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Newly unearthed ancient tomb with mummies unveiled in Egypt

<b>Luxor, Egypt (CNN) —</b> Egyptian authorities unveiled a previously undiscovered ancient tomb belonging to a goldsmith and his wife near Luxor in southern Egypt on Saturday.<p>The tomb, at the Draa Abul Nagaa necropolis, contains "mummies, sarcophagi, statuettes, pots and other artifacts," according to …

Archaeology

The Paradox of Acceptance

As therapists increasingly incorporate mindfulness into their work, they’re discovering what Buddhists have known for centuries: everyone (even those …

Are You Your Own Best Friend Or Your Own Worst Enemy?

Most of us know by now how important self-love is for our emotional health and physical/mental wellbeing.<p>We’re often bombarded with an avalanche of …

Happiness

5 Different Ways of Thinking—That Aren't All About Positivity

As a life coach and self-help author, I’ve spent years observing successful people. What do they have in common? What do they do differently? Do they …

7 Things You Must Do if You’re Truly Adventurous

Who doesn’t love a good adventure? These once-in-a-lifetime experiences are worth remembering until you’re old and wrinkly, and much more enjoyable …

Ziplining

How to Feel Better When Someone is Rude to You

Ever had that coworker that always seems to bear all of the problems of the whole universe? What about a rude driver? Or that person crossing the …

Self-help

Dads Get Kids' Skills as Well as Moms

New research from Denmark finds that a father is able to evaluate a child’s cognitive and non-cognitive skills as well as a mother.<p>The discovery is …

Your Brain Is A Muscle You Can Strengthen: Here's How

"I am who I am." I've heard this line from patients countless times. "You can't teach an old dog new tricks" is another version. Regardless of the …

The Brain

Thinking vs. Cognition: Hannah Arendt on the Difference Between How Art and Science Illuminate the Human Condition

“The question whether thought has any meaning at all constitutes the same unanswerable riddle as the question for the meaning of life.”<p>Art and science, despite their significant creative sympathies, have undeniably different roles in the human experience. But the question of what those differences …

This is what eight weeks of mindfulness training does to your brain

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettPractising mindfulness – spending time paying attention to your current mental experiences in a non-judgmental way – has been …

Mindfulness

7 Things Wildly Successful People Do Before 7:30 a.m.

Successful people come from all walks of life, yet they all have one thing in common: where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.<p>Their confidence in the face of hardship is driven by their ability to let go of the negativity that holds so many …

20 Tough Truths About Life No One Wants to Admit

We all struggle. We all suffer on the inside. Every day…We worry.<br>We procrastinate. <br>We feel overwhelmed.<br>We feel angry.<br>We feel lonely. <br>We don’t feel …

Loneliness

Video: The Polar Night in Timelapse

Above the Arctic Circle each year, the sun sets in November and doesn't return for nearly two months. That absence of light creates a long polar …

Pioneering Neuroscientists Breach the Blood-Brain Barrier

The blood-brain barrier is a natural defense, keeping us safe from bacterial infections—but it prevents some brain treatments. Now a Canadian team …

4 Reasons Walking Is An Actual Hardcore Exercise Move

Get steppin'!<p>Walking is a serious exercise option -- and not just for people who are trying to recover from an injury or “take it slow." Instead, it's a bona fide way to weight loss, improved cardiovascular health and more.<p>Sure, it's not surprising when government officials call for more walking, …

Exercise

Mindfulness in the mainstream: an old solution to modern problems

Leading mindfulness expert Mark Williams will brief MPs on how meditation could drastically improve the UK’s wellbeing and productivity<p>The Attlee Room in parliament will fall quiet on Tuesday to hear one of the country’s leading meditation teachers explain the basics of the 2,400-year-old tradition …

Antioxidants Might Actually Make Cancer Worse

Antioxidants have made a fortune for the dietary supplement industry, but how many people really know what they are and why they’re supposedly good …

Meeting the oldest living thing on Earth

In the early Seventies, an ex-soldier, wanderer and freelance conservationist called Allen Meredith began having mystical dreams. A group of people in long gowns and hoods were sitting in a circle, instructing him to look for the “Tree of the Cross”. “It was called by another name,” he remembers, …

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Exclusive Old Country Home Tips Bright Stained Kitchen Cabinet Work Table Mahogany Varnished Countertop Vintage Cook Engine Layer Metal Dish Holder …

Oprah: 'What do you believe?'

<i>Model for illustrative purposes only - Connor Burke, Unsplash Creative Commons</i><p>How do you fill a seemingly "eternal black hole of despair" within you?<p>That was the question facing Elizabeth Gilbert as divorce plunged her into deep depression.<p>Her answer?<p>In a moment of "revelation", the "Eat, Pray, …

Meditating Can Physically Restructure the Brain!

You may think of meditation as an esoteric practice with little to no grounding in reality. However, a number of recent studies have found that …

Mindfulness

Mind Over Muddle

<i>There</i><i>’s a funny tale about how God created the world. Upon completion of His beautiful work, He realized that the meaning of life was so valuable, if</i> …

Feminists, get ready: pregnancy and abortion are about to be disrupted | Eleanor Robertson

Artificial wombs, able to gestate a foetus outside the body, will completely upend feminism’s accepted arguments on bodily autonomy – for good or ill<p>Hold onto your ovaries folks, womb transplants are here. Ten UK women have been approved for the procedure, and babies born from donated uteruses …

Five Simple Steps to Start Learning Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a practice that can help you in all aspects of your daily life. Practiced since ancient times, modern science is now recognizing its …