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Home · The Mind Unleashed

If you are like one of millions of other people suffering from depression, you’ve probably been told you need to take pharmaceutical drugs because …

How to Make Kombucha At Home

I started brewing my own kombucha a few months ago and was instantly hooked. Considering that a bottle of kombucha goes for about $4 in my hometown, …

Rubber Bands

Kombucha Bacteria Are Hitching a Ride on the International Space Station

Researchers want to see if the robust bacteria can survive space.<p>Ancient fermented tea Kombucha might already be hip. But it just got cooler, as a sample of the bacteria and yeast used to make the stuff is currently fermenting away in orbit. Space-brewed Kombucha anyone?<p>The European Space Agency …

Space Exploration

Continuous Brew Kombucha--Learn the Basics

My continuous brew container wasn’t necessarily meant for booch, but it was $8 and it’s perfect!<p>As I mentioned in a previous kombucha post, until I …

Daily Meditation: Reinvent Yourself

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 song by Indian-American artist Jomy George that unites hip hop with tabla …

Meditation

You won't be driving an Apple Car any time soon

Hurry up and wait<p><i>The Guardian</i> had a great scoop this week revealing that Apple is actively scouting locations for testing self-driving cars near its Cupertino headquarters. That would strongly suggest the company is moving forward with a rumored plan to make cars — possibly in search of continued …

Autonomous Cars

What is Transcendental Meditation and Why You Should Care

<b>This meditation will increase your productivity, better your health and enrich your personality.</b><p>Meditation changed my life.<p>I have been meditating for …

Yoga For Joy: Nada Yoga

Does Mindfulness Mean Anything?

We are in the middle of a mindfulness revolution.<p>According to Time, The Huffington Post and a host of other media outlets, mindfulness and meditation are having their moment in the spotlight. From hospitals to corporate wellness programs, mindfulness is — supposedly — a new path to relieving …

Mindfulness

What to Do With Your Mind During Meditation

<i>By Lodro Rinzler</i><p>I have been teaching peaceful-abiding meditation for 14 years now, and over that time I have realized that there are many misconceptions about what to do with your mind during meditation. If you have ever sat down in a cross-legged posture, began focusing on your breath, and …

Meditation

How To Do a Basic Sun Salutation

Sun salutations link your breath to your movement to help you achieve a meditative state and are a great way to start your morning, loosen up your …

Here's How To Actually Do A Sun Salutation

Sun salutations are for everyone. Master them and start your day with energy and focus.<p>You can even use them to warm up for a workout or to move gently on a rest day.<p>And YogaWorks instructor Keisa Parrish oversaw the project.

5 Flipboard Magazines for Your Alternative Garden

Who doesn’t love beautiful, bountiful gardens? I know I do, but for those of us living in an apartment, dorm or some other light- and space-challenged place, a lush garden can be an untenable dream. Add the drought in the West and calls to conserve water, and a green patch of your own can feel even …

The 30 Best TED Talks of All Time That Will Open Your Mind and Inspire You to Take Action

Buddhaimonia. Seeing as TED 2015: Truth and Dare started today, and people all around the world are waiting to see what ground breaking TED talks …

TED Talks

5 Surprising Ways Mindfulness Can Change You

In the past few decades, research on meditation and other mindfulness practices has flourished, shedding light on both the way that mindfulness affects the brain and its physical and mental health benefits.<p>Personality scientists are forging new insights about how mindfulness affects human …

Mindfulness

Harvard Unveils MRI Study Proving Meditation Literally Rebuilds The Brain's Gray Matter In 8 Weeks

Test subjects taking part in an 8-week program of mindfulness meditation showed results that astonished even the most experienced neuroscientists at …

Can't Sit Still? 3 Styles Of Meditation To Help You Develop A Habit

It is said that the Buddha gave 84,000 different kinds of teachings to meet the needs of every kind of being. In the same spirit, an individually …

5 Quotes to Jumpstart Your Gratefulness and Peace of Mind

There is nothing I seek more than gratefulness and peace of mind. When I’m in their grip, I’m floating on air.<p>You’ve felt it, too, haven’t you?<p>Then, …

Oprah Winfrey

11 Revitalizing Foods For Your Body And Brain

If you’re anything like me, you <i>crave</i> alternative health! You love making yourself healthier by using natural approaches and you love finding new and …

Nutrition