How to Start a Relationship: Things You Need to Know

If you have watched every rom-com movie, how to start a relationship is all the same. Two people meet, there is love at first...

What Does Family Mean to You: The Multiple Definitions

It is essential to note that a family may appear to be a simple concept to most individuals, but definitely, there is not one...

Meditation Prep

“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...

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...

How a 31-Day Loving-Kindness Meditation Challenge Transformed My Relationships and Reduced My Anxiety

  A 31-day loving-kindness meditation challenge was not going to be easy for a Yoga Journal Editor. But she was excited to see where the...

Elena Brower’s Sequence to Strengthen Core Connection

Today, we’ll work on strengthening your core with a few standing postures, which will help you feel the relationship between your core and steadiness—
both physically...

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...

Get Your Sit Together: 7 Best Meditation Cushions to Support Your Practice

  Meditation cushions can make all the difference when it comes to a successful, comfortable meditation practice—for beginners and experts alike. Here are the best...

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...

A Heart-Opening Yoga Sequence with Elena Brower

ace, where you receive and give love. ELENA BROWER UPDATED: MAY 16, 2017 ORIGINAL: SEP 8, 2016 Today, we’ll practice moving your...

Benefits of Meditation

How Stable Is Your Confidence? Exploring Running, Money, and Stillness

I’ve been meditating daily for about 18 years. I’ve been selling professionally for almost 16 years (I was previously a social worker). I’ve been running as a spiritual...

Accessing Unlimited Possibility

Possibility is a powerful word. Whenever we say something is possible it means it can happen. It is real. Reality is defined by what is possible...

With Meditation We Can Remain Steady Through Any Storm

When we meditate it is good to remain as still as we possibly can and here’s why. Our physical stillness in meditation is a metaphor for not...

Common Meditation Myths: What are the Benefits of Meditation?

This is the final part of a 3-part series on common meditation myths. The first part discussed the myths about What is Meditation and the second...

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...

What If Everyone Were Conspiring to Help You?

DisclaimerThis site is not intended to provide and does not constitute medical, legal, or other...

How to Stop Feeling Consumed by Your Fear of Being Alone

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How to Mindfully Calm Your Anger and Stop Doing Things You Regret

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

Acceptance by its very nature is imperfect; it’s messy and often unpleasant, while ultimately leading...

3 Approaches to the Coronavirus (and Which Is Smartest)

EDITOR’S NOTE: You can find a number of helpful coronavirus resources and all related Tiny...

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 to Replace Body-Hate with Self-Compassion

DisclaimerThis site is not intended to provide and does not constitute medical, legal, or other professional advice. The content on Tiny Buddha is designed...

The Stressed Out Meditator’s Guide to Meditation

Share Share Tweet 5Pin Share You’re exhausted. Your breath is shallow. You’re clenching your teeth and your shoulders are in knots. And the next thing on your to-do list is...

How (And Why) To Say Yes To Negative Emotions

We say “no” all the time. Sometimes we do so subtly, as a way to deny an emotion, swallow our words, or feel the disgust...

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...

What You Need to Know Before You Start or Quit Meditating

“Many paths lead from the foot of the mountain, but at the peak we all gaze at the single bright moon.” ~Ikkyu I was the...

Connecting to the Sacred in the Chaos of Everyday Life

“Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone—we find it with another.” ~Thomas Merton Seth: When Aria...

Slow Down and Relax with ZoneOutTV (100 Free Subscriptions!)

Every now and then you just need to shut off—shut your phone off, shut your brain off, and give yourself a little space to...