mindfulness

Five Mindful Eating Habits

To eat mindfully, you have to examine your eating habits. It’s also important to control your eating-related thoughts and emotions. Following a smart diet will allow you to better enjoy your meals and break any kind of relationship they may…

Decision-Making with Mindfulness

Recent mindfulness research found that this practice can positively impact decision-making Why? Because mindfulness allows you to focus your attention on the present in order to avoid thinking in “auto-pilot”, which will inevitably bring you long-term benefits. “May your choices reflect…

Mindfulness for the Unemployed

There have been high unemployment levels for almost a decade. This has made unemployed people feel vulnerable and helpless. As a consequence, the likelihood of them suffering from mental health issues has increased significantly. Mindfulness for the unemployed is a great…

How Meditation Can Improve Your Daily Life

Meditation has become quite popular. Nowadays, many people practice meditation regularly and enjoy its benefits. Numerous studies show that meditation helps reduce stress, improve sleep patterns, reduce cortisol levels, and even improve memory and learning. Meditation has the power to improve your…

According to a Study, Mindfulness Can Relieve Pain

According to a recent study published in the magazine PAIN, mindfulness can relieve chronic pain. Other researchers have made similar claims, too. One study published in the journal JAMA stated that mindfulness can specifically help relieve lower back pain. In some…

Running a Marathon: Mind Over Matter

Practicing a sport is both a physical and psychological discipline. Facing an opponent, running a marathon, or joining a sports team requires effort, training, and putting mind over matter. Thus, in order to achieve your goals, whether they’re professional or personal,…

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression

Depression is darkness, reluctance, despair, and sadness. There are many adjectives that have been used to define it. Either way, its effects are devastating. Clinical or major depression results in a persistent depressed mood or loss of interest. Sleep difficulties, reduced…

The Benefits of a 10-Day Silent Retreat

I could write dozens of articles on the benefits of a 10-day silent retreat. I could spend hours and hours talking about the advantages a spiritual retreat can give you. There are many things I could say… but I’ll only…

Disconnecting Yourself from the World

Disconnecting yourself is one of the keys to happiness. Life demands too much from us. Society doesn’t want us to be good at what we do, it wants us to be the best. What we have determines who we are.…

The Effects of Mindfulness on Depression

There are many positive effects of mindfulness on depression. This fact was backed up by the World Health Organization (WHO). They found that depression is a common mental disorder that affects at least 300 million people in the world. Similarly, they…

5 Pilates Exercises for Beginners

Living in a stressful and hyper-connected world has made physical activity essential for well-being. Physical activity helps us relax, allows us to meet new people, and makes us produce adrenaline. In this regard, Pilates exercises for beginners are simple tools that…

5 Visualization Meditation Exercises

Letting your mind take a break has innumerable benefits, both for our physical and our mental health. It allows us to regain our internal balance by listening to ourselves and finding harmony between body and soul. What if we could…

Improve Your Self-Esteem With Mindfulness

Defining self-esteem isn’t a simple task. We could say that self-esteem is the emotional part that stems from our self-concept, the emotions that arise from how we see ourselves. These emotions create thoughts, behaviors, and emotions that tend to reinforce…

Things That Make Us Feel Alive

Do it now. Seize this day and the next. Find comfort in the small space of a hug to feel bigger. Escape now and then. Reach for that goal that you once thought was lost. Rest. Dream today like there’s…