7 Articles by Paula Watkins, PhD

Paula Watkins, PhD

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...

Paula Watkins, PhD
June 17 2015

5 Tips To Create An Evening Routine For Great Sleep

Most people recognize the need for bedtime routines in children, but so often forget to honor the need for these routines as adults.

Paula Watkins, PhD
June 1 2015

How Long Should You Meditate?

Do you often wonder how long you should meditate for?

Paula Watkins, PhD
October 29 2014

3 Reasons Everyone Should Try Alternate Nostril Breathing

The process of breathing sits directly at the interface of our voluntary nervous system.

Paula Watkins, PhD
March 14 2014

Want To Be Less Neurotic? Think More About Death

William James provided a nice little description of neurotic behavior: Imagine it's winter and you’ve woken up in an ice-cold room under a nice warm...

Paula Watkins, PhD
January 17 2014

Can't Concentrate When You Meditate? Read This

I’ve been witnessing a disturbing trend recently. Let’s call it the Protestant work ethic of meditation. Instantly recognizable when seen, it looks a...

Paula Watkins, PhD
November 20 2013