Alexandra Carroll

54 Added | 3 Magazines | 6 Likes | 1 Following | @AlexandraCa4vms | Keep up with Alexandra Carroll on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Alexandra Carroll”

3 Buddhist Teachings That Will Make Your Life A Happier One

by <b>Successful Flow</b><p>Read<p>Buddhism has a lot to offer the world, and unlike many other religions, if you aren’t Buddhist, that’s okay with Buddhism. It’s …

The Neurology of Anxiety in Times of Critical Decision-Making

Scientists have identified the specific neural circuitry that triggers anxiety in individuals when confronted with critical decisions. Our brains can …

Neurology

The Surprising Root Cause of Anxiety and Depression

When you think about strategies to achieve optimal brain performance, you may think about doing crossword puzzles or learning a new language… adding …

Self-Help: Self Actualization

by Matthew Okeke<p><b>Self-Help: Self Actualization - Maslow Self Actualization.</b><p>I recommended inspired action and auto suggestion practice instead of hard …

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Exercise 1 Prone Leg Raise<p>Lie facedown on the floor with your head supported by crossed arms, legs shoulder-width apart, core engaged <b>(a)</b>. Contract your glutes to lift your legs about 12 to 16 inches off the ground and bring them together to touch <b>(b)</b>. Pause, then slowly lower back to start. That's …

11 Websites That Will Make You Smarter About Money

Not everyone has a financial adviser, and not everyone has the time to read a personal finance book.<p>Luckily, there's the internet.<p>We've made learning about money easier for you by compiling a list of some of our go-to websites for money advice.<p>Happy browsing.<p><b>Why we like it:</b>Investopedia's dictionary …

Personal Finance

25 Must-See Diagrams That Will Make Eating Healthy Super Easy

1. For fruit-ophiles.<p>Photos by Grace Hitchcock for PopSugar / Via popsugar.com<p>Some diets require precision. Yes, even fruit portions.<p>2. For 5-minute …

12 Signs You May Have an Anxiety Disorder

Worried? Nervous? The distinction between anxiety disorders and "normal" anxiety isn't always clear.

Depression

10 Signs of a Toxic Friend that You've Probably Never Realised

Building relationships with people is part of life. We all form strong friendships that make our lives healthier and happier. However, some …

7 Tips To Make Your Street Photography Easier

It is no surprise to say that street photography can be challenging, at times, and even more challenging in certain countries due to differing …

Street Photography

13 Habits to Break For an Amazing Life

When you were a kid, did you want to grow up to be an astronaut, a singer or an engineer? If so, how’s that working out for you? Hopefully, it’s …

12 Productivity Blogs Smart People Read

Smart is smart. That’s obvious. But how exactly do you become smart? And how do you turn yourself into a productivity ninja? Generally, smart people …

New to Gardening? Here are some Great Tips…

<b>New to Gardening?</b><br>There’s a gardener in everyone just waiting to sprout. But how do you start? With an adventurous spirit and just a little …

Newly discovered vessels beneath skull could link brain and immune system

Decades of textbook teaching could be overturned by discovery, which might also explain links between poor health and brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s<p>Scientists have discovered a previously unknown link between the brain and the immune system that could help explain links between poor physical …

Immune System

Take a hike: 8 of the world's greatest treks

The very best treks aren’t just about putting one foot in front of another—they’re about stepping into a destination’s culture and history. Still, …

Hiking

10 Color Inspiration Secrets Only Designers Know About

<i>“Color: what a deep and mysterious language!”</i>[1] Specific hues can provoke different emotions, associations, and responses that affect how your brand …

Graphic Design

Let's Practice Recycling

Image courtesy of www.plasticsmakeitpossible.com<p>Not everyone knows that being at the helm of a religious organization offers a lot of perks. Apart …

TV shows

Ten ways to live a greener life

We all know we should be recycling, and by now most of us are, but how else can we make a positive impact on the world around us and help halt …

Mindful Eating, ADHD, and Nutrition

The words attention deficit are so strongly associated with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), many people overlook other far-reaching …

64 things you can do with a simple mason jar that will transform your daily life

When it comes to Pinterest crafts, the mason jar reigns supreme.<p>That's probably because there's just so much you can do with it, from making beautiful wedding centerpieces to prepping to-go salads in a jar.<p>Plus, most of the crafts we discovered are simple to do too, since they only require a few …

DIY

Epic doodling

I’m a pretty big fan of doodling, but my stuff has nothing on Peter Deligdisch.<p>His YouTube channel is full of videos where he documents his …

Livestreaming

Mental Health: the Ultimate Guide

About Mental Health<p>The term ‘Mental Health’ describes your state of wellbeing and is sometimes called emotional health; it affects how we think, feel …

Mental Health

Yoga and Strength Training Bring Creativity to the Table

Elad Yifrach believes Kundalini yoga helps him cultivate creative ideas for his high-end tabletop accessories business<p>Elad Yifrach believes a clear mind cultivates creative ideas. He says the chanting and meditation that are part of Kundalini yoga help him develop the intuition and focus needed to …

Yoga

Mindfulness In Everyday Activity

“Mindfulness describes a state of mind difficult for most people to achieve. In the last column, I described how, when people watch their flow of …

May Is Mental Health Awareness Month -- Here's Why Companies Should Care

Most people spend the majority of their waking hours working. During those long hours, the office setting either promotes good mental health or contributes to poor emotional well-being. Despite the large role that office culture plays in employee well-being, most companies rarely – if ever – …

Mental Health