meditation

Get the most from meditations

8 Ways to Get the Most from Your Meditations

By Melissa Eisler

Feeling like your meditations are not giving you what you need? Try some simple shifts in your practice to make sure you’re getting the most of your meditations.

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Self Compassion Goals

A Meditation to Get Your Goals Back on Track

By Melissa Eisler

You started the year with great intentions, boundless energy, and ambitious goals. Yet, today you may find yourself back at square one. And on top of that, you’re beating yourself up for the lack of progress. If you’ve veered off your path, it’s not too late to get back on track. Follow these two simple steps, including a meditation for self-compassion.

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How to Find Time to Meditate

By Melissa Eisler

Think you don’t have time to meditate? Think again. Follow this advice on how to prioritize meditation so it fits into your already-full calendar.

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What Is Yoga Nidra?

By Melissa Eisler

Need to unwind? Try Yoga Nidra—a meditation and conscious relaxation practice that is intended to induce total physical, mental, and emotional relaxation.

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10 Mini Meditations to Help You Reset

By Melissa Eisler

Take the edge off of everyday stress and build focus with mini meditations. These short bursts of mindfulness can have a profound impact on your life.

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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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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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The Heart-Mind: Aligning Heart and Mind for Meditation

By Melissa Eisler

Try this meditation to bring your mind and heart into alignment—so your goals, intentions and resolutions will be charged with purpose and power.

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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 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…

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