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How To Increase Happiness, Bravery And Your Attention Span

Everything you need to know about How To Increase Happiness, Bravery And Your Attention Span

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How Meditation Can Make Us More Civil to Each Other

Richard Davidson explores what meditation can do, where it falls short, and what mysteries still elude science.

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30 Practices to Boost Well Being

There is a strong element of choice in our level of happiness. Indeed we do decide to be happy, but that’s only for starters. Then we are challenged to cultivate happiness.

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The Secret to Small Talk

The rules of etiquette only count for so much, argues the author of a new book. You also have to care about people.

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What Meditation Did For Me – and Can For You Too

Author Dan Harris and meditation expert Joseph Goldberg discuss how even the busiest, most distracted person can find a calmer state of mind.

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Why Slowing Down Is So Crucial for Your Health—And How to Do It

So how are you? Do the phrases “super busy,” “crazy,” and “slammed” sound familiar? Most of us talk about how days are flying by, kids are growing up too fast, and how “that weekend was too short.…

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Meditation may help adults with back pain

A new research shows that quieting the mind with some meditation may be a non-drug alternative to help decrease chronic low back pain.

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What if your solution created the problem in the first place?

In their groundbreaking book ‘Change’ Paul Watzlawick and his colleagues shared a revolutionary idea: A lot of our problems are created by our solutions. The process goes like this. You see a…

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Need a Midday Energy Boost? Skip the Caffeine, Take a Walk

Brief bouts of low-to-moderate intensity physical activity are more energizing than a 50 mg dose of caffeine (such as a can of soda or shot of espresso), according to a new study.

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Meditation Literally Changes Your Brain: 5 Tips to do it Properly

I’ll be honest – I’ve tried meditation on and off for the last two years, but I always found it too difficult. I never stuck…

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Can You Be Mindful and Still Feel Angry?

Mindfulness will not turn you into a feel-good Zen zombie. It does not stop you from feeling negative emotions; it just helps free you from being controlled by those emotions.

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How to Stay Motivated and Accomplish Your Goals

Motivation is an important factor in accomplishing your goals. Without it, it will be more difficult to find the inspiration to reach for what you initially set your heart and mind to do. Fortunately, when motivation starts to dwindle, there are ways to b

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The Path of Happiness - Deer Park Monastery

The Five Mindfulness Trainings represent the Buddhist vision for a global spirituality and ethic. They are a concrete expression of the Buddha’s teachings on the Four Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold Path, the path of right understanding and true lo

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Ivy Lee Method: The Daily Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

There is a simple method that business consultant Ivy Lee taught his clients to increase their productivity. Read this article to learn it.

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OCD and Mindfulness

We hear a lot about the concept of mindfulness these days. Simply put, mindfulness is the act of focusing on the present moment in a nonjudgmental way. It involves noticing and accepting what is. If you or a loved one suffer from obsessive-compulsive diso

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10 Practical Tips for Taking Action When You Don't Feel Like It

We’ve all been there at some point. There is a task ahead of us, we need to get to it and complete it, but we just don’t feel like it.

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7 #Habits of People Who Follow Their #Dreams

Once upon a time, I had a dream. It was a dream to write and be read by people around the world, like many of my favorite bloggers and authors.

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Energizing #Yoga Breathing Exercise To Shake Off Morning Sleepiness

The fourth limb of yoga is called pranayama, and it’s all about the regulation of breath. Here, I will demonstrate the kapalabhati breathing technique, or “skull-shining breath.” This is a great pose to practice first thing in the morning because it

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The Neuroscience of Mindfulness Meditation

Devotees of mindfulness meditation—often described as non-judgemental attention to present moment experiences—will be well-versed in the many benef

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​Why Feminism Should Get Back into the Kitchen

Cooking is a polarizing topic in the feminist movement. Cooking is a polarizing topic in the feminist movement. For many years, women were encouraged...

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How to Nap

Napping can help refresh and refocus the mind, leading to increased productivity and awareness. Whether you're at school, at home, or at work, learning how to snatch a quick nap is an essential skill. You can learn to nap effectively,...

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The Simple Technique for Achieving Your Goals

Based on 20 years of research, the new science of motivation.

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HealthFreedoms – Study: Meditation Reduces Emotional Pain by 44%

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When Breath Saves Life

For these veterans, healing trauma was as simple as learning how to breathe.

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How to Meditate at Work

After years of trying to figure out this meditation thing, I got it. I finally understood what mediation was and how to make it happen in the busiest of workplaces. I figured out how to be Zen when the world around me was anything but Zen.

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The Kybalion

The Kybalion: A Study of the Hermetic Philosophy of Ancient Egypt and Greece, by Three Initiates

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Compassion Curriculum

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5 Mini Meditations You Can Do In 1 Minute

As a meditation teacher, I've heard every excuse under the sun as to why people can’t meditate. “I don’t have time!” or, “I just can’t sit still,” to name a few. It's reasons like these that

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What to Do When the Going Gets Rough

Pema Chödrön on four ways to hold our minds steady and hearts open when facing difficult people or circumstances.

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Noble Sciences - Axes of Awareness

Understanding how instinctive awareness operates in daily life and consciousness is important in discerning what is important. Read this description of how instinct and awareness inform your process.

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5 Techniques | Tips to Calm an Overwhelmed Nervous System

Are you overwhelmed? An SE Practitioner explains how physical sensations can ease your mind and body.

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Tibetan Singing Bowl Music

33 bowls: High resolution Tibetan Singing Bowl recordings for relaxation, mindfulness, meditation, yoga, massage, holotropic states, natural endorphins.

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Harvard Unveils MRI Study Proving Meditation Literally Rebuilds The Brain’s Gray Matter In 8 Weeks | FEELguide | Film,

Test subjects taking part in an 8-week program of mindfulness meditation showed results that astonished even the most experienced neuroscientists at Harvard University. The study was led by a Harvard-affiliated team of researchers based at Massachusetts General Hospital, and the team’s MRI scans documented for the very first time in medical history how meditation produced massive changes inside the brain’s gray matter.