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How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Meditation

Are you in love? Or are you just lusting after her?

So you've gone on a couple dates with her. Maybe you've done the whole romantic-evening-under-the-stars thing, brought it back to your place for a …

48 Hours That Will Transform Your Relationship

One of my friends keeps talking about leaving his wife. The two of them are great together when they're good. But they stink when they're bad because each of them makes it all about the other.<p>In a recent article on the five stages of relationships, I wrote about getting to stage five, where "being …

Mary Magdalene, Apostle of the Apostles

With the publication of Holy Blood, Holy Grail in the mid-nineties and the Gnostic Gospels found in Nag Hammadi, a new perspective on the role of …

Why You Should Do Your Work First, Others’ Work Second

I stopped checking my email first thing in the morning several years ago after reading Tim Ferriss’ <b>The</b> <b>4-Hour Workweek</b>. He said that one simple change …

The Health Benefits of Bananas

Last week, a reader asked why I included bananas in my list of good carbs for the Adrenal Reset Diet. Her confusion is understandable, since some experts claim bananas are fattening or unhealthy.<p>Recently, I read one such claim:<p>"I tell my clients to stick to fruits that either have edible skin, …

15 New Social-Media Templates to Save You Even More Time With Your Marketing

Social Media<p>Next Article<p>15 Mistakes Startups Make on Social Media That Yours Can Easily Sidestep<p>Next Article<p>Kevan Lee<p>Content Crafter. Buffer<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Imagine having a quick and fast way to get up to speed with social media or to get your work done in less time (and …

Infographics

30 Quotes From Buddha For Wisdom and Peace

Siddhārtha Gautama, or Buddha, was a man born to a rich family in Nepal around 500 B.C. He took a great interest in finding a solution to the …

Spirituality

Foods that double as medicine

<b>(CNN) —</b> A typical visit to the doctor might leave you with a bottle of pills and instructions to take them twice daily.<p>But a small, growing number of physicians are "prescribing" foods not only for weight management, but also to prevent and treat chronic diseases.<p>CNN spoke with medical nutrition …

Holistic Medicine

Nepal earthquake expected, but infrastructure not ready

<b>(CNN) —</b> Saturday's deadly earthquake in Nepal was the "big one" experts have been expecting, based on the region's history and geology.<p>The magnitude-7.8 earthquake centered less than 50 miles from the Nepalese capital, Kathmandu, toppled homes and historic buildings, and killed more than 2,500 …

Natural Disasters

Why we want food so much it hurts

Be it chocolate, cheese or chip shop curry, craving a favourite food is something we’ve all experienced. Why do our bodies suffer such serious pangs? Veronique Greenwood investigates.<p>There's nothing like the salty tang of beef-flavoured Top Ramen broth and a mouthful of slightly overdone instant …

Australian Universities

'Spring Forward' With These 12 Quick Brunch Recipes

These 12 quick brunch recipes are perfect to make when you've lost an hour of sleep (thanks Daylight Savings!).

Breakfast

Irresistible Gnocchi Casserole

Gnocchi casserole couldn't be simpler. This comforting dinner is great for any weeknight, and we know the kids will love it!<p>You know, I think it’s pretty clear that I’m from the Midwest. I mean, based on the number of casseroles I make in a week, it’s pretty obvious.<p>You fancy Californians with your …

The World does not Negotiate.

One test of spiritual practice, meditation practice or yoga practice, is in the current situation.<p>The Tulku quote points to that, and it’s not a new …

Make Giada's ultimate finger foods for your Super Bowl party

Not sure what to serve for Super Bowl Sunday? Get inspired by these delicious finger food recipes from Giada De Laurentiis. Here, the celebrity chef is sharing her favorite finger food recipes like: mini antipasto calzones, Mediterranean chili chicken wings and double chocolate espresso cookies. …

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

The Brain

The 13 Emotionally Torturous Stages of Falling in Love

A.K.A., the soul-crushing, nauseating, makes-you-cry-to-a-Kelly-Clarkson-song truth about falling head-over-heels<p>Being in a relationship where you're both in can't-go-one-hour-without-communication, finish-each-other's-sentences-and-leftovers, want-to-get-married-and-have-babies love is fantastic. …

Liberia warns of flare-up in Ebola cases on Sierra Leone border

Dozens of new Ebola cases have erupted in Liberia, near the border with Sierra Leone, Liberian health officials warned Monday, marking a setback amid recent improvements.<p>The flare-up is due to a number of factors, including people going in and out of Liberia and traditional practices such as the …

Just some things to keep in mind when meeting your love's friends

At some point in every romantic relationship, the inevitable big meet-up happens. Except I’m not talking about meeting the parents, I’m talking about …

Does Your Mind Wander? Here’s Why That Can Be Your Greatest Asset

Wandering minds are associated with creativity. Popular wisdom tells you to live in the moment.<p><i>Huh?</i><p>So is it better to be unfocused or focused?<p>Let’s …

Mindfulness

U.S. and Cuba Move to Thaw Relations After Prisoner Exchange

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'We have to talk'

How Obama and Castro came together.<p>On a February afternoon in Havana, Congressman Jim McGovern was strolling the halls of the Revolution Palace with Cuban president Raul Castro. The Massachusetts Democrat had long worked to normalize relations between Washington and Havana, and urged the Cuban …

U.S. set to blame North Korea for Sony hack

The U.S. is ready to blame North Korea for the crippling hack attack at Sony Pictures, as the studio said Wednesday it would cancel next week's planned release of its controversial comedy "The Interview."<p>U.S. investigators say an announcement pinning the blame on hackers working for the Pyongyang …

7 Things I Learned from Staying Single.

<i>“I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” ~ Robert Frost</i><p>This is a post I never thought I would write.<p>Yes, I have owned …

31 Delicious Things To Cook In December

The best way to stay warm is to start eating and drinking and never stop.

20 Essential Dishes to Get You Through the Winter

We see you there, huddled under your blanket on your couch, with fuzzy socks on and a gigantic sweater. We know it feels too cold to move, to even sneak your arm out from underneath the covers and grab the television remote. But we've got twenty new blankets for you right here: twenty dishes to …

Cooking

21 Mac 'N' Cheeses That Are Better Than A Boyfriend

True love makes you feel all gooey inside.

9 Healthy Potato Recipes That Could Maybe, Possibly Help You Lose Weight

Everyone knows that starchy carbs cause weight gain, right? Maybe not in the case of potatoes, suggests a new paper by researchers at McGill …

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