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19 Animals Showing Just How Pure Their Love Is

Getting ready to scream "AWWWWWW"<p>h/t: Brightside

How I Got Delightfully High On Legal Mushrooms

Ever since Moon Juice founder Amanda Chantal Bacon’s eccentric but oddly compelling food diary went viral — and people finally started taking Goop …

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Is meditation the answer to cognitive decline?

In a study endorsed by the Dalai Lama, individuals who regularly meditate were followed over 7 years. The authors conclude that meditation can …

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You've been charging your phone wrong for years - this is the correct way

You are falling to asleep, but you jolt back upright and suddenly remember you have failed to do one thing: plug your phone in to charge.<p>We all put …

Meditation made easy: How to perfect your Breathing technique

Inhale. Exhale. Seems obvious, maybe. Breathing is something that happens automatically without any consideration on our part. We don’t pay any mind …

Meditation

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

Description<p>Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy(MBCT), an empirically supported approach that combines aspects of cognitive behavior therapy with …

Mindfulness

There’s new evidence that Silicon Valley's favorite mindfulness habit may help defeat a key problem of aging

Stop. Breathe. Let everything go.<p>Giving your mind a break from bustling thoughts may empower it to run more efficiently.<p>The merits of meditation haven't gone unnoticed amongst engineers and CEOs in Silicon Valley. Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and Google co-founder Sergey …

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20 Ways to Make Black Beans the Star of Your Meal

You'll almost never find our kitchens without a can or two of black beans stocked in the pantry. This versatile ingredient can be used in so many …

People who meditate enjoy a BIG brain boost in older age, says study

You might want to give it a try after reading this...<p>Meditation and mindfulness have been big trends for a while now, with countless apps and books …

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25 Quotes About Mindfulness That Will Change the Way You Live Your Life

For most of us, multitasking has become a way of life. We are expected to do it all, know it all, and always be 10 steps ahead. But are we actually doing ourselves a disservice by constantly running on autopilot? What are we missing out on? The concept of mindfulness focuses on bringing your full …

25 Cozy Winter Decorating Ideas That Aren't Red and Green

Brighten up dreary winter days with these beautiful ideas.<p>If red and green isn't your thing (or if you're simply mourning the loss of your Christmas …

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Scientists Take Another Step toward Safely Burying CO2

For the first time, scientists have injected carbon dioxide into ancient lava flows and watched it solidify, demonstrating that capturing carbon …

The 15 best hiking trails in the world

Looking for a fun, adventurous, and affordable summer vacation? Go take a hike -- literally!<p>Hiking is good way to see waterfalls, mountain peaks, and alpine meadows without spending a lot of money. And a hike isn't just something to do on a summer afternoon. There are many trails that are best …

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Two simple mindful meditation exercises for teachers

Mindfulness can help teachers reduce stress and boost confidence. Clinical psychologist Erin Olivo shares her handy guide for getting started<p>Teaching can be hard, and reports tell us those in the profession feel under increasing pressure. A BBC investigation earlier this year found that …

Mindfulness

Develop a Two-Minute Meditation Habit and Make It Stick

Zen Habits blogger Leo Babuta hits on perhaps the most important aspect of making meditation a centering tool for your hectic life: forming the …

Grocery stores are using spy technology to get you to spend more money

In November, Target expanded its test of beacons installed in LED light bulbs that provide shoppers with in-store location information via their cellphones in 100 stores.<p>With the system, wireless signals travel between customers' Android devices and the stores' LED lights, providing navigation …

6 Dreamy Travel Destinations for This Summer

Oops! I did it again. I forgot to make summer travel plans, and it's almost the end of May! Time to come up with a few ideas of where to head this summer. If your spring has been crazy busy with work, end of school activities with the kids, or life in general, join me on Findery and create your own …

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What to Do When Your Anxiety Won’t Go Away

<i>“Every time I think my anxiety is gone for good, it comes back worse than before. Can you help me?”</i><p>From time to time I get email asking for advice on …

Mindfulness

Tie Dye

The good, the bad, and the fugly trends rated by 1,000 men.<p><b>What the hell were men thinking</b> when they began wearing platform shoes and jumpsuits in the '70s? Or in the '80s, when neon and silk took a decade-long barf on the brotherhood of man? Not to mention the '90s, when somehow we saw fit to walk …

All the Recipes You Need for a Killer Thanksgiving Dinner

It's officially Thanksgiving crunch time. Deep breaths, no need to panic. We've got you covered with menus, planning tips, and shopping lists; taste tests of Thanksgiving supermarket staples; and plenty of features to peruse while the turkey's in the oven. But most of all, what we've got in true …

Why You Need a "Braincation" and Where to Take One

From ranches to cabins to glamping -- we've got your next trip covered<p>You’ve got to give your brain a vacation. Seriously, science says so. And it’s …

Simple Pet Photography Tips and 10 Fun Images to Inspire You

Some of our favorite scene stealers in movies and photography are of pets and children. Beautiful pet photographs can be captured using techniques …

50 Mindfulness Quotes To Inspire Present Moment Awareness

Around the time I turned forty, I discovered I could draw. I’d never had any artistic talent, or at least I didn’t think so, but it all came bubbling …

B&Bs for getting into winter

This year we've all gotten way more winter than we probably want, and cabin fever seems rampant. So maybe getting out for some snow sports would be a great idea. To make that experience all the better, these rural bed-and-breakfast inns, all within 250 miles of Chicago, offer easy access to winter …

How to plan your Colorado “weedcation” like a responsible grown-up

Visitors to Colorado are now welcomed at dozens of marijuana dispensaries, where they can buy up to a quarter ounce (7 grams) of pot for their own consumption. The new boom in weed tourism has meant long lines at Denver’s dispensaries, and a nascent but growing industry of packaged “green tours,” …

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22 Reasons You Should Visit Nashville Now

There's a reason that Nashville has been named one of the 52 places to go in 2014 by the New York Times.<p>Nashville is, increasingly, the perfect blend of its historic country roots and its hipster and rock & roll present. It's a strange juxtaposition, certainly, that the land of Elvis and Dolly is …