There are several ways in which positive emotions can enhance a person's life. Some studies have found that positive emotions can make a person more social and better at resolving conflict.
Whether you want to eliminate negative thoughts or just feel happier, you should start by rewiring your brain with positive words.
More and more people are experiencing the benefits of mindfulness practices at home and in school to reduce stress, regulate emotions, and improve concentration. But true mindfulness practice also opens the heart and increases compassion and empathy
Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we're doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what's...
Facing your fears is never easy, especially if you have dealt with genuine trauma. But you can't let fear and anxiety sideline you from your own life.
Getting through a difficult time or task can be incredibly trying. Follow these tips to stay motivated and on-track to overcome whatever comes your way.
Time, not money, is your most valuable asset. Invest your asset wisely. There are 168 hours every week. Your time is the raw material of productivity and creativity. You are the captain of your ship.
Negativity affects your life on every level. It has the power to ruin relationships, decrease work performance, increase stress levels and affect your health. The good news is that you can
A Mindful eating meditation helps you gain control over your eating habits. It helps in weight loss, reduces binge eating and overall, allows you to feel better. Want to start being more
If you deal with anxiety or depression, meditation could be a tool to improve your overall sense of emotional health. One scientific study looked at the electrical activity in the brains of participants who practiced meditation and those who didn't.
So there is a dichotomy being looked at; the presence and absence; either it’s there or it’s not there. You can’t be partially pregnant they say. So either there is desire in the mind or there’s not desire. There’s not partial desire because partial desire is desire.
Mindfulness teaches us to be more aware of our thoughts and what we are thinking, this way we can decide, consciously, that we’re not going to let certain thoughts affect us, and then decide to make a conscious effort to refocus, to be happy and be present.
There is no one final destination, no singular final goal. Open your mind up and be willing to explore and earn. Look for a brighter you. Continually be aware of keeping your goals in mind, and what you are doing to achieve them.
Practice being grateful, this helps to bring you into the present moment because you are consciously thinking about the things you should feel grateful for and how and why this has brought you to where you are now.
To be mindful is to pay attention to whatever arises in the moment. Whether in response to thoughts, feelings, emotions, or bodily sensations, when we are present to our experience in an open and nonjudgmental way, we are practicing mindfulness.
Zen meditation master Thich Nhat Hanh offers his practical teachings about how to bring love and mindful awareness into our daily experience. Kind, purposeful, and illuminating, here is an abundant treasure of traditional gathas (teachings) that unify meditation practice with the challenges we face in today's world.
Buddhism is a religion. The purpose of Buddhism is not stress relief. Buddha did not teach a method to help busy executives survive better in the rat race.
Avoid regret. Regret arrives while thinking about the past. The past is over and no longer exists. You bring your past mistakes to life by thinking about them. Let them go.
There are various other meditation techniques. For example, a daily meditation practice among Buddhist monks focuses directly on the cultivation of compassion. This involves envisioning negative events and recasting them in a positive light by transforming them through compassion. There are also moving meditations techniques, such as tai chi, chi kung and walking meditation.
It helps you sleep better. A University of Utah study found that mindfulness training can not only help us better control our emotions and moods, but it can also help us sleep better at night. “People who reported higher levels of mindfulness described better control over their emotions and
It gives you perspective: By observing your mind, you realize you don't have to be slave to it. You realize it throws tantrums, gets grumpy, jealous, happy and sad but that it doesn't have to run you. Meditation is quite simply mental hygiene: clear out the junk, tune your talents, and get in