Articles in the category Mindfulness

Practice Mindfulness Meditation and Protect Yourself from Chronic Diseases

Mindfulness meditation has been touted as an antidote to stress, anxiety and depression. And science has backed it up with evidence showing that people who practice meditation on a regular basis produce less of the stress hormone cortisol and more of the happy hormone serotonin in their bodies. Mindfulness meditation brings us into a balanced […]

6 Best Books on Mindfulness and Meditation to Find Balance in Life

Recent global events added to our own personal stressors have made it more difficult for us to cling to our hopes and dreams for a better world. That’s why more and more people are turning to meditation to attain the inner calm and peaceful countenance that seem so elusive in the present time. These books […]

3 Tips for Enhancing Communication with Mindful Listening

With the entry of the third millennium, communication has been made possible in various forms. Face-to-face talking has lessened somewhat, replaced by texting, chats, emails and video calls, to name some. But what remains important in any form of communication is effective speaking and mindful listening.  In this post, you will learn what mindful listening […]

5 Ways to Observe a Mindful Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day conjures up images of happy family gatherings, tables laden with glorious food and limitless shopping the day after. All too often, the essence of this significant day gets lost in the merrymaking, eating and drinking, and the anticipation of Black Friday sales. But it needn’t be that way. We all have the choice […]

3 Ways to Mix Mindfulness and Halloween Fun

Everyone looks forward to Halloween, the annual ghost and ghoul holiday where adults and children alike don outrageous costumes, hold mad parties and go trick or treating. Yet sometimes, the jokes can be insensitive and the sugar rush from all the candies can go over the limit. This year, why not mix mindfulness and Halloween […]

Teaching Kids Early on Learning Mindfulness

We have often read about how mindfulness is good for us adults. But did we ever consider that mindfulness is just as good for kids? Teaching mindfulness to kids is a new and growing interest, with many schools now taking up the practice. Science-based research has shown that teaching kids to be mindful has many […]

Should You Buy Into the Adult Coloring Book Craze?

Adult coloring books have been around for a long time, but it wasn’t till around 2012-2013 that they became commercially successful. 2015, however, was the year the adult coloring book craze spread all over the world. Did you know that about 12 million adult coloring books were sold last year? 12 million! And it doesn’t […]

Mindful Travel Tips That Will Make You Cherish Your Trip More

Meditation can be practiced all the time and even in a marketplace. Meditation is all about being conscious and aware of our actions, thoughts, and feelings. – Unknown Summer is in full swing, and the chances are that you have travel plans in the near future. Maybe this weekend? Unless you’re going on a yoga […]

Beat Depression by Yourself: Is it Possible?

Depression drains energy like the bathtub drain sucks water when the plug is removed. There may be days when the energy drain isn’t too bad, but there are days when you just can’t get out of bed. Many people will say that it is all right to ask for help and that every person who […]

8 Mindful Tips to Beat Work Travel Stress and Stay Productive On The Road

Have you ever wondered why some people absolutely hate business travel while others seem to love it? Variables like location, length, and time of year obviously have a big impact on the enjoyableness of work travel. But even with all those things equal, two distinct camps of business travelers remain: those who happily travel for […]