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Harvard Scientists Think They've Pinpointed The Physical Source of Consciousness

This is where awareness lives.<p>Scientists have struggled for millennia to understand human consciousness - the awareness of one's existence. Despite …

Harvard Medical School

Google’s former happiness guru developed a three-second brain exercise for finding joy

Chade-Meng Tan, a former engineer, joined Google in 2000 as employee number 107. Though he played an instrumental role in building Google’s mobile search function, among other technological feats, he’s better known for the mindfulness classes he later led for employees. The role earned him the job …

Mindfulness

Lost? 3 Ways To Find Yourself

A wise teacher once told me that the only guarantee in life is that everything will change, and the only permanent relationship you will ever have is with your mind, breath, and body.<p>I was sitting in a large open aired wooden pagoda in the jungles of Sri Lanka, the year after the tsunami. A college …

14 psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

You don't need to be the CEO to get people to listen to you.<p>Psychological research suggests there are plenty of ways to motivate people to do what …

10 Reasons You Can't Fall Asleep (and What You Can Do About It)

There’s nothing worse than crawling into bed feeling so tired you swear you could sleep for a decade, only to find yourself physically unable to fall …

The Scientifically Proven Way to Increase Brain Power

Experts are finding that running could reign supreme in growing and maximizing our brain's power.<p>One of your most invaluable organs is cradled within your cranium and is made up of billions of neurons. The brain is the crucial conductor of your daily life.<p>We rely on our brains for everything from …

The Brain

6 Stoic Rituals That Will Make You Happy

<i>This post originally appeared on bakadesuyo.com</i><p>People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more …

8 Unconventional Meditations For A Busy Lifestyle

“<i>You should sit in meditation for 20 minutes a day, unless you’re too busy. Then you</i> <i>should sit for an hour</i>.” – Old Zen adage<p>What’s the most common …

Meditation

What would happen if the world suddenly went vegetarian?

Eliminating meat from our diets would bring a bounty of benefits to both our own health and the planet’s – but it could also harm millions of people.<p>People become vegetarians for a variety of reasons. Some do it to alleviate animal suffering, others because they want to pursue a healthier …

Agriculture

A beginner’s guide to meditation

Contemporary culture has a way of making everything seem daunting, even something as simple as meditation. This 2-minute video presents a very …

Office Meditation: Nail It For Profound Brainpower!

The furtive to office meditation is not essentially finding a perfect Zen ambience or having total seclusion. Unless one has a private office or is …

Meditation