Elaine Bedworth

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How writing 750 words a day could change your life

Every morning, people around the world participate in an almost religious ritual. Shortly after waking, they curl up with a journal and pen or pencil. They start writing, and they don’t stop until they’ve filled at least three hand-written pages—about 750 words.<p>The routine is called Morning Pages, …

Identity 2016: What's it like to date someone who's asexual?

<b>Sophie and George are young, in love and asexual. But dating without sex is not without its complications.</b><p>Sophie Jorgensen-Rideout had been friends with George Norman for about five months before they met up to watch the film How to Train Your Dragon, and one thing led to another.<p>"We kissed," says …

Au revoir and shalom: Jews leave France in record numbers

<b>Ashdod, Israel (CNN) —</b> Yoav Krief remembers the day he knew it was time to move to Israel: January 9, 2015.<p>It was a Friday. Four Jews had just been killed in the Hyper Cacher, a kosher supermarket in Paris, two days after the Charlie Hebdo attack. One of them was Krief's friend.<p>"I was not good, …

Buddhist meditation 'can combat racial prejudice'

A Buddhist meditation technique designed to spread love and kindness can combat racial prejudice, a study has found.<p>Just seven minutes of …

Meditation

Manuals To The Afterlife: The Tibetan And Egyptian 'Books Of The Dead'

Two of the world’s most important spiritual texts from the past are the Egyptian and Tibetan ‘Books of the Dead’. Detailing spiritual concepts of …

Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

Ecology

The theory of parallel universes is not just maths – it is science that can be tested

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical …

4 Ways to Take Advantage of Instagram’s New Photo Options

The app's latest feature makes it easier to take landscape and portrait photos. How can you make the most of this new change?<p>Instagram has rolled out …

Synchronicity and the Secret of the Co-creator

<b>Synchronicity</b> <i>is the experience of two or more events that are apparently causally unrelated occurring together in a meaningful manner to the</i> …

26 Books Every 'Spiritual But Not Religious' Seeker Should Read

If you're on a spiritual quest, these books will open you up to wonder.<p><i>"There are things you can't reach. But</i><p><i>you can reach out to them, and all day long.</i><p><i>The wind, the bird flying away. The idea of God.</i><p><i>And it can keep you as busy as anything else, and happier."</i><p>-- "Where Does The Temple Begin, Where …

6 Ways To Identify Your Core Passion & Build A Career Around It

I'm in!<p>*This article was originally inspired by Cathy Caprino’s article on Forbes.*<p>advertisement - learn more<p>Life seems to have a plan for us even …

12 Hidden Gifts of Not Pursuing Happiness

<i>“We need much less than we think we need.” —Maya Angelou</i><p>Life is difficult.<p>And so it is only natural for you as a human to gravitate towards happiness.<p>…

A lot of travel can be about pretending to like monuments and sights that you don’t really enjoy, but my father, the reluctant traveller, has shown me that what matters is only doing the things you are genuinely interested in<p>My father, who lives in India, loathes travel. He will tell you this …

Travel

Why Climate Change Is Likely Bringing the Plague Back to Yosemite National Park

As the globe gets wetter, climate change has an unexpected role in reintroducing the lethal plague, which has produced several similar infections already this year in the Western United States.<p>Well, this can't be good.<p>A second person to visit California's Yosemite National Park has been diagnosed …

World’s rarest wild cat saved from extinction along Russian-Chinese border

Eighty endangered Amur leopards have been discovered in the first census in ten years<p>Driven to the brink of extinction by hunting and loss of habitat, far eastern Amur leopards are now in a stage of "rapid expansion".<p>Eighty adult Amurs were discovered living in China's Hunchun, Wangqing and …

Wildlife

What Is Killing America's Bees and What Does It Mean for Us?

There was a moment last year when beekeeper Jim Doan was ready to concede defeat. He stood in the kitchen of his rural New York home, holding the …

Humanoid Creature Found During Excavation India 2015, UFO Sighting News

This strange alien like creature has been found during a excavation in India 2015, the unidentified creature has big black eyes as well as slender …

Textual Healing: How do I commit?

A reader’s lust for adventure is stopping her from settling down. How can she be cured? Bibliotherapist Hephzibah Anderson recommends the books to help with itchy feet.<p><b>Dear Textual Healing,</b><p><i>I've been living overseas on and off for the last 15 years and now I am planning – and looking forward to –</i> …

Cody Simpson performs 'Free' in EW's 'In The Basement' series

With his first self-released album, <i>Free</i>, Australian singer-songwriter Cody Simpson is ready to do things his way this time around, and create music …