meditation

Jamie Bechtold with gongs
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Sound Baths Offer a Concert for the Soul

Practice

In sound baths, Chinese gongs and Tibetan bowls provide soothing sounds and vibrations as a medium for meditation and mindfulness.
Man meditating on a mountain.
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Jack Kornfield Finds Freedom in the Moment

Reading

Best-selling author explains why we need to focus on the present today more than ever.
Man practicing qi gong outdoors.
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Try Qi Gong to Discover Your Peaceful Center

Practice

Discover qi gong, an ancient Chinese meditation practice that combines movement and breathing to cultivate your flow of energy and boost your well-...
Woman meditating by a lake.
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The Real Meditation Is Every Moment

Practice

Mind-body expert Jon Kabat-Zinn explains how focusing on the present can become 'a love affair with your life.'
Hands of women meditating.
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The Benefits of Compassion Meditation

Well-being

Compassion meditation, which focuses on empathy and kindness, could improve our sense of connectedness and even resolve interpersonal conflict.
Try visioning to access your higher self in this powerful meditation.

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7 Steps to Unlock Your True Potential

Practice

Try visioning to access your higher self in this powerful meditation.
Leaders Make Moves Toward Mindfulness

Leaders Make Moves Toward Mindfulness

Business and government leaders gathered recently for the Mindful Leadership Summit to focus on the latest mindfulness practices and how they can be...
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3 Habits to Boost Resilience

Reading

Few of us will be attacked by a shark or targeted by the Taliban. But we all endure loss and pain and we can all learn lessons of strength and...
Want to Start Meditating?

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Ready, Sit, Meditate

Practice

You know it's good for you, so what's keeping you from starting a meditation practice? Perhaps it's all a little confusing. Here’s a closer look at...
Mindfulness Matters: Drastically change the way you think and feel.

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Give Yourself a Mindfulness Makeover

Practice

In these chaotic times, the practice of mindfulness allows us to take back control over our bodies and our brains. Read how mindfulness and...

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