mindful living

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Why You Need to Disconnect (Not Just from Tech)

Gadgets aren't the only things sucking our time and energy. People are draining, too. Here's how to better protect and recharge yourself.

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5 Ways Mindfulness Can Make You a Better Athlete

Sonima's psychologist explains how your inherent spiritual superpowers can help you achieve athletic greatness.

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Transform Your Fears into Meaningful Growth

Don't let fear paralyze you. Here, Sonima's psychologist shares advice on how to face scary feelings with courage (and breath) so that we can continue to evolve.

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4 Ways to Stay Calm at Your Wedding (and Other Gatherings)

It's not easy bringing all walks of life together in one large room for a huge celebration. Here's how to stay calm, present, and joyous at any large social affair, including your own wedding.

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Stay Present in Distracting Situations

Use mindfulness techniques in everyday life so you can handle any situation—good or bad—with much less stress and more focus.

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How Love and Meditation Are Intertwined

Connecting with your inner self can help strengthen your external relationships.

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The Realities of Caring for Aging Parents

As mom and dad get older, your help may be more needed, but not always wanted. Sonima's psychologist offers advice on how to face the challenges of elderly care with lots of compassion.

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4 Ancient Ways to Take Care of Yourself Today

Teetering on the edge of burnout? Consider adding the Four Exhilarations to your daily routine to feel better instantly.

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How to Balance Your Consciousness

Bring out your purest self through meditation.

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Inner Peace Comes to All Who Meditate (Eventually)

If only it were as simple as sitting comfortably, closing your eyes, and welcoming stillness to, ultimately, find inner peace. Oh, wait, it is! All you have to do is maintain a consistent practice.

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This Lung Cancer Survivor Used Meditation to Help Her Run

During her recovery, Linda Wortman used a mindful breathing technique to overcome life's biggest challenge and, to her surprise, go farther than she ever imagined.

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Teaching Your Kids to Meditate

Here's how to help future generations—ages 6 and under, 7 to 12, and 13 and up—get an early start on mindfulness. We assure you, it's well worth the effort and may even bring your family closer.

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Does Divorce Always Lead to Therapy?

Ending a marriage is no ordinary breakup. Needing professional help to move on might be the best course of action for some. Here, Sonima's psychologist offers advice to those uncertain when to seek counseling.

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The Magic of Mindfulness

The kind and compassionate act of befriending your thoughts, rather than trying to control them—or worse, letting them control you—can deeply enrich your life in the most extraordinary ways. Here's how.

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How to Read People Before Sharing Your Opinions

Your family may have encouraged you to be outspoken, but oversharing your thoughts is not always welcome in the real world. Here, Sonima's psychologist offers tips on how to gauge when it's best to speak up or just listen.

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