SHOWING ARTICLES TAGGED WITH Mindfulness

Three techniques that will help you work toward your goals

The Surprising Life Lessons of Improv

Three techniques that will help you work toward your goals

by Austin O’Connor

From healthy foods to tranquil moods—follow these simple steps to make your house feel like a spa.

Turn Your Home Into a Wellness Retreat 

From healthy foods to tranquil moods—follow these simple steps to make your house feel like a spa.

by Kara Baskin

Go for the gold in your life with inspiration from some of Team USA’s best athletes.

8 Best Inspirational Quotes from Team USA Olympians

Go for the gold in your life with inspiration from some of Team USA’s best athletes.

by Daiyaan Colbert

Looking to limit the daily stress and anxiety in your life? Your driver’s seat is a great place to start.

Have a Calmer Commute by Friday

Looking to limit the daily stress and anxiety in your life? Your driver’s seat is a great place to start.

by Sarah Mahoney

The five ways you can make it happen for you

The Key To a Happy Life

The five ways you can make it happen for you

by Candy Sagon , AARP

The benefits of yoga keep piling up, from flexibility to stress relief, and guys are tuning in

Why More and More Men Are Grabbing a Yoga Mat

The benefits of yoga keep piling up, from flexibility to stress relief, and guys are tuning in

by Candy Sagon , AARP

New research highlights the power—and risk— of improving your concentration. Use it wisely.

How To Excel at Multitasking

New research highlights the power—and risk— of improving your concentration. Use it wisely.

by Sarah Mahoney

A provocative new take on the connection between our bodies and our minds suggests a new paradigm for getting healthier.

Using Your Mind To Heal Your Body-Even Lower Your Back Pain

A provocative new take on the connection between our bodies and our minds suggests a new paradigm for getting healthier.

by Sarah Mahoney

Try these five easy ways to bring meditation techniques and their benefits into your daily routine.

These Meditation Hacks Will Calm You Without Complicating Your Day

Try these five easy ways to bring meditation techniques and their benefits into your daily routine.

by Janice Holly Booth

A simple meditation can transform your relationships with those you love, those you loathe, and most of all, with yourself.

Become More Compassionate in Two Weeks Flat

A simple meditation can transform your relationships with those you love, those you loathe, and most of all, with yourself.

by Sarah Mahoney

How to Be Happy

by Logan Ward

Understanding the interplay of carbs, proteins and fats is key to achieving and maintaining a healthy weight

The Secret To Eating Right: Know Your Nutrients

Understanding the interplay of carbs, proteins and fats is key to achieving and maintaining a healthy weight

by Life Reimagined

The season of overabundance is about to arrive. Use these strategies to stay calm amid the chaos.

Yoga To Keep You Healthy Through the Holidays

The season of overabundance is about to arrive. Use these strategies to stay calm amid the chaos.

by Janice Holly Booth

New research explains how exercise changes our neurons, making it easier for us to handle stress.

The Workout That Makes Your Brain More Resilient

New research explains how exercise changes our neurons, making it easier for us to handle stress.

by Sarah Mahoney

We’re not all cut out to be minimalists. That doesn’t mean we messy people can’t have a healthier relationship with our stuff.

Yes, You Can Embrace Your Messy Self

We’re not all cut out to be minimalists. That doesn’t mean we messy people can’t have a healthier relationship with our stuff.

by Kara Baskin

Seeing doctors via technology can keep you healthy while saving you money.

Make TeleHealth Technology Work For You

Seeing doctors via technology can keep you healthy while saving you money.

by Sarah Mahoney

A new study confirms that we’re living longer. Now here’s how to live better.

You Already Know How To Extend Your Life. Here’s How To Make Sure You Do It

A new study confirms that we’re living longer. Now here’s how to live better.

by Sarah Mahoney

Smart ways to sleep better, just for couples.

For Better or Worse. Also For Sleep

Smart ways to sleep better, just for couples.

by Kara Baskin

Allergies can strike at midlife, and during cold season. Here’s what to do.

Is It an Allergy or a Cold?

Allergies can strike at midlife, and during cold season. Here’s what to do.

by Sarah Mahoney

New research finds that lowering guidelines may reduce heart attacks and stroke

Blood Pressure: How Low Should You Go?

New research finds that lowering guidelines may reduce heart attacks and stroke

by Sarah Mahoney

We know the healing power of feeling grateful; now scientists can actually see it on brain scans.

This Is Your Brain On Gratitude

We know the healing power of feeling grateful; now scientists can actually see it on brain scans.

by Sarah Mahoney

Becoming a mindful eater will revolutionize your eating habits—and maybe your weight.

Stop Overeating By Teaching Your Body To Feel Full

Becoming a mindful eater will revolutionize your eating habits—and maybe your weight.

by Janice Holly Booth

Seeing the world through the eyes of a friend provides the fastest path to deeper and more rewarding relationships.

Grow Your Empathy To Put Your Marriage Back on Track

Seeing the world through the eyes of a friend provides the fastest path to deeper and more rewarding relationships.

by Janice Holly Booth

What to eat to make sure you’re enjoying the benefits of this essential nutrient.

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin E?

What to eat to make sure you’re enjoying the benefits of this essential nutrient.

by Sarah Mahoney

Our biggest fears are things we can’t control, with corrupt officials leading the list.

What Scares Us Most Will Surprise You

Our biggest fears are things we can’t control, with corrupt officials leading the list.

by Sarah Mahoney

 Three surprising lessons ring true thousands of years later.

What Ancient Masters Knew About Modern Relationships

Three surprising lessons ring true thousands of years later.

by Janice Holly Booth

Here are 7 things to eat and do that just might lower your blood pressure.

Lower Blood Pressure Without Drugs

Here are 7 things to eat and do that just might lower your blood pressure.

by Candy Sagon

Limiting saturated fats is great, but not if you replace them with crappy carbs.

Don’t Fall Prey To Cutting Fat the Wrong Way

Limiting saturated fats is great, but not if you replace them with crappy carbs.

by Sarah Mahoney

Lack of sleep translates into four times as many colds, new research says.

Confirmed! Too Little Sleep Can Make You Sick

Lack of sleep translates into four times as many colds, new research says.

by Sarah Mahoney

Here’s how to banish stress and achieve calm in the most hectic weeks of the year.

Yes, You Can Make the Holidays Your Serenity Season

Here’s how to banish stress and achieve calm in the most hectic weeks of the year.

by Sarah Mahoney

 Research reveals that for veterans with PTSD, meditation can be powerful medicine.

The Extraordinary Healing Power of Mindfulness

Research reveals that for veterans with PTSD, meditation can be powerful medicine.

by Sarah Mahoney

Behavior expert B.J. Fogg says the secret to create healthy habits is to think very, very small.

The Best Way To Build Healthy Habits

Behavior expert B.J. Fogg says the secret to create healthy habits is to think very, very small.

by Sarah Mahoney

Putting your mindfulness where your mouth is can transform the way you communicate. Explore these techniques for mindful communication.

A Life-Changing Way To Listen

Putting your mindfulness where your mouth is can transform the way you communicate. Explore these techniques for mindful communication.

by Sarah Mahoney

Just three minutes a day exercising can help you reduce stress, make you more conscious and mindful, and able to make considered choices for your life.

A Simple Exercise To Stop the Stress Cycle

Just three minutes a day exercising can help you reduce stress, make you more conscious and mindful, and able to make considered choices for your life.

by Patricia Moreno

  The battle between what you think and what you feel can undermine weight loss—unless you take these two simple steps.

Reimagining Yourself Thinner? Here’s the Secret

The battle between what you think and what you feel can undermine weight loss—unless you take these two simple steps.

by Sarah Mahoney

You can speed up transitions by envisioning them in smaller units of time

Think of Change in Days, Not Years

You can speed up transitions by envisioning them in smaller units of time

by Sarah Mahoney

  How often do you go to the doctor? How often should you?

Rewriting My Medical Manifesto

How often do you go to the doctor? How often should you?

by Sarah Mahoney

A new study underlines the importance of putting food out of sight to lose weight

Break Out of the See-Food, Eat-Food Rut

A new study underlines the importance of putting food out of sight to lose weight

by Sarah Mahoney

Surprising findings from a new study on geography and bliss

Your Happiest Place Lives Inside You

Surprising findings from a new study on geography and bliss

by Sarah Mahoney

 Surprisingly, it’s not how many times someone uses “I” in a sentence

The True Mark of a Narcissist

Surprisingly, it’s not how many times someone uses “I” in a sentence

by Sarah Mahoney

 Feeling and expressing gratitude can improve your health

How To Have a Grateful Heart

Feeling and expressing gratitude can improve your health

by Sarah Mahoney

 Turns out, the fountain of youth is being a student of fun. From <em> Purple Clover</em>

How Swing Dancing Changed Me

Turns out, the fountain of youth is being a student of fun. From Purple Clover

by Jennifer Purdie

 It’s the secret to better relationships and more productive work, believe it or not

Why You Need To Think Critically

It’s the secret to better relationships and more productive work, believe it or not

by Janice Holly Booth

 New research shows how moments of awe help our bodies fight inflammation

Get Your Daily Dose of Wonder

New research shows how moments of awe help our bodies fight inflammation

by Sarah Mahoney

Finding a small smile or a quick laugh, even on life’s tougher days.

How To Cultivate Joy

Finding a small smile or a quick laugh, even on life’s tougher days.

by Sarah Mahoney

 Turns out speaking in metaphors draws us closer

A Simple Way To Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

Turns out speaking in metaphors draws us closer

by Sarah Mahoney

New research proves some unhealthy foods are more addictive than others.

Break Up With Enemy Foods

New research proves some unhealthy foods are more addictive than others.

by Sarah Mahoney

If you lack discipline, changing now can have a big impact, especially if you’re a guy

This Trait Can Add Years To Your Life

If you lack discipline, changing now can have a big impact, especially if you’re a guy

by Janice Holly Booth

Being intentional about couple time pays off big

Put Your Work Ethic To Work in Your Relationship

Being intentional about couple time pays off big

by Janice Holly Booth

To spark more detailed recollections, just close your eyes

Remember Your Past To Chart Your Future

To spark more detailed recollections, just close your eyes

by Sarah Mahoney

 What new findings about religion and spirituality mean for all of us

Why You Need More Awe and Wonder

What new findings about religion and spirituality mean for all of us

by Sarah Mahoney

The case for rethinking the relationships you avoid—because opposites should attract

Get the Right People Into Your Life

The case for rethinking the relationships you avoid—because opposites should attract

by Janice Holly Booth

First impressions are made in milliseconds, and they can send us sprinting in the wrong direction

Snap Judgments Are Clouding Your Future

First impressions are made in milliseconds, and they can send us sprinting in the wrong direction

by Sarah Mahoney

Everyone lies, even you. Learning to tell the truth can enrich your connections with family and friends

Are Lies Crippling Your Relationships?

Everyone lies, even you. Learning to tell the truth can enrich your connections with family and friends

by Janice Holly Booth

 At midlife, there’s a tender balance between what brings joy and what brings ZZZs

Happy People Sleep Better—Until They Don’t

At midlife, there’s a tender balance between what brings joy and what brings ZZZs

by Sarah Mahoney

Here’s my declaration: life, liberty and the pursuit of being happy with what I’ve got. From <em> Purple Clover</em>

What’s Up With All-Happiness All-the-Time?

Here’s my declaration: life, liberty and the pursuit of being happy with what I’ve got. From Purple Clover

by Karen Sommerfeld

Writing down a happy memory could be all the motivation you need to start exercising again

The Surprising Way To Guarantee You’ll Exercise More

Writing down a happy memory could be all the motivation you need to start exercising again

by Sarah Mahoney

 More gratitude and meaning in your life is just an asana away

Why Yoga Makes Us Happy

More gratitude and meaning in your life is just an asana away

by Sarah Mahoney

  Hint: it’s not about resisting temptation, as new research reveals

The Secret To Self-Control

Hint: it’s not about resisting temptation, as new research reveals

by Sarah Mahoney

Finding the best place to live—for you

Your Next Move

Finding the best place to live—for you

by Rick Bowers and Kerry Crawford

Being nice yields big dividends, from social support to resilience

Cultivate Kindness To Make Yourself Happier

Being nice yields big dividends, from social support to resilience

by Sarah Mahoney

Your Brain on Freakonomics

by Kara Baskin

Outsize expectations can stop you in your tracks, so think progress, not perfection

Why Perfectionism Is the Enemy of Change

Outsize expectations can stop you in your tracks, so think progress, not perfection

by Sarah Mahoney

You bet your down-dog it can—if you’re game to try new poses like Lover’s Lift and Soul Mates

Just Say Om: Yoga Can Improve Your Sex Life

You bet your down-dog it can—if you’re game to try new poses like Lover’s Lift and Soul Mates

by Janice Holly Booth

Slow down. Relax. Chill out. Someone has probably told you to do these things. But now, with the advent of the Slow Movement, they can take on another—more positive—meaning.

Slowing Down Can Add More Meaning to Your Life

Slow down. Relax. Chill out. Someone has probably told you to do these things. But now, with the advent of the Slow Movement, they can take on another—more positive—meaning.

by Victoria Scanlan Stefanakos

 The feel-good effect is a whopper, and—bonus points—you don’t even have to go outdoors

Mother Nature: A Better Happiness Drug Than You Knew

The feel-good effect is a whopper, and—bonus points—you don’t even have to go outdoors

by Sarah Mahoney

We each have a set point for happiness. The right habits can give it a nudge

Yes, You Can Become a Happier Person

We each have a set point for happiness. The right habits can give it a nudge

by Kara Baskin

It’s common knowledge that youth is wasted on the young. The energy, resilience and optimism we all start with seems to fade with the setbacks we experience over time. Setbacks can get us down, but that doesn’t mean that the answer is simply “positivity.”

A Curmudgeon’s Guide to Happiness

It’s common knowledge that youth is wasted on the young. The energy, resilience and optimism we all start with seems to fade with the setbacks we experience over time. Setbacks can get us down, but that doesn’t mean that the answer is simply “positivity.”

by Richard Satran

Aromas can energize or relax, so it pays to nurture your sense of smell

The Sniff Test: What Your Nose Knows

Aromas can energize or relax, so it pays to nurture your sense of smell

by Sarah Mahoney

 This is the perfect time to increase your resilience. Here’s how

Why Midlife Stress Is Good For You

This is the perfect time to increase your resilience. Here’s how

by Sarah Mahoney

  Here’s the secret to freeing your schedule for what really matters

Too Busy To Reimagine Your Life?

Here’s the secret to freeing your schedule for what really matters

by Sarah Mahoney

Across the street from the hypermodern medical campus at the University of California Los Angeles, where students help develop the cutting edge in pharmacological research and surgical intervention, a modest building provides the backdrop for an alternative approach to healing and wellness.

The Stress Remedy That Is Always Within Reach

Across the street from the hypermodern medical campus at the University of California Los Angeles, where students help develop the cutting edge in pharmacological research and surgical intervention, a modest building provides the backdrop for an alternative approach to healing and wellness.

by Life Reimagined Institute

No, the glow isn’t gone. All you need is the right to rekindle

5 Myths About Sex and Aging

No, the glow isn’t gone. All you need is the right to rekindle

by Dr. Pepper Schwartz

Bad mental chatter can kill the world’s most promising dream. Turn that talk around.

The Conversation You Have With Yourself

Bad mental chatter can kill the world’s most promising dream. Turn that talk around.

by Pamela Mitchell

 Here’s why 72 degrees—and a walk in the sun —should put a smile on your face

Set Your Thermostat For Happiness

Here’s why 72 degrees—and a walk in the sun —should put a smile on your face

by Sarah Mahoney

New research shows just a little mindfulness provides a quick pay-off. Go ahead, try it for just three days

The Fastest Track To Less Stress

New research shows just a little mindfulness provides a quick pay-off. Go ahead, try it for just three days

by Sarah Mahoney

Time does make it harder, but the battle of the bulge is still winnable with these tips to lose belly fat

Waist Management

Time does make it harder, but the battle of the bulge is still winnable with these tips to lose belly fat

by Debra Witt

Our lives will be better if we take care of ourselves, and yet we don’t

Why Don’t We Do What We Know Is Good For Us?

Our lives will be better if we take care of ourselves, and yet we don’t

by Devorah Blachor

The Freakonomics guys on how to think crazy-smart

The Freakonomics Lifestyle: Tips from the Bestsellers Authors

The Freakonomics guys on how to think crazy-smart

by Kara Baskin

 From better health to greater wealth, imagining your perfect future can make it real

The Power of Visualization

From better health to greater wealth, imagining your perfect future can make it real

by Janice Holly Booth

The three actions that kept me going after a family tragedy can guide you through hard times too.

Life Change Alert: Curveball Coming!

The three actions that kept me going after a family tragedy can guide you through hard times too.

by Pamela Mitchell

It’s hard enough to take care of yourself when life is good, says author/entrepreneur James Altucher. In a rough patch, choosing yourself is tougher and more important

Why Selfishness is Good

It’s hard enough to take care of yourself when life is good, says author/entrepreneur James Altucher. In a rough patch, choosing yourself is tougher and more important

by Victoria Scanlan Stefanakos

Try these steps to help you rediscover your passion in life.

Solving The Passion Puzzle

Try these steps to help you rediscover your passion in life.

by Janice Holly Booth

The End Zone Einsteins behind America’s Game show us how to embrace chaos—and manage change. Hut, Hut…Hike!

How the Science of Pro Football Can Change Our Lives

The End Zone Einsteins behind America’s Game show us how to embrace chaos—and manage change. Hut, Hut…Hike!

by Allen St. John

Resolutions don’t inevitably self-destruct. Discover the two simple secrets to following through with your goals

Ask Coach Pamela: “I’m already losing my grip on my resolutions”

Resolutions don’t inevitably self-destruct. Discover the two simple secrets to following through with your goals

by Pamela Mitchell

The star of ”The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” opens up about midlife crises, owning up to failure and living in a Jimmy Buffett song.

Ben Stiller on Embracing Your Inner Walter Mitty

The star of ”The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” opens up about midlife crises, owning up to failure and living in a Jimmy Buffett song.

by Nancy Perry Graham

Feeling overworked and overwhelmed? Wondering how to stay sane? Follow these work life balance tips for adding more balance and bliss to every day.

6 Ways to Create A Saner Life

Feeling overworked and overwhelmed? Wondering how to stay sane? Follow these work life balance tips for adding more balance and bliss to every day.

by Janice Holly Booth

Ask yourself each day, “What am I doing in my free time?”

How to Find More Time in Your Day

Ask yourself each day, “What am I doing in my free time?”

by Bassam Tarazi

To set a new direction in life, put contemplation on the itinerary for your next trip.

Best Vacations for Reflection

To set a new direction in life, put contemplation on the itinerary for your next trip.

by William Sertl

“I aim to go beach-walking weekly. Meanwhile, sometimes I stop working at dusk to go out and stare at the sunset.”

Project Play, Part 5: Time for You To Play Too!

“I aim to go beach-walking weekly. Meanwhile, sometimes I stop working at dusk to go out and stare at the sunset.”

by Carol Mithers

“Later, while walking my dog, I hopped onto a curb and turned it into a balance beam. It was silly – and fun. Success!”

Project Play, Part 3: Being Playful Is Tougher Than It Sounds

“Later, while walking my dog, I hopped onto a curb and turned it into a balance beam. It was silly – and fun. Success!”

by Carol Mithers

See how trying new experiences can open up a world of fresh possibilities.

Discover Possibilities: Embrace The Beginners’ Mindset

See how trying new experiences can open up a world of fresh possibilities.

by Kate Ebner