Jim Donnelly

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The Number One Cause of Suffering According to Buddhism (and What You Can Do About it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…

When Hillary and Donald Were Friends

The sensational, spidery plot of the most gripping game of thrones in modern history is best captured by two images. The first is from Donald J. Trump’s extravagant third wedding at his Mar-a-Lago estate in 2005: The junior senator from New York, glowing in gold silk and pearls, smiles up at the …

3 Questions That Make You Instantly Happier

You can train your brain to extract more joy from life and work.<p>Most people foolishly believe that events create emotions. In fact, it's your interpretation of events--your thoughts--that create your emotions. Realizing that gives you incredible power to improve your experience in life and at …

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This One Small Change Could Make Air Travel Much Less Awful

I hate extra airline fees. But here's one that might make life better.<p>I just got back from a visit to the East Coast, and this latest trip confirmed an observation I've made many times over the past few years: Air travel sucks. It sucks worse than it used to. The suck factor seems set to continue …

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Blissfully Better: Powerful Age-Defying Benefits of Yoga, Meditation and Mindfulness

In the hyper-active, turbo-charged, fast-paced world that we live in today, time just simply seems to fly by. Not only are we trying to keep up with work, busy careers and all that's happening in our personal and social lives, but more than anything we're also trying to just simply keep up with …

Is it worth it? Stretching – exercise review

Free and definitely beneficial after exercise, it’s all too easy to skip this perfect way to improve flexibility and posture<p><b>What is it?</b> That thing you forget to do after exercise.<p><b>How much does it cost?</b> Stretching is free.<p>Related: Is it worth it? Pull-ups – exercise review

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Common Exercises Most People Do Wrong

Fix your form on these exercises, and you’ll be able to do almost anything better<p>There were two lat-pulldown stations positioned next to each other in this gym I belonged to many years ago. On one of them was an older woman who was lifting, if memory serves, 10 pounds. I can only assume that she …

The Zen of Dying

<i>"We're all just walking each other home."</i>-- Ram Dass<p>When I was a little girl I had a recurring nightmare of my mom dying. I'd wake up out of breath, panicked. I'd run into my parent's bedroom, quietly put my tiny face up to her beautiful mouth and then let out a sigh of relief when I felt her …

Why Throwing Yourself Into the Unknown Can Be the Best Thing You Can Do to Yourself

Most of us are scared of diving into the unknown, of uncertainty, of unfamiliarity, of not knowing what's going to happen. We are scared that things could go wrong, that things will be uncomfortable, and that things might not go as expected.<p>But throwing yourself into the unknown can be very …

This Is the No. 1 Ritual You Need to Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

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The Simple Way to Living A Mindful Life Today

<b>For a long time I didn't understand what mindfulness was.</b><p>I used to think that meditating was all about entering a blissful trance state. I used to think that mindfulness was all about making your mind totally silent. And whenever I was meditating I thought I was doing it wrong, because, well, I …

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

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Here’s Everything You Need To Know To Actually Lose Body Fat

Losing fat isn't the same thing as losing weight. This is how it all works.<p><i>Everyone has their own goals for their health and wellness, and those goals vary from person to person. We get that not everyone is focused on losing body fat — and that is A-OK. But since some people do want to change their</i> …

12 Anti-Inflammatory Foods Everyone Should Be Eating (and Drinking!)

Try these natural ways to combat inflammation.<p>Most of us have searched for the 'diet' that will help us age with grace, prevent disease, lose weight, and optimize our overall health and wellness. But there could be a hidden problem that we are not addressing. A problem that could be causing …

How we quit our jobs to travel: The showbiz couple

Uninspired and trapped by the middle-class rat race, Dave Bouskill and Deb Corbeil followed their dreams of adventure around the world.<p>On paper, my husband Dave and I lived an enviable life. It was late 2006, and Dave was a successful rigging gaffer in the thriving Toronto film industry while I …

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3 Powerful Practices for Accessing the Healing Power of Your Mind

Justin Faerman, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>In recent years, a number of groundbreaking studies have been published showing a very direct link between our …

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

The do's and don'ts of Yellowstone National Park

Do's and don'ts in Yellowstone National Park:<p><b>Don't get within 100 yards of a wolf or bear</b>, or within 25 yards of bison, elk, bighorn sheep, deer, moose and coyotes. Rangers say more people are hurt by bison than by bears. (Bison can run about 35 mph — three times faster than most people.)<p><b>Don't</b> …

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Photo Book Review: Jon Ortner's Peak Of Perfection

<i>Disclaimer: This post may contain NSFW images</i><p><b>Images (c) Jon Ortner</b><p>Jon Ortner opens his book, "Peak of Perfection" with an exquisite introduction, the last few lines of which are, "Peak of Perfection is a celebration of skin, shape, and sensuality, of dramatic portraits of profound grace and …

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Love, Sex and Mindfulness

I lead a workshop called Love, Sex and Mindfulness. As a life coach and mindfulness meditation teacher, my work is primarily about helping people be in the present, and put their focus and awareness on what they're feeling and experiencing in the "now," which means in real time, the very moment …

They Introduce Their ‘Lifeless’ Son To A Dog. When THIS Happens, I’m Crying!

Barbara is a passionate writer and animal lover who has been professionally blogging for over 10 years and counting.<p>Caleb Howard was just 6 years old …