Entries tagged with “Mindfulness”

“Radical” at Its Roots

S&H Editor in Chief Ben Nussbaum reflects on the word “radical” at its roots.

14 Affirmations for Increasing Body Awareness

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…

3 Important Benefits of Tai Chi

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.

3 Rules for Mindful Sex

Want to be more mindful when it comes to sex? Try following these three rules.

3 Simple Rules to Maintain a Healthy Weight, Digest Better, and Heal Your Relationship with Food

Follow these simple rules (and a secret fourth) and change how you eat.

5 Relationship Red Flags to Never Ignore

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.

5 Tips for Teaching Mindfulness to Kids

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.

5 Ways Gardening Is Good for Your Mental Health

Gardening is a lifelong practice that provides countless mental and physical health benefits.

6 Life Lessons From 6 Philosophers

You're already a philosopher—“all you need is an enquiring mind.”

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.

6 Practices for Building Resilience

Building resilience does not require superhuman feats. Begin today with these accessible, science-backed strategies.

6 Steps to Ignite Your Power of Intention

What do you want? Use the power of intention to focus your mind on your next steps.

6 Ways to Stay Grounded During Uncertainty

Stay grounded (literally) through your bare foot-to-earth connection.

7 Habits of People Who Awaken

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

8 Tricks for Controlling Holiday Binge Eating and Drinking

Avoid overeating and drinking too much this holiday season by mindfully focusing on giving yourself pleasure rather than trying to numb the pain.

Aware and Asleep

Take a dive into the lucid dream world and explore advice for new dreamers.

Awareness at Your Fingertips: Mindfulness and Multitasking

Mindfulness and multitasking aren’t necessarily in opposition to each other. But when you are in a relationship, make time for single-tasking too.

Be Squirrely

Giant squirrels, giant lessons? Animal chaplain Sarah Bowen explores what squirrels can show us about mindfulness.

Book Review: Outsmart Pain

Mindfulness and Vipasana meditation teacher Christiane Wolf kicks off her second book by introducing us to a simple equation: “Suffering = pain x resistance.”

Book Review: Silence

SilenceThe Power of Quiet in a World Full of NoiseBy Thich Nhat Hanh HARPERONEIn his popular writings, Thich Nhat Hanh presents Buddhist teachings in a way that anyone can int…