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Apps That Make You Go MMMMeditate

By Melissa Eisler

The options are endless when it comes to meditation apps that offer keep-calm practices right from your device. Here are 10 with different practices, sounds, and features.

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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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Meditation for Fall

By Melissa Eisler

As days get shorter and colder, it’s important to recognize this season change as an opportunity to turn inward and get insight into what you want to manifest in your life. Try this short meditation to help you gain clarity and transition into autumn.

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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 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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10 Strange Things You Can Do to Practice Mindfulness

By Melissa Eisler

While some of these activities aren’t that strange normally, you wouldn’t associate them with mindfulness. Here’s how to bring a mindful watch to everything you do.

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Help! I Can't Meditate!

By Melissa Eisler

A friend of mine came to me frustrated and ashamed that he couldn’t meditate for longer than one minute. We decided to do an experiment, find out what we learned…

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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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1 Mindful Minute

By Melissa Eisler

If you’re one of those who think you don’t have 10 minutes to meditate during your day, here’s what I have to say: I bet you have one.

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The Freedom to Choose

By Melissa Eisler

Sometimes we don’t realize we are making decisions. It can happen mindlessly—before you know it, something’s been decided without you being aware, even though you’re the one who made the decision.

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Music for Meditation: 2 Playlists

By Melissa Eisler

Music is a powerful tool. It can boost your mood, spark an emotion, and calm the soul. Here are two playlists to set the mood for meditation and peace.

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Eating Mindfully

By Melissa Eisler

I set off on a mission to chew and enjoy the food I put so much care into preparing. Here’s what happened when i tried eating mindfully.

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Transitions: The Biggest Source of Stress

By Melissa Eisler

Ever notice that when we move from one activity to the next is often where we rush the most? Getting from point A to point B can be stressful. Here is how to use transitions to focus on your mindfulness practice and ease a big source of stress in your life.

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Turn Down the Radio

By Melissa Eisler

Ever feel like you move through your day to the soundtrack of constant chatter? Like you’re listening to a radio stream of your least favorite station? Here’s how to take control and turn down the volume of your monkey mind.

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12 Ways to Be Mindful in 5 Minutes or Less

By Melissa Eisler

You don’t need an hour of meditation to enjoy the benefits of a mindfulness practice. Here are some ideas on how to be mindful in 5 minutes or less.

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