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Monday, October 23, 2017
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Wake & meditate: Your guide to a mindful morning

Rate this article and enter to winIn my last post, we talked about how to meditate and why it’s pretty much the best thing ever (in a nutshell: less stress and anxiety, more calm,...
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Feeling the pressure to be perfect? 4 ways to push back

Rate this article and enter to winBeing a person can be complicated. Being a perfectionistic person can be even more complicated. Those standards of yours? They’re so high you can’t see the top of...
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Meditation is having a moment. Here’s how (and why) to join in

Rate this article and enter to winEmma Watson meditates. Katy Perry and LeBron James meditate. Jon Krop meditates. (Okay, that last one is me, but still.) Trendy meditation studios are opening in major US...
Mind your mind: Mindful habits to get you through summer

Mind your mind: Mindful habits to get you through summer

Rate this article for a chance to winJune is here, and several massive changes are just around the corner. First, no more mindfulness columns until next fall! (I know; I’m sad about it too.)...
Mind Your Mind: Power up your mindfulness strategies

Mind Your Mind: Power up your mindfulness strategies

Rate this article and enter to winMindfulness techniques are like apps or pieces of software. The apps might be great, but they won’t work perfectly if you run them on a slow, clunky, out-of-date...
Mind your mind: Troublesome thoughts and what to do with them

Mind your mind: Troublesome thoughts and what to do with them

 Ever heard of “floating noting”? Probably not—because it’s a cute, rhyming nickname created by yours truly. The practice, though, came from Burmese meditation masters, and it’s a beautifully simple method for dealing with complicated...
Mind your mind: How to do nothing and actually everything

Mind your mind: How to do nothing and actually everything

 If you’ve been following my “Mind your mind” column, you’ll see that I’ve shared a few different mindfulness methods to help with stress and difficult situations. The über method, the cornerstone of mindfulness practice,...
Mind your mind: Your Valentine’s Day survival guide

Mind your mind: Your Valentine’s Day survival guide

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s February—time to start stressing out about our love lives. In all seriousness, dating and romance are great (when they’re going well), but Valentine’s Day can sometimes bring...
Mind your mind: Take 30 seconds for a mindful pause

Mind your mind: Take 30 seconds for a mindful pause

Rate this article and enter to winEver feel anxious or overwhelmed? If you’re a person and not some weird robot, then your answer was probably “yes.” Anxiety isn’t a fun experience, but it’s totally...
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Mind your mind: Looking out for yourself

 I recently returned to my childhood home for the holidays. As I walked across the front yard, a weird thought struck me: If you asked me to describe, without looking, what sort of trees...