Entries tagged with “Mindfulness”
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…
Want to be more mindful when it comes to sex? Try following these three rules.
Follow these simple rules (and a secret fourth) and change how you eat.
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.
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.
Avoid overeating and drinking too much this holiday season by mindfully focusing on giving yourself pleasure rather than trying to numb the pain.
This year, our Books We Love section examines self-care from an ayurvedic perspective, how food affects mental health and immunity, and how to cultivate a moon practice, and more.
Using altars to focus intention and connection in a space.
At the end of the third week of a monthlong pilgrimage to Korea some sixteen years ago, I was completely broken. Before we began the pilgrimage, I figured that a shaved head would …
A guided meditation
According to many traditions, the energy center of the body lies in a specific location, known to house an abundance of life-force energy or qi. In Chinese Qigong it is called the …
Eating with mindfulness and awareness may be one of the clearest pathways to understanding the soul/mind/body connection and can help strengthen our bond to the rest of the natural world.
The keys to creating a kitchen that makes cooking into a beautiful, spiritual experience.
Misconceptions about meditation can get in the way of practice. “When you’re kissing somebody you want to be there for the experience. You don’t want the other person looking out the window.”
At the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, we have worked for the last few years to find ways to help our veterans returning from Iraq an…
Surfer-writer-adventurer Jaimal Yogis brings mindfulness to his outdoor passions.
Often when we hear the word “yoga,” we think of static physical postures like Downward Dog or Headstand. But what if yoga wasn’t about the pose at all? What if the postures were mo…
The surprising history of the yummy treat, plus tips on sweet ingredients that do good
I know as problems go, this is not the biggest thing, but I really miss practicing yoga in a studio.
Stuck in a rut—or a loop? “Thoughts we’ve had thousands of times are easier to have again than new, creative thoughts. ... So what are we to do about our loops getting stronger with every repetition?”
I am addicted to reading articles with titles like, “are you dating a narcissist?” and “signs you should get out of your relationship now,” because deep-down I’m afraid t…