Mindfulness

Natural Ways to Calm a Cranky Person

We all know them. Those miserable, grumpy, energy vampires. While a good therapist will tell us to just avoid those people like the plague; that's definitely not always a possibility. Cranky, negative people may not be able to change depending on the cause of their misery. But there are ways to help them have...

End Insomnia With a Few Slow Deep Breaths

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When you are stressed, it may be difficult to fall asleep at times. Your mind is racing and worry blankets your body -- making it impossible to relax enough to drift off. Having anxiety can cause those sleepless nights of insomnia to be worse. You can purchase sleep aides, but if you want to...

Can Meditation Give Bipolar Disorder a TKO?

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If you put meditation techniques in the boxing ring with Bipolar disorder, who do you think will dominate? That is the question that over the years, many professionals, experts, and patients have been asking. Pharmacology and psychotherapy are commonly combined to help people manage the Bipolar disorder.While cognitive behavioral therapy has its benefits,...

Can Mindfulness Provide a Detox from Toxic Relationships?

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In general, most people can discern whether or not a relationship with someone is far from being an asset to their existence. However, it is more challenging to spot toxic relationships. These social links can destroy all attempts of attaining a healthy lifestyle and mindful state of consciousness. They can be stressful and research...

Kids Can Enjoy Being a Kid Even More With Mindfulness

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Mindfulness is not only great for adults, but it is also an excellent way for children to grow into their own. Studies have shown that children who practice mindfulness activities are better able to calm themselves down when they get upset. Mindful children make better choices and have improved attention spans. Below touches on...

For Real? Mindfulness Reveals How Reliving Yesterday Removes You From Reality

Living in reality or the reality of something is a state or quality of being actual, true, existing, and real. If you ponder on this definition, it may not be hard to accept the belief that when a person lives in the present moment, it is the only time that he or she is...
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