Dawn Childs

38 Flips | 6 Magazines | @DawnChilds2016 | Keep up with Dawn Childs on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Dawn Childs”

6 Unexpected Health and Beauty Benefits of Epsom Salt | Women's Health

You may have written it off as something collecting dust in your grandparents’ bathroom closet, but Epsom salt has a number of practical—and effective—uses. Stock up on it to reap the following benefits:<p>1. Mildly Exfoliates the Skin<br>“People use it as an exfoliator, a blackhead reduction [method], …

The EOD Yoga Flow for Your Work Woes

Release the stress of the day with this zen yoga sequence<p>Work habits—stressing, sitting, slouching, snacking—can leave you feeling like you've run a …

11 Adult Coloring Books That Will Make You Feel Surprisingly Zen

Forty-two percent of adults say they’re not sure they’re doing enough to manage stress. It can feel impossible to squeeze in some relaxation time, especially if you’re a parent. Recently, all the excitement around adult coloring books has had us thinking -- what if playtime is the perfect time to …

Exercise and Meditation Curb Negative Thoughts

02/29/2016<p>Combination therapy improves depressive symptoms<p>Young adults who suffer from depression saw a 40 percent reduction in symptoms when they …

9 Practical Ideas To Live More Spiritually In The Modern World

Have you ever felt like booking a one-way ticket to Tibet or the Himalayas, never to return? Wouldn’t it be nice to live with friendly nuns and …

Wanderlust | Yoga & Music Festivals, Classes, Studios & Apparel

Yoga

Adult coloring books are teaching me mindfulness in a busy world

This past Christmas, one of the gifts I received from my sister-in-law was a coloring booking and colored pencils. At 40-plus years old, I thought …

HOW TO LOVE MINDFULLY: Just ask a dog!

The term “mindfulness” can seem confusing. Isn’t the point of meditation to get out of one’s mind? To move past the endless chatter of daytime …

Relationships

Practicing mindfulness meditation

<b>UC Davis Occupational Health Services seeks to improve wellbeing</b><p>Since the beginning of February, Occupational Health Services (OHS) has been focusing …

Mindfulness

Meditation for Beginners: How to Meditate

Shutterstock<p>Leave a Loud Room<p>There's no <i>wrong</i> place to meditate, but choosing a calm place might make it easier when you're first starting out: "Your …

More Good News About Meditation

It seems like there is every day a new study is coming out showing the benefits of meditation. For decades the scientists have been showing that …

Meditation

When Is the Right Time to Meditate?

How stressful is your life? Your job? Your relationships? Our lives are filled with so much distraction, chaos, disruption, and uncertainty whether your job is a stay-at-home parent, a mail carrier or the CEO of a bank. If there's a common thread among our lives it's stress! Meditation can help us …

Try This Gratitude Meditation: How to Move Beyond Same S*** Different Day

I'd like to share with you a gratitude meditation I've developed.<p>I'm moved by the concept of finding happiness in any situation. It doesn't mean you have to be thrilled by a particular situation you may be in whether that's suffering from a job loss, the loss of a loved one, or another personal …

How To Practice Mindfulness: 7 Simple & Quick Exercises

Mindfulness is all about being aware of the present moment and accepting your present without pondering over the past or thinking about the future. …

Transcendental Meditation: More Than a Stress Buster

<i>freeimages.com</i><p>Most people think of the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique as an effective way to reduce stress. Hundreds of scientific research studies show that TM can help improve all aspects of physical, mental, and emotional well-being and verify that it is the most effective technique …

5 Steps to Living a Turned-On Life

Let's entertain the thought of creating Your Turned-On Life Adventure movie.<p>Most of us think of our lives as something that's happening to us. Something that we react to, either positively or negatively, or something that feels either lucky or unlucky. But in reality, we are the ones creating our …

10 Mantras That Will Get You Immense Peace Of Mind, Spirit and Energy

Mantra is a sound, a word or a phrase that has <b>powerful meaning and significance.</b> This is why the meaning of the words in a mantra are as important as …

Chocolate Heaven with Chocolate Buttercream

This cake was the first thing I learned to bake with my grandmother. It was, and still is, the best cake I have ever tasted. The Scharffen Berger …

Dessert

How to Become the World’s Greatest Lover

You reject the limitations of being a romantic Cassanova, restricted to loving only those who fall for your seductions. You want to love every one. …

Self-confidence

The Art Of Mindfulness: 13 Motivational Habits We Must Develop

Mindfulness is all about living in the moment without worrying about things that happened in the past or things that are going to occur in the …

5 Types Of Meditation That Don't Require Sitting Still

Yes, you can meditate on the move.<p>Contrary to popular belief, meditation doesn't always mean sitting in lotus pose with your eyes closed. In fact, most people are unaware that you can practice meditation virtually anywhere -- sitting still is not a requirement.<p>The true beauty of meditation lies in …

Meditation

4 Ways Meditation Will Improve Your Brain

You're just a few weeks away from a better mind, body and work life.

Mindfulness

The 7-Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

Exercise + meditation rein in negative thoughts - Futurity

After doing meditation and aerobics two times a week for just two months, people suffering from depression saw a 40% reduction in their symptoms.

Dark Chocolate Chunk-Cherry Muffins

When it comes to breakfast treats, Molly Killeen at Made By Molly knows best. She's been doing it for over 15 years and spent more than a decade as …

Each person’s life is like a Mandala

“Each person’s life is like a mandala – a vast, limitless circle. We stand in the center of our own circle, and everything we see, hear and think …

Spirituality

Hyperactive squirrels have captured the attention of Twitter users...and these two cats!【Video】

Finally something humans and cats can agree on — these squirrels are captivating!<p>Who doesn’t love nature videos? There’s just something incredibly …

The Zen of Coloring: 7 Lessons on Living a Happy, Mindful Life

<b>“The hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson</b><p>I’ve been into mindfulness for a long time but having …

Positive Thinking

12 Desserts for People Who Really Don't Like Chocolate

What do you do if your Valentine is someone who just doesn't like chocolate? What if a fancy box of chocolates or a flourless chocolate cake doesn't …

Dessert