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Calm App Music Heavily into Signing Music Licenses for Sleep and Meditation Music and Hires UMG Veteran

Calm – the sleep and meditation app – has just hired its first Head of Music (Courtney Phillips). Calm currently has 60 million downloads to date and 2m paying subscribers. Additionally, Calm Music has had over 134 million streams to date through the platform. Calm is an app that supposedly already has a valuation over $1 billion, but its going to be very interesting to see how they can really drive adoption and subscribers and looks like signing music partnerships is going to be a grea...
Tags: Digital Music News, Music News, Calm, Calm Music, Meditation, Relaxing, Relaxing Music, Sleep, Sleep Music


Improve Your Bedtime Routine With These Five Luxurious Tips

I don’t know who needs to hear this but stop scrolling on Instagram at night and start meditating.
Tags: News, Sleep, Meditation, Exercise, Gretchen, Rubin, Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Your-feed-selfcare


Designed for Serenity, With Nature in Mind

Vo Trong Nghia’s firm meditates every day, which helps in their approach to refining urban environments.
Tags: News, Meditation, Architecture, Vo Trong Nghia, Nghia, Vo Trong


Stress Can Make You Sick. Take Steps to Reduce It.

In his new book, “The Stress Solution,” Dr. Rangan Chatterjee offers advice on countering the damaging effects of chronic stress.
Tags: News, Meditation, Exercise, Anxiety and Stress, Mental Health and Disorders, Rangan Chatterjee


Mum’s the Word: How Mantra Meditation Can Help When You’re Expecting

You're reading Mum’s the Word: How Mantra Meditation Can Help When You’re Expecting, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Your body is preparing for motherhood; an incredibly rewarding but physically demanding adventure. If you find yourself in a maelstrom of mood swings –  amidst the cramping, soreness, nausea, cravings and other palpable changes that characterise the experience of...
Tags: Family, Featured, Pregnancy, Meditation, Lifehacks, Health And Fitness, Self Improvement, Vipassana, Rosalind Stone, Beeja


~~ don’t chase and don’t run away from feelings ~~ (and yoga teacher training update)

first! thanks to those of you who have made donations towards my yoga teacher training. I'm now officially enrolled. I'm excited. It's the first ongoing commitment I have made (outside of my home) in 10 years. I was explicit about my limitations and they remained enthusiastic about my participation. I will continue taking donations. I've paid for one third of the $3000 tuition fee. I have until June to finish paying in monthly installments. Any help will continue to be much appreciated. ***an...
Tags: Health, Meditation, Mental Health, Healing, Infertility


Baratunde Thurston’s Work Diary: At the Intersection of Tech, Race and Society

“Part of my job,” says the author of “How to Be Black,” is to be “a sponge for stuff that’s happening in the world.”
Tags: News, Podcasts, Meditation, Brooklyn Museum, Baratunde Thurston, Race and Ethnicity, Toronto (Ontario


Quiet time? Should employees be encouraged to meditate?

As an employer, it is important to have stress management and wellbeing initiatives in place to help your staff better manage their stress.
Tags: Jobs, Meditate, Meditation, Discover Career Opportunities


6 Benefits of Practicing Yoga with Animals

You're reading 6 Benefits of Practicing Yoga with Animals, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. If you’ve ever thought about how to take your downward dog to a whole new level, then have you ever considered bringing your actual dog into your yoga practice? Yes. You read that right. Yoga with animals is a real thing! These days, people are practicing yoga with all kinds of animal...
Tags: Health, Animals, Stress, Meditation, Yoga, Lifehacks, Health And Fitness


5 Cheap(ish) Things for Self-Care in 15 Minutes a Day

Here are five things you can get for 15 minutes of self-care each day.
Tags: News, Meditation, Yoga, Mobile Applications, Discount Selling


A little bit of everything…

Coming to love our "negative" feelings is part of the deal when we're healing. The parts we like the least must be incorporated. You've got to love those babies too. The problems start when we deny of those types of feelings. That's when they get ugly. No feelings are bad. Feelings are neutral. feeling them is not acting on them. We must feel them if we hope to ever come into flow. ...
Tags: Health, Meditation, Nonduality, Mental Health, Healing, Psychiatry, Infertility, Diagnosis, Contemplation, Self Inquiry


Using Mindfulness To Reduce Presentation Anxiety

Whenever I tell someone that I teach public speaking and write for a presentation design company, I usually get some variety of the same question. How do I conquer my fear of public speaking?  Public speaking continues to be at or near the top of nearly every list of things people fear. The problem is, there is no one method for overcoming that fear that works for everyone. As with anything, we all have different styles of learning and different methods work for different people. For the sake of...
Tags: Meditation, Mindfulness, UC Berkeley, Public Speaking, Presentation, Speaking, Breathing, Fear Of Public Speaking, Buddhist, Greater Good Science Center, GGSC, Richard Davidson, Presentation Hacks, Marconi Union, Presentation Anxiety, Mindlab International


Why Meditation Doesn’t Always Work and What To Do About It

You're reading Why Meditation Doesn’t Always Work and What To Do About It, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. How often have you carved out time to meditate, only to squander those twenty to thirty minutes obsessively thinking of what you need to accomplish, or drifting off to sleep from exhaustion only to emerge with your anxieties intact? I can certainly attest to having this typ...
Tags: Psychology, Motivation, Featured, Success, Reading, Meditation, Mental Health, Lifehacks, Health And Fitness, Self Improvement, Self Confidence, Productivity Tips, Calm, Self Education, Suggested Reading


Helping My Very Angry and Stressed Sister

My sister is 33, married and has a 7, 4yr old and an 8th month-old recently diagnosed with a rare genetic condition. She has struggled with anger issue always but never acknowledges it. She always has dealt with stress or being mad at one person by shutting off and being angry with everyone. We as a family have just adapted to tip-toeing around her when she’s having a mood but has never addressed it properly by she will not talk about it and will stop speaking to you until you drop it. She is in...
Tags: Family, General, Parenting, Time, Stress, Meditation, Anxiety, Therapy, Anger Management, Self-esteem, Personality, Parenting & Children, Trauma, Ireland, Yoga, Motherhood


These 5 Mental Health Tools Will Help You Cope with Any Difficult Situation

You're reading These 5 Mental Health Tools Will Help You Cope with Any Difficult Situation, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Though it may be a surprise for some, mental health problems are commonplace. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, nearly 44 million American adults deal with mental health symptoms on an annual basis. That’s nearly 20% of the country’s adu...
Tags: Psychology, Motivation, Featured, Happiness, Uncategorized, Success, Meditation, Mental Health, Confidence, Depression, Positivity, Lifehacks, Health And Fitness, Self Improvement, Journaling, Self Confidence


Say yes…

Listen to the body. It has all our ancestors within. Lots of mothers and fathers from the beginning of time...all recorded in our DNA. We also have access to the entire living collective via our body and spirit, both. ...
Tags: Health, Meditation, Mindfulness, Infertility


Meditation Really Freaks Some People Out, Study Finds

One of the most stereotypical relaxing things to do—meditation—may actually cause distress for some people, according to the findings of a survey released this week. It found that more than a quarter of regular meditators have had bad experiences related to their meditation.Read more...
Tags: Science, Meditation, Mindfulness, Mental Health


The Unexpected Benefits of Neuro-Linguistic Programming

You're reading The Unexpected Benefits of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. At some point in our lives, we may need to change or modify certain aspects of our behaviors and attitudes, perhaps in a bid to improve our productivity at a task or to improve on our interpersonal relationships. This stems from the fact that more often than not the behaviors ...
Tags: Motivation, Featured, Meditation, Confidence, Lifehacks, Self Improvement, NLP, Neuro-linguistic Programing


Is anyone not insane?

Among the multitude of dualities we struggle with, the most persistent is perhaps the struggle to impose order on disorder -- control on the uncontrollable. ...
Tags: Health, Meditation, Mindfulness, Mental Health, Infertility


Journey launches its real-time group “Peloton For Meditation”

Sitting silently with your eyes closed isn’t fun but it’s good for you…so you probably don’t meditate as often as you’d like. In that sense it’s quite similar to exercise. But people do show up when prodded by the urgency and peer pressure of scheduled group cycling or aerobics classes. What’s still in the way is actually hauling your lazy butt to the gym, hence the rise of Peloton’s in-home stationary bike with attached screen streaming live and on-demand classes. My butt is particularly lazy, ...
Tags: Health, Social, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Mobile, Apps, Australia, Funding, Tech, Meditation, Netflix, New York Public Library, Headspace, Calm, Canaan


How to declutter your mind to become a better agent

If you find yourself having difficulty sleeping, stressing over every issue or unable to focus on the task at hand, you might consider adding meditation to your daily or weekly routine — it's easy to do, it's free, it takes 10 minutes a day, and it can potentially change your life.
Tags: Opinion, Lifestyle, Meditation, Radio, Agent, B2b, Select, Jay Thompson, Back To Basics


Airlines Turn to Doctors With Goal of Limiting Long Flights’ Negative Effects

There are meditation apps, exercise programs and herbal teas. Are they effective? “Standing up and walking to the restroom” may work just as well, one expert says.
Tags: News, Sleep, Meditation, Exercise, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Air France, Oz, Qantas Airways, Carmona, Diet And Nutrition, Canyon Ranch, Anxiety and Stress, Airlines and Airplanes, Psychology and Psychologists, Richard H


I started exploring meditation because I thought it would help me with my career. Now I realize that I had it backwards! My career and business are here to help me with my personal growth.

This post was originally published on InspireMeToday.com. Leave a comment or share this post by visiting I started exploring meditation because I thought it would help me with my career. Now I realize that I had it backwards! My career and business are here to help me with my personal growth..
Tags: Inspiration, Meditation, Inspirational Quotes


Sunday Routine: How Bette Smith, Soul Singer, Spends Her Sundays

Born and bred in Bedford-Stuyvesant and now living in Park Slope, the performer likes to slow down the pace on the weekends with yoga, meditation and time with her dog, Jeremiah.
Tags: Music, News, Meditation, Yoga, Smith, Ny, Park Slope (Brooklyn, Bette (Singer


The Morning Routine of Successful People

You're reading The Morning Routine of Successful People, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. One thing that will never change about humanity is that we will always be fascinated by those that are rich and famous. We look at them, and we are filled with awe. All we want is to know how they got where they are and whether there are lessons we can take from them in order to lift oursel...
Tags: Apple, Motivation, Mark Zuckerberg, Featured, Happiness, Success, Tony Robbins, George Carlin, Meditation, Tim Cook, Richard Branson, Lifehacks, Benjamin Franklin, Self Improvement, Self Confidence, Warren Buffet


Benefits of Playing an Instrument for the Brain

You're reading Benefits of Playing an Instrument for the Brain, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Music is something that makes most people really happy. No matter what ethnicity, age or gender you belong to, you certainly love to listen to music. Aside from listening to music, there are other ways on how you can enjoy it. You can take up music lessons and enjoy playing musical in...
Tags: Music, Happiness, Meditation, Depression, Lifehacks, University of Liverpool England, Better Mental Health, Healthy Brain


The Latest in Military Strategy: Mindfulness

Soldiers in several countries, including the U.S., are being taught deep breathing and meditation techniques to improve focus during chaos.
Tags: News, Meditation, Mindfulness, United States Army, United States Defense and Military Forces, Defense and Military Forces, Mental Health and Disorders


Overlooked No More: S.N. Goenka, Who Brought Mindfulness to the West

He gave up life as a successful Burmese businessman to teach meditation in India, and played a significant role in the explosion of interest in meditation as we know it today.
Tags: News, India, Meditation, Myanmar, Goenka, Biographical Information, Past Tense, Satya Narayan (1924-2013


Mastering The Art of Meditation to Get Rid of Mental Diarrhea

You're reading Mastering The Art of Meditation to Get Rid of Mental Diarrhea, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Our current lifestyle and food habits have made us vulnerable to several ailments and that’s why nowadays, more and more people are adopting different ways to live a healthy and balanced life. Long working hours, increased stress, improper sleeping habits, environmental ...
Tags: Health, Featured, Happiness, Stress, Meditation, Mental Health, Lifehacks, Health And Fitness, Focus, Self Improvement, Pickthebrain, Calm, Best Self Improvement Blog, Saurabh Gupta, Cloudwalks a QuickBooks