Tag: Meditation

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…

4 Unique Health Benefits of Mindful Meditation For Women

The reasons why many people turn to mindful meditation are somewhat universal. People want a safe and effective way to reduce stress, relieve pain and promote a better overall health. But amidst the world of health benefits that researchers directly link to mindful meditation, there are a number related, specifically, to women. Thanks to several studies on how meditation affects the female…

7 Ways To Use Meditation For Anxiety Relief.

You’ve got 10 seconds, right? Meditation can teach you how to recognize anxiety-inducing thoughts, observe them, and then let them go. Basically, you’re learning to recognize and respond to your feelings rather than instantly reacting to them, says Andy Puddicombe, meditation and mindfulness expert and co-founder of the meditation app Headspace Still, it can be hard to know where to start—and,…

Forbes: Proven Benefits of Mindfulness and Meditation.

Jeena Cho, a Forbes contributor who covers mental health, mindfulness and work-life integration, is also a lawyer who teaches other lawyers and professionals to practice mindfulness and meditation. She notes the irony in this, as layers may seem like an unlikely group of professionals to practice mindfulness and meditation, but there’s a growing number of law schools and firms teaching these…