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25 Quotes From a Famous Buddhist Master That Will Make You Reconsider What's Important in Life

Ever heard of Thich Nhat Hanh? If not, he is one of the most famous Buddhist masters living today.<p>Coming from Vietnam, he has inspired countless …

7 Mindfulness Techniques That Literally Rewire Your Brain to Let Go of Anxiety and Worry

Anxiety is a big problem for many people in America. According to recent statistics, more than 3.3 million people in the US suffer from an anxiety …

What to Do When You Feel Stuck in Negative Emotions

We’ve all been there: A strong emotion like anger or fear sucks us in and suddenly we can’t seem to control the things we say or do, hurting …

Self-help

A Neuroscientist Reveals 3 Mindful Steps to Rewire Your Brain to Live in the Present Moment

Mindfulness has become a word we hear everywhere nowadays, yet not many people know its true meaning. You may ask yourself, what is mindfulness? The …

Spending 10 Minutes a Day on Mindfulness Subtly Changes the Way You React to Everything

Leaders across the globe feel that the unprecedented busyness of modern-day leadership makes them more reactive and less proactive. There is a solution to this hardwired, reactionary leadership approach: mindfulness.<p>Having trained thousands of leaders in the techniques of this ancient practice, …

Mindfulness

Depression Is A Monster But Don't Fear it

One of the earliest films I can really remember is Alien. I loved it. I still do today. I grew up in the green and grey countryside of the shady …

Science Says This Type of Exercise Will Keep Your Brain in Shape

Do this type of exercise twice a week and your brain will thank you.<p>Exercise doesn't just make you fitter. It also makes you smarter. Don't believe me? A whole host of studies prove that moving more leads to thinking better. Which is a phenomenal thing to know if you're looking for a little …

Exercise

This yoga and meditation sequence will keep you calm until the end of the election

This presidential race has been a little stressful (to say the very least).<p>From serious allegations against both candidates to downright nasty …

Why Being an Introvert May Be Better for Your Mental Health

We value extroversion in education and work, but a recent study shows alone time may have earned an unnecessarily bad rep.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>It's official: we're worn out. Scientifically knackered. Two-thirds of adults told researchers at Durham University that they need …

Mental Health

6 Ways Embracing Mindfulness Helps You Thrive at Work

Many large companies have found that helping employees deal better with stress and being happier is a boon to the bottom line.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Following a near-death experience, Mark Bertolini, the CEO of Aetna, raised eyebrows by offering free yoga and …

Mindfulness

Muscle Building 101

An all-around weight training program, such as the Basic Strength and Muscle program, gives you a solid foundation in strength training and muscle …

23 Books Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Recommends You Read

Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, started a book club.<p>He ended up recommending and discussing 23 books with the group — about one every two weeks.<p>…

Your High-Intensity Feelings May Be Tiring You Out

Why are we always exhausted at the end of a workday? Why do we come home wiped out, with barely enough energy to make dinner before collapsing for the night?<p>Normally, when we think about being tired, we think of physical reasons: lack of sleep, intense exercise, or long days of physical labor. And …

7 Lessons to Remember When Life Seems to Suck

<b>“I'm grateful for past betrayals, heartaches, and challenges… I thought they were breaking me; but they were sculpting me.” ~Steve Maraboli</b><p>I winced …

5 reasons to increase your proteins and boost fat loss

If you intend to enhance the rate of fat loss you are experiencing currently, all you have to do is make one dietary modification. You just need to …

The Secret to Achieving Your Dreams No One Tells You About

A Stanford student announced that she had to drop out of the Happiness class. “When I asked her why, instructor Carole Pertofsky shared with me, she …

Self-improvement

Willpower might be overrated when it comes to achieving goals

Those people with their gym-toned bodies and high-flying careers. Somehow they always seem to make different choices than the rest of us — fruit over chocolate, work over TV. It's as if they are capable of super-human willpower, but a new study that's currently in press at Social Psychological and …

Self Control

5 ways to get more motivated to go to the gym

So you've gotten yourself a new gym membership. Your bought yourself a shiny new pair of kickass cross-trainers. You even dropped a dime on a flashy …

How Music Affects Your Brain (Plus 11 Artists To Listen To At Work)

There you sit again: browser open in front of you, the hum of your office in the background, your to-do list sprawled out on your screen and waiting …

Ambient Music

10 Reasons Why Some of Us Are So Vulnerable to Depression

Source: Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock<p>People’s thoughts and attitudes explain why some develop depression following stressful life events. The …

Depression

This Will Help Make Your Strength Workout Even More Effective At Burning Fat

Strength training is essential for building lean muscle, and having more muscle can help you reach your fitness goal whether that’s doing a pull-up, …

Exercise

Learn How to be Positive with Visualization Meditation

The human brain is a pattern-making machine. It associates all of our actions with either failures or successes. If you never take the time to be …

HEADSPACE: MEDITATING 10 MINUTES AT A TIME

A few months after Peter died, I attended an open meditation class in a large auditorium which proved to be a complete disaster. I wrote about it in a blog which described my abysmal foray into the world of meditation, complete with sobbing, used wet tissues, puffy red eyes, and a firm resolve that …

Meditation

10 Ways To Use The Law Of Attraction To Get Exactly What You Want (In Love & Everything Else)

<i>Monica Parikh is an attorney, writer, and dating coach who aims to empower women to be their best selves and attract healthy, rewarding love. Now,</i> …

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5 Simple Math Problems No One Can Solve

Easy to understand, supremely difficult to prove.<p>Mathematics can get pretty complicated. Fortunately, not all math problems need to be inscrutable. Here are five current problems in the field of mathematics that anyone can understand, but nobody has been able to solve.

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