Why is Family Important: The Undeniable Reasons

Like several other relationships in our lives, having a strong bond with your family can make a powerfully positive impact on your life. So,...

What Makes a Strong Family: The Factors Involved

When we are asked about our opinions about the word family, a whole lot of us would first consider our parents, followed by our...

Meditation Prep

Can You Buy Your Way to Enlightenment?

  From virtual reality to the Somadome, Yoga Journal investigates five meditation aids to find out if they actually work. Courtesy of Somadome I don’t want to...

A Sequence to Beat Restlessness + Prep for Meditation

Did your self-reflection reveal a rapid breathing pattern? Was your jaw clenched? Were you feeling anxious or irritable? Many of us are regularly in...

Try This Heart-Centering Meditation Before You Take a Forest Bath

  A forest bath is an inner journey to reacquaint us with our own wildness as much as it is an outer journey into the...

Move Into Meditation with Shiva Rea’s Prana Flow Pranams

Tadasana with Anahatasana and Jaya Mudra Mountain Pose with heart opener and victory mudra Rise to standing, with your hands at the base of your spine...

17 Poses to Prep for Mindful Meditation

  Not all meditation practice has to happen sitting perfectly still in Lotus Pose. By focusing your awareness inward, on the breath and the way your...

Alan Finger’s Energy-Clearing Yoga Sequence to Prepare for Meditation

  Zev Starr-Tambor Yoga Journal’s new online Master Class program brings the wisdom of world-renowned teachers to your fingertips, offering access to exclusive workshops with a...

Everything You Need to Know About Meditation Posture

  Do you sit down for meditation and wonder if you're doing it right? Learn all about the universal meditation posture here. There are a million forms of meditation in...

“I Tried 40 Days of Yoga, Meditating, and Chanting at 4 a.m. Every Morning”

  Sadhana involves two and a half hours of yoga, meditation, and chanting starting 3 a.m. for 40 days. One early morning last November, my doorman, Jose, who usually...

What Are Mala Beads? And How Do I Use Them?

We love to wear our yoga, from tees to tattoos to jewelry that expresses our devotion to the practice. Malas, strands of 108 beads plus a...

Benefits of Meditation

Patience is Action

Patience does not come easy to me. I’m a sales professional for a consulting firm and avid marathoner: two worlds where success is equated to time...

Meditation is an Embrace of the Way Things are

The profound opportunity that meditation gives you is the chance to completely free you from any adherence you have to your current interpretive framework. That means...

When It All Feels Like Too Much: Embracing Our Highly Sensitive Nature in an...

I believe that all humans are sensitive and intuitive. However, in our modern world, our culture tends to see sensitivity as a weakness while...

The Miracle of Meditation

My first book was called The Miracle of Meditation and that title perfectly describes exactly what I feel unendingly inspired to share with people. My practice of meditation has...

4 Mindfulness Tips To Reclaim Your Center & Ground Your Being

“Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Do you have days when...

It’s a Myth That We Can Just “Get Over” Pain and Loss

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Maybe I Don’t Need to Make a Big Change in the World

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How to Free Yourself from Your Spiritual Drama

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How I Climbed Out of the Valley of Loss and Healed

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Acceptance Is Not Passive; It’s the Path to Peace

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Guided Meditation

How To Practice Having No Problem: Instructions For Meditatio

The Practice of No Problem is a meditation technique based on everything I have learned about how we can replace the habit of having a problem...

Healthy Habbits

How Doing Less Can Help You Have More of What Matters

Clarity about what matters provides clarity about what does not.” ~Cal Newport Our culture celebrates the image of being able to get it all done....

Relax & Start Your Meditation with this 6-Step Breathing Exercise

You’re tense and exhausted. Your back aches and you’re irritable. You decide that mediation could help. But with your tight shoulders and racing mind, you can’t...

Self-Regulation for the Modern Day Mystic

In our modern era, it appears that stress and overwhelm have become a normalized baseline for most people. When we were younger, the majority of us probably...

An Exercise In Mindful Empowerment

It’s Not Supposed To Be This Way! How many times have you expressed this sentiment? It happens in gross and subtle ways all the time for...

Why Remembering You’re Going to Die Is the Best Motivator

Don’t be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don’t have to live forever; you just have to live.” ~Natalie Babitt Once...

4 Simple Habits That Can Soothe Your Anxious Mind

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How I Started Enjoying My Alone Time Instead of Feeling Lonely

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