#Meditation

This Can Be More Relaxing Than A Week's Vacation

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 09.01.2016 | Canada Living

It can lead to healthier aging.

7 Tips For People Who Want To Start Meditating This Fall

AFP/RelaxNews | Posted 08.31.2016 | Canada Living

"Meditation isn't always easy to get to grips with."

Chilling Out Can Help You Slim Down For Summer

Marc Davis | Posted 06.17.2016 | Canada Living
Marc Davis

Summer is here! And those of us who are looking forward to the beach, here's some good news: Stress reduction is by far the best sweat-free way to shed any unwanted pounds.

4 Scientifically-Proven Ways To Be Happy

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 05.24.2016 | Canada Living
Nikki Fotheringham

You may not think that science has ventured into just how we acquire the old "syrup of yahoo," but it has. You may also think that what makes people happy differs greatly from one person to the next, but we are surprisingly homogeneous in our tastes. If you're not making the most out of every day, here's some proven ways to motivate more mirth.

Why It's Essential To Amplify Your Intuition

Gillian Mandich | Posted 05.19.2016 | Canada
Gillian Mandich

Do you ever think about someone, and then a text pops up from them? Have you ever thought of a song and then heard it on the radio shortly after? Thes...

Healthy Boundaries: Avoiding Burnout And Learning To Say No

Karolina Tatarenkova | Posted 05.04.2016 | Canada Living
Karolina Tatarenkova

Learning when to say "no" can be the greatest gift in your life. Because when you say "yes" to people or projects in order to not lose respect in peo...

Goodbye Lazy Winter, Hello Productive Spring

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Greaves | Posted 04.14.2016 | Canada Living

Spring time is here, and that means it's time to trade in the sweat pants and Netflix binges for some other hobbies. From reading new books to DIY...

Make Time For Meditation If You Want To Lose Weight

AFP Relaxnews | Posted 03.21.2016 | Canada Living

Think ohm instead of nom.

Fight The March Blues With These 8 Cold And Flu Remedies

Dr. Alison Chen, ND | Posted 03.14.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Alison Chen, ND

Exposure to bacteria and viruses along with mental and physical stressors can take a toll on our bodies, making us susceptible to illness. While we cannot always prevent the cold and flu, having a strong immune system is one of the best protections against these pathogens, and get us back to feeling ourselves quicker.

The 4 Best Health And Life Tips For The Insanely Busy

Dr. Alison Chen, ND | Posted 03.11.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Alison Chen, ND

Being busy is great, but not if it lacks direction, passion, and makes your health suffer. Finding easy, productive health solutions that fit your life can be the difference between living and living well and there are easy things that you can incorporate into your routine without having you spinning your wheels.

8 Brilliant Things To Do Before You Go To Work In The Morning

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 02.16.2016 | Canada Living
Nikki Fotheringham

Take a moment to reflect on all the things you are grateful for. Getting a little perspective at the start of your day will improve your mood and remind you that you are a very lucky person with a wonderful life and more potential than you can shake a sharp stick at.

Meditation Will Do More To Reduce Stress Than Mere Relaxation

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 02.08.2016 | Canada Living

Yet another reason to get into meditating.

Andra Vomir, Kinesiologist, Urges You To Give Yourself The Space To Listen To Your Body

Kristen Marano | Posted 02.03.2016 | Canada Living
Kristen Marano

Kinesiology helps to uncover the emotional causes of self-limiting beliefs, distress, anxiety, pain, illness, and disease. Kinesiology uses light muscle testing to identify stressors in the body, allowing us to work on a deeper level than with conventional therapy.

#MeditateOnThis: Twitter Campaign Shares Postpartum Depression Facts

Patricia Tomasi | Posted 01.28.2016 | Canada Parents
Patricia Tomasi

Postpartum depression and anxiety are very real and without medication, I wouldn't be here today. Instead of getting properly treated with medication, I chose meditation and became manic. I thought angels were communicating with me, that there were messages and signs in numbers and nature just for me, and that God had blessed with me postpartum depression for a grander mission. I still meditate and practice yoga and love spirituality, but rest assured, I never miss a dose of my postpartum depression medication.

The Office Should Be A Haven For Health And Wellness

Charlotte Singmin | Posted 01.27.2016 | Canada Business
Charlotte Singmin

Workplace wellness programs are a growing trend rooted in necessity. Progressive companies are recognizing the importance of treating employees like human beings, moving away from the nose to the grindstone, work til you drop mentality, and instead supporting a healthy balance of work and personal endeavors.

Shed Dangerous Body Fat By De-Stressing

Marc Davis | Posted 01.26.2016 | Canada Living
Marc Davis

The holiday season may already be a fast-fading memory. But for some of us, our jiggly waistlines are an unfortunate reminder of how much we over-indulged on yummy Christmas foods. However, there's a simple and fairly effortless remedy: You can shed body fat and keep it off by making a habit of de-stressing more often.

7 Essentials For Your Meditation Room

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 01.21.2016 | Canada Living

Whether you're new to meditation or a long-time practitioner, a calming space can help take your meditation to another level. Your space should be ...

How Simon Whitfield Achieves 4 Hours Of Work In 60 Minutes

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 12.30.2015 | Canada Living

“Stillness: It’s an incredible way to transform"

Use Mindfulness To Get To The Here And Now

Her Magazine | Posted 12.24.2015 | Canada Living
Her Magazine

In our daily lives, we lose ourselves in planning the future and reminiscing about the past. Our worries and fears hijack the present moment. But so many of us long to be more present in the Here and Now. Mindfulness is the perfect tool to anchor us in the Here and Now.

Quiet Time Is Necessary in Our Loud World

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 10.19.2015 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Naturally, not everyone can decide to tune out and escape his or her world on a whim, even if nothing else would be more welcome. Finding a truly quiet spot for relaxation, meditation, or simply a short nap may be difficult. But there are other solutions.

How to Take a Holistic Approach to Mental Health

Dr. Allana Polo | Posted 10.13.2015 | Canada Living
Dr. Allana Polo

I prefer a holistic approach to the treatment of depression, that may include prescription drugs in some cases. And feel that many people aren't aware of the lifestyle adjustments and holistic remedies they can use to help them either avoid depression medication.

How I Coped Through Illness and Injury

Cheryl Muir | Posted 10.07.2015 | Canada Living
Cheryl Muir

Two months ago, I was in a car accident. I was rear-ended at 60kph by a guy driving recklessly behind me. This split-second action threw me into a tailspin of injuries, endless medical appointments and insurance headaches galore.

The Road to Happiness

Sharon Vinderine | Posted 09.11.2016 | Canada Living
Sharon Vinderine

The happiness train. It seems to be a non-stop ride where we put a ridiculous amount of pressure on ourselves to be happy. Always. Or at least as often as possible. Visit Amazon alone and find over 17,000 books on happiness. There's a reason there are that many books on the topic.

You Should Take Fun Seriously

Beverley Golden | Posted 07.17.2016 | Canada Living
Beverley Golden

Although we have more leisure time in our lives, we are having less fun. We could reap the benefits throughout our lives if we would give ourselves permission to indulge in some childlike fun. Realizing that I might not have been taking fun seriously, I'm committed to now share freely my own particular brand of fun without hesitation with anyone who asks.

How Mindfulness Meditation Is Transforming Our Society

Charles Francis | Posted 07.12.2016 | Canada Living
Charles Francis

Today, people who meditate are seen as progressive and open-minded. Whatever term we may use to describe them, they are generally loving, kind, generous, insightful, and willing to help others achieve the same rich and fulfilling lives they have.