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Want To Live Longer & Stress Less? This 2-Minute Video Will Show You How

Breathing sustains us. It’s the most important function we have to stay alive — and possibly the most misunderstood and ignored mechanism we possess...

Steve Sisgold
September 20 2015

The 30-Second Mindfulness Practice That'll Change Your Life

After a day of teaching mindfulness to elementary school students, it dawned on me that most adults probably don't know the simple tools I'm sharing...

Kaia Roman
September 18 2015

10 Tips To Find Zen In The Chaos Of Everyday Life

Zen — and finding it — simply means slowing down. Imagine your day as a movie. Where, in all that rush and activity, can you push pause or slow down...

Pat Bailey
September 17 2015

A 5-Minute Breathing Exercise To Reduce Stress & Pain

As a physical therapist and breathing consultant, I've seen countless clients who are dealing with pain issues, especially in the back, neck, or hip...

Darragh Sheehy
September 12 2015

Simple Breathing Exercises To Help New Moms

When people tried to convince me that motherhood was going to be energy-draining, I wasn’t ready to accept this as my reality. After all, I had spent...

Tejal Patel
August 19 2015

Can't Stand The Heat? How To Actually Stay Cool (Besides Drinking Water)

It’s easy to forget that extreme bouts of heat can have dire consequences even in healthy people, not just those who have trouble regulating body...

Frank Lipman, M.D.
August 19 2015

30 Days Of Self Care: Your Guide

I say the word “self-care” at least five times a day. After having spent my 20s as Type A person with unrealistically high expectations, I've learned...

Danielle Orner
August 16 2015

How Teaching Breathwork To Prisoners Helped Me Heal From Child Abuse

Sixteen months ago, I was in a room alone with 13 male inmates at Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining, New York. The guard post was all the...

Kathleen Booker
August 12 2015

Why You Need To Try Japanese Forest Bathing

Forest bathing isn't the kind of bath where you strip down and hop in a tub. It's about basking in nature, in greenery — and you can wear whatever you...

Dr. Cyndi Gilbert, ND
August 8 2015

5 Things Everyone Should Know Before Trying Hypnotherapy

Why is it so hard to break a habit when you know that it’s not good for you? Chances are, you're experiencing a battle between the conscious and...

Theresa Walker
July 27 2015

Transform Your Mood In 2 Minutes With This Simple Breathing Practice

The Three Part Breath (Deergha Swasam), is a wonderful tool that you can add to your ever-expanding repertoire of mindfulness techniques. Use it to...

Jackie Kinealy
July 25 2015

A Breathing Practice To Help Ground Your Root Chakra

Pranayama is a powerful, focused breathing technique that directs our energy flow for healing and self-realization. In the book Infinite Mind: Science...

Leigh Tremaine
July 21 2015

The Only 6 Habits You Need To Live Your Best Life

One of the benefits of having survival (more or less) sorted is that we can turn our efforts toward personal happiness. The downside of all that...

Angela Shurina
July 10 2015

A Quick Breathing Exercise To Tune Out Stress At Work

Work will always be a source of stress. It's unavoidable. The trick, then, is finding ways to deal with it so that it doesn't overwhelm you and turn...

Anthony Schneck
June 30 2015

A Simple Breathing Practice To Reset Your Emotional State

You've probably experienced those moments when you feel out of whack, like your emotions are controlling you rather than the other way around. Even if...

Anthony Schneck
June 28 2015

I Had Debilitating Anxiety & Panic Attacks. Here's How They Helped Me Grow

A few years ago, I was a successful personal trainer, I was in great shape, and I had just welcomed a newborn son. Over the span of 18 months,...

Quentin Vennie
June 24 2015

A Mini-Guide For Anyone Who Wants To Start Meditating

The popularity of meditation is a wonderful thing. What could be better than a more peaceful and mindful planet!? But there's also a lot of confusion...

Dr. Paula Watkins
June 17 2015

7 Breathing Exercises To Help You Reduce Stress (Infographic)

Whether you're a yogi or not, chances are you're probably active in some way. But if you still find yourself stressed out despite your exercise...

Andrea Rice
June 9 2015

Shockingly Simple Tricks To Control Your Energy Through Breathing

There's no doubt that breathing is the most powerful, portable healing tool each of us has. Yet too often (thanks to stress), most of us forget to...

May 30 2015

Why I Tape My Mouth Shut To Get Great Sleep

Mentioning that I tape my mouth shut when I go to sleep is a surefire way to perk up a conversation. But what usually begins with incredulously raised...

Jonathan FitzGordon
May 19 2015