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Dear Elise: How should you breathe when you meditate?

Dear Elise: How should I breathe when I meditate?

April 22, 2020
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In the Dear Elise series, Dr Elise Bialylew answers your questions about mindful meditation and neurology. Got your own question about meditation? Send your questions to Elise here. Question: How should I breathe when I meditate? Dear Elise, I have tried meditating off and on over the years. Listening to guided meditations are helpful. Trying to…

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What is the best meditation for anxiety: Woman in brown dress holds her face in her hands

Dear Elise: What is the best meditation for anxiety?

April 15, 2020
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In the Dear Elise series, Dr Elise Bialylew answers your questions about mindful meditation and neurology. Got your own question about meditation? Send your questions to Elise here. A question about anxiety and meditation: Dear Elise, My question is around anxiety. I’m newer to meditation and I suffer anxiety. Does regular meditation improve anxiety? What…

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Maintaining a meditation habit

Five tips for creating a meditation habit that lasts

February 21, 2020
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The benefits of mindfulness are so widely known now that most of us know we should be doing it regularly, but no matter how much we want the benefits, keeping a habit can be hard. Who doesn’t want to feel less stressed, less angry, and more emotionally balanced? And in case you’re not already convinced,…

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12 Ways to Show Love To Yourself Today

February 13, 2020
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“Talk to yourself like you would someone you love.” —Brené Brown Having a solid, stable and healthy relationship with yourself takes work in the same way that any strong relationship needs work. But a lot of us inadvertently cultivate poor relationships with ourselves, letting our negative self-talk run amok, engaging in destructive behaviours that don’t…

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