Meditation & Mindfulness Articles

Curious about how meditation and mindfulness can help you live a healthier, happier life? Read about the health benefits, scientific background, and basic techniques of these practices.
189 Articles
Learning to Love Me, Myself, and I
Learning to Love Me, Myself, and I
Learning to fully accept yourself through the act of self-love can boost happiness and promote emotional resilience.
Naomi Barr
Meditation versus Mindfulness
Meditation versus Mindfulness
We often think of them as one and the same, but meditation and mindfulness are actually two distinct practices.
Naomi Barr
Nighttime Routines to Curb Anxiety
Nighttime Routines to Curb Anxiety
Add these wellbeing interventions to your nightly ritual to improve the quality — and quantity — of your shut-eye.
Lindsay Tucker
Strong Connections On & Off the Apps
Strong Connections On & Off the Apps
Instead of experiencing love through your likes, apply a little more mindfulness into your day-to-day interactions to achieve the same feeling. See how you can get the most out of your relationships, on and off the apps.
Jerusha Kamoji
Rebecca Acabchuk, Ph.D.
Yoga for Better Health
Yoga for Better Health
Healthy eating habits, exercise routines and stress management are some of the major factors resulting in good health. A regular practice of Yoga can help establish all these modes.
Shani Dayal
How does Meditation Affect Personal Growth?
How does Meditation Affect Personal Growth?
In science and mindfulness, personal growth isn’t just a component of wellbeing, it relates to each element of wellbeing.
Jerusha Kamoji
Why Grief Never Expires
Why Grief Never Expires
The honest thing to admit is that you're never letting go of your grief. It's like gaining the holiday five. Another way to consider your grieving timeline is giving yourself time to remember, not forget.
This App Can Make You Healthier
This App Can Make You Healthier
Roundglass has developed a treatment model called Reframe that offers a wholistic approach to wellbeing by integrating a full spectrum of science-backed, mind-body practices.
Sam Vadasz-Chates
Try This Beginner Visualization
Try This Beginner Visualization
Adding visualizations to a regular meditation practice can have powerful effects on wellbeing. Here’s how to supercharge your meditations with visualizations.
Lindsay Tucker
Kill Your Stress Addiction
Kill Your Stress Addiction
How to combat toxic productivity and build a solid "stress-less" routine.
Amy Pennington
Mindfulness for the Classroom
Mindfulness for the Classroom
Try these simple, effective tools for a focused classroom with engaged students.
Madeleine Somerville
Vinyasa Yoga for Beginners
Vinyasa Yoga for Beginners
Vinayasa can be seen as a way of flowing in the world as well, framing things in cycles with a beginning, middle, and end.
Amy Pennington
Try This Practice for Self-Love
Try This Practice for Self-Love
Research shows that practicing for as little as 7 weeks reduces stress, improves cognitive function, and increases positivity.
Lindsay Tucker
Rebecca Acabchuk, Ph.D.
Ease Pain with Meditation
Ease Pain with Meditation
In the race to find relief, researchers are increasingly looking at non-pharmaceutical solutions like meditation.
Brittany Krupski
Dr. David Vago
Is Mindfulness a Leadership Trait?
Is Mindfulness a Leadership Trait?
It’s through conscious awareness that we can begin to develop empathy, benefiting both leaders and employees alike.
Amy Pennington
4 Healthier Social Media Habits
4 Healthier Social Media Habits
If you find yourself ruminating on negative thoughts or comparisons, try these exercises to pull you back into reality.
Jerusha Kamoji
Rebecca Acabchuk, Ph.D.
How to HALT Crappy Feelings
How to HALT Crappy Feelings
If the idea of pausing to check in with yourself sounds familiar, that’s because the HALT method is a mindfulness practice.
Brittany Krupski
Rebecca Acabchuk, Ph.D.
Sleep Better, Starting Tonight
Sleep Better, Starting Tonight
Integrate one or more of these practices into your daily routine to reap all the benefits of healthy sleep — starting tonight.
Lindsay Tucker
Rebecca Acabchuk, Ph.D.
Get Comfortable With Stillness
Get Comfortable With Stillness
And contrary to popular belief, sitting in stillness isn’t siloed to meditating in a quiet room —you can also be in motion.
Jerusha Kamoji
Rebecca Acabchuk, Ph.D.
How to Make Meditation a Habit
How to Make Meditation a Habit
Bringing the quality of mindfulness into any activity is a good way to start your meditation practice.
Amy Pennington
The Case Against Resolutions
The Case Against Resolutions
Use mindful awareness to shift your relationship with financial strain, navigating family relationships, and change in routine.
Jerusha Kamoji
Rebecca Acabchuk, Ph.D.
A Better Way to Reach Your Goals
A Better Way to Reach Your Goals
Resolutions declare what you want to start, while goals take action toward a desired future.
Brittany Krupski
21 Days to Less Anxiety
21 Days to Less Anxiety
It can be difficult to focus or enjoy life when you’re feeling anxious. These practices can help quiet a racing mind.
Roundglass Team
Why You Should Meditate in Nature
Why You Should Meditate in Nature
Reminding ourselves of natural cycles makes living through the ups and downs of life feel less overwhelming.
Jerusha Kamoji
Rebecca Acabchuk, Ph.D.
Find Focus With Meditation
Find Focus With Meditation
Knowing your strengths and weaknesses will allow you to make lifestyle adjustments needed to stay productive.
Jerusha Kamoji
Rebecca Acabchuk, Ph.D.
Find Your Natural Energy Source
Find Your Natural Energy Source
While everyone has a unique personal rhythm, many may benefit from a midday rest period when feeling fatigued.
Amy Pennington
Optimize Your Morning Routine
Optimize Your Morning Routine
With tons of books, podcasts, and articles promising to reinvent your morning, know which routine is right for you.
Lindsay Tucker
Are You Lonely or Uncomfortable?
Are You Lonely or Uncomfortable?
Meditation can help you sit with your feelings and take more control when loneliness creeps up.
Jerusha Kamoji
RG Spotlight: Prakriti Poddar
RG Spotlight: Prakriti Poddar
Poddar’s decision to follow her purpose has led to an extensive career at Roundglass helping others actualize mental health.
Jerusha Kamoji
Prakriti Poddar
How To Raise Mindful Kids
How To Raise Mindful Kids
We learn from a handful of parenting experts, and offer parenting tips and tricks for raising an evolved being.
Amy Pennington
7 Steps to Manage Difficult Emotions
7 Steps to Manage Difficult Emotions
It might seem counterintuitive but facing your emotions can support you in processing them.
Jerusha Kamoji
Rebecca Acabchuk, Ph.D.
How to Build Healthier Habits
How to Build Healthier Habits
It’s time to reimagine how we look at habit building and consider shaking up routines with some help from the experts.
Jerusha Kamoji
Rebecca Acabchuk, Ph.D.
Why You Need to Start Meditating
Why You Need to Start Meditating
Maintenance of the mind should be a daily priority, but it takes a back seat to our physical needs. Enter meditation, a source for healthy balance in a busy world.
Morena Escardó
Living with Earplugs Out
Living with Earplugs Out
Now that I wasn’t able to find time for my regular meditation routine, I wondered how it could help.
Vishvapani Blomfield
Change Your Habits with Meditation
Change Your Habits with Meditation
We see meditation as not just a healthy habit, but as one of few enablers of building healthy mental and behavioral habits.
Jerusha Kamoji
Dr. David Vago
Don’t Set SMART Goals, Set Big Ones
Don’t Set SMART Goals, Set Big Ones
By choosing a goal that's bigger than yourself, you're acknowledging that you don't have all the answers.
Palma Michel
The Mind-Body Benefits of Meditation
The Mind-Body Benefits of Meditation
Meditation can even improve the quality and duration of sleep as much as a sleeping pill.
Dr. David Vago
Madeleine Somerville
5 Common Myths of Meditation
5 Common Myths of Meditation
Many compare wandering thoughts to clouds – watch them as you would watch the clouds, passing over and impermanent.
Amy Pennington
5 Ways to Live Beyond Fear
5 Ways to Live Beyond Fear
What you’re most afraid of is usually not based in the reality of the present moment.
Leena Gupta
Tricks to Stop Stress Eating
Tricks to Stop Stress Eating
'When people soothe themselves with food, what they are trying to do is calm their nervous system.'
Sharon Fernandes
Mindful Eating For Kids
Mindful Eating For Kids
Call out smells and sensations to get your kids excited about paying attention to their meals.
Sharon Fernandes
Religion Can Learn From Mindfulness
Religion Can Learn From Mindfulness
Religion could benefit from mindfulness practices — giving it a radical approach that will resonate with future generations.
Yael Shy
Expand Your Practice: Doshas
Expand Your Practice: Doshas
A central theme of the practice is to create a balanced lifestyle that supports energy flow in the body for wholistic health.
Sharon Fernandes
Rebecca Acabchuk, Ph.D.
Expand Your Practice: Ayurveda
Expand Your Practice: Ayurveda
Ayurveda aims to find a state of equilibrium in the body, and meditation is one of the modalities used for this harmony.
Sharon Fernandes
Mindful Eating: Unpack Your Hunger
Mindful Eating: Unpack Your Hunger
Discerning the type of “hunger” we are experiencing is crucial in removing any negative feeling that affect our food choices.
Sharon Fernandes
Winter Solstice Wellbeing Rituals
Winter Solstice Wellbeing Rituals
Winter solstice reminds us to honor taking time to slow down, and release what is no longer serving us.
Rebecca Acabchuk, Ph.D.
Greta Hill
Should You Meditate With Your Pet?
Should You Meditate With Your Pet?
We often come into meditation postures with a gentle touch and a lightness in our energy that invites our pets closer.
Amy Pennington
Mindfulness for Every Meal
Mindfulness for Every Meal
To move away from habits and compulsions, and toward awareness, we must chart our body’s day-to-day requirements.
Sharon Fernandes
Rebecca Acabchuk, Ph.D.
Why You Need A Gratitude Jar
Why You Need A Gratitude Jar
Once your brain is trained to focus on positive experiences, you bring more positivity into your everyday life.
Almeiri Santos
Start A Daily Meditation Habit
Start A Daily Meditation Habit
The more we practice meditation, the better we are at tracking what’s going on in our lives and the world around us.
Amy Pennington
Try This: Mindful Listening
Try This: Mindful Listening
Once you have awareness of what you are hearing outside and within, mindful listening encourages letting go of distractions.
Jay Vidyarthi
Pushing Past Pain With Meditation
Pushing Past Pain With Meditation
I saw how our ancestry can shape us. And I saw how, along with generational trauma, comes generational wisdom.
Jay Vidyarthi
What Is Attention Activism?
What Is Attention Activism?
Use this practice that highlights the need to reclaim our attention with intention.
Jay Vidyarthi
The Benefits of Eating Like a Yogi
The Benefits of Eating Like a Yogi
The need to keep your body in a state of calm involves focusing on the timings and quality of food.
Sharon Fernandes
The 5 States of Mind
The 5 States of Mind
To reach the state of absolute calmness and balance, we must first understand the different states of mind.
Shani Dayal
5 Tips For Mindful Eating
5 Tips For Mindful Eating
When we are not appreciating and enjoying, we then tend to think more of quantity rather than the quality of food.
Sharon Fernandes
How to Start a Meditation Practice
How to Start a Meditation Practice
Starting small with a 30-second practice sends a powerful message to the brain that we can quiet our thoughts briefly.
Almeiri Santos
What's Your Meditation Style?
What's Your Meditation Style?
Some prefer guided-meditation, and for teachers or individuals with an advanced practice, self-meditation may work better.
Jerusha Kamoji
Dr. David Vago
The Truth About Stress & Mindfulness
The Truth About Stress & Mindfulness
'Breath control is the most effective way to control our stress, and regulate the stress response when we're reactive.'
Jerusha Kamoji
Dr. David Vago
Yes, You Should Meditate in Your 20s
Yes, You Should Meditate in Your 20s
Being twenty-something is prime-time to understand your mind and heart, and to undo any intergenerational trauma.
Yael Shy
5 Ways to Heal Your Inner Child
5 Ways to Heal Your Inner Child
When you feel old wounds drowning out your authentic self, use these tools to help heal your inner child.
Ellaeenah Niloufer
Here’s How Music Can Help You Sleep
Here’s How Music Can Help You Sleep
Few adults fall asleep to lullabies anymore, but studies show we might want to consider it.
Madeleine Somerville
Dr. David Vago
How Meditation Can Help You Sleep
How Meditation Can Help You Sleep
While focusing on fluffy white sheep can be helpful, focusing the mind through meditation practices is even better.
Madeleine Somerville
Dr. David Vago
What Are the 8 Limbs of Yoga?
What Are the 8 Limbs of Yoga?
When practiced, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras function as steps to controlling the mind in pursuit of liberation.
Tyagi Shurjo
What Happens When You Meditate Daily?
What Happens When You Meditate Daily?
Long-term mindfulness may influence your approach to pain, inviting curiosity and acceptance rather than fear or denial.
Dr. Aditya Gait
The Secret to Stronger Relationships
The Secret to Stronger Relationships
Try and love one person without limits or bounds. If you can commit to this, everything else will feel small compared.
Tyagi Shurjo
How to Find Life’s Purpose — Hint, It’s Not What You Think
How to Find Life’s Purpose — Hint, It’s Not What You Think
Rather than searching for your purpose, or dharma, outside of yourself, ask why you’re feeling lost or unfulfilled.
Tyagi Shurjo
How to Meditate for Beginners
How to Meditate for Beginners
Let go of what you think meditation is, what you believe meditating looks like, and if you're doing it 'right.'
Madeleine Somerville
Buddhism Helped Heal My Addiction
Buddhism Helped Heal My Addiction
When I brought awareness to my dark parts and understood the chaos they were causing, my true healing began.
Valerie (Vimalasara) Mason-John
Meditation: A Powerful Tool for Radiant Health
Meditation: A Powerful Tool for Radiant Health
It is tough to focus our mind, but science now proves an inherent correlation between the mind, breath, and energy.
Dr. Aditya Gait
Magnetism: The Key to Success and Wellbeing
Magnetism: The Key to Success and Wellbeing
When our willpower is bound heavily by habit, it ceases to draw upon inspiration. Here's how to change that.
Dr. Aditya Gait
Breathe Your Way to Deep Relaxation
Breathe Your Way to Deep Relaxation
Not surprisingly, diaphragmatic breathing slows the heartbeat and lowers or stabilizes blood pressure.
Dr. Aditya Gait
The Secret to True Self-Acceptance
The Secret to True Self-Acceptance
To build the world each of us deserves, it's important to truly love our ethnic background from a place of compassion.
Valerie (Vimalasara) Mason-John
Reconnect with Nature From Anywhere
Reconnect with Nature From Anywhere
Don’t let being inside or the busyness of the day keep you from getting your daily dose of the natural world.
Cara Bradley
3 Ways to Find Presence Right Now
3 Ways to Find Presence Right Now
Feeling dull or disconnected is a byproduct of the overdrive and hyperactive states we often find ourselves in.
Cara Bradley
5 Ways to Find Calm—Fast
5 Ways to Find Calm—Fast
Don't be fooled by the simplicity of these quick, accessible, and in-the-moment practices; they function this way for a reason.
Cara Bradley
Meditation to Live More Fully
Meditation to Live More Fully
Mindful pauses allow you to experience brief moments of beauty or intensity you may have been too distracted to notice.
Cara Bradley
How I Made Deep Adult Friendships
How I Made Deep Adult Friendships
Just the awareness of the way I was walling myself off from others, changed me. Something started to soften.
Yael Shy
Feeling Lonely? Ask Yourself This
Feeling Lonely? Ask Yourself This
Like a stomach rumbling, the feeling of loneliness is an alarm bell. In this case, it’s telling us that we need connection.
Yael Shy
3 Mindfulness Tips for New Parents
3 Mindfulness Tips for New Parents
Instead of letting your mind make up a story about how it's going to be, embrace the unknown.
Yael Shy
Understanding Your Fear of Failure
Understanding Your Fear of Failure
If we want grow in the way that I think we are meant to in our journeys — we have to look right at that fear and deal with it.
Yael Shy
Find Your Center with Whiring
Find Your Center with Whiring
In whirling, we release dependence on the outside world and develop a deep inner centering.
Zia Nath
Find Deep Healing Through Whirling
Find Deep Healing Through Whirling
Whirling doesn't cause anything to happen, necessarily, but it does allow energy to shift, bringing us into a healthy balance.
Zia Nath
How Mantra Changed My Life
How Mantra Changed My Life
One of the remarkable things about mantra is it does deep work on you, but not in a flashy way. It’s steady and consistent.
Sowmya Raoh
5 Benefits of Chanting Mantra
5 Benefits of Chanting Mantra
When you chant mantra, you fall into a repetitive trance. This helps regulate your breath, training it into consistent rhythm.
Sowmya Raoh
Try This Mantra to Honor the Sun
Try This Mantra to Honor the Sun
Chanting Gayatri Mantra regularly may assist in promoting better memory and concentration, while bringing peace.
Sowmya Raoh
How to Connect to Your Ancestors
How to Connect to Your Ancestors
These connections can help us feel more fulfilled and supported in our lives, and they are not mutually exclusive.
Tatum Barnes
7 Benefits of Visualization
7 Benefits of Visualization
Creating better outcomes isn’t just about visualizing a situation; it’s also about being your best self.
Tatum Barnes
The Secrets of Sanskrit
The Secrets of Sanskrit
Many who study Sanskrit refer to 'the Sanskrit effect,' in which they experience what seems to be enhanced verbal memory.
Sowmya Raoh
How I Learned to Whirl
How I Learned to Whirl
As my practice continues, I have learned that anything can be a teacher when we tune in to our hearts.
Zia Nath
8 Common Myths About Whirling
8 Common Myths About Whirling
Whirling can bring about misconceptions with its mysterious ways, but the practice starts and ends as a meditation.
Zia Nath
5 Health Benefits Of Mindfulness
5 Health Benefits Of Mindfulness
Mindfulness skills are well-suited to help people engage with uncomfortable, frustrating, and traumatic encounters.
Dr. David Vago
You Are More Creative Than You Think
You Are More Creative Than You Think
Creativity can be perceived as your unique style and imprint on everything you do.
Kate Savage
Use Kundalini To Deepen Intuition
Use Kundalini To Deepen Intuition
I was always aware of my intuition, but I did not always have the wherewithal to act on it before practicing Kundalini yoga.
Kasandra Jewall
Mindful Breathing Isn’t For Everyone
Mindful Breathing Isn’t For Everyone
I found a teacher who offered visualizations while working with the breath, and techniques for grounding in the body.
Kate Savage
3 Virtues That Benefit Humankind
3 Virtues That Benefit Humankind
As you cultivate these virtues, you’ll find you’re giving a gift not only to yourself, but to the world around you.
Lama Yeshe
Chase Peace of Mind, Not Happiness
Chase Peace of Mind, Not Happiness
I believe we should set our sights on peace of mind, because when our mind is calm, it doesn’t matter if you’re happy.
Lama Yeshe
5 Steps to Change Any Habit
5 Steps to Change Any Habit
To change our lives, we need to analyze the behaviors we don’t like and think of different ways to act.
Lama Yeshe
4 Ways to Build A Resilient Mind
4 Ways to Build A Resilient Mind
If you want to live a fruitful life, you need to create resilience by focusing on purpose, persistence, sensitivity, and analysis.
Lama Yeshe
5 Questions For Spiritual Detox
5 Questions For Spiritual Detox
You don't need a shaman to detox your heart of negative emotions. Start with these questions, and the work will unfold.
Valerie (Vimalasara) Mason-John
To Find Happiness, Stop Chasing It
To Find Happiness, Stop Chasing It
I noticed how everyone – myself included – constantly chased after these ephemeral pleasures of life, never quite satisfied.
Earle Birney
Ways to Heal From Inside to Out
Ways to Heal From Inside to Out
By losing my life as I knew it, I was given the opportunity to change everything I was doing and create a brand-new life.
Alison Hutchens
Cultivate Love for Your Body
Cultivate Love for Your Body
Our culture supports being critical of our bodies, but if we can love them instead, we can change our lives.
Valerie (Vimalasara) Mason-John
To Love Yourself, Know Yourself
To Love Yourself, Know Yourself
It took a cancer diagnosis, lots of inner work, and a lifestyle change to help me realize I needed to cultivate self-love.
Alison Hutchens
Michael Jordan And Mindfulness
Michael Jordan And Mindfulness
While this is popular among athletes now, it wasn’t as widely known in the 1990s.
Curtis Smith
How to Leave Your Comfort Zone
How to Leave Your Comfort Zone
If you lead a fortunate life, then there’s a high chance that you’re probably not very resilient when the going gets tough.
Palma Michel
Preserve the Depth In Meditation
Preserve the Depth In Meditation
People, places, things, ideas, and experiences are all, at their core, made of the same source energy.
David Harshada Wagner
Make Stress Your Tool for Good
Make Stress Your Tool for Good
You'll experience stress as a way to spur you on to an accomplishment.
Curtis Smith
When Anxiety Arises, Try This
When Anxiety Arises, Try This
While it feels counterintuitive, embracing anxiety and turning toward it can be helpful.
Lisa Kring
How Compassion Improves Your Life
How Compassion Improves Your Life
As I learn to be more compassionate with myself, I've noticed I seek out others all the time for assistance.
Tracy Fink
Loving-Kindness & My Mother-in-Law
Loving-Kindness & My Mother-in-Law
It wasn't that she changed at all; I just saw her very differently, with the help of loving-kindness.
Tracy Fink
Retrain Kindness With Meditation
Retrain Kindness With Meditation
Our common humanity is that we all wish to contribute, and we are all made of love.
Michaela O'Driscoll
Handle Change When You Don’t Choose It
Handle Change When You Don’t Choose It
Not all change that chooses us is negative — but generally, it's hard to adapt when we don't see the change coming.
Palma Michel
Mindful Insights In Meditation
Mindful Insights In Meditation
The body constantly delivers signs and signals filled with insight and wisdom related to emotions.
Grace Edmunds
Get Comfy To Meditate
Get Comfy To Meditate
I believe if the ancient yogis had sofas in their Himalayan caves, they would have meditated on them!
David Harshada Wagner
Presenting My Research to The Dalai Lama
Presenting My Research to The Dalai Lama
'I will watch you, whether you are really helping to build a happy, peaceful world or not [...]'
Dr. David Vago
How I Learned To Like Myself
How I Learned To Like Myself
I want my students to know that it's possible to experience an awakening, and it doesn't have to be this big, lofty thing.
Valerie (Vimalasara) Mason-John
Mindfulness as A Superpower
Mindfulness as A Superpower
We can either mindlessly react or courageously respond, becoming the heroes in our own lives.
Lisa Kring
Meditation is More Than a To-Do
Meditation is More Than a To-Do
Meditation as a to-do item becomes rooted in a wrong view of our fundamental human nature, inherent goodness.
Joslyn Hitter
How Meditation Opened My Mind
How Meditation Opened My Mind
I learned my current reality was one-dimensional and shaped by various habits and emotions.
Vishvapani Blomfield
Work Emptiness Led to Meditating
Work Emptiness Led to Meditating
A coach suggested that I needed to connect my mind, body, and heart so I could feel more fulfilled at work.
Jung Starrett
Stop Meditating On Your Own
Stop Meditating On Your Own
A group atmosphere or 1:1 coaching can help you move past emotional blocks to reap the rewards of meditation 24/7.
Jon Aaron
Mindfulness Belongs in Schools
Mindfulness Belongs in Schools
The students learned to be better citizens and I learned to be a better educator.
Curtis Smith
How Meditating Connects My Path
How Meditating Connects My Path
You're not looking to other people to please you because you know what you want, and you can express it.
Buathon Thienarrom, Ph.D
Meditation Made Me A Better Friend
Meditation Made Me A Better Friend
That seems to be a fruit of my practice — not only do I like to be around me, but other people like to be around me now.
Joslyn Hitter
What Complements Meditation?
What Complements Meditation?
A meditation teacher suggests certain activities to bolster a mindful existence.
JAYA SHARMA
Mindfulness Got Me Off Autopilot
Mindfulness Got Me Off Autopilot
We train in befriending ourselves, including all our neuroses and complexities.
Ellie Struble
Better Decisions From Meditating
Better Decisions From Meditating
When I do find myself in the throws of powerful emotions like anger or self-doubt, I'm not crippled by it the way I used to be.
Sarah Blackburn
Weave Meditation Into Daily Living
Weave Meditation Into Daily Living
Sometimes being mindless can help us arrive at deeper mindfulness — and a deeper mind.
JAYA SHARMA
Meditation Reveals More of What We Are
Meditation Reveals More of What We Are
After some time, your whole life becomes meditation. Suddenly, you're alive in a life you mainly were distracted.
Ryan Burton
How to Let Go Of Old Stories
How to Let Go Of Old Stories
The ability to be comfortable in my skin and to show up for my life daily has allowed me to be more fulfilled.
Mary Stancavage
Practice Kindness In Meditation
Practice Kindness In Meditation
Human beings are capable of limitless kindness, if only they can tap into it.
Emma Slade
A Daily Meditation 3-Part Practice
A Daily Meditation 3-Part Practice
Our thoughts and feelings aren’t permanent, but learning this can take time.
Abigail Somma
A Deeper Practice Over Time
A Deeper Practice Over Time
Start small; that was the biggest thing for me — if you can do something every day, you'll see the benefits of this practice.
Stephen McManus
Does Meditation Ever Get Easier?
Does Meditation Ever Get Easier?
As we get more experienced with meditation, it allows us to reap more of the benefits, outweighing the discomfort.
Scott Tusa
How I Get Ready to Meditate
How I Get Ready to Meditate
The best preparation for meditation is cultivating joy, which leads to openness and receptivity.
Miriam Parker
Meditation Helps Me as an Artist
Meditation Helps Me as an Artist
The benefit of steadiness created a Miriam that's not that affected by the shifts around me.
Miriam Parker
Why I Chose Open Awareness
Why I Chose Open Awareness
Through open awareness meditation, one rests in the intrinsic nature of our minds.
Pieter Oosthuizen
I Hated Meditating Until It Worked
I Hated Meditating Until It Worked
After 22 challenging years of life, I was desperate for some solution. And then, Tibetan Buddhism began to work.
Rachel Webb
Here’s How I Teach Compassion
Here’s How I Teach Compassion
If there's one thing I like to teach, it's compassion as our natural way of being.
Jon Aaron
Be More Playful With Meditation
Be More Playful With Meditation
A playful attitude keeps us going given the repetitive nature of meditation.
Bart van Melik
Why I Use a Variety of Meditation Styles
Why I Use a Variety of Meditation Styles
We all have different personalities, and our minds work in various ways.
Nicolle Kopping-Pavars
My Life Changed From Meditation
My Life Changed From Meditation
Meditation became the investigation and the practice of expanding the capacity for choice.
Hector Marcel
Why Meditating Is Like Cleaning Home
Why Meditating Is Like Cleaning Home
We are effectively cleaning and clearing our internal houses, the subconscious mind.
Patwant Rhodes
Emotional Sobriety Through Meditation
Emotional Sobriety Through Meditation
Through meditation, wellness mentor Ceasar Barajas has learned to better life with grace, and is helping others.
Ceasar F Barajas
How Meditation Became My Home
How Meditation Became My Home
I remain profoundly human but suffer so much less now; the experience of liberation is real for me.
Lisa Kring
Why Vipassana is Right for Me
Why Vipassana is Right for Me
When I found myself at home caring for my young children, I realized in a painful way that I could not just 'be.'
Lisa Kring
4 Tips for New Meditators
4 Tips for New Meditators
At first, you'll likely have enthusiasm, but that can give way to discomfort. Stick with it, though, and you'll be richly rewarded.
Hector Marcel
Seeker to Mastery In 5 Steps
Seeker to Mastery In 5 Steps
Experience does not become knowledge (nor does knowledge become wisdom) in one step, one flash, or one moment.
Berdhanya Swami Tierra
My Anxiety After I Found Meditation
My Anxiety After I Found Meditation
I had PTSD from 9/11, and my anxiety was through the roof. I was desperate for a solution.
Yael Shy
You Are Who You Hang Out With
You Are Who You Hang Out With
Who do you spend the most time with? Who are the people you most admire? Are those two groups of people the same?
Nicolle Kopping-Pavars
How Meditation Supported My Ph.D
How Meditation Supported My Ph.D
It took a long time to recover my mental health after getting my degree, and meditation was the one thing that stayed.
Christine Lustik PhD
I Found Meditation On the Ice Rink
I Found Meditation On the Ice Rink
While most of my friends hated figures, I fell in love with the quiet along with the sense of feeling focused.
Cara Bradley
An Effortless Meditation Style
An Effortless Meditation Style
It was like coming home, noticing that the safest, most peaceful, joyful, most loving place was inside of me.
Palma Michel
Racing Mind? Try Meditation
Racing Mind? Try Meditation
Get used to being with yourself and fighting off the urge to stop because your mind is going to tell you it's not working.
Curtis Smith
Why Tibetan Buddhism Speaks to Me
Why Tibetan Buddhism Speaks to Me
Abandon this idea of a quick fix to one's problems — it's about patience and perseverance.
Scott Tusa
Build Resilience For Future Peace
Build Resilience For Future Peace
We can build resilience and faith to ride the waves of our experience, with more peace and ease.
Miya Kishi Dunets
A Youthful Way to Approach Meditation
A Youthful Way to Approach Meditation
By harnessing the imagination, I could step that much deeper into my Self.
Tatum Barnes
From Skeptic to Meditation Teacher
From Skeptic to Meditation Teacher
Cultivating a state of being that allows me to connect and feel deeply adds a richness to life.
Christina Dufour
This Blue Dot Helps Me Meditate
This Blue Dot Helps Me Meditate
Every time I see the sticker, I stop and take one breath. It brings me back to this place of presence
Ceasar F Barajas
How a Chipped Nail Imparted Wisdom
How a Chipped Nail Imparted Wisdom
My perfectly imperfect nails impart more wisdom than you might guess from their chipped appearance.
Nicolle Kopping-Pavars
Concentration for a Mind at Peace
Concentration for a Mind at Peace
We tend to have a fixed and solid sense of self, which is not an accurate view and may also cause suffering in the long run.
Lama Yeshe
Healthier Ways to Digest Emotions
Healthier Ways to Digest Emotions
Become aware of your internal communication system when someone enters your sacred space.
Nicolle Kopping-Pavars
How to Mindfully Work from Home
How to Mindfully Work from Home
If we allow ourselves the luxury of having a lie-in on workdays, we'll develop a bad habit.
Lama Yeshe
When Kids Daydream It’s Meditation
When Kids Daydream It’s Meditation
We do not have to teach our kids to meditate, especially if they are shy, passive and creative. They do this well on their own.
Holly Hall
Power of Nature: A Child’s Poem
Power of Nature: A Child’s Poem
Watching my son learn how to take in the nourishment of nature as a way to accept his emotions has been beautiful.
Natalie Matias
A Buddhist’s View On Cause & Effect
A Buddhist’s View On Cause & Effect
We all get affected by other people’s actions. The cause of your bad fortune may not even be your fault.
Lama Yeshe
Vibrational States & Life Decisions
Vibrational States & Life Decisions
It's from high vibrational state that clarity, opportunity, synchronicities and joy enter your life.
Aaliyah Madadi
How Ants Taught Me About Generosity
How Ants Taught Me About Generosity
The rewards flow back in many beautiful ways when you do things out of goodness and without condition.
Nicolle Kopping-Pavars
10 Ways to Be Mindful at Work
10 Ways to Be Mindful at Work
These simple practices may help you release any work-related stress and remain focused, motivated, and inspired during your workday.
Lama Yeshe
Drop Mindfulness Into Each Day
Drop Mindfulness Into Each Day
Focusing on the present can change your entire perspective.
Lama Yeshe
Meditation Styles That Work For Me
Meditation Styles That Work For Me
After much trial and error, I reached my meditation sweet spot a combo of three styles that feel the most authentic to me.
Tom Hudson
How I Found Joy on a Mall Bench
How I Found Joy on a Mall Bench
The unbearable discomfort disappeared once I stopped wanting the pain away and just sat with an open mind.
Nicolle Kopping-Pavars
Balance Emotions With 5 Elements
Balance Emotions With 5 Elements
Knowing a bit about each element and its properties can support you in staying present and balanced in life.
Rosie Christian
Healing My Family Through Meditation
Healing My Family Through Meditation
Once I realized that my thoughts didn’t always tell me the whole truth, I became suspicious of my negative emotions.
Jyothi Shyamsunder
A Loving Practice to Drift to Sleep
A Loving Practice to Drift to Sleep
Without being in my body, I couldn’t feel and connect with the energy of love.
Zuyapa Jackson
What Meditation Did For My Sanity
What Meditation Did For My Sanity
Little by little, I started to feel like myself again — I could feel and see the shifts in my body, especially on my skin.
Rosie Christian
How Breathwork Gave Me My Voice
How Breathwork Gave Me My Voice
It's led me to feel much more heard, validated, and confident in my intuition.
Mike Schurko
My Life-Changing Gratitude Journal
My Life-Changing Gratitude Journal
I was searching for hope, for something to help with anxiety. Then, my life improved with a gratitude experiment.
Sam Squire
Meditation to Heal Grief
Meditation to Heal Grief
The outer world had not changed, but my inner landscape was profoundly different, with the help of meditation.
Michael Hess
Use Your Senses to Get Present
Use Your Senses to Get Present
Like our senses help us tune to the external world, they help us tune into our inner world during meditation.
Melanie Foust
My COVID Story: Finding Gratitude
My COVID Story: Finding Gratitude
When feeling overwhelmed, being grateful interrupts that neural pathway and shifts your brain chemistry.
Timea Urban
Mantra Meditation: How It Heals
Mantra Meditation: How It Heals
The mystical language of Sanskrit was mostly designed for the creation and spiritual use of mantras.
Neeru Sengar
Facing Injustice: Know Your ‘Why’
Facing Injustice: Know Your ‘Why’
To be silent in the spiritual and wellness community where unity is the ultimate intention is a complete contradiction.
Jennifer Agostini
My Depression Led Me to Meditate
My Depression Led Me to Meditate
I learned it's important to cry or scream if you have to. It may not feel good in the moment, but emotions will come and go.
Jyothi Shyamsunder
Train the Mind: Choose Your Mantra
Train the Mind: Choose Your Mantra
Once you have understood the nature of your mind, choose the mantra to which you feel attached.
3 Easy Breathing Exercises
3 Easy Breathing Exercises
Pranayama, or breath regulation, is one ancient yogic system geared toward either energizing or calming the mind.
Edward Ulm
The Benefits of Theta Brainwaves
The Benefits of Theta Brainwaves
Getting to a relaxed state that generates theta waves naturally happens, but what if you want to go there on purpose?
Edward Ulm
Practice Grace to Forgive Enemies
Practice Grace to Forgive Enemies
What does it truly mean to forgive others, especially those we consider enemies?
David Harshada Wagner