Tag: Meditation

Yoga Exercises To Overcome Mental Fatigue

By Shilpa Dubey If you’re frequently feeling tired, overwhelmed, and emotionally drained, you may be suffering from mental fatigue. When left unchecked, persistent stress like this can result in burnout. And we want to avoid that stage. Because not only would our motivation levels, productivity, and performance decrease; even our symptoms would take a more physical nature, such as headaches, nausea,…

How To Practice Simple Mindfulness Activities With Your Kids

Creating a Family Mindfulness Practice Mindfulness, or the act of being fully present and accepting our own emotions without judgement, has been practiced for thousands of years. With roots in Hinduism and Buddhism, it’s often connected to meditation, yoga, and even spiritual enlightenment. And the benefits are wide-ranging: It can help rewire negative thought patterns, decrease stress levels, and increase…

The Japanese Approach to Accepting Life’s Challenges

BY SARAH DIGIULIO Twenty-twenty has been a lot to swallow. But in terms of how to cope and carry on, the best first step may indeed be accepting the realities we’ve faced, however difficult or grim. In Japan, the concept of acceptance is fundamental to the traditional culture. There are many Japanese words that translate to “acceptance” – “ukeireru” is just one of…

Three Effective Ways To Start Meditating In Quarantine

Three Effective Ways To Start Meditating In Quarantine By Patrick Ryan We’ve all found different ways to practice self-care while self-quarantining at home this past month, whether that’s running, baking or watching TV.  Personally, meditation has been hugely beneficial for my mental health during this time. Since I started practicing last summer – long before “social distancing” became a part of our common vocabulary – it’s…

This Woman Created a Meditation Platform For Black Women to Help Them Relax and Destress

By Tamara Pridgett It’s no secret that health and wellness has an inclusivity problem. As a result, Black women are taking action and creating platforms — communities where they can feel safe and comfortable as they focus on their physical and mental health, like Black Girls Breathing. “Black Girls Breathing makes space for Black women to actively take care of their…

How to Do Meditation at Home

How to Do Meditation at Home Meditation is an effective technique that has been around for centuries. People who meditate consistently find that there are short-term and long-term benefits. For instance, soon after they start sitting, meditators begin to enjoy a decrease in stress and anxiety, enhanced well-being, and, in many cases, improved sleep and overall health. In the long…