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Meditation Practices Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Meditation Practices.

5 New Year's Resolutions for Fit People

If your New Year's resolution is to lose weight, you're in good company: in a 2015 Nielsen survey, 32 percent of people listed shedding pounds as their top goal. But what if losing weight isn't on your to-do list this year because you'...  Read more

A Guide to Walking Meditation

The word "meditation" is likely to conjure up a mental image of a cross-legged person sitting still in a quiet, peaceful room. While this is the method of choice for many who meditate, others choose a more active route to mindfulness. It...  Read more

5 Mind-Body Exercises for a Healthier Heart

There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also...  Read more

Relax Your Mind and Body with Yoga

Is stress wearing you down? Are your muscles tense and your posture less than perfect? Bringing yoga, a touch of Eastern culture, into your Western lifestyle may be the perfect answer to help you unwind both your body and mind. People of all age...  Read more

Now & Zen: Easy Relaxation Techniques

People are busier than ever in today’s fast and furious lifestyle. This constant stress can have a negative impact on your health, contributing to ailments like insomnia, emotional overeating and high blood pressure. Unless you’re lucky e...  Read more

Does anyone know how to do meditation? It is suppo
Updated 9/22/2016 7:26:53 PM

Does anyone know how to do meditation? It is suppose to help with stress.......  Read more

Feeling kind of meh. Practicing meditation though
Updated 9/16/2016 5:42:38 PM

Feeling kind of meh. Practicing meditation though to release the negative energy, but sometimes the world just gets me down. Plus gained three pounds, so I'm back to tracking food (I always forget). I just have t put some music on #badday...  Read more

Time to Practice what I Preech
Updated 9/18/2016 9:14:16 AM

Hi everyone! I am new to SP and would like to lose this weight that has stopped me from living my life fully. It's gotten in the way more times than I can count. Most recently, I broke out of my shell after my Mom passed from Alzheimer's. After m...  Read more

Feel bad I didn't have time to fit in meditation t
Updated 9/7/2016 1:00:27 PM

Feel bad I didn't have time to fit in meditation this morning. Hopefully I'll find some time later in the day....  Read more

Does anybody else practice mindful eating/ mindful meals? I am great when eating solo but it's chall
Updated 8/14/2016 12:07:00 PM

Does anybody else practice mindful eating/ mindful meals? I am great when eating solo but it's challenging when I'm eating with other people. Any tips for staying focused on fullness/being mindful and engaging socially at the same time? #food...  Read more

Meditate On This

Meditate on this: A mindfulness practice promotes better health. Research shows meditation can heal brain and body.Your mind can be a powerful healer. A mindful meditation practice-----focusing your attention on being more aware of the present mom...  Read more

Meditate On This

Learn To MeditateYou can reap benefits by meditating for only 15 to 30 minutes, however, consistency is key. "Just as you won't benefit much from exercising only once a week or whenever you feel like it, a regular meditation practice will yield grea...  Read more

Rock Climbing

For all the climbers, or those who want to start. Beyond incredibly efficient exercise, it's meditation, socializing, and a way to push past your comfort zone. Woo hoo!...  Read more

Healthy Headlines: Will Chewing Gum Help or Harm Weight Loss?

A roundup of the healthy living stories making headlines this week. Minty chewing gums may not help people lose weightLive Science says that chomping on gum might backfire if you're trying to shed a few pounds. The minty breath fresheners make fr...  Read more

If Just Saying NO Isn't Working, Trying Saying OM Instead.

Do you have trouble just saying NO to your sweet tooth, or your Inner Couch Potato when s/he really wants to skip that exercise session you've got planned? Well, maybe NO isn't really the word you should be using. Trying saying OM instead. ...  Read more