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How To Meditate Over A Cup Of Coffee

To misquote a piece of '80s movie wisdom, life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and meditate every so often, you could miss it.<p>Simply put, meditation can make your life better. The practice has a host of health benefits: It can reduce stress, ease inflammation and lower blood pressure. It can …

Silence Is Golden

The world is a noisy place. Most of us experience a constant level of background buzz in our everyday lives: alarm clocks, cell phones, and traffic jams. This is especially true for those of us on the East Coast. Often times, the noisiness is tied to busyness: The alarm clock reminds us about an …

Top 10 Self Help Personal Development Sites 2014

From time to time we all need a quick reminder of what is really important in life. Here is a list of the top personal development websites that I …

Meditation For Creativity & Renewal Using Flower Visualization

When that first little crocus pushes itself into view, we are at once relieved and enlivened. Signs of spring are harbingers of all things warm, …

5 Powerful Ways Mindful Eating Will Transform Your Relationship With Food

Buddhaimonia.In the morning, you eat. In the afternoon, you eat. At night, you eat. You also drink water, tea, coffee, and whatever else and surely …

Zen

a collection of Quotes from Zen Teachers

By onSeptember 7, 2013 in Zen<p><i>Shunryu Suzuki Roshi was one of the most influential teachers of Soto Zen Buddhism in American history.</i><p><b>Zen Buddhism</b> was …

20 Self-Help Books To Better Your Life In All Aspects

This list of 20 self-help books is broken down into subjects ranging from dating to business. Find out how each can help you become a stronger person!

Dating

10 Things Mindfulness Will Teach You About Life

Mindfulness

Nothing Is Solid And Everything Is Energy

By In5D on March 24, 2015 in Science<p>It has been written about before, over and over again, but cannot be emphasized enough. The world of quantum …

5 Stages Of The Path From Awakening To Enlightenment

I’ve found that the awakening process is very similar to the grieving process, in that we move through several stages on the way to acceptance and …

50 Must-Read Personal Development Bloggers That’ll Change Your Life

Tired of reading the same blogs over and over? Looking for fresh articles to read? A new angle on your favorite personal development topics? I got …

Self-improvement

How Steve Jobs Trained His Own Brain

Steve Jobs wasn't only a pioneer in computer technology. He was also a pioneer in the technology of the brain.<p>Steve Jobs is one of the two or three greatest icons of high tech, rivaled only by Bill Gates and perhaps Mark Zuckerberg. He's mostly known for his legendary ability to create innovative, …

Meditation

Meditation, mindfulness, conscious presence – are these really the answers to a better life?

So much is spoken of about the power of meditation, being in the now, and mindfulness or being mindful. These things are offered as solutions when we …

10 Habits That Will Make You Happy Today (Even If Life Isn't Going Your Way)

In 2010, after losing my job and being unable to find another one for close to a year, I fell into a deep depression. During this time I read dozens …

Happiness

The 9 Traits of Successful People

Successful people are like birds in a flock. They often possess like qualities and attributes. Here are 9 traits I have observed in successful …

The Questions You Have Always Wanted To Ask A Spiritual Leader

It’s not often we get to sit on the floor, barefoot and in lotus position while interviewing a spiritual author whose journey and teachings have …

5 Mindfulness Techniques That Will Improve Your Relationships and Make You a Better Leader

You know that mindfulness can improve your health. Turns out it can also make you a better manager.<p>Greater mindfulness can make you a much more effective leader. It will give you better insight on both employees and customers, and help you make better decisions. That advice comes from Charles …

Mindfulness

30 Things To Remember To Help You Become Successful In 2015

A single perspective, a quote, even a statistic, can be all you need to make start your journey to improvement 2015, the year when everything …

Self-improvement

Embracing Kindness: Transforming Difficult Emotions in IR Classroom

Frustration, anxiety, depression and fear, these are some of the emotions that students in International Relations (IR) named to describe their …

The New Science of Consciousness

Ellen and I live in Oxford, in the UK, on the edge of one of the world’s great educational establishments. Just a week or so before we came to the …

The 3 Key Fundamental Principles For Achieving Massive Success In Your Life

If you’re like most people, we tend to make commitments and not follow through with them. There is nothing inherently wrong with you for failing to …

Motivation

7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change The Brain

The meditation-and-the-brain research has been rolling in steadily for a number of years now, with new studies coming out just about every week to illustrate some new benefit of meditation. Or, rather, some ancient benefit that is just now being confirmed with fMRI or EEG. The practice appears to …

Mindfulness

8 Simple Meditations That Can Change Your Life

What are you waiting for? The daily meditation you've been trying to commit to for years is here.<p><i>Photo by Joel Micah Miller</i><p>Meditation sounds so easy: Just sit still for as long as it takes to let your mind go blank, and feelings of negativity or distress will drift away. But who has such limitless …

7 Things You Should Insist On No Matter What People Say

<i>Do more than just exist. We all exist. The question is: Do you live?</i><p>About 15 years ago, I had an intervention with myself. I sat down at the local …

7 Morning Rituals That Will Change Your Life

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18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

Architecture

The Sun

Learn more about the life-giving star at the center of our solar system.<p>Compared with the billions of other stars in the universe, the sun is unremarkable. But for Earth and the other planets that revolve around it, the sun is a powerful center of attention. It holds the solar system together; …

Astronomy