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Mindfulness therapy for mental health problems? 'It's more useful than drugs'

New research has raised hope for using mindfulness in treating mental ill-health. We asked readers about their experiences and had a mixed response<p>Many people, in an attempt to de-stress, have tried some form of mindfulness – the practice of sitting still and focusing on your breathing and …

Mental Health

What No One Tells You About Marriage

Let’s cut to the chase, shall we?<p>They told you marriage would change over time, that there would be hard times, but they never said it would be like</i> …

DIY Mountain Wall Hanging

This wall hanging is too cute to pass up! Simple and charming, it's also a great way to use up any leftover yarn you may have hanging about.<p><b>Skill</b> …

DIY
Chemicals

The Actually Useful Guide to Self-Help

Over a decade ago, feeling Buddha-level enlightened after reading Eckhart Tolle’s <i>The Power of Now</i>, I dragged my friend Vicki into the nearest …

New York City

Can This Interactive Map Of Emotions Bring World Peace? The Dalai Lama Thinks So

The task of healing humanity may seem too lofty a goal for some. But Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, is not the kind of man who is easily deterred.<p>The Dalai Lama has teamed up with renowned psychologist Dr. Paul Ekman to build an "Atlas of Emotions" that aims to map out all of the feelings that …

Mindfulness

This 10-Minute Routine Is the Ultimate Mind Cleanse

Add these two little tweaks to your daily routine for much greater clarity and creativity.<p>Your subconscious mind is a whole lot more powerful than you think.<p>Not only does it take care of essential business like keeping you breathing, but quietly, in the background, your subconscious is constantly …

Success

This just in: Science proves yoga changes your DNA

A study conducted by Harvard University, has empirically proven that yoga positively changes your cellular metabolic functions, ie, it improves the …

Harvard

A letter to … my wife, who I have never loved

The letter you always wanted to write<p>I am not entirely sure where to start – this October, we will have been married for five years. For the life of me, I cannot remember why I even agreed. We never proposed or let alone spoke to each other. I was not coerced into marriage, neither were you. We …

Relationships

6 Questions You Seriously Need To Ask Yourself

What is a good life? We spoke to philosopher Mark Rowlands to find out.<p>Life, eh. What it's all about? We might not have the right answers, but we do have some of the right questions.<p>BuzzFeed spoke to Mark Rowlands, a Welsh writer, philosopher, and professor of philosophy at the University of Miami, …

Philosophy

Nails of the Day: Woodgrain kaleidoscopes

These gorgeous nails came out of Hey Nice Nails, a nail art studio in Long Beach, California. The natural shades and freehand woodgrain pattern are …

Cool-Girl Nail Art Ideas (No Sequins Required)

Nail art has been dying a slow death. For years, people have been claiming the end is nigh for the trend — and, over the past few seasons, designers …

Coats

Nails of the Day: Boldly block printed

These bold, block print nails are for all you fearless fashionistas out there. The pop of black against yellow is a <i>always</i> a stylish combination, and …

The 10 Best Fall Nail Colors to Try

<i>By Jane Larkworthy, W Magazine.</i><p><i>(photo: David Slijper)</i><p>Fall's best new nail hues are anything but expected. Here are 10 to try.<p>Dior Metropolis, $27, dior.com.<p>Misha Nonoo for Sally Hansen The Last Adventure, $8, sallyhansen.com.<p>Jin Soon Cantata, $18, sephora.com.<p>Zoya Cinnamon, $9, zoya.com.<p>Trust Fund …

Miley Cyrus

A Question For You About Evolution, God And Death

How do our expectations, fears and anxiety about death affect our attitudes about the existence of a deity? Is the hope of immortality the principle reason people believe in God? Is the rejection of an afterlife the principle reason for rejecting the idea of a deity?<p>These questions came to me as I …

Faith

The nudge theory and beyond: how people can play with your mind

The first instalment of our new psychology column looks at how mental manipulation can be backed by good intentions – but when used with stealth, it is deceitful and wrong<p>A couple of decades ago, a class of psychology undergraduates played a mean trick on their lecturer. The students on the right …

Psychology

Why You're Still Single—Even Though You Say You Want a Relationship | Women's Health

When you're in a scary situation—say you're confronted by a bear—it's easy to know what you're feeling. You're afraid. And you know that what's causing the fear is a very definite threat to your physical wellbeing.<p>Fear has a purpose—to keep you safe. You want to get the heck away from that bear as …

8 Genius Hacks From Kylie Jenner's Birthday Beauty Video Tutorial

Take notes, girls, you're about to learn some valuable makeup tricks.<p>Kylie and her makeup artist Hrush Achemyan (who looks and sounds just like Kim, ironically enough) share tips for getting Kylie's birthday beauty look in a new video from Kylie's website/app that was also posted on YouTube for all …

Daily Meditation: The River Is Flowing

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that theseDaily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a song derived from goddess-based spiritual practices, sung by Lindie Lila. …

Meditation

15 Questions To Ask Your Kids To Help Them Have Good Mindsets

As a loving parent, it is important to instill in your kids the right mindset and attitude. Both determine how your child interprets the world. And …

What stress does to your brain

New research examines the myriad ways chronic stress and anxiety can damage your long-term health<p>Stress can be a dangerous enemy for the brain. In fact, it can have serious effects on your brain's ability to operate properly.<p>While stress appears to have originated from our instinctual "fight or …

The Brain

Trump-inspired debate drama highlights unsettled GOP field

CLEVELAND (AP) — It took just one question for chaos to erupt in Cleveland.<p>"Is there anyone on stage, and can I see hands, who is unwilling tonight to pledge your support to the eventual nominee of the Republican Party and pledge to not run an independent campaign against that person," asked Fox …

Republicans

10 Brilliant Business Books You Can Read To Find Your Shortcut To Success

It’s a known fact that successful people read. Time and time again, successful entrepreneurs and business leaders cite frequent reading as one of …

Meta-Meditation: A Skeptic Meditates on Meditation

What do you call it when you try to meditate but can't stop thinking about meditation?<p>Meta-meditation.<p>I've meditated on and off, mostly off—okay, …

Meditation

Reddit CEO Ellen Pao's bold move to end gender discrimination — banning salary negotiations

Ellen Pao is swiftly emerging as the new face of feminism in the U.S., despite losing a closely watched gender discrimination lawsuit against one of …

Silicon Valley

How much longer will we force parents to choose between work and their kids?

A few days ago, I was asked to leave the TEDWomen conference in Monterey, CA because I had brought my nursing infant with me. The staff politely explained that it has long been a rule at TED that children are not permitted at the conferences. I had been looking forward to the gathering for months, …

TED Talks

7 Meditation Apps to Try Now

In this overstimulated and hyper-distracted digital age, with a jam-packed schedule and abundance of choices at every juncture, making time (and brain space) for meditation—the self-proclaimed secret weapon of everyone from <b>Gisele Bündchen</b> to <b>Arianna Huffington</b>—can feel next to impossible.<p>Ask around, …