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How To Stay Present, No Matter How Hectic Life Gets

It's easy to spend a lot of time in the past, thinking about what was or what could have been. It's just as easy to project into the future, worrying...

Annabelle Matson
December 25 2015

Why You Don't Need To Suffer To Get What You Really Want In Life

I have a client who's more than a little attached to winning an Oscar. She dreams about her acceptance speech, and what her life will be like...

Emily Fletcher
April 16 2015

How To Give Up The Need To Control & Start Living In The Now

We live in a very chaotic, stressful, and anxiety-producing world. Through all of the stresses out there, we try to find the few constants, the things...

Suki Eleuterio
April 2 2015

6 Simple Ways To Be More Present In Your Relationships

Life can pass by at a dizzying pace. If we aren't conscious of being present, we can miss a lot in the moment. Mindfulness dictates we do the...

Dr. F. Emelia Sam
March 18 2015

28 Ways To Bounce Back When Everything Goes Wrong

We've all had those days (months or years, anyone?) when it seems that there's nothing but problem after problem. They threaten to knock us down and...

Leslie Ralph
March 17 2015

A Grounding Yoga Pose To Activate Your Chakras

Tree Pose (Vriksasana) is a popular balancing pose we practice in yoga. It's also a strengthening pose that can be challenging on its own, or built...

Lisa Peters
March 3 2015

23 Simple Pleasures You Can Be Grateful For, Even When You're Feeling Down

When you're feeling rushed, overwhelmed or just down, take a few minutes to appreciate life's simple pleasures. Whether they make you sigh with...

Mark Zhang
February 5 2015

9 Everyday Moments To Appreciate More

For the majority of us with a daily routine, it's easy to get in the habit of just "going through the motions" to get through the day. What...

Kelsey Frizzell
February 4 2015

12 Practices To Feel More Peaceful & Present Each Morning

What we do and how we feel in the morning can have a significant impact on the rest of our day. Have you ever experienced a "bad day...

Elyse Gorman
January 20 2015

5 Signs You're Addicted To Stress

I consider myself to be a former stress addict. Just a few years ago, I was stressed out all the time and thought that was the way life was supposed...

Nicole Liloia
January 2 2015

What If "Right Now" Were Enough?

I always have a theme for my yoga classes. I encourage the class to derive their own mantra from that theme. For example, if the theme is "How...

Jennifer Pastiloff
December 29 2014

The Big Difference Between Being Available & Being Present

I recently moved from the East Coast to the West Coast. Take the normal stressors and logistics of moving and add a major time zone switch. While...

Fauzia Burke
December 23 2014

8 Reasons Mistakes Are Really Opportunities

Beating yourself up after you make a mistake isn't very productive. Mistakes are a part of being human, and everyone has flaws. The imperfect nature...

Lauren Stahl
December 19 2014

5 Simple Changes To Make Your Sex Life Hotter Than Ever

Sex, sex, sex. It's everywhere. A lot of the time, we rarely stop to consider sex enough, other than to think, "Oooh, I want it," or,...

Cyndi Darnell
December 5 2014

What Your 5 Senses Can Teach You About Mindfulness

We define mindfulness as, "a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment." But if you've ever found yourself...

Linda Katz
November 25 2014

3 Ways To Get More Out Of Your Exercise Routine By Changing Your Mindset

How many times have you gone through the motions of your exercise routine without being fully present? Our thoughts run wild, ranging from what we're...

Alexa Carlin
November 24 2014

10 Reasons To Slow Down Your Life

There seems to be constant pressure to get everything done at record speeds, a desire to go from point A to B to C as quickly as possible. This need...

Lauren Stahl
November 19 2014

Here's Why You Struggle To Stay Present

So many of us humans tend to go through our days on autopilot, which is essentially the opposite of mindfulness. We act unconsciously or habitually,...

Erin Olivio
November 13 2014

You Can't Be Happy If You're Unwilling To Be Sad

Stop trying so hard. The message came to me in meditation. I was trying so hard to reach a specific goal, but fell short of my expectation.

Shannon Kaiser
October 25 2014

8 Things Happy People Do Every Morning

For many of us, mornings begin in a rushed panic. We allow our alarm clocks to buzz at least a dozen times before we decide we have to get out of bed....

Naomi Teeter
October 15 2014