Aaron WIlliams

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5 Tips to Breathe Through Anxiety

I don’t think I’ve ever experienced anxiety before, I don’t really think I even knew what it was. But last year I experienced one of the most …

Study: Tai Chi Increases Brain Size, Boosts Memory, May Delay Dementia

<i>After eight months of this mild exercise, healthy Chinese seniors in a recent randomized controlled trial boasted major brain-related benefits.</i><p><b>PROBLEM</b>: Though previous studies have shown aerobic exercise's ability to increase brain volume and improve memory, it's unclear if a less strenuous form of …

Kung Fu Enlightening: The Rise of Qigong

Both the public and the Western medical establishment are increasingly embracing the health benefits of qigong, a pillar of Chinese medicine for over …

10 Most Popular Types of Yoga

It’s difficult to disentangle all the different types of yoga, even if you’ve been doing yoga for years. It’s especially overwhelming if you’re new …

Let your definition of success evolve over time

I wake up at 5am and while I wait for the coffee to brew, I do a yoga pose. Not so much to do yoga, because yoga’s been torturing me for years and …

Yoga

Meditation Can Improve Your Life and Work, But You Have to Do It Like You Mean It

<i>This article was originally published in Quartz</i><p>As those of us in the Northern hemisphere settle into the autumn, I'm mindful of persistent advice from business gurus telling me that I should be practicing mindfulness, but I'm even more mindful that mindfulness has become one of the most overused, …

Why You Need a Yoga Retreat (And Don't Even Know It)!

As a business owner in the yoga and wellness arena, I practice what I teach. Through meditation, yoga and Health Yoga Life coaching I find a quicker connection to self, can eradicate limiting beliefs and move forward with choice and action confidently. And still we live in world (perhaps cosmically …

Yoga

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5 Yoga Poses To Bring Focus To Your Morning

Taking some time first thing in the morning to quiet your mind and open your body is a beautiful way to set yourself up for an amazing day. It helps …

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5 Quick Yoga Steps to Help Improve Your Focus

Right after you are done with this yoga practice, you will fill revitalized and ready to take on the world. Use the first hour or two immediately following the practice to do your hardest tasks of the day. Your mind is clear, focused and inspired!<p>Sitting in front of the computer trying to gather my …

Pranayama

'Just go for it': 4 tips about self-acceptance from 'Big Gal Yoga'

Forget about the stereotype of slender bodies twisting themselves into petite pretzels. Valerie Sagun believes anyone can do yoga.<p>Known as “Big Gal Yoga,” Sagun has more than 100,000 followers on Instagram, where she demonstrates headstands, arm balances, backbends, splits and other poses. With …

Yin Yoga Poses That Reduce Back Pain

You are here<p>Yin Yoga Poses That Reduce Back Pain<p>Do these yin yoga poses (yin is a type of yoga that requires holding poses for a longer amount of …

The Worst Salad Toppings (And What To Choose Instead)

Why did the salad cross the road? To slather itself in the creamy dressings. And pack on the honey-glazed nuts. And, oh yeah, bask in the crunch of croutons. AmIright?<p><b>These options seem innocent but they're actually undermining your healthy meal.</b> <i>By Perri O. Blumberg</i>, SELF<p><i>(Photo: Romulo A Yanes)</i><p>Why …

Cancer

How Handwriting Sharpens Your Mind

These diversions are relatively simple to implement in everyday life; allowing the mind to wander a bit, or rest on a repetitive task-at-hand, only require minutes of our day. Perhaps the greatest thing about handwriting is that the very act of doing it forces you to focus on what's important. It …

Doodling

Declutter Your Home: Why Being Organized Saves You Money

If you’ve ever accrued a late fee after losing a bill, thrown away spoiled peaches you forgot to eat, or bought yet another pair of sunglasses …

20 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Truly Be Yourself

How often have you heard someone telling you to “just be yourself”? In reality, being ourself in a world that is constantly trying to make us …

Motivation

5 Simple Ways to a Less-Cluttered Life

Weeks and weeks of putting the mail on your kitchen counter eventually adds up! And that shoe pile by the door -- how long has that been building up? Since we know you're busy, here are a few easy tricks that will help you clean up your clutter in no time and with virtually no hassle.<p>Add It to Your …

9 Clever DIY Ways to Organize Your Desk

1<p>Painted Storage Box<p>If none of the storage box options at the office supply store appeal to you, make your own. With a plain wooden box, use tape to …

8 networking techniques for meeting people face-to-face

What is the first step to meeting someone in person?Not a trick question, your first answer is likely intuitive and would be correct. It’s to say …

7 Reasons You're Failing Miserably at Professional Networking

In business today, one of the keys to long-term success in pretty much any field is effective networking. You might be enjoying all the business you can handle for now, but you're bound to lose clients over time.<p>Competitors steal clients, technologies change, and just like that, a business can …

How — and why — to hack your Wi-Fi network

FRAMINGHAM, Mass — Attempting to “hack” into your own wireless network can help you spot potential Wi-Fi security vulnerabilities and figure out ways …

Aliens Helped Stop The Third World War Says Apollo 14 Astronaut Edgar Mitchell

Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell has made the astonishing claim that it was aliens, not diplomacy, which prevented the Cold War from descending …

Japan has plans to put advertisements on the moon

That might change when Pocari Sweat becomes the first product advertised on the surface of the moon.<p>In the latter half of 2016, an American firm devoted to space exploration, Space X, plans to land a rover on the moon.<p>Among the rover's cargo: a can of Pocari Sweat, which will be left on a lunar …

10 things you can learn in 10 minutes that will change your life

In fact, more than two-thirds of employees reported being overloaded at work, according to Cornerstone's 2014 State Of Workplace Productivity Report. And 84% think the overload won't be letting up anytime soon — it's increasing.<p>In light of this reality, you're probably searching for the best …

Entrepreneurship

11 easy ways to boost your willpower and concentration

Fortunately, there are dozens of ways to filter out distractions and improve your ability to concentrate for extended periods of time. To find out what some of these strategies are, we sifted through the Quora thread, "How do I improve my concentration and willpower?" and highlighted the most …

Will Power

10 Ways to Go From Millennial to Millionaire

<i>By Stefanie O'Connell, Contributor</i><p>With record student loan balances and rampant underemployment, millennials have largely become known as the recession generation. Despite low levels of income and a median net worth below that of their predecessors, a 2014 report from The Shullman Research Center …