Being mindful isn’t just about meditating - it’s also about how you experience the world around you. Here’s how WITHIN Cofounder Hannah Knapp suggests you can let spring help you build your mindfulness muscle.Read More
Thinking about putting meditation at the top of that list of new habits you want to develop for the new year? Before you do, make sure you know why it’s worth it to double down on meditation, and exactly what will help you make it a real habit - and what won’t.Read More
One of the most intriguing bits of research that has come out in the last few years on meditation is about how it boosts your body's immune system. The bottom line: when you meditate, you're helping your body repair and kick your immune system back into gear.Read More
You’re judging yourself way more than you think - and it’s wearing you down! Here are 3 ways you can practice loving yourself more while you’re meditating.Read More
If you know why you want to meditate, you’re infinitely more likely to actually stick with it. And, conversely, if you don’t know why - if you’re just starting because it seems like a good idea, or your friend did it, or your boss told you to - you’re more or less destined to struggle, forget, and stop meditating. Here’s how you can get clear on your why, and get that meditation practice started for real.Read More
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.Read More
How do you know which is better for you: guided meditation with a teacher or an app; or self-guided meditation on your own? Here’s our perspective on it.Read More
When you're traveling, it can be easy to slip out of the routines that keep you sane. Fortunately, you don't have to give up your meditation practice entirely. With a few adjustments, you can keep it going no matter where you go. Here are 5 tips on how to keep it up while you're on the road, with a healthy dose of realism.Read More
At some point, we've all probably realized that it's just not possible to outrun the tough stuff in life. What if, instead, you knew that you had inside yourself exactly what you needed to meet any situation you found yourself in?
That tantalizing question is exactly why meditation - and mindfulness - have been getting so much attention in the past few years. Here’s our take on how it does and doesn’t help you face those challenges.
Elections can be such a stressful time. Voting somehow brings out the very worst in us as human beings. We temporarily forget that we're all in this together, and become obsessed with the differences between us.
The good news is that there's a way to save yourself from this quagmire - and it's not by sticking your head in the sand, and avoiding the election altogether. You can vote, engage with people you love, and stay steady through it all. Just apply these simple mindfulness techniques to respond the way you wish you could to election day anger and anxiety.Read More