James Caldecott

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25 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from Alan Watts

A world renowned philosopher, writer and speaker, Alan Watts has left behind many works on personal identity, the true nature of reality, and the …

Martin texts me a teasing question about my sex life

Martin turned out to be an adept player of Q and A, the text message game. He answered with verve and asked his own good questions. Should trifle have jelly in it?. That was one of his, and it’s a seriously good one, worthy of debate. Did I believe in sea monsters? Were there books I was …

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How to master your fear of failure

There’s an aspiring adventurer, entrepreneur or novelist in all of us. Yet when it comes to chasing after our goals and dreams we’re often too scared to take the leap.<p>Fear holds us back. It destroys dreams. It kills productivity and, in all honesty, sucks the fun out of life.<p>“The most intimate …

Law of Attraction and Love: No, You Are Not Destined to Be Alone Forever

Freedigitalphotos.net<p>When it comes to what draws people to give this whole law of attraction thing a whirl, I would have to say finding a relationship is right up there near the top, along with getting more of that sweet, sweet cash. And people seem to really struggle in the love department. But …

7 Buddhist Teachings That Will Help You Overcome Life’s Most Difficult Challenges and Find Peace

Buddhaimonia.Growing up in the U.S. (California), almost all of my friends were either Christian or Catholic. My family wasn’t. My parents were …

Google adds 'dragon' to list of public transport options in Wales

Ever wondered how much more convenient life would be if you could summon a dragon, rather than hang around for a train, or brave Britain’s congested roads?<p>Now Google has the answer. Visitors searching Google Maps for the quickest way from Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales, to the Brecon Beacon …

Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here’s how it changes your brain

At that point, I was doing my PhD in molecular biology. So I just switched and started doing this research as a post-doc.<p><b>Q: How did you do the</b> …

20 Secrets Genuinely Happy People Never Told You

Happiness is a choice, and genuinely happy people make the choice to be happy, everyday! But what you may not know is that happy people face …

8 Books on Zen and Taoism to Liberate Your Mind and Heart

These eight books can help you to liberate yourself from day-to-day drama and the ebb and flow of mental states.The post 8 Books on Zen and Taoism to …

Here's How To Reflect, Meditate And Sustain Positivity

<i>Dulce Ruby is an explorer and an artist of written, visual and audio formats. Her GPS Guide below will teach you about meditation, reflection and how to sustain positivity.</i><p>Morning meditations are magical, and my favorite way to power up for the day. Starting your day with relaxation, reflection and …

From Depression to Happiness: The 4 Steps That Helped to Change My Life

I always thought happy people were fakers.<p>Growing up with clinical depression and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), I never knew what it was like …

5 Tools to Help You Start Your Home Meditation Practice

Buddhaimonia.Meditation changed my life in ways that I can describe in detail and other ways in which I have no words for. But more than something …

10 Tips On Building Self Esteem While Recovering From Depression

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6 Mindset Shifts to Help You Feel Positive During Life's Struggles

<i>(Photographer: Melissa Ya)</i><p><i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i>.<p>Life is full of ups and downs. Even though we try to stay positive and happy, sometimes we just can't help but feel a little down. Things don't always go as planned. Disappointments, rejections, hurt, worries, illnesses, …