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Becoming Animal: Using Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga and Meditation as Embodiment Practices for the Cultivation of Organic Intelligence

A practitioner in my Mysore program recently asked me: “If one side of a posture is more open than the other, and I feel like I can keep going deeper …

Spirituality

Cauliflower Rice Biryani [Vegan] - One Green Planet

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Is addiction really a disease?

Treating addiction as if it is a learned pattern of thinking gives addicts the chance to stay clean<p>What is addiction? For the majority who have strong opinions on the matter, addiction is a disease. In fact it’s “a chronic relapsing brain disease” according to the American National Institute on …

Chronic Disease

21 Secrets All Anxious People Know To Be True

Don't say it will "all be OK," because that just makes it definitely NOT OK.

Self-help

23 hearty soups that are like a hug in a bowl

<b>Nice to meat you</b><p>It's thick, hearty and delicious, and also nutritious as it's packed full of vegetables, pearl barley and meat; perfect to keep your …

Think typical: using culturally valued analogue

A common experience for people with disability is finding themselves in a situation that is 'sort of' like real life, but not quite. For example, if …

Forget relaxing - use your stress to become a high achiever

Take a slow deep breath, puff out your chest like Superman and read this story. It might just save your life.<p>For one of Europe’s most eminent neuroscientists has devised a simple, four-point plan for channelling stress and turning it to one’s advantage.<p>Professor Ian Robertson’s “four-step brain …

Great Depression

Pokemon Go's mental health benefits are real

Dr. John Grohol is an expert in technology's impact on human behavior and mental health, and for the past 20 years he's studied how people operate online. He's the founder of mental health network <i>Psych Central</i>, and he knows all about the latest tools aimed at helping people deal with anxiety, …

How to Reduce Stress With Deep Breathing

You may have heard that deep breathing exercises can relieve stress. Unlike some stress-relieving techniques, solid research shows that breathing …

Adyashanti Guided Meditation - What Is the Nature of Self?

20 Diversion Tactics Highly Manipulative Narcissists, Sociopaths And Psychopaths Use To Silence You

Toxic people such as malignant narcissists, psychopaths and those with antisocial traits engage in maladaptive behaviors in relationships that …

Use This 10-Breath Trick to Make Your Sad and Anxious Thoughts Melt Away

A Special Message From Our Founders<p>Over the past few years of working with health experts all over the world, there’s one major insight we’ve learned.<p>…

Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person

IT’S one of the things we are most afraid might happen to us. We go to great lengths to avoid it. And yet we do it all the same: We marry the wrong person.<p>Partly, it’s because we have a bewildering array of problems that emerge when we try to get close to others. We seem normal only to those who …

Relationships

Picture the fear: how an illustrated book helped me come to terms with my anxiety

I first came across Catherine LePage’s illustrated book browsing the aisles of my local bookstore. I do this most days, as a way to get myself out of bed, out of the house. After months of holding down temporary and contract jobs, I’d recently landed a full-time job, quit after a week in a fit of …

Mental Health

Here's Why Humans Have an Innate Desire to Get High

An evolutionary life hack.<p>It’s easy to explain the appeal of drugs like heroin and cocaine, which directly stimulate the brain’s reward …

Psychedelia

Neuroscience Science Community - News, Articles, Multimedia | Technology Networks

Can babies really tell the difference between anger and happiness at six months or do they only recognise the physical characteristics of these …

Signs of Emotional Abuse

<b>Humiliation, degradation, discounting, negating. judging, criticizing:</b><p>Does anyone make fun of you or put you down in front of others?<br>• Do they tease …

10 Things I've Learned About Gaslighting As An Abuse Tactic

You consider their point of view as normal. You start to lose your ability to make your own judgements. You become consumed with understanding them …

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership

• <b>Author:</b> John C. Maxwell<p>If you’ve never read <i>The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership</i>, you’ve been missing out on one of the best-selling leadership books of all time. If you have read the original version, then you’ll love this new expanded and updated one.<p>Internationally recognized leadership expert, …

8 Things Truly Outstanding Leaders Do Without Thinking | Inc.com

Once in a while you meet a leader who stands out--even in a room filled with skilled, experienced, successful people. She isn't just remarkably charismatic. He isn't just remarkably likeable.<p>You can tell, in an instant, they simply think and act and lead differently than most people.<p>But those rare …

Employment

Woman shares brave post about what it's like to experience panic attacks

LONDON — A British woman's post about what it's like to experience a panic attack has been shared thousands of times.<p>Amber Smith from Rugby in …

This Is Mental Illness

Do you know what it’s like not to feel safe in your own mind?<p>You know that feeling, after a long relentless day when you just want to make it back to …

'Hi, Anxiety': Women hide their mental illness out of shame, says author

Kat Kinsman’s anxiety began in kindergarten with upset stomachs and a nervous habit of picking at her thumb until it bled.<p>By 14, depression set in after being bullied, and her symptoms became so severe, she stopped going to school. Her parents finally took her to a psychiatrist.<p>But just as …

Small Study Reveals Raising Body Temperature Could Help Relieve Symptoms of Depression

<i>Summary: A new reports whole body hyperthermia improved symptoms of major depression for as long as six weeks following a single treatment.</i><p>Source: …