Meditation

Sophrology 101: Learn All About France's Best-Kept Secret For Reducing Stress

Sophrology 101: Learn All About France's Best-Kept Secret For Reducing Stress

What do many athletes and stressed-out school-kids across Europe have in common? They're all proponents of sophrology—the mind-body practice that is essentially a smorgasbord of mindfulness meditation, breath work, visualization, and body awareness techniques.

Mindfulness is Out Sophrology is In

Mindfulness is Out Sophrology is In

The house is mess, social media is no longer relaxing and your BFF just asked you to plan her baby shower. In other words? You’re stressed AF. But if you’ve tried mindfulness meditationyoga and breathwork to no avail, then maybe sophrology could help. We tapped certified sophrologist Niamh Lyons to find out more about this buzzy self-development technique..

 

https://www.purewow.com/wellness/what-is-sophrology

Sophrology: The Basics, Benefits and History of Rising Mindfulness Trend

Sophrology: The Basics, Benefits and History of Rising Mindfulness Trend

“Clients usually leave feeling confident, and with a smile on their faces, in a happy, relaxed state after having had this opportunity to bring perspective to their life through the practice,”

 

Athletes Practicing Mindfulness To Improve Their Game

It's commonly said that sports are 90 percent mental and only 10 percent physical. A lack of focus can result in a missed three-point shot, nerves can cause a gymnast to fall out of her landing, and a momentary lapse in confidence can easily make the difference between gold and bronze. So it's no surprise that some of the best professional athletes in the sports world are turning to meditation....(click on article to continue) 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/30/athletes-who-meditate-kobe-bryant_n_3347089.html