If you’ve ever felt anxious or overwhelmed, some well-intentioned person has probably told you, “Just breathe.” When you’re in the midst of a stressful moment, though, that can be much easier said than done. The box breathing technique, a simple but powerful method of focusing on your breath, can help you get — and stay — calm.
Meditation is a powerful tool for managing your stress and enhancing your health, but it’s not the only way. Here are ideas for practicing present-moment awareness each day.
It’s bedtime, and not a creature is stirring… except for your racing mind, that is. Why is it that even after a relatively anxiety-free day, our minds sometimes go into overdrive when our heads hit the pillow?
Stress is often behind bloating, abdominal pain and constipation. Get practical tips from Dr. Michael Roizen on managing life’s stresses.
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When you have aches and pain, you might find yourself reaching for a bottle of pain relievers more than you’d like. But there is a free and simple way to reduce those aches: meditation.
Meditation is a good stress reliever, particularly for angry or anxious teens. Find out how a few minutes a day can improve your teen’s impulse control and mindfulness.
Do exams make your teen break out in a cold sweat? Does your child forget what she knows at test time? Follow these tips to help relieve your child’s test anxiety.
Not all yoga practices involve flowing or holding poses in a hot room. Yoga nidra promotes deep relaxation and no movement is involved. Learn how you can establish a yoga nidra practice.
Silence is the antidote to the stressful lives we lead, offering benefits to both mind and body. Ready to make quiet time work for you? Then keep reading.
Introducing your kids to mindfulness and meditation can be a rewarding experience to share, learning to be present together.