mindfulness

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Can You Heal Emotional Pain Through Bodywork?

Sonima's psychologist and meditation teacher carefully breaks down a step-by-step guide to help you begin facing and, eventually, letting go of past emotional trauma.

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3 Ways to Deal with a Self-Absorbed Loved One

“Enough about me, let’s talk about what you think about...me.” Sound familiar?

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It’s Your Duty to Preserve the Earth

Regardless of your stance on environmental policies, you cannot deny the fact that humankind and the planet are inextricably intertwined.

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How Do I Stop Feeling So Hurt By Others?

It's common to feel slighted from time to time. We're sensitive creatures. Here, Sonima's psychologist and meditation teacher shares advice on how to lessen the stinging blow.

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Self-Care in the Age of Anxiety

Life demands your attention and help everywhere you turn. It's exhausting. If you really want to make a difference, learn to take care of yourself first, then others. Here's how.

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This Is Where Positive Thinking Begins

Success and happiness can be yours with the slightest attitude adjustment. Here's what you need to do to get in the right frame of mind.

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The Argument for Empathy

Here's how leaning in, rather than running away, during difficult times can help you become a kinder and more compassionate friend, coworker, partner, and family member.

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How Do I Overcome My Fear of Making Mistakes?

Sonima's psychologist and meditation teacher advises one reader how to face the fear of making mistakes, and turn that self-criticism into self-compassion and personal growth.

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Visualization: 5 Steps to Create the Results You Want

Picture this: Learn how to perform this powerful technique to help set yourself up for success at the gym, at the office, and in your life. You'll be unstoppable.

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Why Money (and Other Things) Can’t Buy Happiness

There's no doubt that getting what you want feels good, but that sense of euphoria is always fleeting. Here's how to find a more lasting sense of happiness—no credit card needed.

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The Best Cure for Heartbreak

While it's fun to celebrate love this time of year, we can't neglect the equally important emotion of heartbreak, which is inevitable and comes in many forms. Here's how to recover and love again.

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4 Lessons We Learned from this New Book on Heartbreak

As exhilarating as love is, it can be equally devastating. In his new book "Love Hurts", Lodro Rinzler examines the painful side of l'amour and how to overcome heartache.

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How Do I Change Thought Patterns that Make Me Sad?

A psychologist and meditation teacher answers readers’ questions about life and practice. Here, he offers advice to a young man who is struggling with sadness and finding solace in unhealthy habits.

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The Best New Science for Weight Loss in 2017

The latest and greatest in weight loss research is in, and scientists agree that these five simple and tasty habits can help you look and feel your best this year.

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A Meditation for Unity

This six-minute guided meditation will help you feel more connected to your fellow Americans, including those who share opposing views, as we all work toward peace and positive change.

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