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Poorna Bell

Men Who Made It: How Olympian Etienne Stott Handles Stress And Anxiety

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to competing at an Olympic level, much is made of the strength and stamina of the sportsmen and women. Their punishing years of training...

Meet the Mindful Traveller

Andy Puddicombe | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andy Puddicombe

Travel is such a rich area for mindfulness. It's driven partly by curiosity, an interest in what's out there, and partly the essential need to take time out from routine. In a sense it's a bit like the practice of meditation... Here are a few tips we've put together to help you be a more mindful traveller.

Speaking of Mindfulness...

Dr David Cox | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr David Cox

The added benefit of a quick mindful moment is that you put yourself in a frame of mind where you're open to and curious about the present moment. When you do that right before you go and do something you've never done before, you're much more likely to actually enjoy whatever it is you're about to do next. Imagine living a life where you could pretty much always enjoy new experiences!

Vogue Confidential: Headspace

Vogue UK | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue UK

"If we are connected to that place, then the violence and all the things we're seeing in the world would not make sense," continued Huffington. "With mindfulness in schools and the movement in corporations, it gives the most stubborn of sceptics proof. There is no trade-off between productivity and achievement in taking the time to connect to this place."

This Makes Meditation Easier Than Queuing Up For A Latte

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Headspace, the masters of online meditation, have unveiled a new version of their app that promises to make switching off and zoning out even easier. ...

Poorna Bell

What Does A Former Buddhist Monk Have To Say About Men Chilling Out?

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Former Buddhist monk and co-founder of online meditation app Headspace Andy Puddicombe knows a thing or two about big life decisions and taking the ti...

Three Steps to Reduce Your Anxiety

Andy Puddicombe | Posted 19.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andy Puddicombe

Did you know that in western countries around 14 to 29% of people are likely to suffer from an anxiety problem in their lifetime? If anxiety is something that affects you personally, or someone you know, you probably understand the harm and misery it can cause.

The Five Components of Mindful Exercise

Andy Puddicombe | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andy Puddicombe

To get the maximum benefit from all that effort, we just need to think about, and apply, the five components of mindful exercise. Try bringing your awareness to them the next time you workout, and notice the change in how you feel.

Say No to Being Anyone But Yourself in 2014

Adele Barlow | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adele Barlow

Ask 5 people to tell you the 10 things they think you're really great at. Paint it loud and proud and don't brush it off. In there lies to the clue to what you'd be good at, and again, you might not be doing it in your day job.

30 Minutes Of This Can Stave Off Anxiety And Depression

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

New research has revealed that anxiety and depression can be warded off with 30 minutes of meditation a day. "Mindfulness meditation" - a Buddhist...

(Obvious) Life Lessons from 2013

Adele Barlow | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adele Barlow

So whenever this time of year rolls around and I'm getting reflective on what this year taught me, or what I can attempt to do better next year (as always: more exercise, less worry, more comfort-zone-exiting, less overanalysing) - I notice the random highlights that stick with me, the moments which remind me of the obvious 'lessons' I want to hold onto going forwards.

Can We Really Take Time Out to Achieve More?

Rekha Mehr | Posted 13.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rekha Mehr

Having just found myself in the second cycle of burnout in just 9 months, with the second being more severe than the first, I started to consider that perhaps it wasn't the result of my inadequacies, but instead the pace i had set myself to achieve my goals

WATCH: "Say No To Burnout"

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

For a snapshot of the discussion that took place in London around creating a Third Metric of success beyond power and money, take a look at the video ...

Inspire Me: Best Quotes From The Third Metric Conference

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Nine experts and leaders in the fields of mindfulness, meditation and global business came together at the first ever UK event to discuss the Third Me...

What Does The Founder Of Meditation App 'Headspace' Do When He Gets Stressed Out?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Rich Pierson is the other half of Headspace, the online meditation company that brings wellbeing, meditation and mindfulness to the masses. At HuffPos...

How Online Meditation Can Change Your Life (No, Really)

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Meditation is a practice that can change your life so much so for the better, than when you read about it, or rather the benefits of it, it can be eas...