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Retreat Meditation Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Retreat Meditation.

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

Turning ''Someday'' into Today

It’s time for some cold, hard facts: You’re not going to be able to read every book that you want You’ll never have time to watch all of your favorite shows The house will never be clean enough The...  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

Meditate Daily to Reduce Blood Pressure

In the United States, hypertension (chronic high blood pressure that can lead to heart disease and stroke) is most prevalent among African Americans. In fact, 34 percent of the African American population has high blood pressure—a rate higher t...  Read more

A Holistic Approach for Treating Depression

While talking with my client, Dana, as she walked on the treadmill in my home studio, I couldn't help feeling sad. Her usually upbeat and vibrant demeanor was missing—and had been for several weeks.  "I'm so depressed," s...  Read more

silence retreat: a life changing aspect
Updated 12/18/2013 11:47:46 PM

Silence retreat helps you to gain an insight based on your trust of your own existence. It can also help you to enter into a peaceful state of mind which is so vital when it comes to understanding yourself better by listening to your inner voice. In...  Read more

Good Yoga Exercises/Meditation Practices?
Updated 11/2/2013 10:28:56 AM

Like many other people here, I'm trying to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle. So far, it's been working quite well and I definitely think the nutrition tracker broke me out of my plateau and I've lost 13/20 pounds! I've read that yoga i...  Read more

Reaping the benefits of meditation
Updated 10/19/2013 8:37:20 AM

I'm curious to know if anyone out there in the Spark world is finding meditation helpful. I am a true believer in mind over matter and have been using guided meditation along with visualization recently. After several weeks of healthy eating, plent...  Read more

Meditation

I do a meditation for weight loss every morning and often at night, too....  Read more

Retreat

I took time for a spiritual retreat yesterday....  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

Poll: Would You Attend 'Fat Camp' For Adults?

Weight loss retreat centers have gained popularity in recent years, particularly because of shows like "The Biggest Loser". Although there have been programs like this for children and teens for many years (often referred to as "fat camps"), program...  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