Entries tagged with “Mindfulness”
S&H Editor in Chief Ben Nussbaum reflects on the word “radical” at its roots.
This incredible body of ours is a cloak for the spirit. Our bodies are a high form of intelligence that not only includes the fascinating brain, but also a network of consciousness…
Tai chi is a low-impact traditional Chinese medicine practice that engages the mind and body. The benefits of tai chi include increased mindfulness and focus, improved balance, and relief from chronic pain allowing you to live longer—and better.
Want to be more mindful when it comes to sex? Try following these three rules.
Follow these simple rules (and a secret fourth) and change how you eat.
When it comes to our significant other we often want to explain away or even deny uneasy feelings, but these relationship red flags should never be ignored.
Teaching mindfulness to kids has been said to improve their wellbeing, boost performance in the classroom, increase emotional intelligence, and reduce stress and “negative” behavior.
Mindfulness techniques are being incorporated more and more for sleep health. Here are six expert-recommended mindfulness practices to help you fall—and stay—asleep.
Building resilience does not require superhuman feats. Begin today with these accessible, science-backed strategies.
Avoid overeating and drinking too much this holiday season by mindfully focusing on giving yourself pleasure rather than trying to numb the pain.
This year, our Books We Love section examines self-care from an ayurvedic perspective, how food affects mental health and immunity, and how to cultivate a moon practice, and more.
Empathy and non-judgment lie at the heart of the therapeutic experience. “Strength and brokenness are not opposites.”
Using altars to focus intention and connection in a space.
At the end of the third week of a monthlong pilgrimage to Korea some sixteen years ago, I was completely broken. Before we began the pilgrimage, I figured that a shaved head would …
A guided meditation
According to many traditions, the energy center of the body lies in a specific location, known to house an abundance of life-force energy or qi. In Chinese Qigong it is called the …
Even casual drinkers are giving up booze for a month, a year, or forever in a movement that combines mental and physical wellness. Melissa Howsam talks to two mothers of the movement.
Eating with mindfulness and awareness may be one of the clearest pathways to understanding the soul/mind/body connection and can help strengthen our bond to the rest of the natural world.
Practice gratitude in the way of the Buddha. Scientists suggest that daily expressions of gratitude make a happier and healthier mind and body.
The keys to creating a kitchen that makes cooking into a beautiful, spiritual experience.