Take a breath

Musings on neuroscience, meditation and Muse.

September 2, 2021

The Benefits of Practicing Mindfulness in the Workplace

There’s really no limit to the benefits of practicing mindfulness. Mindfulness offers many benefits – from increasing mental health to reducing stress, to more creative thoughts. Post-pandemic, more and more businesses are keeping their employees’ mental health in mind. This means bringing mindfulness front and center at the workplace. Read on for some of the … Continued

August 31, 2021

Foundations of Mindfulness: Self-Trust

Dina Kaplan is the Founder and CEO of The Path and a certified meditation teacher. Her inspiring and engaging meditations show us how to be authentic, loving, and true to ourselves. Her guided meditations can be found on the Muse app in the Happiness, Muse Mindset Talks Collections. Read more below as she shares her … Continued

August 9, 2021

Featured Muse Meditation Teacher: Shawn Moore

Residing at the intersection of leadership and mindfulness, Shawn J. Moore, M.S. creates sacred spaces for self-inquiry and personal discovery. While leadership resonates with him deeply, it is his personal and spiritual practices that allow him to continue to show up for himself and others. He is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200), sound practitioner, meditation … Continued

The Benefits of Sleep Trackers & How Tech Can Help

Ask anyone, and they’ve probably complained about poor sleep, trying everything from meditation to medication, to sleep trackers. Although most adults need seven to nine hours of sleep per night (1), more than a third of all adults in the United States (2) report sleeping less than the minimum, and almost half of adults say … Continued

July 9, 2021

The World’s First Mind Spa Created by Rituals in Partnership with Muse

When exploring self-care, the idea of rituals often comes up. But what exactly are rituals and why are they important for our well-being? By definition, rituals are a series of actions that we carry out on a regular basis out of custom, tradition, or even in ceremonial contexts. Even though rituals are routines because they … Continued

July 6, 2021

Introducing: Muse Biofeedback+

    As one of our top requested features of all time, Muse subscribers can now layer real-time biofeedback on top of their favorite music, meditation, or other external content and receive post-session reporting to see how their brain & body responded with calm %, average HR, and stillness scores. Introducing: Muse Biofeedback+ Now pair … Continued

June 24, 2021

Featured Muse Meditation Teacher: Koshin Paley Ellison

Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison, MFA, LMSW, DMIN, is an author, Zen teacher, Jungian psychotherapist, and Certified Chaplaincy Educator. He is the author of Wholehearted: Slow Down, Help Out, Wake Up and an editor of Awake at the Bedside: Contemplative Teachings on Palliative and End of Life Care. Koshin is a Co-Founder & Guiding Teacher of … Continued

June 1, 2021

Here’s Why You Might Want To Start Keeping A Dream Journal.

Take a moment and think back to the last dream you had. How much of it can you remember? For many of us, the answer is not much. When we’re asleep, we have these vivid dreams, but then when we awake, they seem to just vanish like they never happened. Scientists and dream researchers have … Continued

May 26, 2021

Featured Muse Meditation Teacher: Chrissy Carter

Chrissy Carter is an inspiring yoga and meditation instructor, writer, and artist. Her meditations are approachable and full of heartfelt wisdom. Chrissy has over a decade of experience—her yoga teaching style is influenced by her Iyengar-inspired practice, as well as her love for musculoskeletal anatomy, asana mechanics, and philosophy. She has appeared in The New … Continued