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Forget mindfulness, stop trying to find yourself and start faking it

Why is the history of Chinese philosophy now the most popular course at Harvard? Top tips on how to become a better person according to Confucius and co<p>People are often surprised to learn that Confucius, Mencius, Laozi and other classical Chinese philosophers weren’t rigid traditionalists who …

Taoism

8 Herbs and Veggies You Can Regrow From Kitchen Scraps

<i>by Shelbi Stoneback, associate director of customer experience at Rodale</i><p>Did you know that you only need a jar and some water to get start growing more food from your very own kitchen scraps that you might otherwise toss?<p>When I told a coworker about this story, her response was, "Wait--that's like …

Gardening

Emotional Intelligence Can Be Used for Good or Evil (and That's Exactly Why You Need It) | Inc.com

"The power to do good is also the power to do harm."<p>--Milton Friedman<p>If you follow my column, you know I'm a fan of developing emotional intelligence. Put simply, emotional intelligence (EI) is a person's ability to recognize and understand emotions (both his or her own and that of others), and use …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Kinds of Kitchen Trash Your Garden Will Love

The next time you're baking or making a cup of coffee, don't throw away the scraps.<p>The health benefits of chocolate are clear: It can lower the risk of heart disease and can decrease bad cholesterol. But many gardeners don't realize that chocolate husks, along with a few other waste products from …

4 small changes to boost happiness and memory

When making change for healthier habits, focusing on one small change at a time is a much more manageable approach than trying to make major overhauls.<p>Here are some favorites from my book “52 Small Changes for the Mind,” that can make a lasting impact to increasing happiness, improving memory, …

Happiness

The foods you should never eat after they expire

So you’re rummaging through the fridge and come across that absurdly expensive bottle of raw green juice (here’s why you should never go on a juice …

Foods you must eat to stay happy

OPEN TO OPINION<p>There is a way to cut stress to size through your diet.<p>LIFE<p>| Hello, Health | 3-minute read | 14-03-2016<p>Kavita Devgan …

One Simple Phrase That Can Bring You Joy, Peace and Happiness

<i>This article originally appeared on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>I feel fortunate to be able to say that most of the time I feel happy and calm, and that is for many reasons. However, this was not always the case and there is one short little phrase which played a major role in transforming my life.<p><b>This</b> …

Happiness

Are You Depressed or Just Sad?

Whether it’s the death of a loved one, a devastating breakup, or a super sad movie, plenty of things in life can bring you down. And it can happen to …

How to Beat Anxiety Naturally

Anxiety disorders affect nearly 40 million Americans each year[1], and almost everyone deals with anxiety at one point or another. But the negative …

Self-help

Homemade Garden Insect Spray #Organic Gardening

Gardening<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>4 cups of warm water<br>• 1 onion<br>• 5-6 cloves of garlic<br>• 1 tbsp of cayenne pepper<br>• 1 tsp of paprika<br>• 1 tsp of dish soap<p><b>How to prepare the</b> …

7 Psychological Equations to Empower Your Life and Mind

You can either be at the <i>effect</i> (powerless) of your life or act as the <i>cause</i> (in power) of it. Your internal belief system about yourself and how you envision your life is the most important predictor of your success or failure. In order to train yourself to be geared towards what you envision you …

Self-improvement

10 Daily Motivational Habits Of Highly Organized People

Image Source: Ask<p>Organized people are often way too successful than the ones who love clutter. The logic is simple, they don’t waste their time or …