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Wise Words: Why Your Life Is Not a Journey

A YouTube user named Dumma Dan took a famous recording from British philosopher Alan Watts and matched it to footage from Terrence Malick’s …

Alan Watts

We Should All Steal This Parenting Trick From Prince William, Experts Say

It's easy and it'll boost your child's self-esteem.<p>If you spend a lot of time looking at photos of Prince William and his 3-year-old son, Prince George (as we most definitely do), you might have noticed that the Duke of Cambridge often kneels down while talking to his son.<p>He did it at Princess …

How I Stopped Yelling At My Kids And The Surprising By-Product Of Doing So

As my kids grew and multiplied, so did my anger. Exponentially. Having a toddler and a baby was <b>fantastically</b> hard. I had zero control over my days and I wasn’t remotely comfortable or accepting of this new reality. I would try to stay cool while the critters pulled their tricks, but I’d inevitably …

How Mindfulness Meditation Can Improve Your Life in Just 3 Minutes a Day | Inc.com

You'd have to be living under a rock not to have been recommended mindfulness meditation by someone in the past few years. Big name entrepreneurs swear by it, whole conferences are dedicated to it, and prominent dissenters have even pushed back against the mindfulness craze (so you know it's really …

Meditation

10 Male Celebrities Who Are Smashing Mental Health Stereotypes

This is the definition of brave.<p>Nearly 6 million American men suffer from depression each year, yet many of them avoid seeking treatment. A 2015 analysis also found that men are more likely not to speak up if they're having suicidal thoughts.<p>This aversion to support is likely due to the negative …

Mental Health

The Best Way to Deal with Gossip and Personal Attacks

<i>By: Lodro Rinzler</i><p>When someone crosses you in words or actions, what is the right way to respond? A Buddhist meditation teacher draws from an ancient text to provide insight and guidance.<p>Okay. We know we should be more mindful of our own speech, sure. But what about when rumors are flying about you, …

A Basic Meditation to Strengthen Neural Connections

We are all born with a specific set of physical parameters, but if we eat right, take care of ourselves, and work out, we can build muscle, …

Mindfulness

Is Your Mind Wandering?

<b>Is your mind wandering?</b><p><b>The Practice: Pay attention.</b><p><b>Why?</b><p>Moment to moment, the flows of thoughts and feelings, sensations and desires, and conscious and unconscious processes sculpt your nervous system like water gradually carving furrows and eventually gullies on a hillside. Your brain is …

The 15-Minute Workout That’ll Leave You Chill AF | Women's Health

Exercise 1 Downward Dog Twist Dolphin<p>Starting on all fours, curl your toes under and straighten your legs as you lift and push your hips back into downward dog. Reach your left hand to the outer edge of your right leg. Rotate your rib cage to the right, keeping your right arm straight. Hold for …

Yoga

13 Things That Will Make You Much Happier

It's no secret that we're obsessed with happiness. After all, the "pursuit of happiness" is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness is fleeting. How can we find it and keep it alive?<p>Psychologists at the University of California have discovered some fascinating things about …

5 Ways to Stop Your Racing Thoughts

<b>by Patricia Harteneck, Ph.D.</b><p>Racing thoughts—fast, repetitive thought patterns about a particular topic—are a common feature of anxiety and other …

Mindfulness

The Cold Medicine That's Linked to Cognitive Problems

A common kind of prescription and over-the-counter medication, including some cold medicines, has been linked to cognitive impairment in older …

10 Easy Steps for Breathing Calm Into Your Anxious Brain

Your brain is brilliantly wired to react to life-threatening danger. When it perceives a threat, your core brain instantly shifts into “survival …

Mindfulness

A New Online Course Teaches Buddhist Meditation for Free

<i>By Sonia Jones</i><p>In this video, Sonia Jones, Sonima's founder, sits down with David Germano, Ph.D., a professor of religious studies and the director of the Contemplative Sciences Center at the University of Virginia, to discuss the school's newest online course on Buddhist meditation in the modern …

This Woman Is Taking A Stand Against People Who Say Mental Illness Is Fake

An article in the Sydney Morning Herald gave advice to employers on how to spot an employee who might be "faking" their mental illness. Writer Anna Spargo-Ryan decided to take a stand.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>She added: "We're still at the beginning of understanding how to support mental health in …

Mental Health

How to Open Your Spiritual Chakras

1<p><b>Understand that if you are opening your chakras, there is no need to try to make over-active chakras less active.</b> They are simply compensating for …

How to Meditate for Little Bits of Stress Free Living

We are all so busy, our lives spilling over with our "to do lists," family commitments, and work. There will always be something else to do or another distraction.<p>Start by committing to a daily meditation practice of at least five minutes, and you'll start to see positive changes in your life. Over …

Creating Change in Your Life Isn't Always About 'Doing'

The other day I was working with a client who was very frustrated because she felt like she wasn't making a lot of progress in her life.<p>"There's all these things that I know I need to do for myself," she said, "but I just can't ever get myself to do it."<p>What followed were more self-critical …

12 mind tricks that will make people like you and help you get ahead

Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you encounter.<p>None of these tricks are deceitful or disingenuous, except for number six, and I trust that you'll only use that one with good reason.<p>As soon as you become …

How to Walk the Buddha’s 8-Fold Path to True Peace and Happiness

I’ve found that people are often surprised to hear that Buddhism is really about finding happiness.That the Buddha’s teachings aren’t about …

Meditation

This concept from Zen Buddhism will help you let go of beliefs that are holding you back

A buddhist statue. Reuters/Rupak De Chowdhuri<p>I played baseball for 17 years of my life. During that time, I had many different coaches and I began to notice repeating patterns among them. <br>Coaches tend to come up through a certain system. New coaches will often land their first job as an assistant …

7 ways to improve your mood in less than 5 minutes

And it's no wonder bad moods can sneak up on us so often. According to psychologist Guy Winch, author of the book <i>Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other Everyday Hurts,</i> a bad mood can be caused by anything from guilt over forgetting someone's birthday, to outstanding tasks …

Proof That the Human Body is a Holographic Projection of Consciousness

We will also specifically explore the exact mechanism behind this principle, and provide scientific evidence so let your rational mind be at ease.The …

How to Live By Faith and Not By Fear

What would happen if you let go of the need to have faith? Instead you were in complete connection with your source?<p>I would love to share with you the principles that have helped me in times where life has been thrown up in the air or I simply desire to experience more connection with God.<p><b>Acceptance</b><p>…

3 Unique Contributions: The Worlds of Jainism, Buddhism, and Hinduism

Mahavira was born a little before the Buddha. While the Buddha was the founder of Buddhism, Mahavira did not found Jainism. He is the 24th great teacher (Tirthankar) in the Jain tradition that was founded in the present era by Rishabh or Adinath, thousands of years before Mahavira.<p>While most Hindus …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …