The Scientific Benefits of Mindfulness and Meditation

Mindfulness meditation has been found to help increase our well-being, alleviate aspects of depression and anxiety, decrease emotional reactivity, and improve our ability to regulate our behaviours. Too Busy to Meditate? Don't Worry.  Just one week of brief daily mindfulness meditation practice has been found to produce significant improvements in attention, energy, and stress. These … Continue reading The Scientific Benefits of Mindfulness and Meditation

User Story: How Simple Habit Helps Me Overcome My Anxiety

Guest blog written by Erica Arvanitis. Original post can be found here: http://ramblingredheadsd.blogspot.ca/2017/02/how-simple-habit-helps-me-slay-anxiety.html I like to call myself really self aware when it comes to my anxiety, but I didn't always used to be that way. Before I started the journey into therapy last June (almost a year ago – nuts!) I was thinking irrational, insecure … Continue reading User Story: How Simple Habit Helps Me Overcome My Anxiety

User Stories: Meditation as Self-Care

Erica Person is a human resources professional for a successful hospitality/technology company in San Francisco. She discovered Simple Habit in early 2017 and has since made guided meditation a part of her daily routine as a form of self-care. In addition to learning about and practicing holistic health and wellness, Erica enjoys cooking and baking, … Continue reading User Stories: Meditation as Self-Care

Love is in the Air: Meditations for Valentine’s Day

Ah, the month of February. The month of relationships, red roses, chocolates, and love. It's the perfect opportunity to spend quality time with your significant other and tell them how much you appreciate them (and also shower them with gifts). But, who says that Valentine's Day should only last one day? Why can't we show the same level … Continue reading Love is in the Air: Meditations for Valentine’s Day

Too Busy to Meditate? Try 5-Minutes with Simple Habit

Users share their stories on how Simple Habit's 5-minute sessions made it easier to incorporate meditation into their busy lives: Submitted by Kimberly, a Simple Habit user: "I have known about meditation for 30 years and have studied under various people. However when it came to integrating it into daily life on my own, I … Continue reading Too Busy to Meditate? Try 5-Minutes with Simple Habit

Back to School: Meditation for Students

It’s that time of year where it seems like there is no end to the tests, midterms, assignments and essays due. The deadlines keep coming and going and you find yourself to be constantly stressed and overwhelmed. Luckily, there’s a way to improve your grades, productivity, and relationships. Research has proven that meditation can decrease academic stress, … Continue reading Back to School: Meditation for Students

Social Media and Meditation: The 24-Hour Workdays

Written by: Grant Thomas Emails, texts, Snapchats, friends, Slack messages, Instagrams, Facebook posts, co-workers, Twitter, family, networking, politics, Linkedin, news articles, safety… There’s about a million and one things that vie for attention constantly. Life is complex. On top of all of our relationships with people we’re given a towering amount of channels to talk … Continue reading Social Media and Meditation: The 24-Hour Workdays

Meditation for Sleep, Release, and Relaxation with Anne Douglas

Anne is a Life-coach and Yoga Therapist. She travels internationally to teach meditation and yoga trainings, retreats and workshops and is the Director of Trainers for the Integrative Restoration Institute. With over 30 years of experience in education, health and corporate settings, Anne offers a rich variety of tools for well being. Anne lives in … Continue reading Meditation for Sleep, Release, and Relaxation with Anne Douglas