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Remedies From A Stress Survivor

Marilyn Tam | Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

Life is a continuous discovery and adventure. How we choose to deal with each circumstance is up to us. We can choose to recognize and let go of unhealthy stress. May you always live knowing that indeed at all times we have a choice. Your good health, happiness and life depend on it!

Little Tips For Practicing Mindfulness On Busy Days

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 06.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

Mindfulness and meditation allow full-body, full-mind and full-spirit experiences. An hour a day or a minute a day -- it and you can improve the world, one connected thought at a time.

Taking the Steps From Mindfulness to Heartfulness and Our True Ground of Being!

Bruce Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

To empty the room of our old life, to find the empty page to begin again, we find silence. We make a retreat. In peace and quiet, we find inner stillness. In this inner stillness is the ground that can become an anchor to our awareness.

The Many Benefits Of Mindfulness

Lisa Firestone | Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

If asked to explain the value of mindfulness, you may want to consider the following question: Can you sit for one minute and completely quiet your mind? Can you do this without feeling like you're coming out of your skin?

Why You Should Practice Freeing Your Mind (And How To Start)

Nancy Colier | Posted 06.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Anyone who has ever practiced mindfulness knows that there is something akin to a wild animal living inside each of us. We call that wild animal "mind."

6 Shortcuts To Inner Peace

Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW

The morning is a critical time for setting the tone of your day. You can start out of the gate frenzied, frantic, and flummoxed or confident, cheerful, and calm. Which way sounds more appealing to you?

WATCH: How You Can Choose Happiness (Even When It Feels Impossible)

Nitika Chopra | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Nitika Chopra

Watch this video to hear a little bit about my personal struggle with this concept, how I got through it and how you can take better care of yourself when it gets challenging to choose happiness.

Success and Breathing: Practice and Putting Yourself Out There

Jeff Paterson | Posted 04.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeff Paterson

Success comes in all forms, whether it be how you did on a test, a work project, closing a sale, losing weight, quitting smoking or another addicti...

How to Start Being at Peace With Food

Brandt Passalacqua | Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Brandt Passalacqua

There are so many different ways in which we might be having a hard time in our relationship with food and our bodies. Some people are horrified with ...

Got Road Rage? How To Practice Mindfulness In Your Car

Posted 03.27.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

A Simple Process For Un-Doing

Ashley Ryan | Posted 05.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ryan

Taking time to know myself was the most powerful process I've experienced, and being alone was the most authentic thing I've done. My true inner journey began with the un-doing.

How To Take A 2-Minute Vacation (Right Now)

Jon Wortmann | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

You've heard for years that we only use a percentage of our brains. Not at all true. What's true is that we don't know how to consciously use our brains to take advantage of our best experiences and use them to make every 24-hour period happier and healthier.

11 Ways To De-Stress At Your Desk

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living

Because you can't duck out for a deep-tissue massage every time you finish a long conference call.

How To Find Joy: On The Job And In Life

Frank Niles, Ph.D. | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Frank Niles, Ph.D.

When we choose to say yes to what we are given by living in the present, making meaning of each day, our experiences go from dread and "I can't wait until today is over" to appreciation and purpose.

De-Stress to Lose Weight

Brandt Passalacqua | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Brandt Passalacqua

Reducing stress in the body should be the starting point to any weight-loss plan. A simple breathing practice can often start this process. When we get used to more relaxed states, we are less likely to react and set off our fight-or-flight response.

7 Myths Of Meditation, BUSTED

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Despite the growing popularity of meditation, prevailing misconceptions about the practice are a barrier that prevents many people from trying meditation and receiving its profound benefits for the body, mind, and spirit. Here are seven of the most common meditation myths, dispelled.

10 Little Moments To Practice Mindful Awareness

Debbie Woodbury | Posted 05.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Debbie Woodbury

The more I practice mindful awareness, the more I learn what it is and what it isn't. What it isn't is hours spent in the lotus position, eyes closed, blissfully deep in meditation.

Take the A Train

Ira Israel | Posted 03.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

Here's how you should see your life: know that you will experience high points and low points -- for the sake of argument say 10,000 joys and 10,000 sorrows. And your mind was designed to try to cling to the joys and try to avert the sorrows.

How To Find Your Sweet Spot

Jon Wortmann | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

Your sweet spot, the best moments of your life, follow a simple pattern. They begin when you center yourself. Before you can stretch to your limits and choose what you want to do that's difficult and worthwhile, you have to be present.

Changing the Brain: An Interview About Freeing the Mind

Robert Piper | Posted 04.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Piper

The human mind has the ability to triumph over almost impossible circumstances. Decades of research by some of the leading neuroscientists in the world is showing that the brain is capable of changing for the better.

Healthy, Not So Wealthy and Wise

Penny Love | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

Through yoga and living in the moment your life will be enhanced in ways that money cannot buy.

Golf: The Game of Life

Thomas Moore | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Thomas Moore

I don't like to think of the heart as a piece of plumbing, a pump, even though I come from a family of plumbers. The heart is the seat of the soul. Nor do I think of golf as mere physical exercise or as a meaningless game. With a certain frame of mind, you can see it as a spiritual practice.

Try This! A Step-By-Step Relaxation Exercise You Can Do Anywhere

Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Does Meditation Equal An Empty Mind?

Christy Matta, M.A. | Posted 04.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Christy Matta, M.A.

Have you ever been told you need to "clear your head" or "get rid of all the clutter"? For many, including myself, the idea of sitting quietly with an empty mind seems impossible. If fact, this idea is often a barrier to any attempts to meditate or try mindfulness exercises.

The Top 5 Resistances to Change (And Their Remedies)

Ronald Alexander, Ph.D. | Posted 04.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Ronald Alexander, Ph.D.

I often see patients in my psychotherapy practice who are unable to make changes in their life and do not understand why they keep sabotaging their efforts. Usually this is due to a hidden resistance or unwholesome belief associated with the desired change.