Articles about Meditation

Mental Health

How to fit mindfulness meditation into a busy work day

Don't expect to be a mindfulness whiz right away. It takes practice, and the more you practice, the more centered you're bound to feel.

Mental Health

4 ways to deal with the ‘September Scaries’

Things start to feel a whole lot different as summer’s ending so here's what you can do to deal with the September Scaries.

Mental Health

The daily ritual that makes me a calmer, more present dad

After becoming a dad, I really started to lean on meditation. It helps me get a moment for myself and be the best version of myself that I can be.

The Whole Human

How to boost your creative output at work by meditating

It’s a common misconception that to achieve great things you must work as hard as you possibly can and that anything other than extreme dedication to hard work will detract from your success. While focus and input are essential to productivity, giving yourself time to relax and allowing your mind to drift are also vital to the creative process.

The Whole Human

The most important skill people are losing

The rising self-centered culture is blinding us — people are caring less about the feelings of others. It's threatening our most valuable skill.

How To

Unmet goals: A meditation meltdown

We hear the hype all the time: “Ten minutes of meditation a day keeps the doctor away.”

Mental Health

How to recharge at the airport while traveling solo

We can let the airport win and completely drain us, or we can adapt, recharge and change the typically trying experience into "me-time."

Humor

8 morning habits of the least successful people

What if I don’t want to have a productive day and am aiming much lower? A satirical look at what you shouldn't do with your morning habits.

Morning Routine

I’m a neurosurgeon, and the best morning routine I’ve found only consists of 3 simple steps

As a busy neurosurgeon, wrestling coach, author, speaker, and dad, my morning routine is the secret to my success. It consists of only three simple steps that set the rest of my day up for productivity — I call it my triple threat.

The Whole Human

Can meditation really slow ageing? A Nobel Prize-winner thinks so

Inevitably, when a Nobel Prize-winner talks about meditation, it ruffles a few feathers. In general, her approach has earned a grudging admiration.

Productivity

In need of some inspiration? Try doing nothing. No, seriously.

My proposal is this: that we allow ourselves to feel okay about doing absolutely nothing. If this is hard for you (and it’s hard for me!), don’t worry — studies prove that it’s actually really good for you, both mentally and physically.

stress

6 tips for staying calm the next time you fly in the wake of the Southwest Airlines flight

The recent news of the Southwest Airlines flight that was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia on Tuesday may make even the calmest flier a bit anxious for their next flight. However, not flying isn't really a choice for many of us. In 2016, U.S. travelers took 458.9 million domestic business trips and this is expected to reach 478.2 million by 2020. But there are certain things you can do to calm your nerves (even if it is only slightly) that you may want to keep in mind for your next trip.

Productivity

What can I do for 10 minutes every day that will change my life?

Even though I practice these habits for more than 10 minutes a day, they can be practiced for as long or short a time period as you want. All you need is a timer, a piece of paper, a pencil, and a motivated attitude. Here are 4 habits that can change your life in only 600 seconds a day.

meditation

This may be the key to making your next meeting tolerable

Though banishing all meetings sounds like a nice solution, it's just not realistic.

Productivity

Your ability to focus has probably peaked: Here’s how to stay sharp

Removing distraction is important to maintain our focus, but we also need to boost our capability to concentrate on one task at a time.

Advice

Here’s how to be less anxious while waiting to hear back about a job

Waiting to hear back after a job interview can be an excruciating exercise in anxiety. To be less anxious about the wait, change your outlook.