How to Take a Technology Break

Mindful moments shouldn’t only come during your meditations. One of the reasons we create a meditation practice is to cultivate more mindful moments throughout the rest of our day, too. But there are a number of things that get in the way of maintaining that feeling of inner peace all day long. And one of […]

Meditation for Fall

As days get shorter and colder and we step away from the summer sunshine, it’s common to look at this time of year as a sad transition. But it’s important to recognize this season change as an opportunity for growth—a chance to turn inward and get insight into what we want to manifest in our […]

Intention Setting 101

An intention is a guiding principle for how you want to be, live, and show up in the world—during meditation, yoga or any area of your life. Ask yourself, what matters most to you? Your answer could form a powerful intention, for which you can align your thoughts for your meditation—and the intention doesn’t need […]

Help! I Can’t Meditate!

About six months ago, a friend of mine—we’ll call him Jack—confessed to me that he couldn’t meditate for longer than one minute. He said he’s tried many times, and always put the timer on to see how long he actually sits still. But the time is always between 57 seconds and one minute later when […]

The Art of Mindful Listening

There is a distinct difference between hearing and listening. By the book, hearing is defined as “the act of receiving sound or information by the ear.” While listening is defined as “the act of paying attention to sound, hearing something with thoughtful attention, or paying attention to someone or something in order to hear and […]