9 Mistakes to Avoid While Starting Meditation

9 Mistakes to Avoid While Starting Meditation

Don’t expect immediate results.Maybe because of the way popular culture has portrayed meditation as the “one-stop solution to get rid of your stress at one go”, many people get frustrated when all their stress doesn’t magically disappear immediately after their first meditation session. While it’s true that meditation can relieve stress, the results will be…

How I Meditate: Derek Flanzraich

“Meditation is like defragging my personal hard drive. If I don’t meditate, everything is slower. If I do meditate, I think and feel more clearly throughout the day no matter what the task.” Derek Flanzraich is the founder and CEO of health media website Greatist, which aims to be your top source of health information on the…

Infographic: Your Goals in 2013

At Lift, we’re looking for ways to help you achieve your goals by breaking them down into simple habits that you can track. There’s no better time to reflect on your goals and your plans to meet them than at the turn of the year. When we surveyed 1,500 of you in December, we learned…

Join the Lift Team

Lift is working to push the boundaries of human potential. We’re a seven person startup based in San Francisco.Our first product is an iPhone app and we just released two new versions: a website and Android App. We’re hiring and if you’re interested in working with us, you can let us know through this form. Of course,…

Experiments in Human Potential

What if you could achieve any goal that you set in front of yourself? In the spring of 2010, Jesse Schell, a professor of game design at Carnegie Mellon, gave a talk about how game-like features were making their way into every aspect of our lives.  The talk was mainly about ways that companies would…