Posts tagged mindfulness
5 Ways Mindfulness Can Help You Keep Your Cool on Election Day

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.

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Learn to Meditate in 5 Simple Steps

A meditation practice may sound like a good idea, but how do you actually do it? What are you supposed to do, the first time you meditate? How do you sit? What do you focus on? How do you know if you're doing it right?

These are the kinds of questions we get all the time in our studio. We've put together a step-by-step guide to help you try out mindfulness meditation, based on what we tell people in class.

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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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