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How to Practice Diaphragmatic Breathing for Mindfulness

Diaphragmatic or belly breathing, rather than just chest breathing, is the type of breathing that takes place with mindfulness when you’re relaxed and calm. You can see it in babies and young children [more…]

How to Improve Relationships with Mindful Deep Listening

Deep or mindful listening occurs when you listen with more than your ears. It opens you up to hearing without judgment, thus, improving your relationships with others. Deep listening involves listening [more…]

How to Use Mindfulness on the Go

Mindfulness can go with you as your travel. It’s amusing to see people from abroad on the Underground transport system in London, looking at the trains with awe, and taking photos. Other commuters look [more…]

Set Realistic Expectations for Your Mindfulness Practice

If you think that mindfulness meditation is going to make you feel calm and relaxed and free of all problems, you’re going to have a hard time. When you first learn to drive, you don’t expect to be an [more…]

A Mindfulness Exercise to Evaluate Your Experiences

Mindfulness encourages you to become curious about all aspects of your experiences. In everyday life you experience a whole range of different experiences. They can all be grouped into pleasant, unpleasant [more…]

Make Wise Choices to Combat Depression with Mindfulness

Mindfulness can help you make wise decisions when you are down or depressed. When experiencing a low mood, a depressing thought, a painful sensation or a stressful situation, practice the three-minute [more…]

Heal from Within with Mindfulness

Engaging in mindfulness practices can help you approach healing from a whole new perspective. Think about this: the word heal is related to the Old English word for ‘whole’ [more…]

A Mindfulness Exercise to Evaluate Your Attitudes

Attitudes can become habits; both good and bad habits. And attitudes, like habits, aren’t easy to change. Mindfulness can help you work toward a desired attitude, but, you need to work to improve your [more…]

Mindfulness Exercises to Generate Friendliness

To practice mindfulness, you have to be open to friendliness. True mindfulness is not pure attention alone. In Eastern language, the word for mind and heart is often the same word, which is [more…]

How to Find Your Level of Mindfulness

You can certainly take any type of non-traditional exercise and dump it into a barrel labeled “mind-body.” That’s fine if you prefer simplicity and don’t want to get wrapped up with categorizing and rating [more…]

3 Classifications of Mind-Body Methods

You can find hundreds and thousands of mind-body methods and concepts to help you balance body and mind, or to increase your inner awareness and energy flow. Some methods are new; some are older. Some [more…]

How to Turn Off Your Brain during Mind-Body Workouts

In a mind-body class, the most productive thing you can do is to turn off your brain, and simply feel the workout, letting yourself flow through it. Avoid passing judgment or grading yourself. This concept [more…]

How to Breathe Deeply and Easily in Mind-Body Workouts

A breath can be rejuvenating. Sometime if you’re just feeling a little stressed, turn your focus inward for a moment. So before you get into a habit of holding your breath, put yourself into a habit of [more…]

How to Fit Mind-Body Techniques into Your Evening

At sunset or in the early evening, you want to find peace with your day and slow down your pace. Sunset or early evening can be a grand time to take 30 minutes before dinner or after work to go through [more…]

How to Warm Up and Cool Down in Mind-Body Workouts

You’ve probably heard about warming up before you start an activity. Do 3 to 5 minutes of low-intensity activity that engages the muscles you will be using and allows the tissue to soften and your body [more…]

How to Carry a Powerful Center in Mind-Body Workouts

Contrary to what many people believe, your legs don’t power you through movements, nor do your arms power you. Your brain isn’t even what powers you. Your physical [more…]

How to Find your Energy Flow in Mind-Body Workouts

No matter the level of a mind-body workout, each one has its link to focused energy flow. Rather than gripping or clenching and stopping the energy flow — sort of like a kink in a hose — if you breathe [more…]

How to Measure Your Mental Fitness for Mind-Body Wellness

Okay, this is a mind-body book, so what about your mental state and attitude? There are certain principles basic to all mind-body practices. But you need to do other mental preparation, too. [more…]

How to Evaluate your Physical Fitness for Mind-Body Fitness Programs

Many mind-body programs are so gentle that nearly anyone can do them without fear. But to be on the safe side — and that’s always a smart thing when it comes to movement — take a few moments to assess [more…]

How to Beat Pain with Mind-Body Techniques

More often than not, back pain and injury stories surface as reasons people give for trying mind-body methods. Oh, other reasons are plentiful, too. Feet, hips, ankles, and the like all may bring one person [more…]

How to Fit Mind-Body into Your Afternoon

Midmorning is often bad for people to practice mind-body exercises because they are in the middle of a period of higher activity. Sometimes as midmorning hits, your speed picks up as you race toward lunch [more…]

Take a Mind-Body Minute to Relax

Have a minute? Take a mind-body adventure. Keep it simple. Allow it to take you where it does each time. For example, you can use your mind-body adventure to: [more…]

How to Create a Sanctuary for Mind-Body Practice

A sanctuary is a private, safe, and personal space for your mind-body practice. Find your sanctuary where you can feel safe to go away into your mind-body routine for 10, 20, or 30 minutes. [more…]

How to Take Care of Your Body for Mind-Body Wellness

There are other ways you can take care of your body other than mind-body exercises, because if you take care of your body, it will take care of you. Of course, for more in-depth or individualized nutrition [more…]

10 Times to Take a Mind-Body Movement

You can find a mind-body moment any old time during the day, not just during the specific exercise slot you doodle onto your calendar. Mind-body exercise feels good, and helps you become healthier. Plus [more…]

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