Posts tagged best of 2018
How to Tell If You're Ready for a Meditation Retreat

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.

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3 Ways to Overcome Overwhelm

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.

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3 Ways Meditation Helps Your Brain

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.

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How to Reduce Anxiety Using Meditation

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.

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