If you’re in need of an energy boost, ujjayi pranayama—otherwise known as victorious breath—can help uplift your mood and leave you feeling revitalize. It’s a type of breath technique that naturally stimulates and heats your body, so it’s especially ideal for keeping warm in cold weather.
Meditation promotes mental and emotional well-being for everybody, from older adults to young children. But how is meditation good for children? Studies show that mindfulness and meditation help kids focus better, learn emotional regulation skills, and build psychological resilience. This is particularly helpful for children with ADD or ADHD, although any child would reap the […]
Confronting our emotions is no easy task. In fact, most of us choose to run away or shut our feelings out. However, resisting our emotions can leave us feeling even more stressed and fatigued.
Visualizing and focusing on a specific image during meditation can help enhance your focus, reduce anxiety, and improve your mood levels. Certain images are especially effective in grounding the self and bringing about feelings of calm. Take the image of a tree, for example. A tree represents grounding but growth. It is fully rooted to […]
Some days, the mind feels especially loud, restless, and volatile. This can leave us feeling upset and overwhelmed. However, meditation can help calm and quiet the thoughts, and reveal the true nature of the mind. Here’s a meditation that you can do, to experience a mind like the sky.
Forgiving oneself can be more difficult than forgiving others. However, remember that forgiveness is a conscious decision that one must make each day. It isn’t something you simply achieve in a single moment—it requires practice and effort, as well as the willingness to let go. To practice forgiveness, then, is a way to gradually release […]