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How Deep Breathing Helps Reduce Stress

How Deep Breathing Helps Reduce Stress

The respiratory center of the brain controls breathing. When stressed, our breathing patterns and rate change due to the fight or flight response. We can control our breathing, and it can help us manage stress and other conditions. Numerous studies have shown that...
How Meditation Improves Productivity

How Meditation Improves Productivity

Professional burnout, procrastination, depression, and other maladies affect a large percentage of the modern workforce. In the wake of the pandemic lockdowns, increased cost of living, and other external factors, it’s no wonder that people are struggling to maintain...
How to Create a Meditation Space in Your Home

How to Create a Meditation Space in Your Home

Recent research about the effects of living in a more challenging world has shown that finding the time each day to work through anxiety, emotional upheaval, and work-related stress leads to a healthier outlook and can lower blood pressure. Creating a dedicated space...
A List of Morning Meditations to Practice

A List of Morning Meditations to Practice

It is widely known that practicing meditation every day helps in lessening anxiety and relieving stress. Indeed, starting the day with a morning meditation can certainly set the day up for success. Meditation helps dissolve any residual anger or tension as well as any...
Utilizing Mindfulness During the Pandemic

Utilizing Mindfulness During the Pandemic

The Coronavirus pandemic has many people on edge. Psychologist and meditation teacher Tara Branch has a simple suggestion to help cut through the anxiety: try mindfulness. Mindfulness is simply living in the moment. Pay attention to the surroundings and, without...
Meditation Techniques for Insomnia

Meditation Techniques for Insomnia

Having difficulty sleeping is a common problem worldwide. We know how important sleep is for our overall health. Some people choose to incorporate meditation into their lives in hopes of improving their sleep naturally. Meditation is a useful practice that’s...
How to Perform Mindfulness Exercises in 3 Minutes or Less

How to Perform Mindfulness Exercises in 3 Minutes or Less

Everyone is dealing with some sort of stress nowadays. The seasons are changing, the days have become shorter, and everyone is struggling to deal with the ongoing pandemic. When you add these factors in with the regular issues life throws out, such as bills, work,...
What is Loving-Kindness Meditation?

What is Loving-Kindness Meditation?

When times get rough, it is easy to let your mind get flooded with all sorts of negative thoughts. Showing love and kindness is also something that is becoming harder for people since the COVID-19 pandemic. Loving Kindness Meditation (LKM) has been shown through...
The Benefits of Keeping a Meditation Journal

The Benefits of Keeping a Meditation Journal

Achieving perfect meditation is difficult for many people. It takes a particular type of person to follow an enlightened path. It also takes a good plan to succeed along the way. The following are benefits to keeping a journal for meditation. Spiritual Diary...
What Time of Day Is Best for Meditation

What Time of Day Is Best for Meditation

Meditation helps to reduce stress and make a person more capable of coping in a hectic world. However, every activity has its right time and place. There are both good and bad times when practicing peaceful meditation. Mornings Early risers like to get a fresh start...