Mary Garrett

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The Best Home Improvement Websites and Apps

Renovations can be grueling. But a new crop of digital tools helps contain the chaos and keep things sane. See the latest and best home improvement websites and apps to check out or download.<p><b>Websites</b><p>While many social-networking sites are not much more than platforms for chatter, others have evolved …

How to Fit the Most Storage Into a Small Bathroom

The bathroom is often one of the most visited rooms in many homes. But it’s almost always one of the smallest rooms, so it can be neglected when it …

Molten Chocolate Cakes Are Forever

<i>Like many of the finer things in life,</i> Bon Appétit <i>only gets better with age. In Cooking From The Archives, we revisit recipes from the magazine's past</i><p>1999, Y2K, The Millennium - Some of us remember this as a time spent singing along to "No Scrubs" while dressed in leopard-print pants. Others of us, …

10 Plants That Repel Garden Insect Pests

The idea of <i>selecting plants for insect control</i> is not a new one – and is part of the overall subject of <i>companion planting</i>. Companion planting has …

Plants

Sun’s magnetic field about to flip

This reversal happens every 11 years and is tied to the sun’s cycle of activity, now near its peak. The effects of the reversal will ripple …

Universe

Inconsistencies Haunt Official Record Of Kennedy's Death

The first thing T. Jeremy Gunn says when you ask him about President John F. Kennedy's assassination is, "I'm not a conspiracy theorist. I don't have a theory about what happened."<p>But he knows <i>a lot</i> about it from his work for the Assassination Records Review Board, established by Congress in 1992, …

Amazing Veterans Day Memorial Designed to Only Work for a Moment Once a Year

It actually can only be seen perfectly at 11:11, on 11/11 each year:<p>Veterans Day Memorial Perfectly Aligned with the Sun for a Moment Today (Via …

8 Ways to Grow Your Happiness by Letting Go

Happiness in all walks of life is often more about stopping than starting. More about subtracting than adding. More about letting go than holding …

The Health Benefits of Learning Tai Chi

Each and every one of us can benefit from learning Tai Chi. This ancient Chinese art has been described as “meditation in motion” and is known to …

Ego - Overcoming the Limitations of Personality While in Search of the Cosmic Self

Debbie West, <i>Contributor</i><b> <br>Waking Times</b><p>The part of the person that is one’s ego is a construction of self arising from external views or perceptions of …

How to Make Friends With the Li’l Inner Demon Voice Inside Your Head

<i>By Lindsey O’Connor</i><p>You know that voice that pops up during your low and vulnerable moments and makes you feel even less? The one telling you you’re …

7 Life-Changing Benefits of a Surprisingly Simple Meditation Technique

<b>“Our way to practice is one step at a time, one breath at a time.” ~Shunryu Suzuki</b><p>I blinked my eyes, wiggled my toes, and carefully heaved my right …

Meditation

Four ways to shake up your meditation practice

Last month I wrote about how sometimes your meditation practice may seem to be going nowhere, and how that’s OK. It’s the “seems” that’s important, …

10 Truths You Will Learn Before You Find Happiness

<i>“Happiness is when what you think, what you say,<br>and what you do are in harmony.”<br>―Mahatma Gandhi</i><p>We are all beautiful human beings here in this world …

Stop Assuming the Worst: Your Thoughts Shape Your Reality

<b>“Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.” ~Buddha</b><p>My morning bicycle ride had been uneventful until I spotted a small …

Self-help

Meditation - The Rise of Futuristic Medicine From An Ageless Practice

Debbie West, <i>Contributor</i><b> <br>Waking Times</b><p>Meditation, an ageless practice that involves clearing away the information overload that builds up in our …

Why We Struggle to Find Ourselves and How to Do It

<b>“On a deeper level you are already complete. When you realize that, there is a playful, joyous energy behind what you do.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>For a long …

4 Ways Your Darkest Moment Can Positively Change Your Life

I will never forget the moment that I woke up in a hospital bed the morning after I tried to take my own life. At the age of 26 years old my marriage …

darkestmoment

Let go...

I’ve done a lot of rock climbing, so I know firsthand the importance sometimes of not letting go! This applies to other things as well: keeping hold …

Jess Thom is a part time superhero, and she's learned to turn her Tourette's syndrome into a source of creativity. http://wp.me/p10512-lDA Here, her tips for leading the most creative life possible:

Global Warming, Asteroid Impacts, and the Laws of Physics

When I was a first-year graduate student at Caltech, my Ph.D. adviser published a paper called "Impact-induced energy partitioning." He asked how an asteroid's energy would change form if it collided with the Earth. He used computer models to estimate what fraction would go into lofting debris, …

How the Universe Responded When I Tried Meditation

• shares<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project ad free<p><i>James Fell meditates. He just happens to be lifting heavy things while</i> …

10 Risks Happy People Take Every Day

<i>“You cannot protect yourself from sadness<br>without protecting yourself from happiness.”<br>―Jonathan Foer</i><p>Almost two decades ago, somewhat as a joke since …

On Meditating for the First Time. ~ Andrea Rose Caluori

I’m no expert on meditation.<p>I don’t think that meditation is always a positive or enlightening experience. I do, however, want to share my experience …

Stumbling Onto The Path of Awakening

My path to awakening began in 2005, when during a time of major transition and deep personal sadness, my mother suggested I might find relief with …

15 Reasons to Start Following Your Dreams Today

<b>“One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching.” ~Unknown</b><p>Do you have a dream? A wish? A desire?<p>Do you ever wake up and …

Positive Thinking

Awakening the Inner Sense – Some Methods and Meditation Objects

From article: Awakening the Inner Sense – Some Methods and Meditation Objects, By Floco Tausin. What we know as our weekday is a tide of …

12 Ways Yoga Meditation Helps Nourish The Body, Brain and Mind

An easy, low cost, nat­ur­al prac­tice can help us boost our brain pow­er, be health­i­er and more spir­i­tu­al­ly attuned as we age, and improve our …