5 Ways To Tame Anxiety With Meditation

Banish anxiety and achieve a Zen state with meditation

Money worries, a big presentation at work, hosting a social event—all of these things can trigger stress and anxiety symptoms such as uneasiness, heart palpitations, nausea or sleeplessness. While persistent symptoms may signal an anxiety disorder that requires medical treatment—always talk to your doctor—combatting day-to-day anxiety can be as simple as taking a time-out for meditation. In fact, a 2014 review of 47 clinical trials by John Hopkins University determined that mindfulness meditation offered relief from many anxiety and depression symptoms. No surprise, then, that high-profile CEOs and celebrities like Arianna Huffington, Oprah Winfrey and Hugh Jackman use meditation to boost their calm. Here’s how to do the same when you feel anxiety rising. Read more

7 Top Tricks To Beat Common Meditation Challenges


Whether you already know how to meditate and love how it calms your brain and lowers your stress levels, or are new to meditation and struggling to practice regularly, obstacles abound. A wandering mind, busy schedule or uncertainty about progress can make it hard to meditate for experienced and novice meditators alike. So, how do you make meditation easier? Consider these strategies to turn your meditation impediments into improvements. Read more

What Gisele Bundchen, Ellen DeGeneres & Other Celebrities Say About Meditation

Gisele Bundchen meditating on instagram

Singer Sir Paul McCartney, TV and movie stars Oprah Winfrey, Ellen DeGeneres, Lena Dunham, Hugh Jackman and Eva Mendes, supermodel Gisele Bundchen, basketball player Kobe Bryant, and comedian-activist Russell Brand are just a few of many celebrities reported to meditate. From staying grounded to reducing anxiety to boosting emotional resiliency, here’s what they have to say about meditation, in their own words.

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