Ashley Naomi

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Daily Meditation: Deep Sleep

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a prayer by 19th century Baptist minister and theologian Walter …

Meditation

A Guide to Yoga Poses for the Chakras

We've been receiving a lot of messages and requests lately asking about yoga poses to balance the chakra or yoga poses and sequences to help tap into …

NASA Releases Apollo Moon Mission Photos: Pictures

Space Science

11 Foods You Never Thought of Putting in Tacos

Buh bye chicken, lettuce and tomato.<p><b>Grapefruit</b><p>Elevate those fish tacos. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Duck</b><p>Makes for a delicious hearty main. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Watermelon</b><p>A tasty twist on steak or fish. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Lentils</b><p>Sub these hearty legumes for meat and top with cauliflower. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Goat Cheese</b><p>Yep, goat …

Cooking

7 Powerful Tips To Supercharge Your Goals | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>You can take a masters degree at a leading university and never receive a single hour of instruction on goal setting and goal achieving. Fortunately,</i> …

Motivation

An A-Z of Mental Wellbeing | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>Keeping our minds well deserves as much attention as keeping our bodies healthy and strong. Use the A-Z below to investigate where your mental</b> …

Self-improvement

Buddhism and Grief: Where It Gets Tricky

<i>(I spent the winter of 2012 in silence on a self-guided retreat at the Forest Refuge, a Buddhist meditation center in rural Massachusetts. This twice-monthly blog, which begins with this installment, explores daily life in the silence, and how intensive retreats offer a compass for everyday …

11 Books From The Past 5 Years That Are Worth Reading For Every Woman

Thousands of books are published every year. You enter a bookstore and you can surely get lost in all this variety. If you love to read, I bet you …

Doctors in India are shamelessly lying to women to perform unwarranted hysterectomies

In Chapla Naik, a tiny village in Karnataka’s Kalaburgi district close to the state border with Telangana, two women died this year.<p>Arati (name changed) died of pancreatic cancer. Sumana bai (name changed) died of sepsis in her abdomen. What the two women had in common with each other—and with many …

India

The True Damage of Second-Shift Motherhood

<b>The concept of second-shift motherhood is not a new idea and unfortunately is not changing as rapidly as it should.</b><p>Many women know all too well how it feels to try to accomplish the suffocating expectation of succeeding as a full-time professional while also being a full-time mom. They know the …

A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier

Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy.<p>UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life.<p>Here's what you and …

Self-improvement