Doug Bowman

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10 Bedtime Rituals For Better Sleep

<i>By Esther Crain for Men's Journal</i><p>You have a regular morning ritual that helps you launch your day feeling energized and alert, then an after-work routine that eases the transition from the professional world to your personal life. But if you haven't adopted some specific nighttime habits that prime …

The Ultimate Guide To Meditation

Meditation. What is it? We’ve all heard of it. Maybe you’ve tried it a few times, or if you’re truly dedicated to it, you do it every day. Meditation …

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Daily Meditation: The Way

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 the opening passage from The Tao Te Ching, a sacred Chinese text dating to …

Alan Watts on What Reality Is and How to Become What You Are

This past holiday season, I attended a meditation retreat at a remote but renowned center for “deep change in self and society,” where I was struck — more sharply than I have been before — by our culture’s conflicting values of material success and self-transcendence. That disconnect was manifested …

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5 Buddhist Slogans for the Office

Photo ©istock.com / Yusufgonden<p>By practicing the famous mind training slogans, you can bring profound Buddhist wisdom into your day-to-day life. …

Exploring the Significance of ‘Sacred Moments’ in Therapy

Newswise — BOWLING GREEN, O.— “My client said I was different than all other therapists in the sense that I was genuinely caring about him and paying …

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Flying Colors: Flying Colors

The danger with this, of course, is that too many prog fans can’t see beyond Portnoy as the one-time mainstay of Dream Theater and driving force …

Aristocrats tease live set

Guthrie Govan, Bryan Beller and Marco Minnemann appear in a preview clip of their upcoming Culture Clash Live CD/DVD set.<p>It was recorded at multiple …

Periphery stream Graveless

Periphery have made a track from their upcoming album Juggernaut: Omega available to stream.<p>The band will release dual albums <i>Juggernaut: Alpha</i> and</i> …

Ayn Rand Reviews Children’s Movies

<b>“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”</b><p>An industrious young woman neglects to charge for her housekeeping services and is rightly exploited for her naïveté. She dies without ever having sought her own happiness as the highest moral aim. I did not finish watching this movie, finding it impossible to …

The Tate Digitizes 70,000 Works of Art: Photos, Sketchbooks, Letters & More

<i>Photograph of Nigel Henderson via Nigel Henderson Estate</i><p>If you’re like me, one of the first items on your itinerary when you hit a new city is the …

A Sun Ra Christmas: Hear His 1976 Radio Broadcast of Poetry and Music

Everybody spreads holiday cheer in their own way. On Christmas Day 1976, the eccentric jazz composer and bandleader did it by appearing on <i>Blue …

From Friends to The Crown: the best TV shows on Netflix UK

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Catch up TV: this week's best shows to stream online, from Catastrophe to Notes on Blindness

Looking for something to watch? This is regularly updated guide to the best new shows currently available on BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All4, My5 and more<p>This week's recommendations:<p><b>Catastrophe</b><p><b>Channel:</b> Channel 4 / All4<p><b>Available until:</b> Available indefinitely<p><b>In a nutshell:</b>Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney’s …

Netflix movies: the 100 best films on Netflix UK

Not Going Out - what time is it on TV? Episode 10 Series 7 cast list and preview.

Slacker Lee, in pyjama bottoms, slumped in front of the telly, eating cereal straight from the box, is at the eye of a big festive occasion. But his …

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DAVID YOUNGER - Spiritual Atheist (2014)

NTH ASCENSION - Ascension of Kings (2014)

DEERHOOF - La Isla Bonita (2014)

FOSSIL EVOLUTION - World in Motion (2014)

LIGHT DAMAGE - Light Damage (2014)

Homer's Last Theorem

Along with high school friends David Schiminovich and David Borden, he formed a teenage gang of computer programmers called the Glitchmasters, and …

The big-eyed children: the extraordinary story of an epic art fraud

There’s a sweet, small suburban house in the vineyards of Napa, northern California. Inside, a family of devout Jehovah’s Witnesses bustles around, offering me a cheese plate. A Siamese cat weaves in and out of my legs. Everything is lovely. Sitting unobtrusively in the corner is 87-year-old …

Trading Spaces set a high standard for reality TV that has not been matched since

The room had been transformed. What had once been bland, country-cozy, faded shabby chic was reborn as something rich and warm. The walls were …

How Do Successful Writers Deal With ‘Reader’s Block’?

“I read a ton leading up to a project, but then when I’m right in the middle of it, it’s best if I’m not being influenced by other fiction. I can …

Why “Serial” Can Feel So Discomfiting (It’s Not White Privilege)

“It’s not exactly in the racial dynamics, and not only in the way that Koenig tells the story. It has to do instead with the psychological tourism …