Ways to Use Mindfulness During Your Grief

By Tonny Wandella Mindfulness practice is not intended to alleviate pain or persuade others that everything is OK; rather, it is intended to assist you in recognising the reality of your situation in a nonjudgmental and loving manner. Mindfulness can develop into a way of life, but it takes time. Let’s look at some waysContinue reading “Ways to Use Mindfulness During Your Grief”

Signs of Depression

Written by the Healthline Could it be depression? Being unhappy isn’t the same as being depressed. Depression is a term often used loosely to describe how we feel after a bad week at work or when we’re going through a breakup. But major depressive disorder — a type of depression — is much more complicated. There are specific symptoms that determine whetherContinue reading “Signs of Depression”

The Science and Practice of Staying Present Through Difficult Times

BY ED HALLIWELL Research suggests that when we turn towards pain and discomfort, we can experience less of it. Plus — a guided meditation for being mindful when things get tough. Research into mindfulness has shown the benefits of staying present, and of gently turning towards difficulty. Mindfulness-based relapse prevention (MBRP) trains people with addictive habitsContinue reading “The Science and Practice of Staying Present Through Difficult Times”

Rise of the Conqueror Part II (With audio version)

Today I wish to share with you the Buddha’s teachings on desire.Human desires are endless. It is like the thirst of a man who drinks salt water: he gets no satisfaction and his thirst is only increased.So it is with a man who seeks to gratify his desires; he only gains increased dissatisfaction and hisContinue reading “Rise of the Conqueror Part II (With audio version)”

These 100 Benefits of Meditation Will Convince You Once and for All to Try It 

Erica Sweeney is a writer who covers health, wellness, nutrition, food, fitness and lots of other topics. She has written for The New York Times, HuffPost, Good Housekeeping, Business Insider, Money and more. The benefits of meditation are plentiful in ordinary times. And amid the coronavirus pandemic, being present and finding moments of peace has never been more important. AsContinue reading “These 100 Benefits of Meditation Will Convince You Once and for All to Try It “

5 MORNING MINDFULNESS PRACTICES TO IMPROVE YOUR LIFE

by BARBARA LEE Mindfulness is not just a buzzword created for yogis and hipsters. It is a form of meditation, a practice used for treating anxiety disorders and depression, a daily exercise grounded in breath. With its foundation in Buddhism, mindfulness focuses on being present in the moment and sitting comfortably with our thoughts, emotions,Continue reading “5 MORNING MINDFULNESS PRACTICES TO IMPROVE YOUR LIFE”

5 WAYS TO SUPPORT SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE (With an audio version)

By ACHIEVE CONCIERGE, learn how to support our family and friends. Suicide ranks as the tenth-leading cause of death in the United States, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) reports, and an estimated 1.4 million suicide attempts took place in 2017. Yet there are many ways to promote suicide education and prevention, and to supportContinue reading “5 WAYS TO SUPPORT SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE (With an audio version)”

The Science of Gratitude

This is an article form Mindful, exploring the power behind gratitude. Taking a moment to be thankful for the good things in life can help you cultivate a healthy work life, manage stress and develop a deeper connection to people, especially in tough situations. Researchers at the Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley haveContinue reading “The Science of Gratitude”

5 Tips for Developing Deep, Relaxed Concentration

This is an article on productivity and mindfulness by Radhika Cosley Here are five simple exercises that will help you get a feel for the art of concentration. Remember to stay relaxed. Yes, you may have to tear your attention away from alluring distractions. But you’re sure to find that the state of deep, relaxedContinue reading “5 Tips for Developing Deep, Relaxed Concentration”

How to take care of your mental health: 10 effective tips

There can be no denying that the year or so has been incredibly difficult for just about everyone. The stress and worry caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has been amplified for many by the restrictions and loneliness of lockdown. At such times, and as we move forward, it’s more essential than ever to take careContinue reading “How to take care of your mental health: 10 effective tips”