How To: Sit to meditate

In this video we learn how to sit to meditate. A chair is a great way to meditate because you are letting your feet touch the earth and you are in a comfortable position. Sit on blankets if you're not comfortable on the chair and be as comfortable as you can be. Let your mind relax and make sure you are in a very quiet area. Let your hands lay in front of you and just take the time to relax and let your mind wander. When you come out of this state you will be more relaxed and less stressed. T...

How To: Sit cross-legged for meditation

In this video, we learn how to sit cross-legged for meditation. Meditation in this pose will cause you to be far more relaxed and calm then if you were in an uncomfortable position. If your rear end hurts while you are sitting down, try putting padding underneath you so you are completely comfortable. Make sure your feet are tucked into your body and your back is aligned with your head straight in the air. Once you are comfortable, you can put your hands at your sides on each of the legs. The...

How To: Differentiate between a fear and a phobia

What's the difference between a fear and a phobia? Well, a fear is a transitory thing. Phobias are fixed. It's the difference between being frightened by a particular spider or scared of spiders in general. For more information on the difference between fears and phobias, watch this video guide from Health Guru.

How To: Meditate for beginners

In this tutorial, we learn how to meditate for beginners. If you find it uncomfortable to sit on the floor, start out by doing yoga which will get you used to sitting in meditation. You don't have to sit on the floor, you can sit on the floor or anywhere the spine is straight. Sitting straight helps you connect with your body. You can also use the hand mudra which will help you create a pressure point and calm the nervous system down. Another tool is chanting or music which will change the ch...

How To: Identify signs of depression

In this video series, our expert will teach you how to identify signs of depression. If you suspect you, a friend or family member is suffering from depression, let our expert explain the various symptoms of depression and when you may need to seek professional help.

How To: Recognize schizophrenia symptoms

Recognizing the signs of schizophrenia is the fist step toward getting help and proper treat for a loved one with this serious mental health affliction. With proper medication and therapy schizophrenia can be controlled so check for and understand what to look for.

How To: Use the shower to relieve stress

Sometimes we don't have the time or money to go to a therapist to have them help us manage our stress. Using a shower to reduce stress is easy with these tips. Get advice on reducing and managing stress in the shower in this stress management how-to video.

How To: Overcome health anxiety (hypochondria)

In this video, we learn how to overcome health anxiety with Robert Taylor. People who learn as much as they can about their condition will most likely overcome it. You should know that there are millions of Americans that have been diagnosed with hypochondria, and you are not alone. You should also not Google your symptoms to diagnose yourself, you will most likely be wrong. Someone with health anxiety will most likely also have clinical depression and general anxiety as well. Doctors often h...

How To: Meditate with a visual guide

In this tutorial, we learn how to meditate with a visual guide. Begin my taking a slow deep breath through the nose and feel the air going through your body. Then, feel the exhalation leaving the body through the nose feeling the breath. Breathe deeply at your own pace and try to lengthen and slow the breathing. On the inhalation feel the coolness inside of the nostrils rising upwards. Imagine the air rising up into the forehead and going throughout your entire body. Imagine you are breathing...

How To: Overcome anxiety while driving

In this tutorial, we learn how to overcome driving anxiety. Remember that you aren't alone, a lot of people have anxiety while they drive. First, take a step back and think about the root cause of your anxiety, whether it's from a car accident or someone else who has been in one that was close to you. Next, you will need to set a goal to get better and not run away from your fear. You will also need to develop tactics to overcome your panic and learn things that can help you, like breathing d...

How To: Remember where you misplaced things

Are you the type of person who constantly loses things? Do you spend hours searching for objects that are vital to an important task? This video will lead you through 10 steps that will help you to find those missing objects. Remember where you misplaced things.

How To: Prevent depression with nutrition

This how to video has whole food recommendations for relieving depression from a nutritional and herbal perspective. Watch and learn how simple it is to prevent and beat depression with a wide variety of fruit, vegetables, and whole grains. Avoid caffeine and make an attempt to incorporate leafy greens into a diet.

How To: Cure anxiety one day at a time

In order to cure anxiety one day at a time then try to follow a few simple steps. Anxiety is a recurring problem, that pops up in the wrong times. There is no quick fix but there is hope for a cure. The first step is to take your episode of anxiety one day at a time. Don't always dwell on your anxious episodes and instead focus on the good times in between each episode. There are three thinking strategies that you can use to improve your anxiety. The first is to use visualization. The second ...

How To: Overcome Anxiety with Supplements

There has been a huge shift over recent years to alternative medicine as people get disillusioned with conventional medicine to overcome anxiety. Natural and herbal supplements are becoming popular as people re-engage with nature. The list of potential side effects from drugs and the rebound effects from withdrawing often make the thought of taking medication unpleasant. Often the promise of how effective the medication can be is exaggerated or it simply does not have the effect it should bec...

How To: Meditate with beginner meditation techniques

In this tutorial, we learn how to meditate with beginner meditation techniques. If you feel some back stress, try sitting on top of a pillow or something soft, and somewhere you can rest your back on as well. You want to sit where you're erect, so your spine is tall and firm. Rest your feet in a folded position so they are laying around each other. Once you are in a comfortable position, rest your arms to your sides and begin to breathe deeply. Imagine yourself in another place and your mind ...

How To: Improve your memory with association memory games

Do you have trouble remembering where you put your keys or what you need to buy at the grocery store? You're not alone, millions of Americans suffer from bad short-term memory, but there are ways to help improve your memory. Watch this video to learn how to play some easy memory games that will help you remember things.

How To: Meditate

In this video we learn how to meditate with Mikko Kemppe. Meditation is when you are relaxed on your thoughts and you're sitting in a comfortable position. Clear your mind of all of the stresses that you are experiences and then listen to the breathing going in your body. One of the benefits of meditation is that your heart rate will lower and more oxygen will go into your body. This can help prevent diseases that are caused by too much stress in your body. There are also psychological benefi...

How To: Stop a panic attack

In this tutorial, we learn how to stop a panic attack. Start by reminding yourself that you are having anxiety and do not get upset with the situation. Realize you are just having heightened sensations and that you are not in any danger at the moment. Don't close down, let your sensations run through your body and process the fear. Travel through the anxiety to become free of it. The act of welcoming will change your attitude, and let you flow with the experience. You can mentally feel the se...

How To: Conquer anger and negative emotions

In this Diet & Health video tutorial you will learn how to conquer anger and negative emotions. The preacher in this video is Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev. The guru starts off with a question; why do you want to conquer something that has no value for you or that you don't want? So, drop the idea of conquering anger. Right now you are not angry, anger doesn't exist. When something doesn't exist, how do you conquer it? You get angry when your energies do not behave the way you want them to. Being an...

How To: Stop being a hypochondriac

In this tutorial, we learn how to stop being a hypochondriac naturally. Your first step is to put your worry down, and take control of your life. Know that the chance of you catching a disease is small, and you have a full life to live. Ignore your anxieties, fall back to the principles that you are healthy, and live a healthy life. The odds will be in your favor if you take it slow and focus on living a healthy life instead of focusing on the problems and negative thoughts. Don't look up sym...

How To: Cope with empty nest syndrome

Not sure what to do now that your kids are gone? Is the house feeling eerily quiet and empty? Check out this video and grab a few tips on how to turn 'empty nest syndrome' into an opportunity for some precious 'me time'. In no time at all, you will be adjusting into your new life without the kids around.

How To: Boost your brain

Could you boost your brain power by eating a banana? Improve your memory and IQ by pressing certain points on your body? Absolutely! In this video, we'll show you how to amp up intelligence using super simple natural remedies.

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