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10 Benefits of Meditation for Type As and Overachievers

By Melissa Eisler

Although not a scientific ranking of the benefits of meditation, this list includes the greatest gifts meditation can bring to people with type A tendencies

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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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It’s All About the Exhale

By Melissa Eisler

When you’re feeling stressed, scattered, or overwhelmed, focusing on the exhale will help neutralize those feelings and settle both the mind and body.

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The 4 Fundamental Meditative States

By Melissa Eisler

All of the thousands of techniques used in meditation can be grouped into four categories, or meditative states. Find out what they are.

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Mindful Driving: Tune in Behind the Wheel

By Melissa Eisler

How many times have you arrived at a destination, but didn’t remember the drive there? Here’s how to practice mindful driving.

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Mid-Year Musings

By Melissa Eisler

This short meditation and journaling exercise will help you connect with the passionate and precious moments of your year. Take five to reflect.

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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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Infographic: Your Body on Meditation

By Melissa Eisler

Find out, in a fun and visual way, just how much a few minutes of daily meditation can do for your health.

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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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Find Your True North at Wanderlust This Summer

By Melissa Eisler

Looking to do some soul-searching this summer? Head out on an outdoor adventure? Check out Wanderlust for an all-out celebration of mindful living.

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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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Video: How to Achieve More By Doing Less

By Melissa Eisler

Watch this 15-minute video filled with practical advice on how to dial back the overwhelm and busyness, to dial up the creativity, joy, and productivity.

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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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Walking Meditation: One Step at a Time

By Melissa Eisler

We spend too much time rushing from point A to B. Walking meditation is a chance to do the opposite—strolling without any other purpose except to stroll.

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