mindfulness

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My Chronic Illness Left Me Broke And Homeless, So Meditation Is My Medication

It’s real sticky-wicked to have your body become unpredictable and tortuously painful. So here I am. Homeless. Meditation is my medication. Read...
Meg Hartley    |   03.16.18   |   SHARE
Voices
Whatever you call it, sitting in quiet contemplation has innumerable health benefits.

My Favorite Self-Care Apps (Apple Watch Compatible!)

My favorite of all the apps are the ones that encourage and remind me to care for myself. Why? Because I SUCK SO HARD AT IT. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   12.7.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
Feelings are so unreliable.

Feelings Don't Have Meanings 

Can we avoid judging our feelings and just accept them as they are? Read...
Chetan Mistry of The Good Men Project    |   06.2.17   |   SHARE
Minds
"On the worst days, remember that tomorrow is a new day to start fresh and improve on yesterday's mishaps (which probably weren't as disastrous as you thought)."

4 Simple Tips For Moms Who Want To Practice Mindfulness

Motherhood is stressful, and between regretting things we did in the past and planning for the future, it's hard to remember to eat lunch. Despite Read...
Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez    |   05.2.17   |   SHARE
MindsFamilies
"It’s not that you’re not thankful for this basket of baby that you delivered (you are), it’s just that it’s a lot to take in at once."

7 Simple Meditation Techniques For New Moms

So what are some meditation hacks you can do during and between countless diaper changes and feedings? Read...
Lindsay Tigar    |   04.28.17   |   SHARE
MindsFamilies
Since breathing can be a subject of much controversy (at least it can be in my house), try sneaking in mindfulness under the guise of a game.

5 Tips For Practicing Mindfulness With Your Kids

But how do I go about actually practicing mindfulness with my kids when I still can’t seem to get them to find their shoes in 30 minutes or less? To Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   04.4.17   |   SHARE
Families
Literally ask yourself, “What do I want more of?” (image credit: Thinkstock)

5 Steps To A Mindfulness Practice For The Non-Woo

Self-care has become a huge buzzword in the wellness industry. Everywhere you turn, you hear about the Read...
Erin McKelle    |   08.30.16   |   SHARE
Minds

How To Make Love To Your Food

Avoiding intimacy with food can lead to numerous food-related issues such as mindless eating, overeating, eating without enjoyment, and distracted Read...
Maddy Moon    |   06.28.16   |   SHARE
Bodies