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A Buddhist Master Explains What Karma Really Means and How It Can Be Used for Personal Growth

Just about everyone’s heard of karma. You’ve probably heard someone say “She must have some good/bad karma!”<p>Some people think it’s almost fate.<p>But …

15 Ways To Take Control Of Your Depression And Chronic Pain

Depression is an overlooked cause of pain. When both conditions occur together, they can wreak havoc on body and mind.<p>After having her third child and going back to work full-time, Debbie Norris began feeling sad and overwhelmed by her responsibilities as a mother and a psychologist in Washington, …

University of Wisconsin

These 10 powerful mantras will give you a push when life is tough

Life can be hard sometimes. No matter who you are or what your circumstances, we all encounter tough times.<p>During these times, sometimes you need a …

Nutrition

When you learn this Buddhist master's 21 rules of life, you'll completely realign your priorities

Ever heard of Miyamoto Mushashi?<p>If not, he was an expert Japanese swordsman, Buddhist and ronin.<p>He became renowned through stories of incredible …

Suspended – Medium

110 Happiness Quotes To Inspire Your Life

“If you want happiness for an hour — take a nap.’If you want happiness for a day — go fishing.If you want happiness for a year — inherit a fortune.If …

Happiness

A Zen Master Explains a Little Known Technique That Will Help You Calm Your Mind

When anxiety and stress hits, it can be hard not to let overthinking get the better of you. However, I came across a great piece of advice from Zen …

4 Things You Can Do to Cheer Up, According to Neuroscience

For everyone, there are times when a dark cloud just seems to be following you around. You may not even even know why. While we don’t mean to …

6 Heart Disease Risk Factor You Haven't Been Paying Attention To - But Should

We all want to make healthy choices and live a stronger, healthier and fuller life. But aside from abstaining from smoking, eating mindfully and …

16 Great Books About Passion

<b>Zorba the Greek, Nikos Kazantzakis</b><p>Zorba—among the great characters in literature—is the ultimate passioneer and lover of life, dedicated to living it …

Books

Conquer your distractions with this simple chart

Distraction might appear more available than ever, but it is nothing new. Over 2,000 years ago, Socrates and Aristotle debated the nature of “akrasia,” (pronounced uh-crazy-uh), our tendency to act against our better judgement. To the ancient Greeks, mere mortals were prone to distraction due to …

Genius Ways to Use Almond Milk You've Never Tried Before

ifoodreal<p>Zucchini Mac and Cheese<p>As good as the blue box of mac and cheese is, homemade is infinitely better. Shredded zucchini, almond milk, and …

10 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2017

Bill Gates recently released his favorite books of 2016. Claiming he averages about one book a week, the billionaire business magnate says reading is …

Self-improvement

The one thing you need to stop eating in 2017

Making a healthy choice for the new year is as simple as eliminating just one thing from your everyday diet. But what exactly should you eliminate - …

Nutrition

17 Bad Habits You Need to Kill in 2017 to Be More Successful | Inc.com

Many of you will resolve to start a new positive habit in 2017. Adding good habits can be fun, but unfortunately (most of the time), they don't work. Approximately 38 percent of Americans will make resolutions, and only 8 percent will succeed.<p>Instead of adding a new diet or workout regime, let's</i> …

Self-help

Want to Get More Out of Meditation? Learn to Separate From Your Thoughts | Inc.com

<i>What is the difference between thinking and meditating? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ariel Banayan, Co-author of the Master Your Morning Sidekick Journal, Attorney, on Quora:</b><p>The truth …

Meditation

ways to change unhealthy eating habits

Grabbing a bagel on your way to work might be as routine as brushing your teeth. Changing eating habits you’ve developed over the years — even …

6 Brain Exercises That Seem Weird But Can Definitely Make You Smarter

Seven Common Reasons People Self Sabotage Their Own Lives

<i>What are some ways people wreck their own lives and how can they avoid doing so? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Julie Anne Exter, Quora Media and Publishing Team, on Quora:</b><p>So here's how …

Quora

A 15-minute quiz can give you a scientifically accurate assessment of your personality

But there are indeed differences between people that can be tested.<p>One of the most common, preferred ways psychologists use to measure personality is what's called the "Big Five": extroversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness to experience.<p><b>Want to skip to the quiz?</b> …

Psychology

11 TED Talks that show how strange and mysterious the human mind really is

Even psychologists and neuroscientists are often stumped by why we think and behave the way we do.<p>Some of those researchers have appeared on the TED stage to talk about the questions that keep them up at night. The following 11 talks — on topics like decision-making, happiness, and our concept of …

TED Talks

A Neuroscientist Explains What Happens To Your Brain When You Meditate

Meditation is becoming very popular lately. Perhaps it’s the anecdotal evidence friends are sharing with each other or the fact that more and more …

These are Google Play's best apps and games of 2016

Google Play has rolled out its Best of 2016 guide, highlighting the best-selling apps and games this year. As expected, Niantic's Pokémon Go turned …

Apps

Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit | Inc.com

There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence.<p>Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- basically, it's cerebral knowledge. This tends to build as you age, and is emphasized in most Western …

Meditation

28 Best Smoothie Recipes For Weight Loss

If you're sipping on a smoothie in the morning to lose weight, don't just throw a million healthy ingredients into the blender and hope for the best! It needs to follow this formula for weight loss. You can stray from the formula a little, but aim to keep it between 300 and 400 calories, and it …

Breakfast