Moshi Sleep And Mindfulness App Raises $12 million to help kids sleep

“Moshi Sleep And Mindfulness App”, the Moshi Monsters Meditation app, has raised $12 million Series B financing, money which will be used to create content for kids to learn mindfulness and get to sleep British-run Moshi Monsters was a website with over 80 million users that closed down in 2019 because it was running on Flash. The company attempted to succeed in the app space, with Moshi Karts and Moshi Monsters Village, but neither of those two games achieved anywhere near the success of the website. They then subsequently launched the Moshi Sleep And Mindfulness app, which is currently ranked…

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Thrive & Audible Free Meditation Package Out Now With Diddy

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  Thrive Global and Audible free meditation packaged released today, including guided meditations for relaxation, and sleep, with Diddy and Nick Jonas. Arianna Huffington's Thrive Global, a media company, focused on helping people with stress and burnout, has teamed with spoken-audio entertaining platform Audible on free meditation content. The content includes meditations for sleep and relaxation. It features celebrities like Diddy and Nick Jonas, and wellness experts Gabby Bernstein (Spirit Junkie), Sara Auster (Youtube personality & (sound healing expert) and Jesse Israel (The Big Quiet). The content will include bedtime stories, sound baths, soundscapes, ASMR sessions (Autonomous sensory meridian response)…

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Meditation for Nova Scotia Mass Shooting Victims During Virtual Vigil (#novascotiashooting)

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Nova Scotia, Ca.—Following the tragic mass shootings in Nova Scotia, we are calling for a mass meditation to send love to the victims and their families during the virtual vigil. (#novascotiashooting). The victims of the Nova Scotia mass shooting include RCMP officer Heidi Stevenson, and the sister of the founder of the Breathing Space Yoga Studio, Lisa McCully. When Gabriel Wortman shot dead 18 victims, Sunday, it was the worst mass shooting in Canadian history, and the rural community of Portapique, N.S, has been left fighting to make sense of this random act of violence. Monday morning, Canadian Prime Minister…

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Benefits of Mindfulness & Meditation for College Students

When most people hear the words “college life,” they imagine never-ending parties, hangovers, and a constant lack of sleep. Even though many students indeed have such a lifestyle, it doesn’t mean that everyone should do the same. For many students, a college is a place where they can gain knowledge and explore this world. College also gives you an opportunity to learn more about yourself and to develop as a person.   When you go to college, you become more independent than ever, and you can use this independence to become healthier and to learn to deal with stressful situations,…

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Full Moon Meditation For Crown Energy To Heal Coronavirus

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In this guest post, Hedley Derenzie proposes a Full Moon Meditation for the healing of crown energy. In nature, there are no accidents. And within every problem, Nature always provides the solution. Ancient and traditional cultures have known this for millennia that nature holds the solutions. These cultures also know Mother Nature communicates Her messages through signs, symbols and magical synchronicities. Within the coronavirus, Nature has offered both the problem (the virus) and the antidote (the corona). Why Now Is The Time To Do A Full Moon Meditation For Crown Energy The word ‘corona’ comes from the Latin word ‘corōna’…

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Big Benefits Mean Doctors Will Prescribe Mind Body Medicine
Yogic interventions inclusing asanas, meditation and yogic massage are all part of mind body medicine

Big Benefits Mean Doctors Will Prescribe Mind Body Medicine

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Boston U.S—Citing the significant benefits of mind-body medicine, researchers recommend yoga, meditation, and other practice become a core component of medicine.   Researchers from the Benson-Henry Institute (BHI) for Mind-Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and from UC Davis Health, published a new perspective in the New England Journal of Medicine suggesting that mind-body medicine should be used as a core component of healthcare.“Mind-Body Medicine” refers to the use of holistic health practices such as meditation, yoga, tai chi, and pilates. The key benefits of mind-body medicine include stress reduction, relief from the symptoms of numerous health conditions, and improved…

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London Police “Abuse Power”, Turning Against Yoga Enthusiasts

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London, U.K—Officers of London’s Metropolitan Police Service are being accused of abusing power during the COVID-19 self isolation by turning against a yoga enthusiast and saying yoga isn’t exercise. Twitter user “Bexmo”, a resident of London, Tweeted, “Just been harassed by ten police officers in a van for being out on London Fields and ‘pretending to exercise’... when we explained that we were doing yoga they said “you can do that at home” and said we weren’t exercising we were “lying on the ground”. In the UK, people are allowed to leave their house during COVID-19 for essential shopping, such…

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New “Personal Zen”: App For Stress And Anxiety Launching Now
The Personal Zen app promises to be the best app for stress and anxiety

New “Personal Zen”: App For Stress And Anxiety Launching Now

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New York—Wise Therapeutics launches “Personal Zen” app for stress and anxiety Today, New York based Wise Therapeutic has announced the launch of its first product, Personal Zen, an app for stress and anxiety. If you’re anywhere near as excited about new mental-health technology as I am, you’ll definitely be intrigued by Wise Therapeutics’ Personal Zen, which “embeds a scientifically validated brain-training exercise in an engaging mobile format that effectively reduces stress and anxiety.” Ooooh… sounds technical! A new digital company, Wise Therapeutic is co-founded by Dr. Tracy Dennis-Tiwary and Raj Amin. Dr. Dennis-Tiwary [the Co-Executive Director, the Center for Health…

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Mindfulness Meditation For IBS: Research Reveals Benefits
Mindfulness meditation helps reduce the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome

Mindfulness Meditation For IBS: Research Reveals Benefits

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New research published in the journal Neurogastroenterology & Motility reveals there are big benefits of mindfulness meditation for IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorder, affecting between 10% to 15% of people. It’s a disorder that causes abdominal cramping, pain, bloating diarrhea, constipation and gas. It is not life-threatening, but can be a serious issue. Many people with IBS stop working, give up travelling, and often withdraw from society. It can also cause depression and anxiety. Many people search for a natural way to stop IBS. And mindfulness meditation can help,…

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Daily Yoga VS Down Dog: Best Yoga Apps 2020
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Daily Yoga VS Down Dog: Best Yoga Apps 2020

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When it comes to a showdown between 2020s best yoga apps, who wins? How about Daily Yoga VS Down Dog? If you could only download and install one of these applications to your iPhone or Android, which one would you choose? This comparison will help you decide. What’s the Difference Between Daily Yoga And Down Dog Anyway? At face value, both Down Dog and Daily Yoga appear to be very similar yoga apps. Both let you choose your workout and its duration, and both have excellent video presentation that makes it easy to do the yoga poses (asanas) correctly. Both…

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The Mindfulness Movement With Jewel & Deepak Chopra Online Friday
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The Mindfulness Movement With Jewel & Deepak Chopra Online Friday

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Feature documentary THE MINDFULNESS MOVEMENT will launch online Friday, with Jewel & Deepak Chopra, Dan Harris, Sharon Salzberg , Jon Kabat-Zinn, and more. The “Poet Prophet of Alternative Medicine,” Deepak Chopra’s THE MINDFULNESS MOVEMENT will launch online Friday. Chopra is Executive Producer in this feature documentary that chart the rise of mindfulness in western society. Many people associate the rise of mindfulness with the popularity of Chopra himself. It was largely thanks to Chopra and his many bestselling books that people in the West became familiar with mindfulness (that and the other teachers in the movie). Mindfulness, the meditation practice…

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This Chakra App Gives You A Virtual Guide To Your 7 Chakras

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 A new chakra app, Being Centered, on iOS, Android, Windows, Mac and Oculus VR, gives you a guided meditation and a tour of your chakras so you can learn this powerful spiritual healing system. The seven chakras are a popular topic in yoga and meditation classes. They are literally “Wheel” of energy in the body. The Root, Sacral, Solar Plexus, Heart, Throat, Third-Eye, and Crown chakra are each important to our wellbeing in individual ways. Opening the seven chakras (which is traditionally done with Chakra Dhyana Meditation) brings with it myriad benefits for your overall health and wellbeing. Over the…

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Yoga & Meditation for Immune System: Cut Your Sick Days
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Yoga & Meditation for Immune System: Cut Your Sick Days

Research reveals significant benefits of yoga and meditation for immune system functioning. As a bonus, yoga and meditation also leads to less sick days off work. The research shows that as little as eight weeks of meditation helps the immune system to function effectively. This, researchers say, is likely because meditation helps people to handle the negative symptoms of various conditions. This adds to the already massive list of health benefits of meditation, and the benefits of yoga. If, like me, the current global situation has made you wonder how strong your immune system is and what you can do…

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Confessions Of A Zen Narcissist Shares Raw Insight Into NPD
Narcissistic Personality Disorder creates an over-inflated sense of self importane.

Confessions Of A Zen Narcissist Shares Raw Insight Into NPD

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California U.S—In his book Confessions of a Zen Narcissist, author Larry White shares raw insight on the life of someone with Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Freelance writer, power, and self-published author Larry White knows the challenges of living with Narcissistic Personality Disorder, as he identifies in his book Confessions of a Zen Narcissist.  It is a brave and open account of life for someone with NPD. Narcissistic Personality Disorder, NDP, is a personality disorder marked by an inflated sense of self importance, difficult relationship, excessive desire for attention, and a total lack of empathy (although the latter is not always a…

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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 breast cancer patients Weekly yoga practice helps 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. An article on VeryWellMind, medically reviewed by Yamini Ranchod, PhD, MS, explains that, “Typically, the cancer forms in either the lobules or the ducts of the breast. Lobules are the glands that produce milk, and ducts…

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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
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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]
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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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