Mindfulness

A 15-Minute Meditation For Connecting To Your Subtle Body

This meditation can either be done resting on your back (á la Shavasana) or in a seated, more classic meditative posture. While I really enjoy doing this work in Shavasana, if you are feeling particularly sleepy, you might choose an…

Weekly Horoscope For July 26–August 1, 2021, From The AstroTwins

That’s when nomadic Jupiter, which has been retrograde in esoteric, emotional Pisces since June 20, slips into visionary, logical Aquarius until December 28.Global Jupiter’s backspin is in effect until October 18, and it’s already been bringing disruptions to the world…

A Self-Compassion Expert’s 5 Tips To Be Kind To Yourself

The second step, says Neff, is to acknowledge your pain—value it, even. “You need to be willing to be present with pain,” she explains. “If you shove it down, if you pretend it’s not there, you can’t be compassionate.” See, when…

How To Lucid Dream Tonight (Without Disrupting Your Sleep)

While lucid dreaming can be powerful and fun, to say the least, it does come with some risks—especially if you have any sort of mental health disorder (psychosis, dissociation, and depression, in particular).”Those who are dissociative or have conditions that…

How To Harness The Moon In Aquarius

A unified effort doesn’t require uniform behavior. Eccentric Aquarius has a special superpower: celebrating individuality and togetherness simultaneously. That might sound like a paradox, but it’s not. Shame and vulnerability expert Brene Brown uncovered this in her research: The desire…

How To Prepare For The Full Moon, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

With the full moon lighting up your foundational fourth house, Scorpio, your home and family life may feel like a top priority these next few weeks. Whether it’s a home renovation, or a family matter that needs addressing, now’s a…

Is Pride A Bad Thing? A Therapist Explains Healthy Pride

Perhaps where pride becomes a deadly sin is when it is out of alignment with the actual achievement. Christians teach that pride comes from failing to acknowledge God, or something larger than ourselves, as the creator of that achievement. This…

Thinking About Living Alone? Here’s How To Do It & Thrive

It’s natural to feel a bit nervous when contemplating a significant life change. “Living alone, especially if it’s for the first time or even after a transition, can be a very emotional experience,” says Rikki Clark McCoy, LCSW. “There may be feelings…