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How to Be Present and Peaceful When You Can't Stop Thinking

<b>“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>When I first started practicing Zen (or presence), I used …

Mindfulness

A Zen Master Explains the Best Way to Quiet Your Mind and Experience Peace

If you’ve ever read wisdom from the likes of Buddha, Osho or Deepak Chopra, then you’ve undoubtedly heard the phrase “become an observer of your …

5 Life-Changing Realizations About Fear and Anxiety

<b>“Fear is inevitable, I have to accept that, but I cannot allow it to paralyze me.” – Isabel Allende</b><p>I was lying on the sofa in my tiny flat in …

How To Use Mindfulness To Create A Healthier Mindset For 2017

Just as the body is influenced by what you eat, your mind is also influenced by your thoughts, your mindset and your life experiences. With mindfulness, you can train your mind to be in the present moment and spend less time preoccupied with unhelpful, unproductive thoughts. Recognizing that I am …

Mindfulness

Surrender to Gravity: Learn to Trust

The more I learn about life the more I understand about the essential human need to trust and feel held; the miracle is what happens when trust becomes a directly embodied experience. Something special happens when we find that place in ourselves where we connect to the earth and to the …

Do the Thoughts Ever Stop?

The biggest hindrance to our meditation is constant intrusive thoughts. This is normal for everyone and from the beginning you should expect it. The …

The 7 Drivers of Old Habits of Thinking

Our patterns of negative thinking are often based on old, well-practiced, automatic cognitive routines (often repetitive). They are motivated …

Orgasms: From Solo Sex to Partnered Sex

The other day at Starbucks I began chatting with a woman waiting in line for a caramel macchiato. She asked me what I do for work, so I told her that …

Essential Viewing: 8 Of The Best Ted Talks For Men

Let’s face it: TED’s “Ideas Worth Spreading” aren’t always worth spreading. Instead of learning something that will change your life, you may end up …

Self-improvement

Second baby possibly 'cured' of HIV

The first time, it happened almost by accident.<p>Just hours after delivery, a baby born with HIV in Mississippi was given high doses of three antiretroviral drugs. More than three years later, doctors say the little girl has no evidence of the life-threatening disease in her blood, despite being off …

This Pacemaker Membrane Can Keep A Heart Beating Perfectly

The pacemaker of the future looks crazy<p>You're looking at what might be the pacemaker of a decade from now: a custom-made membrane, developed by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Washington University in St. Louis, that slides over a heart and keeps it regulated by a …

Gel Might Protect Women From HIV Even After Sex

Health news<p>An experimental new gel might protect women from the AIDS virus even after they have sex, researchers reported Wednesday.<p>Tests in monkeys show the gel, which contains an HIV drug that stops the virus from infecting cells, can work even after the virus is in the body. If the same holds …

Public Health