iOS app Android app

Mindful

Why It's Harder Than Ever To Unplug From Our Devices

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.15.2014 | Technology

We're living in a time when a seemingly endless number of devices and apps are demanding our attention, while claiming to make our lives better and ea...

Lasting Love

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 12.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

It's not about jewelry, weekly flowers or other expensive gifts that make a relationship remain as loving and intimate as it was at the beginning. It's all about reconnecting to who you were when you met, how you behaved and communicated during those times.

Permission to Be

Harper Spero | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Harper Spero

I kept thinking about the power of saying no. I spent so much of my life saying yes, and doing everything and going everywhere because that's what everyone else wanted for me. By simply saying no, and choosing myself, I realized I was being more authentic to myself.

5 Mantras For Mindful Mamas

Shannon MacLaggan | Posted 12.02.2014 | Parents
Shannon MacLaggan

Mantras have the power to disconnect you from the disarray and the chaos and tap you into the beauty and the possibility of the here and now, before judgement and before thinking.

The Secret to Finding Balance (While Having It All)

Matti Perilstein | Posted 11.29.2014 | College
Matti Perilstein

If you love your work to the point that it feels like play, that might be your balance. You will have to make sacrifices from time to time. You will feel days that you feel "off" but, if you know what balance is, you will be able to build a plan to get back to that point.

7 Mindful Steps to Make Love Happen Anywhere

Francesca Hogi | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Francesca Hogi

I have singles tell me all the time they want love to "just happen." Well, that can only happen if you are in a mental and emotional place to receive the positive attention of others.

Take Yourself Out of the Equation

Michael H. Brooks | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael H. Brooks

Recently I attended a talk given by a dharma teacher who also happens to be an award winning poet. During the talk she spoke about mindfulness and the...

6 Steps to Mindfully Tune the Instrument of Self

Ronald Alexander, Ph.D. | Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Ronald Alexander, Ph.D.

Mindfulness improves your capacity to be reflective and receptive. Being reflective gives you access to information in your unconscious that's hidden from your conscious mind. It lets you receive subtle communications to help you live with more happiness, energy and grace.

Why There's More To Taking A Break Than Just Sitting There

Fast Company | Dov Seidman | Posted 07.10.2014 | World

Meditation rooms, unplugging, digital Sabbaths, reflection retreats, mindfulness classes--it seems like everyone is clamoring to find a pause button i...

6 Mindfulness Habits You're Already Practicing (But May Not Know It)

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 06.18.2014 | Healthy Living

"I just can't do it." The excuses for not engaging in mindfulness are endless -- you either don't know how or worse, you don't have time. You may t...

The One Area Of Our Lives Where We Need To Be More Mindful

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

Your words and thoughts can guide you to creative solutions when challenges occur. Bringing mindfulness to the words you speak is an important aspect to creating a life truly worth living -- where you are not merely surviving, but really thriving.

Gay Men, Will We Think Better of One Another?

Josh Hersh | Posted 07.21.2014 | Gay Voices
Josh Hersh

When our thoughts about gay men as a whole are constantly negative, we're going to feel anger, hostility, and judgment. We're going to miss out on having meaningful, thriving friendships with each other.

Are You a Mindful Maverick?

Ora Nadrich | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Ora Nadrich

Being of your own mind, and acting on it, lets you call the shots for how you want to live your life -- and if you can couple that type of thinking with mindfulness, there's no telling what you can do, or how far you can go.

Hitting the Reset Button

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Robyn Hessinger, intuitive, medium, Reiki master, and founder of Inspired Guidance Sometimes we just need a fresh start. Whether i...

Bubbles and Giggles: Reminders of How to be a Mindful Parent

Joree Rosenblatt | Posted 05.21.2014 | Parents
Joree Rosenblatt

It is so easy, as our kids grow up, to use their independent abilities as an excuse to stop spending quality time with them.

10 Life Lessons From My First Real Winter

Lindsay Holmes | Posted 05.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Holmes

Nobody wants to slip on ice in a skirt and tights, but the point is you stand back up and take the next wobbly steps toward the subway. The same thing goes for anything in life, whether it's in your personal relationships or at work. You aren't going to sit firmly planted in the snow -- you're going to keep going.

Making Room for Fear

Emily Bennington | Posted 04.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Emily Bennington

As my mindfulness practice has grown, one of the most extraordinary gifts I've received is the capacity to view fear as an impartial force and, thus, treat it impartially.

WATCH: Spain Turns To Mindfulness

HuffPost Live | Posted 02.17.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

We know mindfulness is catching on in a big way in the United States, but what about other parts of the world? Bodhin Philip Woodward, who founded the...

7 Steps to Mindfully Manifest Your Goals

Ronald Alexander, Ph.D. | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Ronald Alexander, Ph.D.

As a mind-body therapist and an international trainer I've helped thousands of patients and workshop participants learn how to mindfully access their ...

2014: A Year to Celebrate Imperfection

Nicole Glassman | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Nicole Glassman

What are we achieving when we constantly strive for perfection? In some ways we actually create a loss of freedom; we have less time and make more excuses for why we are unable to reach certain goals or enjoy life at all. This is a one-way ticket to avoidance.

12 Days of Winter Meditations: Day 2

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Light: Flame of Love With the solstice comes the return of light and the promise that for every dark moment there will be a bright one. Almost ever...

12 Days of Winter Meditations: Day 3

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Snow: Silence No matter where you live, winter is generally epitomized by snow. For those of us lucky enough to experience snow, we know that it br...

12 Days of Winter Meditations: Day 1

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Darkness: Introspection Today just happens to be the darkest day of the year, the last day of falling toward darkness (in the Northern Hemisphere, ...

The Best Recipe for Thanksgiving: Gratitude Bags -- Prep Time 5 Minutes

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Buckstaff

On Thanksgiving, after we finished dinner, we moved to the family room. Each person chose a gratitude bag, took a pen and as many strips of paper as there were people present. The assignment was that we would write a "compliment" or a "thankful" note to each person.

Today in the Mind of Lewis Howes

Cojourneo | Posted 12.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Cojourneo

"Think of a tough time in your life, when you hated the situation you were in the most. Hold onto that moment and really own and feel it. Remember what it was like and that you never want to be there again. Then take action."