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College counseling centers are strapped to provide the resources students need. New yoga and meditation programs may help alleviate that burden.
As stress levels rise with COVID-19, more and more people are turning to technology to help them find moments of respite and peace.
This innovative new at-home practice is an accessible way to feel calm and grounded.
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Meditation is a tried-and-true stress-reduction tool. Try these steps for building a consistent practice, even when interferences inevitably arise. Plus, a simple six-step meditation to get you started.
During recovery, patients’ commitment to treatment may wane, says former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb: Apps help keep people engaged—an important aspect on the road to recovery.
Meditation teacher Shivani Hawkins shares tips for how to approach the practice in a way that invites self-awareness and authentic transformation.
One yogi never had enough hours in the day to tend to it all, much less herself. Here’s how this regular Tantric practice inspired a change.
For one always-on-the-go writer, learning to be more mindful while she was on the move helped her find more peace when she was still, too.
The best part? It’s filled with secrets that helped one yogi finally stick to her goal of meditating every day.
Tasha Eichenseher, Yoga Journal's Brand Director, talks about exploring meditation and the struggle to commit.
Keep standing up your date with that meditation cushion? Here's everything you need to find a meditation style that resonates with you so you can (finally!) establish a daily practice.
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Here’s why one yogi opts for inconvenience, all in the name of her meditation practice.
One of the nice things about meditation is that when we sit with these moments as they arise, we start to trust in them and in the dark grace.
Here's how to call on this powerful deity when you need your strength most.
Want to enhance well-being in your body, mind, and relationships? Start doing this practice by renowned neuropsychiatrist Dan Siegel from his new book, AWARE.
Alan Finger digs into the science of the sleep cycle to explain why you need meditation if you aren't getting enough shut-eye.
Former US Navy SEAL Brandon Webb has achieved a lot in the last five years by anyone’s standards and he credits his practice with helping enhance his productivity.
There is power in getting in touch with our hearts through meditation; but we can never think our way into this connection. We have to humble and quiet the arrogant brain and speak the heart’s language.
Meditation can help you find your soul and heal your body. Here’s how to get started with a healing practice.
Once you know how to breathe mindfully, you can use the practice to help you through challenging times.
Hip-hop icon, record mogul, fashion designer, and author Russell Simmons just launched Tantris, a high-end activewear brand and yoga wellness center in West Hollywood. And he credits meditation with helping him create his vision.
Work stress. We all feel it, whether we're struggling to find 15 minutes for lunch or responding to emails at 10 p.m. But a regular mindfulness and meditation practice can help, says meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg.
After Elena Brower's mother passed this year, she found a deeper connection to her meditation practice and with her family.
Hugging meditation, made famous by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, is rooted in the belief that a good hug can have transformative effects.
Looking for a new way to meditate? Pick up a box of crayons. Coloring books for grownups are trending, and now there’s one especially for yogis.
Neck pain and stress-related tension are a regular struggle for many, but experts say meditation may be the key to longterm relief.
Author Michael A. Singer went from a penniless yogi in the woods to CEO of a billion-dollar public company—almost against his own will. Get a preview of his story in this interview.
While there is no cure for Alzheimer's, research suggests yoga and meditation may play a role in prevention and improving symptoms.
One of the best tricks for slowing down a racing mind is meditation on the breath.
Elena Brower offers this 4-step practice to bring your dream into focus.
When a crisis hits, you have to dig deep. Yoga helps people tap into reserves of inner strength to find new hope, resilience, and happiness.
Try these simple off-the-mat strategies to more mindfully handle everyday life situations.
Try these three simple steps every day to ease stress, stop negative thoughts, and feel better.
Environmental activist and author Joanna Macy gets into what compassion really means—and how to apply it in daily life.
Kathryn Budig talks kundalini, manifesting, and fashion with the Spirit Junkie author and international speaker.
See the Divine in everything, when you practice bhakti, the yoga of devotion.
Sometimes we crave change. Other times we dread it. Either way, we can't escape it. Here are some effective methods for dealing with change.