Ben Dubois

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'Whinge less, people!': Life advice from a 27-year-old woman dying from cancer is going viral for all the right reasons

A post written by a 27-year-old Australian woman who died of cancer last week has gone viral on Facebook with more than 50,000 shares and 60,000 likes.<p>Holly Butcher from Grafton, Australia, suffered from Ewing's sarcoma, which is often found in the bone and surrounding soft tissue.<p>She wrote the …

Doctoral Dissertation In Comic Book Form Wins Academic Award

<b>Nick Sousanis</b>‘s doctoral dissertation in comic book form, <i>Unflattening</i>, has, ironically, won the 2016 PROSE Award in Humanities from the American …

Giulio Prisco Michael LaTorra explains Buddhist Transhumanism in a nutshell

if topical_image_articles}{/if}My friend Michael LaTorra, an ordained Zen priest and the abbot of the Zen Center of Las Cruces, New Mexico, has …

Making a Choice: Is the Universe Mental or Physical?

By Deepak Chopra, MD, Menas Kafatos, PhD, Bernardo Kastrup, PhD, Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD<p>Science often makes strides by contradicting what we take for granted, and the biggest thing everyone takes for granted is the physical world. Our senses wrap themselves around tangible objects so naturally that …

Why you should perform your most important habits in the morning

What do you do with this time?<p>The most important thing.<p>If you have a project you want to happen (let's say you want to write a book), this is the time to form a habit that will make that project happen.<p>A morning writing habit will get the book done. Simply wishing for the book to get written, or …

5 Habits That Will Attract More Positivity Into Your Life

One year ago, I was at a point in my life when everything seemed negative. I had just lost my job after nearly a decade. I was facing the prospect of a career change in my mid-40s, or doing the same type of work that had been making me miserable for past several years.<p>I'd been neglecting my health …

After 5 years of practicing mindfulness meditation, I've realized why people think it's impossible

RelaxingMusic / Flickr<p>I started practicing mindfulness meditation five years ago, when I was an English teacher living in Seoul, South Korea.<p>I'd sit …

DC Comics' 'Bombshells' Is A Blast From The Past But With Queer Characters

The most iconic female super-heroes ever are redefining history.<p>DC Comics is giving some of its most beloved female superheroes a spotlight in the new series "Bombshells<i>."</i><p>The comic takes place during the 1940s in an alternate universe, where, according to a press release from the iconic company, …

NBC Is Looking To Make An ‘Office’-Style Comedy About The DC Comics Universe

If you’ve ever watched NBC’s hit comedy <i>The Office</i> and thought, “You know what this needs? Superheroes from DC Comics!” well, congratulations! You’re weird. You’re also about to get your wish, so congratulations for that, as well! This is sort of your lucky day.<p>Deadline is reporting that Ben Queen …

25 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from Alan Watts

A world renowned philosopher, writer and speaker, Alan Watts has left behind many works on personal identity, the true nature of reality, and the …

The Michelangelo of Superheroes

Few comic book artists are as influential as Alex Ross, who not only created concept art for the first two Spider-Man films, but also reimagined …

Self Reliance: We are the Architects of our own Happiness

<i>Sophie Lefens is a young single college student at Brigham Young University. Upon graduating and then entering graduate school this year, she shares</i> …

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Buddhist Psychological Practices That Can Help Relieve Anxiety

Many people use the words fear and anxiety interchangeably, as if they referred to identical emotional states. Yet while we may conceive of the two …

A Brief Guide to Quitting a Bad Habit

There aren’t many of us who don’t have some bad habit we’d like to quit: smoking, sweets, shopping, nail-biting, porn, excessive checking of phones …

10 Life Changing Lessons From Buddha

by <b>Successful Flow</b><p>Read<p>There are an endless amount of powerful, beautiful, and life changing lessons one can learn from studying Buddha and Buddhism. …

Feminism started with the Buddha and Confucius 25 centuries ago

Confucius, Socrates and the Buddha may not be known for their teachings on women's rights - but historian Dr Bettany Hughes is trying to change that<p>Socrates, Confucius and the Buddha were not exactly model family men.<p>The Buddha left his wife and newborn son to hit the road in search of his own …

7 Zen Stories That Might Just Give You a Glimpse of Enlightenment

Whether you're new to Zen or a devotee, these stories will be funny, interesting, and instructive.The post 7 Zen Stories That Might Just Give You a …