Tag: Relaxation

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…

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12 Tips to Help You Fall Asleep Faster During Stressful Times

12 Tips to Help You Fall Asleep Faster During Stressful Times By: Patia Braithwaite Anyone who has wearily dragged themselves to bed, gotten under the covers, and discovered that they can’t sleep knows that figuring out how to fall asleep faster is an elaborate affair. As you toss, turn, scroll through Instagram, and keep calculating how many hours of sleep you’ll have…

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…

Girls’ Holidays Improve Happiness, Psychologist Says

It’s common knowledge that there’s nothing better than rounding up your BFFs and jumping on a plane to a far flung destination. But now there’s actual research from a psychologist, Dr William Chopik, to suggest there’s genuine evidence that prove a girls’ holiday makes you happier. So what’s stopping you? Whether it’s a long weekend in the Amalfi coast or a road trip around the…

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…

The Amazing Benefits of Music Therapy

Music has the power to help you fight stress and even manage pain, and healing music works whether you prefer heavy metal, country, opera, or something else entirely.If you haven’t created a personal favorite relaxation playlist, here’s a good reason to do so: Healing music can help you fight stress, find comfort, and manage pain. And if you want an additional release…