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What Is the 4-7-8 Breathing Technique?

The 4-7-8 breathing technique is a breathing pattern developed by Dr. Andrew Weil. It’s based on an ancient yogic technique called pranayama, which …

Meditation

Why this '5-4-3-2-1' mindfulness trick is so effective at beating anxiety

People are saying the results are instant.<p>When anxiety starts to take over, it can feel impossible to gain perspective and get out of the spiral of worries.<p>But next time you feel overwhelmed with anxious thoughts, a simple mindfulness trick may offer some relief.<p>Shared by Boston University clinical …

43 Books That Will Legit Change Your Outlook On Life

Fiction, non-fiction, sci-fi, YA, self-help, you name it.<p>They shared all kinds of books from a variety of genres. Check them out below!<p>And just as a heads up, some of these submissions talk about loss and grief, suicide, eating disorders, and other mental health issues.<p><i>Responses edited for length</i> …

Books

The Tattooist for the Yakuza Explains Why Tattoos Should Never Be Seen

"When something becomes a fashion, it isn’t fascinating anymore."<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Australia</i>.<p>Growing up in a conservative Muslim household, if any of my cousins had tattoos they always had to keep them hidden. Tattoos were both a religious and cultural taboo. I remember when …

As a Photographer, These are 13 Free Apps I Wouldn't Leave the House Without

If you're a new photographer, let me let you in on a little secret...There are hundreds of photography apps available for iOS and Android devices …

Apps

Man Shuts Down Anti-Abortion Argument By Asking One Question

Writer laid out the dishonesty of pro-life zealots on Twitter<p>The topic of abortion is one of those issues that, like gun control, or where you stand …

Critical Thinking

Now I've Seen Everything

SuperSoul

Oprah Winfrey shares the one question you need to ask whenever life throws you a curveball.

A Map for When you’re Feeling Broken.

It’s strange how the heart continues to beat even when broken.<p>It beats, blood flows, and we continue on. Worlds do not end, the universe does not …

Positive Thinking

Here Are 10 Clever Photo Tricks You Can Do at Home (VIDEO)

Videos about photo tricks and camera hacks are some of our most popular posts so here’s another good one from the folks at COOPH. In the below video, …

4 Habits that Signal Relationship Doom. ~ Sara McKeown

As someone who has long struggled with trying to be the “Valedictorian of Everything,” my ears pricked up when John Gottman was mentioned in one of …

7 Management Lessons From the Guy Who Saved Continental

Gordon Bethune is a character. He’s also one of the most accomplished American business leaders of the past few decades.<p>Now retired, Bethune is …

Beautiful Portrait Photography by Dmitry Arhar

<b>Dmitry Arhar</b> is a talented self-taught photographer and retoucher currently based in Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovskaya Oblast’, Russia. Dmitry focuses on …

Deepak Chopra Explains the Secret of Donald Trump's Success, and What You Can Do About It

Donald Trump will be sworn in as the President of the United States of America on Friday 20th January, and many people are scratching their heads and …

Spirituality