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Jul 15, 2020 — Gareth Yorke

10 mindfulness exercises you can add to your daily routine

When developing a meditation practice it can be really beneficial to build moments of mindfulness into your daily routine. Mindfulness isn't just about sitting …

Jul 11, 2020 — Benjamin Dalsgaard Hughes

What a skeptical person learned from meditating for a month

Getting myself to actually try I have for a long time wanted to get into meditation. I had read about all the incredible benefits, listened to people …

Jun 21, 2020 — Dr. Ananya Awasthi

8 steps for practicing holistic yoga

Understanding of Yoga in popular culture is often limited to the practice of postures (or “asanas”), as an addition to work-out regimes. But there's a lot more …

Jun 15, 2020 — Steven Yorke

Bright scientific minds assembled to help meditation reach the masses

We've gathered some of the world's bright minds from various backgrounds of science, mindfulness and public health to form our Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). …

Jun 12, 2020 — Dr. Ananya Awasthi

The science and practice of mindful breathing

How do you learn to breathe? Many of us may wonder, if that is even a question. But age-old traditions and volumes of scientific literature are increasingly …

Jun 06, 2020 — Steven Yorke

Being mindful about the transition to the post-COVID ‘new normal’

Around the world, restrictions related to COVID-19 are slowly being eased. For some of us, the lifting of restrictions seems too hasty. There’s the worry that …

Jun 03, 2020 — Steven Yorke

A simple guide to loving kindness meditation

Loving kindness meditation (or Metta meditation) has been shown to foster empathy , increase happiness and even decrease chronic pain . It’s a straightforward …

May 24, 2020 — Aran Rees

Cleaning an old mirror: A visualization

You move into an old house. Maybe a place with grounds and outhouses, and plenty of tall, ancient trees. The kind of place you might expect to find old, …

May 22, 2020 — Dario Froio

The perks of a silent mind

"Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent". What Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein meant with the closing proposition of his Tractatus, is …

May 20, 2020 — Aran Rees

Expecting different results

Everyone knows that to do the same thing and expect different results is the definition of insanity. This is one of the many things that Einstein didn’t say …

May 18, 2020 — Dr. Ananya Awasthi

5 steps to practice mindful living during the corona lockdown

The Coronavirus outbreak has been one of the biggest public health emergencies of our lifetimes. The world has nearly come to a standstill; dealing with the …

May 15, 2020 — Steven Yorke

How mindfulness & meditation can help you at work

For a lot of us, work can be one of the most common sources of stress, anxiety and negative feelings. Heavy workloads, tight deadlines, difficult colleagues, …