piper | Posted 06.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Piper

I think the millions of Americans who exercise should be meditating before and after they jump on the treadmill. Why is this not possible? They adopted an iPod into their workout.

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.

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.

It's Not Too Late To Join Oprah And Deepak's Meditation Challenge

ChopraCenterMeditation.com | Posted 03.26.2013 | OWN

Join Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra on March 11 for a transformational three-week guided meditation journey toward the triad of whole wellness -- min...

Mindful Moments: 5 Simple Practices That Will Help Manage Stress

Jeff Cannon | Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeff Cannon

The real answer to living your life in balance and with a healthy sense of calm is not about spending more time on the mat or on a meditation pillow, but taking your practice off the pillow and bringing it into your everyday life.

Making Friends With Your Fear

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Doing anything outside of our experience is a plunge, especially stepping into places that we resist or are fearful of. The added ingredient of meditation enables us to step beyond our boundaries and deepens the experience of inclusivity.

Not Too Tight, Not Too Loose: Mindfulness For Type A Personalities

Kripalu | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

In the neutral moments that make up most of life, when we're neither suffering nor ecstatic, we can practice mindfulness -- paying attention to what arises, without judgment.

Meditation Is Medicine

Mack Paul | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Mack Paul

I've learned that thoughts are simply thoughts, and meditation is a medicine for infection that is crazy thinking. When you take your medicine, you don't spread the infection any further. The act of turning attention to the breath to soothe the body is very simple.

The Brilliance of Meditation

Dr. Debbie Magids | Posted 02.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Debbie Magids

Even though meditation is something that's in my wheelhouse, I've already begun to feel profound changes. The most immediate change is that I've started meditating twice a day -- something I've wanted to try for a while but have never gotten around to doing.

Oprah: 'My Life Is Better When I Get Still Regularly'

Oprah Winfrey | Posted 01.23.2014 | OWN
Oprah Winfrey

My life is better when I get still regularly. Call it meditation or call it quiet time -- doesn't matter. The benefits are the same. If you stay with the practice, it's like developing spiritual muscle. I promise you will become less stressed, more focused.