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What would Brexit mean for everyday life in the UK?

Sport and culture<p>The EU referendum on 23 June will take place in the middle of the Euro 2016 football championships. By then England, Wales and Northern Ireland will either be in the last 16, or out of the competition. For a few days European sport and politics will dominate with the question being …

United Kingdom

15 Unexpected Cities You Need To See (& Can Afford!)

There's far more to experience in Europe than its most popular (and most Instagrammed) cities. For every Paris or London, there is a yet undiscovered …

Generation rent: the reluctant rise of the older tenant

Silver-haired housemates still writing their name on their milk in the fridge? It’s the future, says seasoned tenant Hannah Betts<p>Dinner parties can often be a bore, but there are few things more tedious than being the lone renter at the table, forced to endure endless discussions about mortgage …

How To Turn A Vacation Into A Mini-Mindfulness Retreat

Yoga retreats are a dreamy opportunity to combine travel with an intensive yoga program. And while many of us fantasize about unrolling our mats in …

Costa Rica

Sherwood hails Benteke after hat-trick heroics

The Belgium international striker netted a superb treble to earn Aston Villa a potentially vital point against Queens Park Rangers, and his manager hailed his display<p>Tim Sherwood hailed Christian Benteke after the striker netted a hat-trick in Aston Villa's 3-3 draw against QPR, and believes the …

The Art of Happiness

• <b>Author:</b> Dalai Lama & Howard C. Cutler<p>In this unique and important book, one of the world's great spiritual leaders offers his practical wisdom and advice on how we can overcome everyday human problems and achieve lasting happiness.<p><i>The Art of Happiness</i> is a highly accessible guide for a western …

The Essence of Tibetan Buddhism

• <b>Author:</b> Lama Yeshe<p>The first teaching, “The Three Principal Aspects of the Path,” was given in France in 1982.<p>The second teaching, an “Introduction to Tantra,” also in two parts, was given at Grizzly Lodge, California, in 1980.<p>These comprise the first two lectures of a commentary on the Chenrezig …

The Little Book Of Buddhism

• <b>Author:</b> Dalai Lama<p>As the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama has captured the attention and admiration of the world through his wisdom. This jewel of a book offers his insights on Buddhism - the fastest growing religion of the West.

The Miracle Of Mindfulness

• <b>Author:</b> Thích Nhất Hạnh<p><b>Thich Nhat Hanh is the subject of the upcoming major documentary Walk With Me narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch</b><p>In this beautifully written book, Buddhist monk and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh explains how to acquire the skills of mindfulness. Once we have these …

Get Religion with Pathfinder's 'Inner Sea Gods' - Unbound Worlds

I’ve not gotten to do much gaming lately, but that doesn’t mean I don’t have the role-playing itch, though. Man, I miss it, and whenever I see an …

Springtime for Vincent

Design

Transfixing 3D Paper Patterns by Maud Vantours | Colossal

<p>Paris-based designer and artist Maud Vantours uses layer upon layer of cut paper to create hypnotizing patterns and textures that translate into set …

Tibetan Monks Painstakingly Create Incredible Mandalas Using Millions of Grains of Sand

Imagine the amount of patience that's required to create such highly detailed art such as this! To promote healing and world peace, a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks, from the Drepung Loseling Monastery in India, travel the world creating incredible mandalas using millions of grains of sand. For …

Spirituality

The Four Noble Truths And The Eightfold Path

• <b>Author:</b> Paul Carus<p>This is the extended edition including<p>* an extensive annotation of more than 10.000 words about the history and basics of Buddhism<p>In this book Paul Carus compiles the fundamental teachings of the Buddha: the four Noble Truths, the Eightfold Path, and Buddha's sermons and advice to …

A 5-Minute Breathing Exercise To Reduce Stress

In yoga, we try to balance the flows of energy and awareness as we raise prana, or breath. Pranayama ("conscious breathing") creates this balance by …

Meditation Is the Best High Ever

"You don't need a special place to meditate. You can transcend anywhere in the world. The unified field is here, and there, and everywhere." -- David Lynch<p>I'm all for taking it higher. The natural way, that is. Feeling uplifted, elated, ecstatic, exalted, or simply giddy with joy is something each …

Stages Of Meditation

• <b>Author:</b> Dalai Lama<p>In <i>Stages of Meditation</i>, His Holiness offers his highly practical views on the subject of meditation: how to meditate, the various different procedures and approaches we can take, what we and others may gain from it. He explains how we can develop a spiritual path in a proper …

The Book

• <b>Author:</b> Alan Watts<p>Alan Watts overturns the illusion that individuals are merely 'egos' contained within their bodies who are separate from the rest of the universe. Drawing on the Vedanta religion, Alan Watts explains how a person's identity makes them the centre of the universe, and outlines that …

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