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Float on: Learn how this meditation technique can help your stress level

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s a sunny Sunday in Los Angeles, and I'm quietly freaking out. I’m leading a team in a hackathon called Startup Weekend, where the idea is to create and launch...
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Just a little longer: How to deal with impatience while meditating

Rate this article and enter to winSometimes you decide to meditate, but it feels like your mind didn’t get the memo. As soon as you sit down, your head starts bubbling with thoughts of...
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Count your way to calm: A simple breathing technique to help you stay present

Rate this article and enter to winOne of my favorite things about meditation is how uncomplicated the practice is. When my life gets hectic or my mind feels overrun with racing thoughts, the simplicity...
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Expert Q&A: Mindfulness and meditation explained

Rate this article and enter to winSo it turns out that you want to know more about this mindfulness stuff. For those who haven’t been following my monthly series, mindfulness is all about taking...
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How to react less and enjoy more this holiday season

Rate this article and enter to winThe holidays are coming up, and I know two things for certain: (1) My aunt will re-gift me an old book and pretend she bought it for me,...
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Test stress much? Try this 30-second, in-the-moment mindfulness trick

Rate this article and enter to winWhat’s your favorite thing about school? If you said “the exams,” you’re either Hermione Granger or you’re an anomaly. I’m done with school now and free of academic...
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Wake & meditate: Your guide to a mindful morning

Rate this article and enter to winIn my last post, we talked about how to meditate and why it’s pretty much the best thing ever (in a nutshell: less stress and anxiety, more calm,...
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Meditation is having a moment. Here’s how (and why) to join in

Rate this article and enter to winEmma Watson meditates. Katy Perry and LeBron James meditate. Jon Krop meditates. (OK, that last one is me, but still.) Trendy meditation studios are opening in major US...
Ask the professor: How can I get myself to focus when studying?

Ask the professor: How can I get myself to focus when studying?

—Jordan V.*, University of North Dakota(*Name changed)As I write this response, I’m listening to a radio station, checking Facebook (for the news, really), and monitoring my email for…well, in case I can find something...