Neuroscientist Sara Lazar from Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical school was one of the first scientists to talk about the benefits of meditation and mindfulness as evidenced from brain scans. This groundbreaking research featured in the Harvard Business Review proves that meditation literally changes your brain. Check out her personal perspective and the full… Read More

I love it when I stumble upon some good ole’ inspiration. Below is a roundup of some of the latest videos, products, and websites that will hopefully sprinkle some inspiration in your own life. Power of Silence: In this performance by Marina Abramovic, a former Yugoslav artist now based in New York, we witness an… Read More

blue moon rising

When I was in my 20s and living in San Francisco, my friends and I were religious about marking every new moon and full moon with some type of grandiose ritual. Over the years, my ritualizing has become more practical where I mark the moon cycles in my calendar – simply to acknowledge the significance… Read More

As much as I love a good headline highlighting the many benefits of meditation and mindfulness, I am a sucker when it comes to spiritual news and inspiration. In this roundup, find articles that have spiked in popularity this past week in the world of all things spiritual. DanielleLaporte.com: Danielle Laporte is one of my… Read More

One of the most important lessons these last couple of years have taught me is the importance of self-care. Self-care can take on several meanings. It can mean simply meditating, taking a walk, or drinking water to stay hydrated. It can also mean exploring more alternative tools like acupuncture, energy work, reflexology, or taking a… Read More

I am a big believer that there is no one size fits all when it comes to meditation. Just as we all learn in different ways (auditory, visual, tactile), there will be certain meditation tools and techniques that are more effective than others. For me, I am definitely more of a visual person, so I… Read More

Check out this roundup of the latest and most intriguing headlines. Fast Company: An entrepreneur speaks about the benefits that meditation has made in his life and business, and that it doesn’t just have to be meditation, but any contemplative practice to experience these benefits. Read more >> AARP: This article discusses the physical benefits… Read More