Dr Madhumita Devi

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How to Read and Study Buddhist Teachings

There is such a wealth of Buddhist books and teachings to consume. Where do you start? Here are some tips on how to tackle your reading list.The post …

Meditation

4 Breathing Techniques That Could Be Better Than Xanax

You’re sitting in traffic, going nowhere while the minutes tick by, making you irretrievably late for a meeting you’re supposed to lead. You look at your schedule and want to run far away because it feels like you literally have a thousand things to do by tomorrow. All the while your anxiety level …

The Intersection of Health, Wellness and Fitness: Gym Rat to Yogi: Health & Fitness Transformation with Kelly Gregorakis

Kelly Gregorakis is a senior Yoga and Meditation teacher. She has a certification on Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction from the Jon Kabat-Zinn …

Yoga

The simple way to feel less anxious when waiting for big news

Anyone familiar with waiting for news (from whether you got the job you interviewed for to what those medical test results are going to say) knows the anxiety that comes with this type of uncertainty. Even if you're expecting good news (like literally expecting a child), the time in between — where …

Mindfulness

Review: Ascension Magick - For Puck’s Sake

January 7, 2018 by Mat Auryn<p>What can a witch learn from the New Age movement? Is there anything in the Ascension paradigm that can benefit the …

Philosophy News | Welcome to Philosophy News

Diogenes Laertius may have been a flaming mediocrity, but he deserves our admiration: He's our best source on ancient philosophy<p>Diogenes Laertius may …

Philosophy

Spiritual Abuse?

The phenomenon is real, though I worry that it will be used as a club against pastors exercising legitimate church discipline and pastoral care.

Spirituality

Jacob vs. Esau, Part III: The Next Generation

Joseph embodied Jacobs mission to the world; Judah embodied Israels.

Zen and Zoned Out Are Not The Same Thing

The tragic suicides of cultural icons should give us something to think about.<p>How we set our goals has everything to do with whether or not we …

Deep Listening

Near the holiest site of one of the world’s oldest religions, a small group of scientists, scholars, writers and religious leaders gathered to …

If You Want Time to Slow Down, Practice Seeing Things With Fresh Eyes

You know that sudden panic that overcomes you when you realise what date it is? Time seems like it's passing so quickly and you can't fathom how …

7 Self-Help Tools For A Better 2018

So many of us were thrilled to say #bye to 2017 and start a new year, which is a little disappointing. At the very least, though, it's safe to say we …

Have an *outstanding* week with this guided meditation

Each week of Well+Good’s (Re)New Year Challenge focuses on a different theme. Every Sunday, Lauren Ash, founder of Black Girl In Om, will give us a …

Study Shows Benefit of Mindfulness on Exam Results

<b>Building resilience benefits more than your well-being. It benefits your grades, too.</b><p><b>A new study from the University of Cambridge shows that</b> …

Nepal yoga retreats: Are spiritual holidays a load of nonsense?

The guru tells us to strike the meditative posture, palms facing upwards, and close our eyes. “Be comfortable, relax your body,” he says. Easier said …

How to Hold Wants Lightly

Getting caught up in wanting—wanting both to get what’s pleasant and to <i>avoid</i> what’s unpleasant—is a major source of suffering and harm for oneself …

How Crystals Can Help Improve Your Life — If You Believe

The world of crystals can be daunting, but as a trained shaman I’ve spent the last decade learning the ins and outs of various alternative healing …

Open Vessel Meditation Pods Give You a Break at the Office

We all know work can be draining and tedious after sitting behind a computer screen for countless hours everyday. Luckily companies are doing more …

Chakras 101: Alan Finger's Simple Technique to Clear Your Throat Chakra

Certain mantras offer a direct connection to your chakras in a way that more common practices don’t. Skeptical? Yoga master Alan Finger suggests you …

Of dancing dervishes and a visit to Konya

Come December and I go back to Turkey, albeit, in my thoughts. The memories of visiting Konya come flooding around this time of the year. Thousands …

The Psychic Practice That Can Answer Your Questions About The Future

If you've read your horoscope and tarot cards for the year ahead but want to get an even clearer idea of what might happen in 2018, it may be time to …

Resilience Is A Mindset Of Awareness And Practice

History is filled with stories of tragedy, upheaval and immense challenges. In Viktor E. Frankel’s book, “Man’s Search for Meaning,” he recounts his experience in a Nazi concentration camp and how he managed to wake up each consecutive day in the face of unending cruelty and deprivation. …

To be resilient, start by avoiding the word "happiness"

Happiness isn’t a country. You don’t get there and stay. It’s a fleeting space, a feeling that comes and goes, so focusing on <i>being</i> happy is just a distraction, according to some psychologists. Better to develop resilience, which is a characteristic that you can cultivate to improve the quality of …

Elasticity

The One Thing That Finally Helped Me Stop Overeating After Decades of Yo-Yo Dieting

This lifelong dieter finally found body peace.<p>Let’s just say zen would not be the first word I’d use to describe myself. I fall more into the …

Tip: The Ultimate Shoulder Warm-Up

Grab a light band and run through this clever drill. Your shoulders will feel amazing and you'll be ready to smash the heavy weights.<p>The shoulder has …

Why (and how) you should work out with a weighted vest

Weighted vests look pretty much like battle armor, and you normally see them on guys who make a point to pant loud enough for the entire gym to …

Muscle