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4 Buddhist Monks Habits That Are Hard to Adopt But Will Change Your Life Forever

Ever wondered how Buddhist Monks live and what habits they adopt to make them so peaceful?<p>I’ve been always been fascinated by this question so I did …

I shut off my phone at 9 p.m. every night for a week—here’s what happened

Just about everyone’s fallen victim to a late-night scrolling spiral—you know, when you decide to peek at Instagram before bed, and suddenly it’s …

Sleep

How Reframing Your Self-Critical Thoughts Can Help Ease Anxiety

<b>“Don’t let the sadness of your past and the fear of your future ruin the happiness of your present.” ~Unknown</b><p>I know what it feels like to be scared.<p>I …

How Meditation Literally Changes Your Brain (and 5 Tips to do it Properly)

I’ll be honest – I’ve tried meditation on and off for the last two years, but I always found it too difficult.<p>I never stuck to a routine and couldn’t …

“Mind Surgery”: My 10-Day Silent Meditation Retreat

What I learned from 10 days in solitary confinement<p>I just spent ten days in what could only be described as a kind of prison. For these ten days, I …

Meditation

5 Self-Care Tips That Will Have You Feeling Zen in No Time

Lately, it’s become obvious that self-care is a radical political tool; as women, it gives us permission to prioritize our inner zen when so many people are looking to dismantle our autonomy on the regular. But fighting anxiety and finding calm doesn’t necessarily mean simply charging a facial and …

Meditation

The Three Gems of Buddhism

The Buddha<p>The first of the Three Gems is the Buddha. When we say, “I take refuge in the Buddha” we should also understand that “The Buddha takes …

Suspended – Medium

11 Life Lessons From Buddha That Will Soothe Your Soul (And Make You Much Happier)

Guatam Buddha is at the center of Buddhist teachings, and his words of wisdom have been passed down over the millennia through oral teachings and …

30-day plan to calm the mind and control your life - TODAY.com

Hoda Kotb's one of the busiest women in television, so it's no surprise one of her goals for the new year was to find a way to care for her mind and feel more organized. To help achieve her goals, Hoda enlisted the help of Angie Johnsey, an RN CHT-hypnotherapist and celebrity mind coach.<p>Closed …

Megyn Kelly

Buddhism is not a Religion. It's Something Much More. Here's Why

Buddhism is considered a religion, but for me it isn’t.<p>To be honest, I used to see it as just another religion, before I actually started delving …

50 Quotes to Help You Conquer Your Fears | Inc.com

On January 20, the United States inaugurates its 45th president. The 2016 election was fraught with anger and anxiety on all sides. It seems most felt there was something to fear from each opposing candidate. The alarmist sentiments did not stop once the decision was made, either. From social media …

Motivation

7 Simple Things Successful People Do Every Night | Inc.com

How you spend your night can have a huge impact on the day that follows. Do you spend your time ruminating over issues? Or maybe you stress over something that didn't quite go right during the day. There's no doubt: How you think affects how you feel. This is particularly important at night, as you …

Success

Zen Philosophy Reveals How to Overcome Your Insecurities in 5 Deceptively Simple Steps

5 ways to use mindfulness and zen philosophy to help overcome insecurities<p><b>1) Accept everything about yourself.</b><p>Focus on every part of your body and …

Spending 10 Minutes a Day on Mindfulness Subtly Changes the Way You React to Everything

Leaders across the globe feel that the unprecedented busyness of modern-day leadership makes them more reactive and less proactive. There is a solution to this hardwired, reactionary leadership approach: mindfulness.<p>Having trained thousands of leaders in the techniques of this ancient practice, …

Mindfulness

7 Habits That Can Make You Rich

That you can start TODAY.<p>Sometimes wealth can feel unattainable. We all scroll past the same Instagram feeds dominated by selfies of celebrities posing in front of private jets, wearing outfits that probably cost more than most people’s rent. They’re in the palm of our hand and yet they couldn’t be …

How to Radically Improve Your Writing in Under 2 Minutes | Inc.com

We're already more than a week into January, but I'm still slowly working my way through all the "best of" year-end lists out there (there are so many of them!). Combing through these recommendations may be time-consuming, but it's worth the commitment, I've found, as sometimes you turn up an …

Creative Writing

10 Things Confident People Don't Do

When people believe in themselves and their abilities without bravado, there are certain things they simply don't do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an …

Self-improvement

The Number One Cause of Suffering According to Buddhism (and What You Can Do About it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…

Meditation

10 Powerful Ways To Create Your Own Happiness

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to grasp. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it's taken ahold of you.<p>And let's face it, happiness and work do not always go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, …

Happiness

3 movies you probably missed and should see now

Your honor, I'm representing myself in this case, and I plead guilty. Every year around this time, beginning in mid-December and lasting through mid-January, the hundreds of movies I caught do not seem enough. They can't make up for the well-regarded, easily streamable titles I failed to see …

Why "Be Positive" is the Worst Piece of Advice, According to Buddhism

Have you ever been told to just “be positive?” It’s a common piece of advice that many people give. But is it really helpful?<p>In spite of all the …

Managing Your Mental Health as an Entrepreneur

Mental health, if not addressed, can have debilitating side effects -- some of which may be detrimental to your business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When people talk about entrepreneurship, most of the discussions revolve around the sense of fulfillment or …

Mental Health

Neuroscience Learns What Buddhism Has Known for Ages: There Is No Constant Self

Evan Thomson, a researcher from the University of British Colombia, has confirmed that the Buddhist teaching of a constantly changing self is …

7 Psychiatrist-Backed Tips To Help You Manage Anxiety

People with anxiety disorders often face a sense of worry or dread and spend hours ruminating over worst case scenarios, which can get in the way of professional goals, personal relationships and a good quality of life. But there are ways to cope.<p>Here, experts offer their best techniques to work …

Mental Health

Top 10 Motivational Apps That Will Help You Nail Your Resolutions | Inc.com

With the annual renewal of the year-long calendar comes a natural renewal of our resolve to be better people: eat better, workout more, call our loved ones regularly, and meet our professional goals. Though we may have started the last year with best of intentions, we're only human, and everyone …

Apps

13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful

<i>”Somebody once told me the definition of hell: On your last day on earth, the person you became will meet the person you could have</i> …

Obama's inaction on Syria might have seemed cruel, but it was in America's best interest

<b>To the editor:</b> Abdulfattah Alkhaled wonders at the conclusion of his piece whether any acts of “barbarism” get under<p>President Obama’s skin. I’m guessing the horrors of Aleppo, Syria, have gotten deep under Obama’s skin, as does the prospect of involvement that could eventually lead to the loss of …

Why Your Problems Are Your Greatest Motivators | Inc.com

Have you ever grabbed a hot pan? The feedback of the burn is intense and immediate. You're in excruciating pain and you'll do just about anything in that moment to solve the problem. You might have found yourself slathering butter all over your hand because the internet said it's an effective burn …

Motivation

The 15 best movies of 2016

A throwback musical, an erotic Korean drama, and many unique and stylish coming-of-age tales top the year’s list<p><i>La La Land</i><p><i>La La Land</i>’s immense popularity with critics and industry insiders isn’t hard to understand: Hollywood loves movies about Hollywood, and cinephiles love movies about loving …

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