mindfulness

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How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

Thinking how your life stacks up versus your friend’s can leave you feeling lost and unsatisfied. Here, Sonima's psychologist offers a practice to help identify what you truly desire.

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How Meditation Makes You More Creative

We are all creators in some way. Here is how a mindfulness practice can help increase your creative energy and expand your thinking.

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Why Kids Need More School Field Trips

Just outside the classroom, a living lab awaits where children not only learn but also develop a connection with nature that has the power to inspire the next generation to become leaders.

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The Best New Science for Weight Loss in 2019

Have your healthiest year yet by incorporating research-backed strategies that support weight loss, nutritious eating, and feeling great.

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How to Detach from Your Work Life

Learn how to truly leave work at the office for a more balanced, mindful home life.

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3 Ways to Hack Loneliness

Despite all of our “friends” on social media, many of us feel lonelier than ever. Transform your relationship to loneliness and use it to live a richer life.

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A Mindful Approach to Your New Year’s Resolutions

You can do anything when you literally put your mind to it. Just follow this mindful advice from Sonima's psychologist and meditation teacher.

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The Invaluable Gift of Experiences

Through running across the Serengeti to support local school girls, one woman discovered the beauty in creating unforgettable connections and why these memories will always be more rewarding than material objects.

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5 Life Lessons Learned at a World-Leading Contemplative Research Conference

When you're surrounded by nearly 800 yogis, meditation experts and contemplative practice scholars, you’re bound to pick up some wisdom.

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The Immeasurable Value of a Yoga and Meditation Retreat

You don't need to be a serious yogi or meditator to attend. Stepping away from the day-to-day for a brief period of contemplation is hugely beneficial for everyone. Here's why.

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How Your Feelings Affect Your Workout

Six smart ways to reset a wandering mind, so that you can get more out of your workout without actually working harder.

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How Meditation Can Help You Work Smarter

Better focus, concentration, and attention span are just the beginning. Here’s how meditation can improve your productivity from the inside out.

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Is Listening to Music a Form of Meditation?

Yes, but it's best if you tune into the natural soundtrack of your life, not Billboard Hot 100. Here's how to practice the mindfulness of sound.

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The Healing Power of Self-Care Through Ayurveda

After Hurricane Harvey upended her life last summer, Leslie Hendry shares how she turned to the maternal instincts of India to physically and emotionally rebalance and recover.

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A Mindful Runner Shares What Drives Her to Train for the First-Ever All-Female Run Across the Serengeti

Rhonda Vetere is a tech industry executive, an athlete, and, this October, a participant in the inaugural Serengeti Girls Run—a 55-mile, multi-day journey that aims to empower the next generation of female leaders.

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