One of the biggest misconceptions about meditation is that your mind has to be completely clear. The more you meditate, though, the more you come to realize that you can’t actually clear the mind of thoughts, feelings, and distractions. The goal of meditation, then, is to simply let the thoughts run free.
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The last time we waded in the waters of yoga philosophy, we had a look at ahimsa. However, there are other yamas–or universal practices–worth diving into. The second yama, for example, is called satya or “truth.” But what is the principle of satya?
Starting your day with a loving kindness meditation can help you cultivate gratitude for others, feel at peace, and send good intentions to those you love. Here’s how to send love from a distance:
Sometimes, sitting down for even just 5 minutes can already be difficult–especially when you’re dealing with anxiety and stress, or are simply busy and on the go. All the same, you can still make room for your mindfulness practice. Here are 1 minute mindfulness exercises you can do:
If you have a jam-packed work schedule and dozens of tasks in between, then you may not have the time to squeeze in a full-length yoga practice. Luckily, it’s still possible to do yoga on a hectic day. Here’s how to practice yoga if you’re really busy.