It’s all about fully exhaling for the maximum release.
Feeling hot and bothered—or simply stressed out? Let Chelsea Jackson Roberts guide you through a pranayama technique known as Sitali to reset your internal thermostat—and peace of mind in the process.
Shift your headspace toward positive thoughts with this mudra-based, hypnosis-inspired meditation technique.
Having a strong spiritual community is integral to self-care. Connecting with a higher power may help stabilize you, no matter what's happening in the world.
College counseling centers are strapped to provide the resources students need. New yoga and meditation programs may help alleviate that burden.
Emmy-nominated artistic director Jemel McWilliams says his yoga and meditation practices are helping him through the pandemic.
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.
Pranayama can be a simple way to find balance and beat the summer heat.
This quick and fun practice is a great introduction to the physical and mental benefits of meditation. Plus, tips for how to help your kids build a meditation routine.
Learn about the calming benefits of Vedic Meditation.
Learn breathing, mantra, and meditation techniques for touching into transcendence and feeling whole.
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.
The reason why so many people try meditation and it doesn’t stick is because they’re practicing the wrong kind of meditation. Here, a moving meditation practice to get you started.
Sit with Monica Cadena, Yoga Journal’s 2020 Live Be Yoga ambassador, for this sacred practice, called 8:46: A Meditative Libation Honoring the Ancestors. This meditation is 8 minutes and 46 seconds long, representing the time George Floyd was restrained by Minneapolis police.
Dissolve thoughts with this 10-minute practice passed down from her teacher.
Find clarity and feel grounded in your truth with this simple breath-centered practice.
Go after the life you want by physically and mentally embodying your goals.
Kirtan Kriya, a Kundalini Yoga meditation, can reverse cognitive decline when practiced daily.
Deep meditations in the woods? Yes please.
Try this practice to appreciate all the ways your senses help you experience the world.
You'll need a pen and paper for this stream-of-consciousness practice.
A recent study that highlights the benefits of daily meditation practices in the workplace has people talking about the commercialization of mindfulness, and whether it has gone too far.
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.
Overwhelmed with guilt, blame, and shame? Yoga Foster and Reclamation Ventures founder Nicole Cardoza invites you us to practice self-forgiveness and release whatever isn’t serving us you with this brief guided meditation.
Try this pranayama meditation from yoga teacher and founder of Manduka, Peter Sterios, to quell the jitters.
Try this abundance meditation practice, led by Yoga Foster and Reclamation Ventures founder Nicole Cardoza, to cultivate the inner energy you need to get you through the day.
Try this simple practice to reset your day and truly listen to yourself and those around you.
Try Sama Vritti Pranayama (Box Breathing) when you’re stressed, anxious, or upset.
Do this practice when you want to come back to your true self.
Go into the rest of your day feeling refreshed and relaxed.
Being grounded in a compassion practice can help us witness harm and suffering, which lends itself to taking effective action to reduce pain and injustice.
Try this gentle practice of acupressure, asana, and meditation to support your healing process.
What happens when a seasoned yoga teacher and meditation practitioner goes on a 10-day silent vipassana meditation retreat? Lauren Eckstrom reports.
Light a candle and set an intention the next time there is a full Moon.
If you're feeling internally unstable or lost, this meditation for self authority will help.
By exploring mindfulness you can learn to be present through the magic (and chaos) of raising kids.
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.
Take a deep breath and let go of that money stress.
The best part? It’s filled with secrets that helped one yogi finally stick to her goal of meditating every day.
Prepare for a forest bath with a grounding, heart-centered meditation to connect you more intentionally to Mother Earth.
How a 31-Day Loving-Kindness Meditation Challenge Transformed My Relationships and Reduced My Anxiety
Yoga Journal Digital Strategist, Samantha Trueheart, took on the 31-Day Meditation Challenge with loving-kindness. Doing a simple, mantra-based meditation for 15 minutes a day transformed how she handled conflict and helped her stay calm when life got really stressful.
Recognize your worth and own who you are with this meditation from Sarah Ezrin.
Believe in the power of intention setting.
Get out of your head and into your heart.
Here’s what happened.
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.
Yoga and meditation teacher Chelsey Korus shares a simple detox meditation that can be done anytime, anywhere, with your next cup of tea.
Learn how to transform your limiting beliefs into confidence with this meditation from Sarah Ezrin.
Ready to jump-start (and stick to) a regular meditation practice? Now is the time to commit! Throughout the month, you’ll have the opportunity to join live guided practices with master teachers, and try out different meditation styles to find what works for you!
Celebrate your inner strength with this self-love meditation.