Bernice Richard

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21 Practical Steps to Be More Peaceful

If you're looking to reduce stress levels, it's likely that you're keen to find more inner peace. It's impossible to just "feel more peaceful," though. There are external conditions as well as internal conflicts that can have an effect on how peaceful we feel. But there are simple, practical steps …

Meditation

18 Self-Esteem Worksheets and Activities for Teens and Adults (+PDFs)

It’s a part of being human. However, if you find yourself having these kinds of negative thoughts frequently or letting these feelings get in the way …

Self-esteem

Feeling anxious or stressed? These apps might help

City life existence comes with its own set of problems. Between making it through rush hour everyday to get to (and back from) work, keeping up with …

7 incredible life-coaching retreats in the US

Between everyday stress, politics, and the rise of social media, everything we interact with can start to feel stressful. In a time where the concept …

New Mexico

Your 7 chakras, explained—plus how to tell if they’re blocked

Odds are, if you’ve attended a yoga class, group meditation, or indulged in an hourlong reiki session, your instructor or practitioner most likely …

Spirituality

No-Bake Vegan Brownies

Finally, a brownie with benefits that you can feel good about eating. Our no-bake treats taste ultra decadent, yet are free of added sugar thanks to …

Dessert

Recipe: Spinach and Feta Frittata — Recipes from The Kitchn

While frittatas are fair game for any veggie scraps and cheese nubs hiding in the fridge, I'd argue that few combinations are better than spinach and …

Recipes

Love Is All Around

My root spiritual teacher, <b>Nyoshul Khenpo</b>, once said that a moment of enlightenment is a moment when we realize “the blessings that are always pouring …

Spirituality

Reconnecting with Self, Part 2: Mindfully Heading Toward Discomfort

<i>“What we are about to undertake is an expedition together, a journey of discovery into the most secret recesses of our consciousness. And for such an</i> …

Mindfulness

These 7 Buddhist monk habits are hard to adopt but they’ll change your life forever

What’s the secret to feeling calm and focused?<p>It’s not an easy question to answer.<p>So why do Buddhist monks appear peaceful and present all the …

Forest bathing is the new self-care activity in the UK and comes with a load of natural health benefits

But what exactly is it and where can we do it? Here's your ultimate guide...<p>In recent months, the Japanese practice of shinrin yoku, or <b>forest bathing</b> …

Self-improvement

The Best Thing You Can Do With Your Crystals (Besides Gaze At Them Lovingly)

Crystals are everywhere — they're on our desks, in our perfumes, even in our freaking water bottles. But they don't have to just sit around and look …

Coconut Rice Noodles with Ginger and Turmeric

4 servings<p>This is a weeknight pantry curry that comes together in the time it takes to boil water for the rice noodles. Fast! For this recipe, blooming the ginger, turmeric, and black pepper in oil is essential for releasing their aromatic properties into the coconut milk-based sauce.<p>August …

7 Things You'll Notice the Happiest People Always Doing

Here are seven habits of the happiest people, which will make the rest of us perpetually jealous if we don't hop on the wagon and join them.<p>So much has been written about the burgeoning happiness movement within the ever-expanding field of positive psychology, it's hard to keep up.<p>What scientists …

Happiness

Raspberry Baked French Toast

Servings: 6-8 Ingredients: 1 Hawaiian bread, sliced ¾ inch thick 10 extra-large eggs 2 cups heavy cream ¾ cup half – half 12 oz fresh raspberries 1/3 …

How To Get The Teens In Your Life To Care About Mindfulness

People so desperately want to help their students, children, nieces and nephews, younger siblings, and neighbors learn about mindfulness, partly …

Bindi Masala

It’s boring to have regular routines with your main-courses and its side dishes, right? It is like, you are having rice with curries, chappathi with …

Chicken red curry

Ingredients<p>500g organic chicken thigh – chopped<br>• 1 tablespoon coconut oil<br>• 2-3 tablespoons red curry paste (see below)<br>• 2 shallots – trimmed and chopped<br>• 2 …

Grilled Peach Cobbler Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat one side of grill to medium-high (350°F to 400°F). Place peaches in a large bowl. Stir together sugar and next 4 ingredients …

Lemony Cucumber-and-Herb Pasta Salad

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water according to package directions for al dente. Drain and spread on a rimmed …

We Can Still Be Crazy

We may think <b>meditation</b> will improve us, but it’s really about accepting ourselves as we are right now.<p>When we start to meditate or to work with any …

Experience the Mystical Music of Hildegard Von Bingen: The First Known Composer in History (1098 – 1179)

The German abbess, visionary, mystic poet, composer, and healer Hildegard von Bingen “has become a symbol to disparate groups,” writes Brian Wise at …

My wise 86-year old friend passed away. Here are his final words

This month marks the two-year anniversary of the passing of my friend John Gray, and two years since this story was first published. I am rerunning …

A New Genius Recipe for Wildly Juicy Roast Chicken—Without Preheating the Oven

My favorite roast chicken method will always be my first love, a merit badge in confident cooking. Its notoriously high oven temperature and crisp skin are the legacies of Barbara Kafka, the pioneering cooking expert who changed how we think about roasting and much more, and who sadly passed away …

CRISPR Gene-Editing Pioneers Win Kavli Prize for Nanoscience

The inventors of a “Swiss army knife” for genome editing received prestigious honors, as did pioneering scientists in astrophysics and …

Genetics

"Brain in Butt" Study Points to True Location of Second Nervous System

No, it's not actually in the butt.<p>The brain and spinal cord may control most of the body, but some parts handle themselves just fine without their …

Why Selenite Really Is The “Magic Wand” Of The Crystal World

If you tried telling someone about your new wand a few years ago, they'd probably mistake you for a Hogwarts alum. But now, as healing crystals …

Lynx caught on video wailing at each other in Ontario

When a man in Ontario came across two lynx staring each other down and shrieking at one another on a rural road, he and his girlfriend took out their …

14 Superbugs That You Should Know The Symptoms Of

When you hear the word "bug," your mind might immediately jump to creepy crawly insects — and "superbug" may just sound like a much bigger, badder …

An Australian Environmentalist’s Next Act: ‘Frugal Hedonism’

DAYLESFORD, Australia — David Holmgren grows almost everything he eats. He doesn’t own a mobile phone or a television, and most of his clothing is secondhand. He never flies, won’t go to a supermarket and can’t remember his credit card PIN.<p>Such is life for one of Australia’s leading …

Permaculture