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I tried this Japanese practice and watched my stress melt away

“Mind the tree,” says Nina Smiley, PhD, director of mindfulness programming at Mohonk Mountain House, as I stand in the woods among twenty or so …

Meditation

This Sensory Forest Immersion Class Is Sold Out at Wanderlust: Here's How to Try It in Your Own Backyard

<i>Maeve Jones is teaching the Sensory Forest Immersion class at Wanderlust Whistler in BC, Canada, which is currently sold out.</i><p>Have you ever watched …

Meditation

What Is Lucid Dreaming and How Do I Get Started?

Welcome to Lifehacker’s <b>Lucid Dream Workshop</b>. Each week we’ll learn a little more about the mysterious realm of sleep science, dreams, and how to …

Shamanic Dreaming: How to Expand Into Higher Consciousness While You Sleep

BY JAMES ENDREDY<p><i>the ancient tibetan practice of dream yoga is designed to give you access to dream consciousness in waking reality, which has the</i> …

Centre working on yoga protocol for women above 40

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The government will develop a yoga protocol for women above the age of 40, the Ministry of Ayush said on Tuesday.<p>"The …

More Delhi Univeristy colleges prepare to conduct trials in yoga

Aspirants with expertise in yoga will have a better chance to get admission in the Delhi University's undergraduate courses through sports quota this …

Why Surrendering to Life is the Key to Positive Change

<b>“Surrender to what is. Say ‘yes’ to life and see how life suddenly starts working for you rather than against you.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>“Surrender” in …

10 Mosquito Repelling Plants to Keep You Safe this Summer

Did you know that only the female mosquito bites? Let that sink in for a second. As much as we all get eaten alive each summer by pesky mosquito …

The 10 things confident people won’t ever do

In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an X-wing fighter from a swamp. …

Self-improvement

Top Indian destinations to visit in April

Travel lovers are always in luck with the offerings each season brings. This time, it’s a beautiful mix of places with hills, beaches, nature and …

Arabian Sea

Why You Are Much Better Than You Think You Are

Even if you're Paul McCartney.<p>Imagine you're Paul McCartney. You've written (or co-written) 32 Billboard #1 songs. You've won 18 Grammies. You're worth an estimated $1.2 billion. (Not that money is necessarily a true measure of success, but still.)<p>One of your songs, <i>Yesterday</i>, has been covered over …

Self-improvement

Why You Need to Get Familiar With Emotional Hygiene Now

Why you (and your team) need to be emotionally healthy to grow.<p>Cleanliness is next to Godliness, as the saying goes, but not all of us are naturally inclined towards hygiene. Regardless, we learn certain standards of personal physical hygiene, hygiene related to our homes, and even fiscal hygiene …

Physical Education

Is social media bad for you? The evidence and the unknowns

What the science suggests so far about the impact of platforms such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram on your mental well-being.<p>Three billion people, around 40% of the world’s population, use online social media – and we’re spending an average of two hours every day sharing, liking, tweeting and …

Polish Food 101 ‒ Iconic Sweets

Crispy Prince Polo, chewy caramels…what other sweets gained popularity in Poland under communism and are still bought today? Here is our subjective …

8 Things to Do If You Want to Be at Peace with Yourself

<b>“He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the world.” ~Marcus Aurelius</b><p>How can I find peace of mind? It's a question often asked, …

Mental Health

Becoming More Authentic: Accept Yourself and Stop Seeking Approval

<b>“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” ~E.E. Cummings</b><p>For most of my life, I was a chameleon. I stayed under the radar, hoping …

4 Simple Techniques to Erase Subconscious Negativity

<b>“As you sow in your subconscious mind, so shall you reap in your body and environment.” ~Joseph Murphy</b><p>The subconscious mind is like a computer’s hard …

Mindfulness

Paralyzed by Fear of Failure? Here's How to Break Free and Succeed

Ever made a mistake in business or been afraid of failing in your career? Free yourself from the past and future to unlock success in the present.<p>Have you ever made a mistake in business? Have you ever been afraid of failing in your career? Whether living with the self-judgment of past mistakes or …

Motivation

Five Zen Principles to Live By

Practical wisdom that instantly improves your life<p>I love practical advice that you can immediately apply to your life. And Zen, a school of Mahayana …

Why we should all take a walk through the woods

The Japanese art of forest bathing is quickly gaining popularity and here's why<p>Açaí bowls, healing crystals, Yanni’s music: I file a wide breadth of …

Time I

An Upper-Body Yoga Flow That Will Take Your Practice to the Next Level

When you practice yoga regularly, you hit a point when you want to get to the next level, whether it be mastering an arm balance or perfecting your …

7 Common Fears That Don't Have to Control Us

“<b>Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here.”</b> <b>~Marianne Williamson</b><p>As babies, we know nothing about the world. In the universe of an …

Positive Thinking

The Number One Quote From the Dalai Lama That Will Inspire You to Take on Your Mission

Here is a brilliant quote from the Dalai Lama that will inspire you take action and achieve your goals:<p><i>“Human potential is the same for all. Your</i> …

Account Suspended

Benedictine College Bans Yoga

And what they're putting in its place is cultural appropriation.<p>A college in Kansas is getting rid of yoga classes on campus and rebranding them as "lifestyle fitness" because religious leaders say yoga has ties to "eastern mysticism."<p>According to the Benedictine College Circuit, the school will …

Complete Guide to Scotch Whisky | The Art of Manliness

“The proper drinking of Scotch whisky is more than indulgence: it is a toast to civilization, a tribute to the continuity of culture, a manifesto of …

31 Simple Style Cheat Sheets For Guys Who Don't Know WTF They're Doing

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Tiny meditation shelters are the perfect place for hikers to connect with the forest

These tiny meditation shelters offer protection and a place to rest for hikers exploring the Lithuanian forests. The shelters are a place where …

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Turns Out Taking a Break From Facebook Is Good For Your Mental Health, Surprising Absolutely No One

In other news, water is wet.<p>It's been a whopper of a year, and now, we're forced to face our most obnoxious family members during the holidays. Other than pouring yourself a glass (or several glasses) of wine, there's one thing you can do to preserve your mental health this holiday season: take a …