Our Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018
Over the past year, we’ve offered all kinds of inspiration for your meditation practice, and to help you bring more mindfulness into your life. Here are the 10 most-read blog posts we’ve put out there:
If you've been meditating for even a short time, you've probably heard whisperings about meditation retreats. Anyone who's been on one will tell you, "Just go," often without much explanation of why. But if you’ve never been on a retreat, how can you tell if you’re ready for that experience?
Here are four questions to help you decide if now's the time to do it.
When you're struggling with unhappiness or discomfort, meditation - paying deep attention to the present moment - can seem to amplify the problems you're facing. Here's some helpful perspective and a specific tool to get you unstuck, from WITHIN teacher Devon Pipars.
It can be hard to stick with your meditation practice when you're wrestling with strong emotions. Here's some helpful perspective on why it's essential to keep at it, from WITHIN teacher Devon Pipars.
Whether you're just considering dipping your toes in, or have been meditating for years, these books offer helpful guidance and inspiration on meditation, mindfulness, and living a rich life.
It’s overwhelming, trying to keep up with everything: getting work done on deadline; finding the time to get groceries; replying to at least most of the emails that hit your inbox…let alone having an appropriate response to all the craziness going on in the world.Here are three of my favorite ways to stop overwhelm in its tracks, before it overwhelms me.
It's such a hot topic these days, you'd think mindfulness was something new. Of course, it isn't - people have been practicing mindfulness meditation for, literally, thousands of years - but there's been an explosion of research about how it affects our brains in the past ten years. Here are three of our favorite ways meditation has been proven to help your brain.
One way to inspire your mindfulness practice is to explore perspectives and guidance that other meditators have put out into the world. Just learning about a different way of looking at meditation - why do it, how to do it, or the science behind why it works - can help reignite your own meditation practice.
Whether you’re in the workplace, out with friends or just walking down the street, there are plenty of opportunities to feel anxious. We seem to be surrounded by reasons to be worried, fearful and stressed about what might happen. Meditation can help you get just enough distance from the anxious treadmill of your mind to release those fears and live more easefully in the world.
Happy 2018! As we ring in the new year, we wanted to share with you our five favorite ways to infuse your new beginnings with mindfulness. And yes, we said mindfulness: taking the time to meditate is a great way to build your mindfulness muscle, but you can also make any moment a mindful moment, on or off the cushion. Here’s how!
Which blog posts did you find helpful? Tell us in the comments below!