Mindfulness

3 Innovative Mindfulness Practices for 2022

Whether we like to admit it or not, the past two years have not been the easiest. Anxiety and depression...
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How to Practice Transcendental Meditation

The History of Transcendental Meditation Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (“Maharishi”) (1917-2008), is the founder of the Transcendental Meditation technique. Maharishi Mahesh...
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The Niyamas – A Lesson in Yoga Philosophy, Part 2

This is the second article in a series of 8. If you haven’t read about the yamas, please check it...
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The Yamas – A Lesson in Yoga Philosophy, Part 1

The Foundation of Yoga When we talk about yoga as asana (postures), we are only referring to one of 8...
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Create Your Own H(om)e Meditation Altar: A Sacred Space

Why Do You Need An Altar? The short answer? You don’t. However, if you decide that a mindfulness practice is...
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Svādhyāya: Ammunition or Liberation?

What is Svādhyāya? If you’re not sure what Svādhyāya is, it is one of the 5 Niyamas  (daily tools for...
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4 Steps to Letting Go of Persistent Thoughts

Eight days deep into a Vipassana silent meditation retreat, I finally got there.  I finally developed the discipline to still...
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Alignment: Coming Into the Power of the Authentic Self

Aligning with the authentic self is predicated on listening. Deeply. Yet, how many of us truly listen to our deepest...
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Loving-Kindness Meditation: What It Is & How To Do It

What Is Loving Kindness? Loving-kindness, or Metta Bhavana, is a meditation practice that focuses on cultivating unconditional loving kindness for...
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Using Intention To Create The Life You Want

For me, setting an intention is like creating a road map towards whatever my goal is for that practice or...
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Mindfulness 101

We’re supposed to be levitating or something. Or at the very least stay in a peaceful, blissed out space where...
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Flow State: What It Means And 5 Ways You Can Use It To Improve Your Life

Flow is a heightened state of consciousness that silences our inner critic, accelerates the path to mastery, and cultivates immense...
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Yogic Skills To Deal With Anxiety

A kind of baseline anxiety is very normal in our human experience. Many of us try to get away from...
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