Meditation for Beginners: How to Meditate - Does sitting alone in a quiet room while trying to avoid your own thoughts sound intimidating? Don't panic. Meditation is easier than you think, and the benefits are plenty. Think: More relaxation—and less stress, chronic pain, and risk of depression. Here, we asked experts how to meditate when you're a beginner, so you can snag the practice's perks ASAP.
We think we're training our children, but usually God is using them to teach us. Double click on the image to read the 5-minute devotion, "Hungry for God: 5 Things Parenting Taught Me About God Part I."
"What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is observing your life as it is happening, accepting your current situation without judgement or struggle, allowing feelings to exist without letting them drive your actions, noticing thoughts as they arise wihtout the need to buy into them, taking actions based on what you feel in your heart rather than old habits or short term convenience."