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Mindfulness Meditation Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Mindfulness 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

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

The Stress-Pain Connection

It’s a vicious cycle people with chronic pain know well: Pain causes you stress and stress exacerbates your pain. While everyday evidence points to a connection between stress and pain (and vice versa), research is also highlighting this connec...  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

De-Stress in 3 Minutes or Less

What is the single, most common problem that most dieters face when trying to lose weight? Will power? Nah. Temptation? Sometimes. Emotional eating? Bingo! That’s why it takes so much more than good intentions and information about nutrition an...  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

Try mindfulness

I use mindfulness meditation to help me step away from negativity and look at it more objectively. It's helped a lot to control frustration and to stay on track....  Read more

Meditation

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

The Zen of SparkPeople

This group will use mindfulness of the Buddha's Four Noble Truths as a basis for improved nutrition and fitness....  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

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

Mindfulness Meditation...

Do you practice Mindfulness Meditation? If you do, any advice or books to read on how to practice Mindfulness Meditation for beginners? ...  Read more

Another mindfulness meditation with lovely pictures

www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMldMnEfxX8 Thought you might like to have another link for a guided meditation - this one is worth watching, not simply listening to. The images are stunningly beautiful. Especially good if you tend to eat/turn to foo...  Read more