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Mindfulness for beginners: A simple game to get started with meditation

Rate this article and enter to win“Mindfulness sounds great, but I have no clue how to get started.” I hear that a lot, and I get why. There’s a ton of (deserved) buzz around...
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Taking Down Stress with Wellbeing Techniques

Watch as UofL students share their stress resilience experiences and how they use techniques like flash nap, meditation, and healthy eating to reduce stress during their college years.
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Press pause: How to mindfully reduce screen time

Rate this article and enter to winA few years ago, I was taking the subway to work and noticed something funny. At one point, we emerged above ground to cross a bridge, which gave...
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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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Ask the doc: “I don’t have a period. Can it be due to stress?”

—Candace P.*, Fresno Pacific University, California Stress could be one possible explanation. But first, let’s make sure it’s not something else, such as pregnancy. Sometimes women (especially younger women and teens) don’t know they’re pregnant...
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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...