Carol Hendrix

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Meditation can improve your life and work, but you have to do it like you mean it

As those of us in the Northern hemisphere settle into the autumn, I’m mindful of persistent advice from business gurus telling me that I should be practicing mindfulness, but I’m even more mindful that mindfulness has become one of the most overused, watered-down tropes of the year.<p>The television …

My 'Inner Mommy War' and the 5 Things It Taught Me About Identity

Twenty years ago on a crisp, sunny day, a little girl and her parents were about to enter Zurich zoo. At the gate, a couple of students approached the family and asked if they could speak to the little girl for some research they were conducting.<p>The parents, professors themselves, agreed.<p>The …

Taking On The Wine Tasting Challenge

Learn about wine with a structured wine tasting that you can do on your own. The tasting is designed to be accompanied by the book: <i>Wine Folly: The</i> …

Happiness is... not being surrounded by happy people

Who cares if you come from the happiest town in Britain? It's just a state of mind...<p>David Cameron’s half-forgotten but oddly persistent national wellbeing programme simply refuses to win the Eurolottery and retire to a gîte in Aix-en-Provence.<p>It has been snooping about again, and its <b>findings</b> …

Photos by Samantha Cristoforetti, Italy’s First Female Astronaut

Back in 2009, Samantha Cristoforetti was selected by the European Space Agency to become Italy’s first female astronaut. She went on to spend 200 …

Signs You're Doing Decorating Right (Even When You Don't Think So)

No matter how confident you are about your decorating chops, there will always be times when you doubt your decisions. Especially when you are facing …

The Most Important Thing To Know About Parenting Sensitive Kids

A while back, I fervently recommended this groundbreaking <i>Atlantic</i> magazine article in which author David Dobbs explains a bold new theory of genetics—that “most of us have genes that make us as hardy as dandelions: able to take root and survive almost anywhere. A few of us, however, are more like …

13 New IKEA Hacks to Try for Fall

As summer ends, we start finding ourselves indoors more often, preferably with something pumpkin-spice related and a good craft project. Summer was all about perking up our outdoor spaces, but fall has us back inside and scrutinizing every IKEA object we own. Whether you’re swapping out your …

Daily Meditation: Let Go

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 passage from the Tao Te Ching. The reading reminds us to let go, stop …

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