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

6 Stay-Calm, Back To School Survival Tips For Parents

It’s time to stop the back-to-school insanity. Whether you’re shovelling school supplies into your cart, buying an entire fall and winter wardrobe for multiple children or compulsively bookmarking online roundups of “adorable nut-free lunch ideas,” take a deep breath and step back. Sure, you can now count the days until the first day of school on your hands. And yes, you’re probably starting to dread the inevitable first-day jitters and nightly homework squabbles. But this year you can choose to start and end the school year on a calmer note by paring back and focusing on your family’s peace of mind. Here’s how. 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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9 Expert Meditation Tips

Meditate more effectively with expert meditation tips.

Looking to turn your interest in meditation into a more regular and effective practice? Sometimes it takes some experienced insights to help you meditate more often and more deeply. Consider these nine tips from leading meditation experts today. 

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Meditation Research News

You may have heard anecdotally that meditation is good for you, but increasingly, studies are showing just how and why it’s so effective for the brain and overall health. From lowering stress and anxiety to boosting your grey matter and control over thoughts and emotions, meditation clearly offers many positive mental health effects. Review some of the recent research and check with your healthcare practitioner to find out if meditation is right for you. Read more