Yoga Meditation Benefits The Mind

Considering the many known yoga meditation benefits for the body, the ultimate beneficiary may well be the mind. While increased strength and flexibility result from yoga, the mind is brought into a state of calm and focus through the practice of specific asanas and breathing techniques. Here writer and yoga instructor Jai Lyles contributes her […]

Yoga Meditation And The Art Of Being Content

Yesterday I did a piece on happiness through yoga meditation that featured Ira Israel. Today I’d like to follow up on that with the idea of being content and satisfied with one’s situation and surroundings. Some might argue that they are one and the same, and perhaps they are. I would suppose it’s hard to […]

Yoga Meditation Benefits Happiness — Ira Israel Mashup

Yoga meditation benefits many facets of our lives, with the most important one being that of enabling us to achieve a state of happiness. Now, I often find myself saying to patients who are presenting to me with complaints of depression that I can make them “not-depressed” — but I can’t make them happy. That’s […]

Tara Stiles, Russell Simmons & Facebook — A Yoga Meditation Mashup

Now how do you suppose these three came together for this week’s yoga meditation mashup? At first glance, it might not be so obvious as to what they have in common, but let’s go ahead and dig in a bit deeper. There is a common thread here. It’s all about human interaction and the unity […]

Yoga Meditation Benefits Improved Concentration

With regular practice you can achieve many yoga meditation benefits, but among them one stands out. It’s an improvement in the ability to concentrate. I’ve personally found that with all of the demands put onto my brain by others, my improved focus is really turning out to be something truly valuable. Now, as we get […]

Motherhood, Apple Pie and Meditation – Huffington Post

With the demands of parenting these days, you sometimes don’t know if you’re coming or going. To prevent themselves from burnout, more and more single moms are squeezing in some time for meditation to center themselves. Jeanne Ball writes at the Huffington Post about a new social movement taking place at the grass roots level. […]

Managing Your Stress With Mindfulness Meditation Techniques

When I started this blog, I wanted it to be about more than just yoga and meditation. There are so many related aspects to our health that I didn’t want to limit what I wrote about. This is why I’m bringing you this article I found on mindfulness meditation. Being a health care professional in […]