Tips for Managing Summer Stress | HealthCentral

PROJECT STRESS RELIEF: It’s BEAT THE HEAT week here at The Purple Almond. Summer is often stressful, whether it’s the heat, sun or late summer nights. find out how to manage the stress. Read More

Project Stress Relief: A guide to Daily Life Meditation

What if I told you that you could meditate while doing your daily activities, like folding laundry, doing dishes, sitting at your desk at work, walking, running or lifting weights? Would that interest you? Read More

An Archive of Meditations – The Purple Almond Year in Review

Since it’s a federal holiday here in the USA, I decided to take the day off from both blogging and school. I still wanted to posts something, so it’s a repost day here at The Purple Almond. Here is a repost of my Meditation Monday year end review from December. I couldn’t decide which article… Read More


Here is a short, 1:30, video to help you let go of stress. I don’t know about you, but even a short minute of blissful, peaceful, stress-free relaxation sounds amazing right now. My anxiety and stress has been on the upper fringes lately. This short video can be played any time of day, upon waking,… Read More

1 Minute Videos: Buddhist Monk shares his Secrets of Meditation

Hello all! Here are a few good tips on meditation from a buddhist monk.    

A Quick Guide to Yin Yoga ~ 3 routines to Stretch, Flex and Relax

If you’re like me, you’d love to meditate and do yoga each day, but don’t have the time. I ABSOLUTELY LOVE doing yoga. It’s one of the few types of exercise that I thoroughly enjoy. (I’ve never been real big on fitness) Doing yoga and meditation has become a form of guilty pleasure for me,… Read More

Meditation Monday: Chair Yoga

The benefits of yoga are many and well known. But, when you think of yoga, you most likely think of someone in workout clothes, standing or lying on a yoga mat, doing different poses of varying difficulty. I personally LOVE yoga, but often have difficulty finding time to work it into my busy schedule. I’m… Read More