Mindfulness




Yoga and Mental Health: Pranayama, Asana and Mantra for Mood Yoga and Mental Health: Pranayama, Asana and Mantra for Mood Yoga and Mental Health: Pranayama, Asana and Mantra for Mood Yoga and Mental Health: Pranayama, Asana and Mantra for Mood


Depression and anxiety are today’s two most commonly diagnosed mood disorders. Here are pranayama, asana and mantra practices to help...

Why Empathy Is Essential to Your Well-being Why Empathy Is Essential to Your Well-being Why Empathy Is Essential to Your Well-being Why Empathy Is Essential to Your Well-being


By practicing perspective-taking of others' struggles instead of just our own, we can cultivate understanding about them and ourselves....

Psychological Flexibility: The Other Type of Flexibility That Yoga Helps Improve Psychological Flexibility: The Other Type of Flexibility That Yoga Helps Improve Psychological Flexibility: The Other Type of Flexibility That Yoga Helps Improve Psychological Flexibility: The Other Type of Flexibility That Yoga Helps Improve


Psychological flexibility is looking at ideas in new ways or coming up with new solutions. Here's why this is so important and how...

The Path to Liberation Starts With Our First Step Off the Mat The Path to Liberation Starts With Our First Step Off the Mat The Path to Liberation Starts With Our First Step Off the Mat The Path to Liberation Starts With Our First Step Off the Mat


Liberate yourself from man-made ideas that you're 'not enough' through study of yogic philosophy of inner freedom and following these...

Self-Love Practices to Teach Yourself How to Love You Self-Love Practices to Teach Yourself How to Love You Self-Love Practices to Teach Yourself How to Love You Self-Love Practices to Teach Yourself How to Love You


Let go of all the non-loving experiences of your past and rewire your subconscious in order to start loving yourself as you were always...

Let Go of Attachment With This Daily Practice From 'True Yoga' (Excerpt) Let Go of Attachment With This Daily Practice From 'True Yoga' (Excerpt) Let Go of Attachment With This Daily Practice From 'True Yoga' (Excerpt) Let Go of Attachment With This Daily Practice From 'True Yoga' (Excerpt)


Jennie Lee, author of 'True Yoga,' shares her exploration with attachment and while not easy, is worth the pay-off in inner peace. Her...

Love Your Body Love Your Body Love Your Body Love Your Body


Learn to reclaim a positive relationship with your body through meditation, mindfulness and journaling practices.

RAIN: A Technique for Mindfulness RAIN: A Technique for Mindfulness RAIN: A Technique for Mindfulness RAIN: A Technique for Mindfulness


RAIN is an acronym for a mindfulness technique that teaches us to get fully present with the strong emotions that arise. Learn this...

Vanquish Your Doubts With Faith Vanquish Your Doubts With Faith Vanquish Your Doubts With Faith Vanquish Your Doubts With Faith


Doubt is one of the 5 hindrances of reaching Nirvana. And we all have doubts; it's part of being a thinking human being. But what happens...

How to Deal With Feeling Overwhelmed How to Deal With Feeling Overwhelmed How to Deal With Feeling Overwhelmed How to Deal With Feeling Overwhelmed


When we feel overloaded, both our mental and physical well-being suffer. Learn what triggers these feelings of overwhelm and how to reframe...

Exploring Aversion Exploring Aversion Exploring Aversion Exploring Aversion


We've all been asked to do something we don't like. In these moments, we experience the feeling of aversion, or dvesha. Cultivating...

Try Aqua Yoga This August, Then Soak in the 5 Yamas (Commitments) of Yoga Try Aqua Yoga This August, Then Soak in the 5 Yamas (Commitments) of Yoga Try Aqua Yoga This August, Then Soak in the 5 Yamas (Commitments) of Yoga Try Aqua Yoga This August, Then Soak in the 5 Yamas (Commitments) of Yoga


Curious about Aqua yoga? Discover what this new style of yoga can teach us about the principles of yoga and how we can learn to use it to...

Yoga for Your Travels Yoga for Your Travels Yoga for Your Travels Yoga for Your Travels


How do we bring our yoga practice with us when we travel? Learn some tips and tricks to taking yoga on the road, even if you forgot your...

How To Prepare Yourself for Yoga Practice How To Prepare Yourself for Yoga Practice How To Prepare Yourself for Yoga Practice How To Prepare Yourself for Yoga Practice


If your life resembles less like a dreamy retreat lifestyle and more like a modern-day busy yogi, read on for five steps to take to make...

Joys of Unplugging Joys of Unplugging Joys of Unplugging Joys of Unplugging


For the modern yogi, unplugging from technology can be a challenge. Find out how one of Yogapedia's editors managed to do it and live to...

The Power of Vinyasa The Power of Vinyasa The Power of Vinyasa The Power of Vinyasa


Vinyasa yoga is a type of practice where the emphasis is placed on the flowing movements between asanas. Learn how this practice can teach...

Roots of Suffering Roots of Suffering Roots of Suffering Roots of Suffering


A calm mind and open heart dissolve suffering. Learn how thoughts contribute to suffering and what you can do to attain inner peace and...

The Freedom in Letting Go The Freedom in Letting Go The Freedom in Letting Go The Freedom in Letting Go


Letting go can be a challenge, especially if what we are trying to let go of is painful. Learn about the benefits of surrender and finding...

Accepting Discomfort Accepting Discomfort Accepting Discomfort Accepting Discomfort


No one enjoys feeling discomfort. Whether it's feelings of sadness, loss or shame, they're not our favorite feelings. Learn how to see...