Articles with the tag Meditation

Why and How to Be Still

In this modern and always-connected world, it’s become a challenge to be still. Being still, you see, is more than just not talking or not moving. But even without talk and motion, our media-laden world has deprived us of opportunities to be still, albeit with our consent. Left alone, we’re on the internet, fingers on […]

5 Ways to Be Present in the Here and Now

In a world that’s full of distractions and instant gratuity, it can be hard to be happy and present in the here and now. Even outside the distractions that are constantly bombarding us, how do we stop worrying about what has happened and what may happen in the future? Being present is a struggle, but […]

Here’s Why You Should Meditate, According Science

Meditation has been around for thousands of years, and it has been practiced by numerous people around the world. However, it has gained a lot of popularity in the past two decades, and it seems like more and more people are willing to give meditation a try because of the benefits it is known to […]

Self-Care 101: Rituals Every Busy Woman Will Love

If you’re a busy woman who doesn’t really have time to relax and pamper herself on a daily basis – welcome to the club, we completely understand your concerns! However, you shouldn’t worry at all because we’re here to help you out. Here are five amazing self-care rituals every busy woman will love, so check […]

6 Feel-Good Habits to Embrace Before 2018 Ends

Most of us have probably made our New Year decisions but failed to achieve most of them throughout the year. Well, it isn’t too late for you to still change your situation and create some good habits before 2018 runs out. Here are 6 habits that you can work on during the remaining three(ish) months.

Overcoming Challenges to Meditation

Meditation has its own peculiar challenges, not least of which are the obstacles you encounter going into meditating. Some meditation challenges are tougher to overcome than minor distractions, like the noise outside or thoughts inside your head. They are physical, emotional and mental factors that impede your progress in this spiritual discipline. If you want […]

The Three Truths I Learned While Meditating

One of the first times I successfully meditated, it was so uncomfortable that I drove home and vowed never to try again. I understood that it wasn’t supposed to be comfortable. Other people fidgeted. Other people struggled. But I had been determined not to be one of them. I would become enlightened.

Meditation and Addiction Recovery

Many have long known through experience that meditation makes life better. And now, that fact is well-documented scientifically with impressive findings. For people in addiction recovery, the research is particularly promising. The effects of regular meditation can dramatically improve many of the residual effects of an addiction after detox.

Chronic Anger: Its Consequences and How to Manage It

Chronic anger is that feeling of persistent animosity that prevails beyond the normally accepted emotional span. It is hostility that lingers in your heart and mind, and like a gangrenous ulcer, it eats away at your core and destroys your physical and psychological well-being.

Using Mindfulness as a Tool for Relapse Prevention

Mindfulness and meditation are often touted as the path to inner peace, but is such a thing truly possible? Establishing healthy habits is difficult at the best of times, so the thought of starting a meditation practice while your life is in turmoil may seem like a waste of precious energy at best—and an insurmountable […]