Donna Lawrence

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Awe-Inspiring Photos of Earth’s Oldest Living Trees

In a protected area high in the White Mountains in eastern California, 15 miles east of Bishop, you'll find the oldest living trees in the world. The gnarled beauties, called the Great Basin Bristlecone Pine, are believed to be 1,000 to around 4,800 years old. Can you imagine the amount of history …

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A 90-Year-Old Shares Her 60 Second Secret To Relieving Stress And Pain

<b>** UPDATE ** Watch Fayrose Gordon being interviewed</b><p>There’s something quite exquisite and enchanting about Fayrose Gordon.<p>Beyond the beatific smile, the twinkle in her eyes, and the perfectly coiffed hairdo, there’s an almost ethereal energy that radiates from the ninety-year-old, that even I have …

10 Habits of Remarkably Charismatic People

Charisma isn't something you have. It's something you earn. Here's how.<p>Some people instantly make us feel important. Some people instantly make us feel special. Some people light up a room just by walking in.<p>We can't always define it, but some people have it: They're naturally …

Breathing Techniques: Less Anxiety and More Energy

Deeper inhales and exhales may be the easiest route to a happier, healthier existence. Here's how to take advantage<p>It's crazy to think you could be messing up something you do some 20,000 times a day: inhaling and exhaling. Well, maybe not so much "messing up" as not doing it as efficiently and …

7 Ways Mindfulness Can Help You Lose Weight, Stress Less And Discover Your Joy | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Get out of your head and into your heart. Think less, feel more.” Osho<p>I used to joke that I didn’t even have time to notice the roses, let alone …

The 7 Habits of Calmness

I have come to believe that high stress, constant anxiety over tasks and work and life, social anxiety … is all a part of the modern way of life.<p>Most …

3 Phrases That Will Get You Noticed

When these phrases are used appropriately and wisely in group and team situations, they will put you in a natural leadership position.<p>I spend a lot of time helping leaders with succession planning--essentially, helping them develop other leaders.<p>What's interesting is what happens just <i>before</i> the …

Leadership

7 Life-Changing Reasons to Dry Laundry Outdoors

On visiting the house of a gardening friend for the first time, I was ooh-ing and aah-ing over the planting around the terrace. There was no grass, …

The Little Book of Contentment

‘He who is contented is rich.’ <b>~Lao Tzu</b><p>One of the most important things I’ve learned in the last 7 years has been how to find contentment.<p>It’s been a …

4 MINUTE MORNING ENERGIZER WORKOUT with Amanda Russell

A Better Way to Start Your Day: Two Secrets That Will Change Your Energy, Attitude and Outlook

Envision this: starting your day bounding out your door invigorated and excited to truly <i>enjoy</i> the day ahead and energized to conquer whatever you may encounter. Sound good? Sound realistic? Ladies and gentlemen, this is not a genetic trait, it's a learned behavior; you can train yourself to start …

Energized

The 5 Best Foods For Speeding Up Your Metabolism

"Metabolism is the process of transforming food into energy for the body," says Heather Bauer, R.D., C.D.N., and founder of Bestowed, a subscription service that introduces consumers to healthy foods. "It's directly related to weight gain and weight loss and therefore to overall health."<p>Some people …

Nutrition

5 Things Happy People Do

Sages going back to Socrates have offered advice on how to be happy, but only now are scientists beginning to address this question with systematic, …