Entries tagged with “Meditation”

5 Practices for Calming Racing Thoughts

Racing thoughts can be overwhelming, confusing, and distressing.

5 Questions for Sharon Salzberg

1. What important lesson came out of your childhood?Maybe most strikingly, the impermanence and uncertainty of life. As a child I had no ability to extract the sweet from the bitte…

5 Reasons Not to Meditate

I’ll be honest: I’ve never liked meditating. I’ve dabbled in it, and forced myself to sit for 30 day meditation challenges, and it was boring and hard. Plus life is so busy: Five m…

5 Stories to Explore Fun and Creative Mindful Movement

Moving mindfully is known to increase wellness and mental health (as it is a form of moving meditation). Make your movements intentional, yet fun and creative with the inspiration from these 5 stories.

5 Strategies for a Caregiver’s Survival

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51 Meditations for Tending the Heart Fire

Find your flow in the new year with these “micro meditations” for renewal, connection, and inner strength.

6 Meditations For Personal Transformation

“While personal transformation may not be the goal for everyone, I can’t help but think so many people limit themselves.”

6 Mindfulness-Based Techniques to Help You Fall Asleep

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.

7 Affirmations to Balance Your Chakras

Here are 7 affirmations to not only affect your body but also your reality.

7 Habits of People Who Awaken

Protestant minister—and Buddhist meditation teacher—Victor M. Parachin identifies the habits that can lead to wisdom.

7 Stories to Find Your Center

At the beginning of this year, we offered a 10 Day "Find Your Center" challenge. The overwhelming response reminded us here at S&H to take a moment and do simple things like br…

7 Tools to Ease Anxiety at Family Gatherings

These tools will help you keep your cool through the chaos of the holidays.

8 Ways to Start Your Day With Intention

Beep. Beep. Beep. Grab coffee. Dash out door. Adrenaline blaring, mind already awhirl, we launch ourselves out like cannonballs—scattershot, hurling, into the world. Now, is that a…

9 Keys to Lasting Happiness

According to the ancient philosophy of the Vedanta, there are two types of happiness. The first comes from things turning out the way we’d like them to, i.e. getting what we want. …

91-Year-Old Meditation Master Ruth Denison

In the California desert, a vipassana pioneer prepares for the next stage of her remarkable life.

A 3-Minute Practice to Make Inspiration Soar

"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." —Theodore Roosevelt I just completed leading a yoga retreat in Hawaii, and as we concluded, students asked how to keep their …

A Garden for Enlightenment

The art of “synchronizing yourself to the natural flow of the energy that surrounds you”

A Goddess of Post Traumatic Growth: Nilapataka Nitya

This goddess encourages us to courageously churn the oceans of our inner selves, to explore the painful feelings and old traumas in our psyches and let them teach us something.

A Lifeboat for the Caregiver

Taking care of a loved one with dementia can be a grueling task, but meditation and support can lighten the load.

A Little Meditation Goes a Long Way

You don’t need to be an expert in mindfulness meditation to experience its amazing stress-relieving benefits.