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Hacking the Mind Through Meditation

Craig Hunter | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Craig Hunter

One way to promote healthy change is by engaging in regular brain-healthy habits. Using meditative processes to correct negative beliefs, bringing a sense of presence to your body and mind, and practicing mindfulness are all great examples of brain-healthy exercise.

Busyness Is Laziness?

Jordan Mallah | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Jordan Mallah

As soon as we pause and allow our frantic schedules to subside, the mind can begin to awaken to the deeper work of connecting to our heart. When we make time for meditation, yoga, daily practices or whatever connects us to the place of peace inside, true transformation can begin.

Redefining Success -- Lessons From Arianna Huffington's Thrive

Gordon Ching | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Gordon Ching

Millennials grew up attached to technology, wired 24/7, but Huffington's honest and fundamental perspective provides us a window of reflection into something that is often neglected -- to bring attention on the topic of our well-being.

5 Spring Resolutions

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I don't know about you, but it feels like the whole year has gotten off to a very late start. For example, traditionally on St. Patrick's Day we are supposed to plant peas around here, and my garden, as of this writing, is still covered by a good six inches of hard packed, ice-ridden snow.

The 10 Minutes A Day That Can Change Your Life

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Andrea Atkins | Posted 02.12.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com With the hectic pace of life, we all rush around doing a bunch of things at once. And when we are “relaxing” we...

From Mayhem to Mindful

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Several months ago, I had an opportunit...

A Walk in the Woods

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Sometimes there's only one thing that works to bring sanity back into my life, energy back into my soul, and balance back into my body--and that is ...

Keeping Your Lower Lip Above Water

Penny Love | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

It is done. Two hours ago we finally -- finally! -- closed on the sale of our house. It wasn't easy. It's not only taken over two years to sell this p...

Spring Healing Through the Arts

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Healers come in many forms, from tradi...

How to Connect With Your Intuition

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 06.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

Checking in with your intuition is a matter of checking in with your body and energy. What do you feel when a big decision or opportunity is presented to you? Not what you think you feel or think you should feel.

WATCH: Arianna Interviews CEO On Benefits Of De-Stressing

Huff TV | Posted 05.19.2013 | Business
Huff TV

Guest-hosting CNBC's 'Squawk Box' on Tuesday morning, Arianna interviewed Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini about "his mission - to bring the mindfulness benef...

5 Tips for Living With the Stress of Cancer and Serious Illness, Part 1

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

How we meet the challenge of the cancer journey effects the quality of our experience and of our lives. We discover the uninvited opportunity to turn suffering into wisdom and compassion and thus heal and transform along the way.

Strong Mind, Stronger Body

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition The majority of Americans committed to a...

Are You Living Your Own Life, Or Someone Else's?

Rob White | Posted 02.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

Choose freedom. Dare to think for yourself. Your very choice is an expression of affection for the true you. I think Alan Watts would agree there is no more noble act than to elevate your consciousness above the roar of what others have to say, so you can hear what you have to say.

Eating For Fullness

Rev. G. Jude Geiger | Posted 01.21.2013 | Religion
Rev. G. Jude Geiger

Some of us get all the food we could stuff into Tupperware, and others are grabbing a nibble. This truth is a spiritual crisis. The goal must be shifted away from survival and excess and to a discipline of eating for fullness.

Peace Is Not The Answer

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 12.11.2012 | Religion
Andrew Z. Cohen

It continually amazes me that the majority of spiritual seekers from the most affluent countries on our small planet seem to be looking for one thing above anything else: peace. Has our lot in life really been that bad?

Thoughts on Mindful Awareness Practices in Education

Ramaa Reddy Raghavan | Posted 02.26.2012 | Education
Ramaa Reddy Raghavan

While popular with adults, the practice of applying mindfulness to education is not a recent phenomenon.

What to Do When Your Brain White-Knuckles You

Penny Love | Posted 01.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

Look how often you refuse to think a positive thought about yourself. You can also refuse to think a negative thought. It just takes practice. And beginning right where you are is a start.

Can Meditation Take You Beyond Time?

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 08.27.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrew Z. Cohen

When you go deeply into the meditative state, your awareness detaches itself from the thought-stream. Then your identification with emotion, memory, time and body begins to fall away.

Jon Kabat-Zinn On Living Mindfuly

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

There has never been a more exciting time in this very young field, because things are going exponential.

The Foundation Of Our Awareness Spiritual practice

Bob Lingvall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bob Lingvall

Just like any physical exercise demands repetition if you are to achieve results, it is no different with meditations. It is in the doing of the exercises that growth and change occur.

You Can Know Life Only Now

Sadhguru | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sadhguru

You can only imagine tomorrow, you will never behold tomorrow, never ever.

Zen and the Art of Grocery Shopping

Lissa Coffey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lissa Coffey

With a meditative mind we can turn something like grocery shopping, which we might have thought of as a chore, into an adventure.

Stay Mindful on Moving Day

Deborah Schoeberlein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Schoeberlein

Neither mind nor heart are bound to any particular place--they seem to be with us where ever we go. So by extension, home must always be with us too.

Finding Your Peace In The Midst Of Chaos

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 08.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

One of the greatest spiritual teachings is that all things are impermanent, that all things come and go, that we cannot cling to anything, not even pleasure, without also creating suffering.