Category: meditation

Self-Development All Year Round

The importance of observing Yom Kippur or acts of kindness and forgiveness all year is essential. Change (for the better) is a process. It takes steps, it takes lots of introspection, dedication, recognition and continual connection to the higher-self, the universe, and for some, continued connection to one’s temple, church

Meditation and Pregnancy

Pregnancy Meditation by Mindworks Pregnant women have to cope with a number of emotional and physical challenges. Hormonal changes can lead to mood swings, increased appetite and nausea, to name but a few. Meditation during pregnancy helps mothers-to-be cope with these changes by fostering relaxation and re-centering. In addition to

Guided Imagery Meditation

Looking to wind down after the hectic day? Try a guided imagery meditation. In this practice you use positive words and music (spa/meditation music is preferred) to help guide your imagination toward a relaxed and concentrated state. Select images of a calming and safe place such as the beach or

Meditations On-The-Go

As an advocate of meditation, it is simply gratifying to have wellness resources easily accessible no matter where I am located.  With that being said, it has been argued by sources to toss the phone in order reach a state of calm. However, for numerous folks out there who lead a

Let’s Meditate

Find a comfortable place to sit, and place your hands on your knees with the tips of the thumb and the index finger together, forming a circle. Close your eyes and take a deep breath in through your nose and exhale out through the mouth with an ‘ahhh’ sound. Do

Why Mindfulness In School Matters

Mindfulness is one of today’s most recognizable words. While it may seem like a trend, mindfulness has profound benefits to train the body and mind to reach a state of calm through meditation and yoga. Mindfulness is defined as the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we

Simple Habit, Simple Meditation

Life’s busy these days, but as Tony Robbins advocates, one must make time to relax. One must make self-care a priority. For me, that’s finding the time to meditate. After trying various apps, Simple Habit just worked the best for my schedule. I love their “on-the-go” five-minute meditations. Great when taking a

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