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Meditation and Stress

A Simple (Yet Powerful) Morning Practice

Jon Wortmann | Posted 08.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

What the experience of noticing the transition from vacation to regular life taught me is that during more stressful times, I have to be more intentional about my practice.

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.

There Is More to Stress Than We Think

Dirk Stroda | Posted 07.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Dirk Stroda

Stress is making daily headlines in almost all international newspapers, online magazines, lectures, new age publications, TV and other media. It's ei...

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 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).

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.

A Heart-Centered Meditation For Managing Stress

Susanna Bair | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Susanna Bair

Whatever circumstances are going on in the outer world, outside your control, you always have the power to create a peaceful and harmonious inner world.

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.

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.

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.

GPS for the Soul: A Stellar App for Busy People

Robert Piper | Posted 03.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Piper

I also know that it can be very difficult for people to find even 10 to 25 minutes a day to meditate if they have kids. That being said, I'm always encouraging people to find any way possible to do meditation techniques to reduce stress.

Meditation, Demystified

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 03.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

Meditation is a mystery to many in the Western world. Sure, we've all heard of it, but most say they "don't have time" to slow down for it and others say they simply don't know how or they've tried it and couldn't do it "right."

How To Take A 3-Minute Vacation (And Feel Refreshed!)

Suna Senman | Posted 03.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Suna Senman

Life can get fast-paced and demanding, causing an overload of stress. Employ your free choice and take a three-minute, refreshing vacation. You can afford three minutes. Your productivity will go up after you reenergize from this vacation.

Try This! A Quick And Easy Meditation To Relieve Stress (VIDEO)

Kripalu | Posted 01.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

In this video, Larissa Hall Carlson, Kripalu yoga and Ayurveda expert, shares her expertise in a guided meditation on the breath.

4 Ways Meditation Can Reduce Stress

Robert Piper | Posted 01.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Piper

Right when you feel a stress response, bring your awareness to your breathing. You can meditate everywhere and anywhere; meditation is not just for sitting down on a cushion.

Meditation Tips: Feel Happier And More At Ease

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 12.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Meditation can make coping with daily stressors easier and give you the often much-needed power to "let go" of troubling thoughts or emotions. It's easy to get started if you're willing to try it for just a few minutes a day!

Medication Or Meditation

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 08.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

What we believe colors our every thought, word and action. The idea that it is our work, family or lifestyle that is causing us stress, and that if we were to change these then we would be fine, is seeing the situation from the wrong perspective.

Meditation In Action: Learning To Take A Sacred Pause

Ronald Alexander, Ph.D. | Posted 06.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Ronald Alexander, Ph.D.

With practice, mindstrength is an effective tool to help one develop a deeply-grounded core rudder so that no matter what size of wave they encounter in their life they can recover quickly and proceed with more focus.

Stress-Busting The Buddha Way

Deepak Chopra | Posted 10.03.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Stress is the gray little monster in the corner that keeps out of sight. What more is there to say about a subject that has become so well worn?

How Meditation Affects Your Body

abcnews.com | Lauren Cox | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It turns out peaceful thoughts really can influence our bodies, right down to the instructions we receive from our DNA, according to a new study. Res...