Intentions vs Goals

ARE THESE INTENTIONS… OR GOALS? If you ask me, goals are totally different than intentions. Goals are things like “I want to lose 10 pounds in the next 30 days.” Goals are extremely important, and they help me achieve all sorts of cool things. For me, as an achievement addict, I have enough goals to […]

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7 Meditation Moments in History

History has taught us a lot about the seven wonders of the world and the seven deadly sins. Today, we’re going to expand our horizons to discuss 7 meditation moments in history that are every bit as influential on the collective human experience. Why People Meditate People around the world have been meditating for thousands […]

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9 Relaxation Meditations Practiced Around the World

As the June wedding season approaches, love is in the air! After all, isn’t “love” a universal language? Maybe! But it’s not the only one. ‘Turns out, meditation is also wide-reaching. Today, we’re going to discuss 9 relaxation meditations practiced around the world, and we hope you’ll join the conversation. What Is Meditation? If you […]

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Daily Meditation Can Reduce Traumatic Stress, Including PTSD

What do you see when you close your eyes? Do you picture yourself sitting near a babbling brook, perhaps fishing or reading a novel? Can you picture yourself soaking up sun on a sandy beach or counting the stars in a dark, clear sky? Maybe you’re starting to breathe a little more deeply and slowly […]

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5 Meditation Types and Their Benefits

Did you know that practicing mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques can lead to increases in regional brain gray matter? This scientific lingo comes from a study we found in the US National Library of Medicine. “Given the importance that the regulation of emotions and cognition play in healthy psychological functioning, the morphological changes in these regions […]

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