benefits of meditation

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I Live a Healthy Life. Why Am I Still So Consumed with Negativity?

A psychologist and meditation teacher answers readers’ questions about life and practice. Here, he offers advice to one woman trying to eliminate daily anxieties and insecurities so she can embrace worry-free living.

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The Key to Managing Anger in a Healthy Way

The next time you are tempted to react in anger, try this breath meditation to simply sit with the emotion instead of letting it overpower you.

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An Ancient Philosophy to Help You Lead a Better Life

Is Stoicism mindfulness for highly rational people? The philosophy that dates back to 301 BC is re-emerging as a pathway to personal happiness, emotional resiliency, and overall well-being.

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The Many Benefits of Integrative Care for Treating Cancer

Anyone can list the different forms of cancer treatment: radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery. But what about the integrative cancer therapies that go beyond just healing the body? Watch this clip to learn more.

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A 20-Minute Breath Meditation for Advanced Practitioners

This guided 20-minute breath meditation for advanced practitioners can help you deepen your practice to reach a new level of total relaxation.

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Would You Be Better Off Spending More Time Alone?

A meditation teacher unpacks an ancient Buddhist text that reveals the answer. It might surprise you.

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Why I Came Back to Meditation After Complete Disillusionment

After growing up in a secluded meditation community in Iowa I quit the practice altogether, only to return to it years later with a totally new perspective.

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A Water Meditation for Embracing Your Bounty, Bliss, and Beauty

Get ready to live life to the fullest. This simple meditation will inspire you to reach your maximum potential so that you can live your best life.

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How I Went Off Antidepressants After a Decade of Medication

One woman shares how to treat depression naturally using mindfulness, meditation and a healthy lifestyle as part of her plan to get off of antidepressants.

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Can Mindfulness Really Reduce Pain?

New research suggests that a meditation practice may help relieve more than mental anguish, but also physical pain. Here's how.

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How Natural Remedies Helped Ease My MS Symptoms

Getting diagnosed with multiple sclerosis doesn't mean you will be destined to a wheelchair. Here, one young woman shares how a dramatic diet and lifestyle change left her feeling healthier and more appreciative of her beautiful able body.

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Dear Susan, How Do I Deal with Anger?

A meditation teacher and award-winning author provides guidance on readers’ real-life problems. Here is her advice on understanding and resolving anger.

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A Meditation for Conscious Parenting

Nourishing oneself as a parent is one of the most productive things we can do. In this guided meditation, find balance and light through breath awareness that will uplift your practice of parenting.

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The Fascinating Science of Why You’re So Hard on Yourself

Most of us battle with an internal voice of self-criticism. A recent psychotherapy review sheds light on how to listen to your inner critic and respond.

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What We Can Learn from Schadenfreude

Research shows that taking joy in others’ plight is a normal human response, but does that mean we shouldn’t question it?

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