Tag Archive: danielle palli

Alternate Nostril Breathing for Relaxation

This breathwork can help calm mind and body, which may reduce anxiety and help you to manage stressors in your life. It promotes focus and overall wellbeing. Click the video below for a brief lesson in Alternate Nostril Breathing with MPL team member, Danielle Palli. Alternate Nostril Breathing from Masterpiece Living on Vimeo.  

Ocean Breath Meditation (with Variation)

By: Danielle Palli Ocean Breathing, or Ujjayi breathing, as it is referred to in yoga, is an extremely helpful technique, regardless of whether or not you do yoga. And, it can be added to many meditations for enhanced relaxation, deeper breathing, and a calmer mind. In this audio meditation, I’m going to walk you through an exercise to introduce Ocean […]

Three-Part Breathing Meditation (with a Twist)

By: Danielle Palli When I first began meditating many years ago, I remember feeling frustrated when a teacher would tell me to “notice your breath,” “focus on your breath” or “control your breathing.” These phrases are not always intuitive to people. And, even when they mentally make sense, not everyone has an easy time using their breath as their point […]

EQ During C-19

By: Danielle Palli I was an arrogant teenager when I first heard the term “emotional intelligence.” The concept was first developed by psychologists Peter Salovey and John D. Mayer, and many who bought into the idea posited that EQ (Emotional Quotient) was more important in life than having a high IQ (Intelligence Quotient). I thought it was just an excuse […]

Moving Through Emotions

Many of us are feeling a myriad of emotions right now, including grief, loss, sadness, anger, fear, anxiety and frustration. We may not have even identified what and how we are feeling because our circumstances are dramatically different from what we are used to. For that reason, we’d like to share a brief meditation from MPL team member, Danielle Palli. […]

Alone but Not Lonely (In Times of Isolation)

By: Danielle Palli Under normal conditions (i.e. when we’re not dealing with a global pandemic), I love being alone. I enjoy silent walks on the beach, doing yoga and meditation out on the lanai, practicing the piano or working on my novel. I can do these activities without talking to a single person all day – and without feeling the […]

We’re All In This Together

Dr. Roger & Friends: The Bright Side of Longevity podcast is hosted by MPL President, Dr. Roger Landry, and team members Teresa Beshwate and Danielle Palli. In addition to their weekly podcast, the Bright Side team will now be sharing daily supportive tips, including video messages and links to helpful resources through Facebook LIVE on their Facebook business page as we […]