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Why Certain Emotions Make You Sleepy

Negative thoughts can leave you feeling wiped. Rather than fight or flight, you want to sleep. Here, Sonima's psychologist and meditation teacher offers a different approach to tackling emotional exhaustion.

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4 Questions to Ask a Meditation Teacher (Before You Commit)

When trying to find a meditation teacher, use these four essentials questions to vet potential candidates and confirm that you can truly benefit from their guidance and wisdom.

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The New Science Behind the Benefits of Meditation

Meditation master Sanjeev Verma reviewed the latest research on one of humankind’s oldest practices to share with you the most up-to-date evidence of the many ways it can improve your life.

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A 3-Minute Meditation for Dissolving Fear

Use this fast and simple guided meditation from Sanjeev Verma to help you through some of life's scary moments.

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Your August Horoscope – Two Eclipses Shake Things Up!

Lunar and solar eclipses this August will throw off cosmic energy. Hold onto your hats, folks, it may be a bumpy ride, but you'll come out stronger in the end.

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A Meditation to Heal from Trust Issues

In this six-minute guided meditation, Sonima's meditation master Sanjeev Verma will help you start to break down the walls around your heart, so you can let others back in.

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Mindfulness vs. Meditation: What’s the Difference?

These two terms are often used interchangeably, but are, in fact, not the same. Here's a quick breakdown that can help you better define your own practices for yourself.

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Why Am I So Uncomfortable With Crying?

Sonima's psychologist and meditation teacher offers advice—and a 10-minute guided meditation—on how to sit with intense emotions and let tears cleanse rather than overwhelm you.

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How Spirituality Can Unite Religions

Most of the world's religions have one very important aspect in common: spirituality. Here’s how we can use this similarity to unify us as people.

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3 Ways to Ease Anxiety During In-flight Turbulence

Use these Ayurvedic techniques and guided meditation from the Just Sit Series, created by holistic health expert Lisa Hedley, to help you feel calm and grounded at 30,000 feet.

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Your Horoscope for July—Keep Your Cool!

Things are heating up for you this July, but that doesn't mean you should go crazy. Some self-restraint could prove beneficial during this gluttonous time of year.

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A Meditation for Finding Your Higher Purpose

Feel closer to understanding your greater purpose and the meaning of life in less than three minutes with the help of this guided meditation from Sanjeev Verma.

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Breaking the Cycle of Anxiety

Newsflash: You've got a stalker. Actually, two: Stress and anxiety. Here's how to put some space between you and these troublemakers who keep creeping around your home and work life.

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5 Morning Rituals to Help You Rise and Really Shine

Build one healthy habit at a time, adding one of these Ayurvedic techniques to your morning routine every three days. You'll be amazed how quickly you'll start to feel more balanced and nurtured.

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How Do I Get a Troubled Friend to See a Therapist?

Listening to friends vent is all part of the job. But some problems may be above your pay grade. Sonima's psychologist and meditation teacher offers advice on how to encourage a loved one to seek professional help when needed.

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