Progressive Muscle Relaxation

In this podcast, Rick helps you relax your mind and body through a technique called Progressive Muscle Relaxation. This technique is a wonderful way to slow down excessive thinking and rumination, and creates awareness of your body, encouraging you to notice what it feels like to be tense vs. relaxed in the present moment.

Overcoming Overwhelm in a Fast-Paced World

At the end of the day, life will always be busy: The demands of the modern world are becoming more intense as technology continues to evolve and we are becoming accustomed to a more and more fast paced lifestyle. However, by becoming aware of your own workaholic tendencies and incorporating small practices that slow you down and bring you back to your center, you can learn how to deal with “overwhelm”mode in a healthy way, and will maybe even find that you can accomplish more in the process.

How to Manage your Emotions

Emotions are a part of us and we all have them. Learn how to manage your emotions and treat them with gentleness in this post.

Finding Inner Happiness

In this episode of Natural Tendencies, Rick guides you through a seated breathing meditation that will help you become aware of the many elements of happiness that are around you all the time.

Taming the Monkey Mind

Feeling stressed and unsettled? In this special episode of Natural Tendencies, Rick shares his thoughts on meditation and the benefits of establishing your own meditation practice. He provides simple meditation ideas that are accessible to everybody and guides you through the process of establishing awareness through mind-body connection.