mindfulness

Too Much Meditation Can Be Bad for You

Recent research suggests there can be adverse effects.

July 26, 2021

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Obsessive Thinking

Out-of-control negative thinking can respond to mindfulness training.

November 2, 2020

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When Fear Overwhelms

How to help someone who is having a panic attack.

August 3, 2020

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Mindfulness and Meditation

The evidence mounts for the health benefits of meditation. Our resident skeptic lets down her resistance.

November 4, 2019

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Fledgling Buddhist Seeks Downward-Facing Dog

Achieving oneness with the universe could be more expensive than you think.

August 4, 2019

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Fear of Falling

Practicing falling can help prevent broken bones and make you feel braver.

June 24, 2019

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How to Handle a Panic Attack

To aid panic-attack sufferers, keep calm and stay close.

September 24, 2018

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Why Bother With Mindfulness?

A yoga teacher explains how to incorporate mindfulness into your everyday life.

August 14, 2017

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Forest Bathing: Back to Nature

Cancel your shrink appointment. Just spending time in a nearby park can improve your mood, even lower your blood pressure.

July 31, 2017

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Motion Sickness Relief

Traveling by boat, plane or car this summer? Soothe the symptoms and enjoy the journey.

May 29, 2017

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Mastering Mindful Zen Mastery

You don’t have be a master of mindfulness to meditate.

March 5, 2017

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Marching Toward Mindfulness

Maybe activity is the way to mindfulness for some.

January 8, 2017

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Stay Calm and Keep Still

Stillness is an intentional pause to think, listen and notice. Just do it.

February 2, 2016

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D.C.’s 10 Best Places for Walking Meditation

Don’t just track your steps. Make them count. Here’s where to walk.

September 21, 2015

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Make It a Mindful Morning

A yoga teacher explains how to incorporate mindfulness into your everyday activities.

August 31, 2015

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What’s All This About Mindfulness?

MyLittleBird contributor Andrea Rouda signs up for a mindfulness course led by someone who turns out not to be so mindful.

August 9, 2015

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Just Breathe

Tap the power of deep breathing to lower blood pressure, ease pain and calm the shakes before that speech you have to give.

August 25, 2014

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Mindfulness: Staying Focused

Practicing mindfulness can improve your memory and reduce stress levels.

April 14, 2014

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