Tag Archives: meditation

Restorative Yoga November 15

Practice: Restorative Yoga

This 20-min restorative yoga practice is designed to help you relax, unwind, and experience self-compassion. Practice led by Kelly McGonigal, featuring Hattie Bluestone. This video was created as part of the Boost Your Willpower program, a free 30-day online program to help you reach your goals while cultivating mindfulness, motivation, and self-compassion. Access the full […]

Mudra Vinyasa November 15

Practice: Yoga for Courage & Compassion

This 12-min flow yoga practice uses postures and hand gestures (mudras) to cultivate courage, compassion, wisdom, and acceptance. Practice led by Kelly McGonigal, featuring Hattie Bluestone. This video was created as part of the Boost Your Willpower program, a free 30-day online program to help you reach your goals while cultivating mindfulness, motivation, and self-compassion. […]

Breath Awareness Yoga November 15

Practice: Yoga for Mindfulness

This 21-min gentle flow yoga practice is designed to help you cultivate mindfulness and self-compassion through breath awareness. Practice led by Kelly McGonigal, featuring Hattie Bluestone. This video was created as part of the Boost Your Willpower program, a free 30-day online program to help you reach your goals while cultivating mindfulness, motivation, and self-compassion. […]

Yoga for Motivation November 15

Practice: Yoga for Motivation

This 23-min flow yoga practice is designed to awaken motivation and help you connect intention and action. Practice led by Kelly McGonigal, featuring Hattie Bluestone. This video was created as part of the Boost Your Willpower program, a free 30-day online program to help you reach your goals while cultivating mindfulness, motivation, and self-compassion. Access […]

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New Year, TRUE You

Hoping to wake up as some new, ideal you in 2013? Most New Year’s resolutions are based on the assumption that who you really are is inadequate, and must be improved through self-discipline, joyless striving, and maybe a leftover Christmas miracle. I invite you to take a different approach this year, one that starts from […]

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Learn: Mindfulness of Breathing

I’m frequently asked questions about how to get started meditating, what is the best meditation for beginners, what is the best meditation for reducing stress (or training willpower, or cultivating self-compassion, or developing focus, etc.). Below is my favorite meditation for all these intentions. You can listen to (or download) a version of these instructions […]

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Watch: How to Think Like a Psychologist

My fall 2011 Stanford University course “How to Think Like a Psychologist” is now available as a series of free, downloadable videos through iTunes university. In this fun course, I invited my favorite psychology and neuroscience researchers at Stanford to talk about their work and what it means for everyday life and real-world problems. Each […]

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