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Ease Pain with Meditation
In the race to find relief, researchers are increasingly looking at non-pharmaceutical solutions like meditation.
Breathwork for Inner Heat
Practicing Tummo will boost your immune power, and generate heat and energy when you're cold or tired.
Soothing and Balancing Breathwork
This practice is uniquely calming and helpful if you are stressed, anxious, or are having trouble falling asleep.
Breathwork for Instant Relaxation
This breathwork practice will strengthen your mind's capacity to deal with stress and your body's resistance to disease.
Energizing Breath of Fire
Try this cleansing and stimulating breath technique at the start of each day, or when running low on energy.
4-7-8 Breath to Fall Asleep Quickly
If you're tossing and turning at night, this practice may facilitate relaxation and help you fall asleep in no time.
Power Breathing to Boost Immunity
This breathwork practice will give you an energy and immunity boost, and help you generate heat when feeling cold.
5-mins Mini Meditation
Box Breathing for Maximum Calm
Try three or four cycles of this box breathing exercise daily to achieve maximum calm, focus, and concentration.
Breathwork for a Better Mood
This breathwork exercise will help synchronize your heart and brain rhythms so you can feel more stable emotionally.
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.
The Mind-Body Benefits of Meditation
Meditation can even improve the quality and duration of sleep as much as a sleeping pill.
What's Your Meditation Style?
Some prefer guided-meditation, and for teachers or individuals with an advanced practice, self-meditation may work better.
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.'
Here’s How Music Can Help You Sleep
Few adults fall asleep to lullabies anymore, but studies show we might want to consider it.
How Meditation Can Help You Sleep
While focusing on fluffy white sheep can be helpful, focusing the mind through meditation practices is even better.
5 Health Benefits Of Mindfulness
Mindfulness skills are well-suited to help people engage with uncomfortable, frustrating, and traumatic encounters.
Pause Before Overreacting
This short guided noting and labeling meditation will help you remain in a state of emotional balance through challenging situations.
Cover Yourself in Love, Kindness, and Joy
Cover yourself in love by practicing this unique and powerful benefactor loving-kindness meditation.
Body Scan for Anxiety
This mindfulness practice will help you get out of your anxious mind, focusing on the sensations of the body instead.
Invigorating Mindful Walk
When you feel too energized or overwhelmed to sit down, try this walking meditation with wonderful health benefits.
Easy Breath Meditation for Stress
Learn to use the power of your breath to activate your body's relaxation response and experience immediate calm.
Gain Clarity and Perspective
This open monitoring meditation is a core mindfulness practice that will help you gain insight and understand the way your mind works, giving you clarity and a sense of inner peace.
Increase Focus and Concentration
When thoughts and emotions are cluttering your mind, this core mindfulness practice will help you notice when your mind wanders and improve concentration and focus. This focused attention meditation has been found to strengthen and stabilize attentional systems in the brain, regulate emotion, and control impulses.
Presenting My Research to The Dalai Lama
'I will watch you, whether you are really helping to build a happy, peaceful world or not [...]'