Meditation For Beginners

As evidence mounts about the benefits of meditating, more and more people want to know how to meditate. Specifically, what are some of the best meditation techniques for beginners, and how do you make it a habit? Even those who have meditated a few times can find it hard to regularly fit meditation into their schedule, or wonder whether they are getting it right or making progress. Read on to get started with meditation, plus learn how to take your practice to the next level. Read more

Muse Headband Reviews: What People Are Saying

Woman Meditating With Muse: Headband Reviews

Muse, the revolutionary brain-sensing headband, is the world’s first consumer EEG device that measures and lets you hear whether your mind is calm or active as you meditate. While other apps offer recorded meditations, Muse is the only guided meditation tool that provides real-time feedback, challenges and progress tracking, helping you build a regular and effective practice. It’s also being used for research and clinical applications at over 100 health and science centres such as the Mayo Clinic and Harvard University. So it’s no surprise that positive Muse reviews are appearing in high-profile publications such as The New York TimesMen’s Health, Prevention magazine and more. Here’s a sampling of those reviews, as well as feedback from satisfied users who are transforming their lives and meditation practice with Muse. Read more

How Can I Increase My Energy? Try These 5 Tips.

Struggling to get through the day? You’re not alone. A recent American Psychological Association report found that the majority of Americans are living with moderate to high levels of stress. Plus, many adults aren’t getting adequate sleep, eating right or practising meditation. These factors, combined with our ever-lengthening work days, all contribute to fatigue. Luckily, there are plenty of easy ways to put some pep into your step.

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Can Meditation Make Sex Better? Oh Yes!

Blissful news: You don’t have to shell out big money for fancy hotels, sexy La Perla lingerie or expensive sex toys to have a great sex life. Nor do you need to have a perfect body. It turns out that what’s happening in your mind can have a delightful impact on your pleasure centres. Here are five ways that meditation and focused-attention training can make you a better lover.

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