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WATCH: A Simple Breath-Counting Meditation For Stress Relief

Posted 05.24.2013 | Healthy Living

When your mind starts racing and your body begins tensing up, stopping to count your breath is one of the easiest ways to bring your anxiety levels do...

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.

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.

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!

The Best Friend You Will Ever Have: Meditation

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 09.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Meditation is a companion to have throughout life, like a best friend we turn to when things get hard to deal with and we are in need of inspiration, clarity, and even inner happiness.

How Yoga Could Help Caregivers

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living

Yoga has been shown in research to help people with a multitude of health problems, including relieving back pain and lowering stress -- it may even h...

Soul Power: A Necessity For Today's Leaders

Lotta Alsen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lotta Alsen

The traditional way to define power is by using power symbols such as money, status, position, fame and beauty. I call that External Power. Yet there is another solution, which I call Soul Power. So what is Soul Power and how can you get more of it?

7 Ways Meditation Can Save Your Life

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

This may sound farfetched but meditation is a direct way to cut through the chaotic monkey mind constantly making excuses and supporting our neurosis. It's that fundamental. Yet so many people pay it so little attention.

Meditating Our Way To World Peace?

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

Finding a form of meditation that works for you and leads you to a deep sense of inner peace isn't secondary to solving the world's problems. In fact, it seems to be obviously primary to achieving balance in the outer world.

Having Trouble Meditating? Start With This Simple Practice

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

Whether you are aware of it or not, the rate and depth of your breath sends signals to your body, telling it prepare for stress, or to relax.

Please Meditate: It's Good For You

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

There are so many ways to quiet the mind. I don't feel it matters how you get there as long as you find a way that works for you.

No Time to Meditate? Try This Quick and Effective Method

Deborah Rozman Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Rozman Ph.D.

Meditation helps us gain more inner balance and peace. More medical professionals are now recommending meditation to patients as a way to decompress and relieve stress.

How Doing Nothing Can Help You Truly Live

Sharon Salzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sharon Salzberg

We come to meditation to learn how not to act out the habitual tendencies we generally live by, those actions that create suffering for ourselves and others, and get us into so much trouble.