Yoga for Breast Cancer Patients: Research Reveals Big Benefits
The latest research reveals big benefits of yoga for breast cancer patients.

Yoga for Breast Cancer Patients: Research Reveals Big Benefits

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San Antonio, U.S.—Research from the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium reveals benefits of yoga for breath cancer patients Weekly yoga practice help breast cancer patients who receive chemotherapy by increasing energy levels, reducing nausea, and improving overall wellbeing, according to a recent study presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Breast cancer is a cancer that forms in the cells of the breast. There are different forms of breast cancer, including carcinoma in situ, invasive ductal carcinoma, inflammatory breast cancer, and metastatic breast cancer It is the second most common form of cancer diagnosed in women in the U.S.…

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Why The Best Compassion Meditation Might Be A VR Intervention
The research shows that VR could the best meditation for compassion.

Why The Best Compassion Meditation Might Be A VR Intervention

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Madrid, Spain—Breaking research suggests that the best compassion meditation might a virtual reality [VR] intervention. As a meditation teacher, I find that one of the most popular questions I’m asked is: What is the best compassion meditation? Traditionally, there would be two answers to this question. The best compassion meditations are: Buddhist karuna meditation And Loving Kindness Meditation These techniques are Buddhist methods of cultivating Metta and Karuna, “Loving Kindness” and “Compassion”. They have been used for thousands of years. And science has proven that these techniques do indeed increase compassion (see the links above for more on the science).…

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Daily Mindfulness Routine Suggestions From Dr. Oz & Dr. Roizen
dog walks can be part of a daily mindfulness routine

Daily Mindfulness Routine Suggestions From Dr. Oz & Dr. Roizen

Dr. Oz and Dr. Roizen have some great suggestions for your daily mindfulness routine. While we are all stuck at home because of the current situation, it is all too easy to slip into a state of stress and mindlessness. To counteract this, it is important to develop a daily mindfulness routine that helps you stay calm and focused at home. I previously wrote about the 40 best mindfulness activities. In that article I shared lots of ways that you can practice mindfulness at home throughout the day. Mindfulness, the simple practice of focusing the mind on the present moment…

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Research Says It’s The Best Meditation App For Anxiety

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Providence, Rhode Island, U.S—Research from Brown University suggests this could be the best meditation app for anxiety. Amid the uncertainty of COVID-19, many people are searching for the best apps for anxiety. Mindfulness apps often come top of the bunch, with applications like Headspace and Calm pulling in millions of dollars last year, and rising.   But the best meditation app for anxiety may not be one of the big names. Instead it may be a more moderately sized app called Unwinding Anxiety, which is available for smartphones on both iOS and Android platforms. A fascinating study from Brown University…

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Meditation Starter Kit Recommended By Our Expert
The only really essential items you need in a meditation starter kit are a mala, chair, and a book

Meditation Starter Kit Recommended By Our Expert

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A good meditation starter kit, with all the items you need to start meditating, will help to ensure that you can practice meditation successfully. The good news is that you really don’t need that much equipment in order to start meditating [READ: How To Start Meditating At Home]. There are lots of new meditation tools. They range from brain-sensing headbands to virtual-reality meditation games and more. But if I can be honest with you for one moment: You really don’t need those fancy items to start meditating. That’s why I haven’t included any of the in this meditation starter kit.…

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Eva Longoria: Yoga Photo Of The Day [Headstand]
Eva Longoria does Headstand yoga pose

Eva Longoria: Yoga Photo Of The Day [Headstand]

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Saturday—Eva Longoria uploaded a photo of herself doing the yoga pose Headstand (Sirsanana) to Instagram. Today we have Eva Longoria for yoga photo of the day. Eva recently uploaded a photo of herself doing the yoga pose Headstand (Sirsanana), a modern yoga asana, and some of its variants. “The world may be upside down, but so am I,” said Longoria, referring the fact that since the global pandemic many people feel like life has been turned upside down, so the view from Headstand matches the global atmosphere. eva longoria headstand sirsanana Like many people during quarantine Eva Longoria has been…

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Gisele Bundchen On Meditation For Parents: “Give To Yourself”
Parent Gisele Bundchen says that meditation helps parents to stay calm and focused.

Gisele Bundchen On Meditation For Parents: “Give To Yourself”

Gisele Bundchen has spoken-up about the importance of meditation for parents. 39-year old Brazilian model, activist, author, actress and businesswoman Gisele Bundchen says that it is important for parents to give back to themselves by practicing meditation. You’d think that it would be easy being the millionaire wife of NFL player Tom Brady. As celebrities it is obviously far more easy to be a parent than it is for the rest of us, what with nannies helping out and having all the money in the world to be able to afford anything at all your kids may need. Yes, we…

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Dan Harris’ Meditation Advice For COVID-19
Dan Harris is the owner of the 10% Happier advice

Dan Harris’ Meditation Advice For COVID-19

Author of 10% Happier and owner of the 10% Happier app says it’s hard not to think about the future, but he advises people to focus on now when meditating. The coronavirus lockdown has led anxiety levels to become a pandemic themselves. As people to struggle with the anxiety of COVID-19, many are turning to online meditation and yoga classes, like the new classes offered by Dan Harris on his website, which some 10,000 people have been watching every day. The owner of the 10% Happier app [READ: Best Meditation Apps], Dan Harris has some meditation advice for COVID-19 anxiety…

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Delta Yoga Studio Owner Endangers Public With COVID-19 Insanity
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Delta Yoga Studio Owner Endangers Public With COVID-19 Insanity

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B.C, C.A—Delta Yoga Studio owner Mak Parhar endangers public health with absolutely insane COVID-19 insanity. Delta Yoga Studio was closed down recently after its owner, Mak Parhar, sent members an email stating that Bikram yoga kills coronavirus.  At the time, public officials stated that his claim was potentially dangerous. Hot Yoga actually creates an atmosphere that is ideal for the novel coronavirus to spread. Although Harvard and other health organisations have stated that there are benefits of yoga for coronavirus, practicing hot yoga in a group setting is certainly not the answer. Because of the threat to public health, officials…

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Salma Hayek: Yoga Photo of The Day [Bow Pose]
Salma Hayek perfectly performs Bow Pose, one of the asanas from Hatha Yoga.

Salma Hayek: Yoga Photo of The Day [Bow Pose]

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Today we have Salma Hayek for yoga photo of the day. She recently took to Instagram and uploaded a selfie of herself doing Bow Pose [Dhanurasana], a back-bend asana used in Hatha yoga. Salma Hayek, the Mexican and American film actress and producer who starred in such movies as Desperado, From Dusk Till Dawn, and Once Upon a Time in Mexico, has been spending her self-isolation time doing yoga. Now only is the beautiful Mexican talented in acting, it turns out she’s also pretty good at yoga (and taking interesting yoga photos) as she photographed herself doing bow-pose on top…

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Chris Hemsworth Guided Meditation For Kids Shows His Arrogance

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Soon-to-lunch Chris Hemsworth guided meditations promise to help your kids calm down, despite the fact that Hemsworth has zero experience in meditation. Ever since the mindfulness industry became a $14 billion-dollar-a-year business, we’ve seen everyone from rappers to sports stars getting involved with meditation. The latest celebrity to enter the world of mindfulness is Chris Hemsworth, the Australian-born actor who you might remember from Aussie soap-opera Home & Away or, more likely, his portrayals of Thor in the Marvel superhero movies. Now Chris Hemsworth has momentarily put down Thor’s Hammer and has been getting involved with all sorts of wellness…

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Take A Virtual Yoga Retreat with Nihi Sumba Live Stream
Nihi Sumba virtual yoga retreat features daily yoga and meditation practices.

Take A Virtual Yoga Retreat with Nihi Sumba Live Stream

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Indonesia—If you can’t get away because of the pandemic, you can always take a virtual yoga retreat with Nihi Sumba. With everyone currently locked up inside like our parents have grounded us, many people are looking for ways to feel like they’re on vacation while they’re self isolating at home Since the current lockdown we’ve seen all sorts of yoga and meditation classes online, along with various Buddhist courses and the likes. What’s been missing until now is the opportunity to take a virtual yoga retreat from your own home. I previously wrote about how to do a DIY meditation…

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Yoga For Epilepsy: New Research Reveal Benefits

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Breaking research has surfaced that reveals potential benefits of yoga for epilepsy patients. As yoga teachers, it is important to know how yoga can affect or influence people with different health conditions. That’s why I thought I would share this research with you. What The Research Says About Epilepsy And Yoga The research suggests that yoga helps with epilepsy by stabilizing the electroencephalogram (a record of brain activity produced by electroencephalography). The research looked into four main aspects of yoga for people with epilepsy: the benefits, motivation, barriers in the way of practicing yoga, and the whether yoga should be…

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Peloton Yoga, Meditation App Now Available On Android TV

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Android TV has expanded its app library and now offers the Peloton yoga and meditation app. Android TV, the digital media / TV version of the Android operating system, has well over 5,000 apps available on the Play Store. The latest is the Peloton app, the application of the well-known spin-bike manufacturer, which contains various live and recorded video and audio workouts, including yoga and meditation. Available from today, Android TV owners can download the official Peloton app for smart-TV or set-top box. The fitness app offers a large library of workouts that are led by professional instructors. The workouts…

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San Antonio “Zen Zoo” Gives Online Yoga Classes With Animals
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San Antonio “Zen Zoo” Gives Online Yoga Classes With Animals

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San Antonio, U.S—San Antonio zoo offering free live yoga classes with animals and it’s awesome. By now you’ve surely noticed that there are thousands of free online yoga classes taking place around the world (you can take them for free using that link). Those yoga classes involve everything from Vinyassa to dance-yoga.  One thing that was missing from the list, however, was some yoga with animals. Well, thanks to the lovely folk at San Antonio zoo, you can now take free online yoga classes with all the animals they have at the zoo, from the comfort of your own home!…

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LinkedIn Learning Mindfulness & Mental Health Courses Now Free

California, U.S.— LinkedIn Learning’s Mindfulness and mental health courses are now free. Last month, LinkedIn announced that in order to help people through the effects of the global pandemic, they would be offering a range of free mental health and mindfulness courses. This week, the California-based social media company has announced that there are six free courses in mindfulness and mental health that they are giving in order to hep people adjust to the new work / life balance. LinkedIn has highlighted the rise in free yoga and meditation courses online. "Over the past month, three-times as many people watched…

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How to practice mindfulness

The first time I heard of mindfulness, a nurse friend of mine spoke about it in fluid conversation like I had any idea what was going on. After asking a few quick questions, the idea had formed in my mind that mindfulness is basically the act of meditating on the present moment. Thoughts will come, thoughts will go, some will return, some will make a lot of noise in your head and refuse to leave for extended periods, but eventually, with training, practicing mindfulness can help you to recognise, accept, and release your thoughts [1] without the need for lengthy…

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How To Use Meditation To Stop Time & Make It Faster Or Slower
Meditation can stop time, speed it up or slow it down by changing our present moment mindfulness

How To Use Meditation To Stop Time & Make It Faster Or Slower

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New research has revealed that meditation affects our perception of time, self and space, creating feelings of selflessness and timelessness. It is possible to use meditation to stop time, or to make it pass faster or slower. Time is a subjective matter. When we are anxious or depressed, time seems to pass slowly. When we are happy or excited, time seems to pass quickly. And so, our experience of time is inherently linked to our emotions in the present moment. Mindfulness meditation, or Vipassana (a Theravada Buddhist tradition) creates control of emotion, and thereby changes the way we perceive time.…

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Spoken Word Meditation Helped Me Overcome Loneliness Today
Watching the "Never Alone" spoken word meditation made me feel less lonely during self-isolation.

Spoken Word Meditation Helped Me Overcome Loneliness Today

Facebook and British spoken-word artist Kate Tempest have created a beautiful “spoken word meditation” that will help you reconnect today. During the time of COVID-19, many people are feeling lonely [READ: Meditation For Loneliness]. I watched the video this morning, Wednesday, and it immediately made me feel more connected to people, to society, to my family, and to my home. It’s a beautiful short film that Facebook is promoting as part of its Community Help feature that helps users during the coronavirus pandemic. Listening to her poetic observations, and her soulful voice, talking about the power of transcendence, made me…

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Wealthy Ignore COVID-19 Guidelines At Luxury California Resort  

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California, U.S—A resort in California is offering a retreat from coronavirus self isolation, with yoga, meditation, wellbeing activities, and more. If you’re bored of being stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic, you can always book a holiday to Southern California, where a resort is offering a luxurious retreat to get away from the coronavirus situation—although you should also be warned that California has one of the highest rate of COVID-19 anywhere in the world, with more than 10,000 deaths, so I’m not sure how smart a decision this would be. There's a total lack of respect for the pandemic…

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