Tag: benefits

  • Taco Breath Is Good For Arthritis And Stomach

    Taco Breath Is Good For Arthritis And Stomach

    Have you ever heard about the “Taco Breath”? Neither had I, until I yesterday saw it featured in a blog post on Huffington Post. Here is the full blog post (minus the video): Most meditation practices encourage us to find our center by connecting with our breath, but one technique recently highlighted on HuffPost Live takes that mindful […]

  • Meditation: The Ultimate Cure?

    Meditation: The Ultimate Cure?

    Sit still, and be amazed at what happens. Today I want to share some exciting discoveries with you. Chances are very good that you’ve tried meditation, but did you know how good it is for you? You might be surprised. Research has been pointing to the powerful benefits of meditation for years, and a recent study […]

  • Meditation Can Increase Compassion

    Meditation Can Increase Compassion

    New study reveals that practicing compassion meditation can make us more caring towards others. Mindful magazine shares how: Scientific evidence shows that we can train the brain to feel more compassion—for others and for ourselves. In a study conducted at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Investigating Healthy Minds (directed by Dr. Richard J. Davidson, […]

  • Mindful Commute Relieves Stress

    Mindful Commute Relieves Stress

    Want less stress in your life? Why not start the day with a mindful commute… A story by Katherine Shaver of The Washington Post looks at how commuters are practicing mindfulness to reduce stress and better their lives: As harried commuters filed aboard a Metro Red Line train at Cleveland Park — jockeying for seats, hoisting bulging tote bags — […]

  • 9 Tips For Child Meditation And Quiet Time

    9 Tips For Child Meditation And Quiet Time

    Do you remember lying in the grass as a child, watching the clouds move by and not having a care in the world? Only as adults, we often find ourselves longing back to those times where we could really be in the moment, not thinking about anything else but being in the here and now. […]

  • Meditation Covers Scientific American November 2014 Issue

    Meditation Covers Scientific American November 2014 Issue

    Who would have thought that a science magazine would feature mindfulness, and in a positive light? Science American did just that! Great news for mindfulness as a whole, and for further bridging the now-not-so-big-gap between science and mindfulness. Huffington Post reports: In 2013, the New York Times declared that mindfulness was “having a moment” (pun […]

  • Tweet Yourself To Some Mindfulness

    Tweet Yourself To Some Mindfulness

    When you see someone tweeting about #mindfulness, does it seem a bit strange they’re not spending their time in being mindful instead? That’s exactly what Emma Reynolds at news.com.au was thinking, so she started to investigate. In an article published yesterday, she writes: I’M PRETTY cynical about new-age, hippy trends. Even now yoga is ubiquitous, I can’t […]

  • [INFOGRAPHIC] Meditation Not For You? Read This!!

    [INFOGRAPHIC] Meditation Not For You? Read This!!

    Just two days ago, Happify and Dan Harris posted this infographic at the Huffington Post, and prefaced it by saying: “Lately, it seems that meditation has become as prominent in the workplace as weekly meetings — and there couldn’t be a greater reason for it. Research suggests the practice can help boost focus, lower stress […]

  • Laugh Your Way To A Good Meditation

    Laugh Your Way To A Good Meditation

    With her big laughter, Carla Reichman has been compared to the laughing Buddha. In a recent article, Kristine Crane at U.S. News reports on how laughter is being used to help with meditation. When Carla Riechman laughs, you hear it. With her big laughter, the former District of Columbia school teacher has been compared to the […]

  • Oh, No – She Stopped Meditating!

    Oh, No – She Stopped Meditating!

    Earlier this month Mary-Lou Stephens, Huffington Post writer and author of “Sex, Drugs and Meditation”, made a confession. She had stopped meditating! A very brave thing to do, considering she had written a book about the subject and is a blogger and column writer. So why did she stop? “Meditation is like a seedling. We […]