Building Self-Compassion: Our Interview with Dr. Kristin Neff

Building Self-Compassion: Our Interview with Dr. Kristin Neff

“If I have an emotionally upsetting experience, I don’t get so derailed by it.” Dr. Kristin Neff is a leading researcher in self-compassion, “extending compassion to one’s self in instances of perceived inadequacy, failure, or general suffering.” You tap into your self-compassion when you forgive yourself for a mistake or muster up confidence to overcome a…

Data-based Meditation Tips

Scientific studies show that meditation can improve your creativity, reduce stress, improve your cardiovascular health and even positively change the physical structure of your brain.  Here’s a collection of tips & research to help you build a meditation habit.  In our meditation research, 75% said meditation improved their focus at work.#liftchat April 3, 2013 Data-based Tips & Research Lift Data Insights: Why you should start…

Meditation Tips from Buster Benson, Founder of 43 Things

Read Lift’s How to Meditate guide for more tips and free guided meditations. Tony sat down with Buster Benson to chat about how to build a meditation habit. Buster is a behavior change skeptic/fanatic and founder of apps including 43 Things, Health Month and 750 Words. Watch the video to hear Tony & Buster’s tips which include: Make meditation part of your daily routine.…

Power Lifters: How to Start Meditating

Sign up for Lift’s March Meditation Challenge Your first Meditation sessions may leave you feeling frustrated. I know I was after falling asleep during my first try. We asked Lifter and regular meditator Jason Shen for advice to share with people just starting out. Transcript after the jump. What tips do you have for people new to meditation? “There is…

March Meditation Madness

We’re kicking off monthly challenges on Lift starting with Meditation on March 4th. Read Lift’s How to Meditate guide for more tips and free guided meditations. Let’s face it: there are too many habits to try, interesting people to get to know, and too much habit data to investigate on Lift. A monthly challenge is a fun way to solve that.…