5 Amazing Benefits of Practicing Meditation

From companies like Google implementing the practice into employees’ work routines to wellness junkies practicing it every day, meditating has become increasingly popular over the past couple of years.  With people recognizing the benefits of meditating, more people are doing it, through whichever means they prefer. But what are the benefits of practicing meditation? Here … Read more

Mind Exercises You Should Do Every Day

It is important to be physically active. Regular exercise offers many benefits to your overall health including weight loss, lower blood pressure, and increased energy levels. But, just as you should workout your body each day, you should also exercise your mind.  Research shows that by strengthening your brain, you can boost your intelligence and … Read more

5 Easy Ways to Enforce Your Spanish Practice on the Go

Let’s face it. Sometimes it can be difficult to take time out of a busy schedule to practice a language.  The good news is that there are lots of fun and creative ways to sneak a little Spanish learning into your daily commute, lunch break or even drive to work.  Here are some easy suggestions … Read more

How to Integrate Language Practice Into Everyday Habits

When it comes to learning a language in a way that really works, forget spending endless hours grinding away a textbook. While memorization is certainly an important beginning step, the best way to learn is to get out there and practice those skills.  This can all be understood by breaking down the very fundamental difference … Read more

Any Time is a Good Time: Here’s Why There is No Such Thing as an Ideal Time to Meditate

A lot of people who are new to the dynamic meditation game often wonder when is the right time to meditate. In the early morning? At sunset? On an empty stomach? Before drinking coffee? Thankfully, the answer to this question is super simple. The only thing that you need to think about when you decide … Read more

Back to School: What Is Mindful Learning and How Can It Help You?

CONVERSA WHAT IS MINDFUL LEARNING AND HOW CAN IT HELP YOU?

This is not a drill, people. Summer is ending and fall is fast approaching. Yay for pumpkin spice and everything nice… and boo to back to school! Seriously though, back to school season is here and it means business. Literally. But before we all go ballistic and take the school supplies aisles in Walmart by … Read more

Here’s How to Get the Most Out of Your Guided Meditation Practice

CONVERSA Here’s How to Get the Most Out of Your Guided Meditation Practice

So you are ready to try out meditation for the first time? Or maybe you are trying out a new kind of guided meditation. Good for you. Guided meditation actually has a lot more positive effects on our brains and bodies than many people realize. Understanding how dynamic meditation works and what it can do … Read more

3 Alternative Meditation Styles That Don’t Require You to Sit Still

CONVERSA 3 Alternative Meditation Styles That Don't Require You to Sit Still

Most of us think of meditation as sitting still and practically falling asleep, right? But there are alternative meditation styles that don’t require you to sit like a statue on your yoga mat — which face it, for some of us, sitting still and clearing our minds to nothing just doesn’t work. Meditation is simply … Read more

Why your self-care routine should include meditation

CONVERSA Why your self-care routine should include meditation

Self-care is a necessity, especially since we live in a world of accelerated connectivity and information overload. This is why it’s more important than ever to include meditation in your self-care routine. Meditation can help clear your mind from noisy thoughts, boost happiness, and even train your brain for higher learning potential. Here are some … Read more

Need to improve your focus? Here are 3 ways meditation can help

Need to improve your focus? Here's 3 ways meditation can help

With so many distractions in the world, it’s more important than ever to stay focused. One way to improve your focus is to slow down — and one of the best ways to do that is with meditation. Meditation isn’t just sitting down and zoning out. It’s actually a great way to zero in on … Read more