Meditation

How I Achieved a Healthy Meditation Practice

How I Achieved a Healthy Meditation Practice

Over the past month I took over the Lifehacker Fitness Challenge, working to develop a consistent meditation routine. I committed to 30 days of meditation to break down my aversion to the practice and build a healthy routine to reduce stress and anxiety. In the beginning, I started each morning…

Here’s What It’s Like to Begin a Meditation Practice

Here’s What It’s Like to Begin a Meditation Practice

For the next few weeks, I’ll be taking over the Lifehacker Fitness Challenge by developing a healthy meditation routine for mental and physical wellness. The idea of meditation is actually quite stressful for me, so attempting to clear my mind (which is continually racing) has always been anxiety-inducing. I’ve actually…

Practice Mindfulness With Your Kids by Pretending to Be Trees

Practice Mindfulness With Your Kids by Pretending to Be Trees

We know how much mindfulness can help ease our child’s (and our own) stress, anxiety, or lack of focus — especially during times such as these. Getting our kid’s buy-in on such practices, though, takes a little creativity. Even the simplest of the mantras, breathing exercises or body-scanning techniques you…