Author Archives: Aura Team

How Practicing Presence Changed My Life

By Lauren Ziegler, one of Aura’s meditation teachers. Sometimes the world is too much. Sometimes you’re protecting yourself from the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune {thanks Shakespeare}. Sometimes you’re done. I was having one of those moments in Phan … Read More

4 Scientific Facts About Mindfulness That Prove Its Transformative Effects on Us

Mindfulness is quite a trendy topic these days, but you may have wondered—what really does science say about mindfulness? Let’s take a look at what surprising positive benefits some of these unbelievable studies have revealed the practice has on our health, wellbeing, and quality … Read More

The Neurochemistry Behind Our Meditation Practice

By Kristy Arbon. Kristy is one of Aura’s meditation teachers. This article comes from one of the lectures in her HeartWorks Nourishing Practice self-paced online program. Motivating ourselves to practice can be a grueling task, especially if we feel that we … Read More

What Really is Mindfulness, Why Should I Care, and How Do I Make It a Priority in 2017?

As 2016 is nearing its end, you’ve probably found yourself reflecting on the year that has gone by. And many, if not most, of us have thoughts of regret – all the things we wish we could have done differently … Read More

Truth Behind Happiness: Mindfulness with Aura

The Truth Behind Happiness

Happiness. It’s something we all want to achieve, but can be elusive to many of us. Not surprisingly, quite a few extraordinary individuals have been studying this state of mind. Take Gretchen Rubin, the author of The Happiness Project, who … Read More