How to Fix a Broken Relationship and Make It Last

It’s normal for any relationship to go through ups and downs. It’s a natural process wherein two different people work together to bridge their...

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...

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...

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...

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...

“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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Benefits of Meditation

Be Open to Something New

When we’re young, everything is new. Everything is exciting. What joy a toddler has learning about gravity, experiencing the sheer amazement of mailboxes, or to...

Meditation and Confidence: From Inner Noise To Inner Knowing

  Self-confidence is indicated by how strongly we believe in ourselves and in our ability to complete a task or speak up what we’re thinking...

Letting Go In Meditation Isn’t As easy As It Sounds

The profound opportunity of meditation is to completely let go of any adherence to your current interpretive framework. All of the experience we have, every sensation that...

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...

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...

How to Successfully Cope with a Crisis using Surrender

“Surrender to what is. Let go of what was. Have faith in what will be.”...

Giveaway: Tiny Buddha’s Worry Journal – A Tool to Calm Your Mind

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

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

My Life with an Alcoholic Parent (and 6 Addiction Myths)

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The Challenge of Doing Less When You’re Used to Doing More

“I became an overachiever to get approval from the world.” ~Madonna I have spent my entire...

Guided Meditation

How to Do Less and Achieve Success

“Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty…” – Theodore Roosevelt That’s one way of looking at things....

Healthy Habbits

The Best Question for Self-Care: What Do You Really Need Today?

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

Mindfulness… Then What?

A client of mine, who is a doctor, recounted a story where a patient of his came back to his hospital weeks after he...

Nov 24 2014 What Does Meditation Feel Like?

What does meditation feel like? When you let go very deeply, what’s happening in your awareness? There are different hallmarks of deep meditation. As you...

How to Prepare for Meditation: 9 Ways to Ground Yourself

Do you know how to prepare for meditation? We’ve all been told to ground ourselves, but have you ever thought about what that actually...

8 Quick and Easy Meditation Techniques to Calm Your Anxious Mind

Have you ever found it hard to motivate yourself to do something that was good for you, only to eventually do it, feel amazing,...

When It’s Hard To Be True To Yourself, Remember These 8...

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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...