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Mindful Chores

9 Ways to Practice Mindfulness That Don't Involve Sitting Still

By Melissa Eisler

Combining movement and mindfulness really appeals to Type As. Here are nine activities that’ll get you in the mindful mode.

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How to Sit for Meditation: 8 Options

By Melissa Eisler

You don’t have to sit in full lotus or look like a human pretzel to meditate. Try one of these 8 ways to sit for meditation to see which works best for you.

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Ultra Stressed to Ultra Calm: Relaxation Technique

By Melissa Eisler

Meditation is helpful during times of stress, but tough times are the most difficult to meditate. Try this exercise to alleviate tension when worry takes over.

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11 Meditation Styles and Techniques Explained

By Melissa Eisler

There are many different seated meditation styles, from mantra to mindfulness … and the list goes on. What’s the difference? And which one’s best?

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Post-Work Meditation to De-stress and Let Go of the Busy Day

By Melissa Eisler

De-stress, let go of your busy day, and ease into the evening with this simple post-work meditation.

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10 Misunderstandings and Myths About Meditation

By Melissa Eisler

Meditation can seem intimidating. Will it take up all your time? Drive you into a cult? Here’s what’s true and what’s false when it comes to the myths about meditation.

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10 Rules for New Meditators

By Melissa Eisler

When you first decide to explore meditation, the practice can seem overwhelming. New meditators, embrace these 10 rules to answer the most common questions.

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Morning Ritual

Morning Routines: Why and How to Start

By Melissa Eisler

The first thing you do when you wake up will set the tone for your entire day. Follow this guide to design a morning routine that’ll set you up for success.

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Mind Over Nerves: 5 Tips for Public Speaking

By Melissa Eisler

Even with practice as a performer and presenter, public-speaking nerves are common. Try these tips to settle your nerves before taking the spotlight.

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How to Focus: 4 Exercises to Improve Your Concentration Skills

By Melissa Eisler

As distractions become more prevalent, the act of concentrating has become more difficult. Here are four exercises to train your mind how to focus.

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Intention setting

Intention Setting 101

By Melissa Eisler

An intention is a guiding principle for how you want to live, and a way to bring heart and mind into alignment—during meditation, yoga or any area of life.

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The Art of Mindful Listening

By Melissa Eisler

There is a distinct difference between hearing and listening. Learn the difference, and follow these steps to turn mindful listening into a practice.

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