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 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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5 Tips for a Mindful Start to The New Year

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!

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Hannah Knappbest of 2018