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Olivia Rosewood

Gratitude Mantra Practice (VIDEO)

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

So you know there's a great deal of evidence documenting the efficacy of a gratitude practice. But have you found one that works for you? Are you practicing gratitude every day?

Get a Gratitude Practice (VIDEO)

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

Who doesn't want to feel less lonely, more connected and at ease in the world? A gratitude practice can give you all of that and more.

Please Meditate: Focus on Trust (VIDEO)

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 07.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

There is no need to waste energy feeling negative about traffic, even the worst traffic in the nation. On the contrary, it can be a chance to feel better and happier, if you have the right meditative skill.

Please Meditate: Are You Neglecting Beauty? (WATCH)

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 11.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

If you consider your attention like a kind of currency -- you only have so much, and what you choose to spend it on is what you will receive -- then you will begin to see that you have a choice. You have the power to guide your experience of life by choosing what you decide to focus on.

Please Meditate: 1 Minute Before Eating

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

Try this quick meditation before your next meal. Let go of stress, calm down, and feel how stable, grateful, and nourished you already are -- before the food even touches your lips.

Please Meditate: Gratitude for Your Body (VIDEO)

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 07.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

Tighten and tenderize your relationship with your body by suspending criticism and judgement for just a few minutes (at least!), shifting your focus to gratitude in this guided meditation.

Please Meditate: Shifting Focus to Love (VIDEO)

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 07.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

The ability to shift focus is basic to any meditation practice. Try this simple shifting of focus to see if perhaps you are submerged in love, but only lack the awareness of it.

Please Meditate: Shifting Focus to Beauty

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 06.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

Change the focus of your attention, change your world. It was such a simple lesson, but profound enough that it never left me.

Please Meditate: Need More Brain? (VIDEO)

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 06.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

Zazen is traditionally practiced sitting on a zafu pillow or bench in cross-legged full lotus with erect posture of spine and zero slouching. Part of the traditional character of zen is that it can require mental and physical discipline.

Please Meditate: Self Inquiry and Impulse Control (VIDEO)

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

"Why should I question myself?" You might wonder. The answer to that question is found in the question itself. The fact that one is able to question one's self indicates that there is more to awareness than incessant thought, as many assume.

What's the Point of Yoga?

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

When I say, "who you are," I do not mean your name, address, body type, favorite music, or even the type of car you drive.