By visualizing a particular nature scene, I’ve begun to bring a little more ease into my life. I really love this mindfulness practice (and I’m still working on it) because it frees me from clinging to all the never-ending thoughts. Plus, it fits in perfectly with the changing seasons.
Yoga philosophy speaks of timeless beauty and wisdom, and the practice itself is a vehicle for unraveling the beauty and wisdom within so that we can better activate it in the world. These yoga quotes capture the graceful essence of this ancient practice, which has transformed the lives of so many (including my own).
Restful nights breed happier days, and I think we all deserve to wake up feeling refreshed more often than not. Learn how to fall asleep easier with this physician-approved relaxation technique (I’ve tried it and it’s really helpful when I can’t seem to get my brain to stop going, going, going).
Meditation is more accessible than most people think. Sure, meditating for 20 minutes a day has some serious benefits, but in actuality you only need a few minutes to make a big difference. This 4-minute meditation from Rebekah Borucki is living, breathing proof.
Use these Sanskrit mantras for hope whenever you need a lift, or a perspective shift. You’ve been given another day of life, after all, and with it the chance to live fully, love more openly, and breathe deeply the newness of each waking moment.
If you ever feel stuck, defeated, or depleted, remember this piece of wisdom: There is a way through every block. There’s a wonderful practice called “breath of fire” that can help you move through the emotional blocks and frustrations of life, getting you back to joy.
I love meditation for a handful of reasons, but mostly because it helps me break down the walls I’ve built that keep me from enjoying my life. My practice opens new doors, teaching me how to relax and live in this sometimes crazy world at the same time.
Whether you’re new to meditation or you’ve been practicing for a long time, these guided meditations are excellent tools for restoring a sense of calm during a busy holiday season.
We can’t have global peace until we learn to cultivate inner peace. Peace extends from wherever it’s present, so when we know peace in our hearts we will naturally extend that peace into the world around us, both on purpose and without even trying. Here are four small ways to spread peace every single day.
Meditation doesn’t have to be as mysterious, time consuming, or as impossible as it sometimes seems to be. Here’s a practical meditation for beginners that’s accessible and capable of calming you down in times of stress; it only takes 16 seconds. Beginners and long-time practitioners alike can benefit from the soothing balm of this meditation.