Joyce Raymond

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Most Job Candidates Fail My Simple Interview Test Right Away. Here's How.

Here are five things you can do to make your job hunt easier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every single time I interview a candidate for a position at work, I always start out by saying, “Tell me about yourself.”<p>Of course, I start with a little small talk here and …

Employment

Over analysing past conversations

Author<p>Posts<p>May 25, 2016 at 2:52 pm #105633<p>Participant<p>Hi everyone. I am a long time follower of the site but a first time poster. I need help changing …

Self-help

Your 7 chakras, explained—plus how to tell if they’re blocked

Odds are, if you’ve attended a yoga class, group meditation, or indulged in an hourlong reiki session, your instructor or practitioner most likely …

Spirituality

The No BS Guide to Organizing Your Feelings

Rarely do our feelings hang neatly on fancy, perfectly spaced hangers. Instead — like our closets — we often hold a jumble of both new and outdated …

Self-help

Should You Be Toning Your Vagus Nerve? Here's How It Can Calm Anxiety & Aid Digestion

The vagus nerve is the longest cranial nerve, extending from your brain stem to your abdomen. The vagus nerve connects to multiple organs such as …

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

10 Free Meditations to Encourage Restful Sleep

I really resisted getting into meditation. I thought it was too quiet, boring, and unproductive—I like action. But I noticed the calm in people who …

This 18-Minute Yoga Routine Builds Muscle—and Busts Anger

Next time you’re all riled up, try this restorative vinyasa flow.<p>When you’re feeling angry or upset, a HIIT routine might not be the best way to blow …

10 Crystals For Mercury Retrograde That Can Help Protect You

It's almost time for another whirlwind three-week Mercury backspin, as Mercury retrograde is set to begin Mar. 22 and last until Apr. 15. If you want …

‘Tapping’ is the latest self-care trend that might just transform your life – but what exactly is it?

Everybody's talking about EFT<p><i>Words by Kim Marshall</i><p>EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), otherwise known as ‘tapping’, is a complementary therapy which …

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion. <b></b>Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

Chakras 101: How Sound Helps You Access (and Balance) the Subtle Body

Draw energy from your root and direct it to the vissudha, so you can communicate with yourself, others, and the universe with more clarity and …

The Big List of Mindfulness Books for Kids

Children can learn mindfulness from us and from books. Which is why I’ve made this big list of the best mindfulness picture books for kids, many of …

3 Tools That Can Help You Calm Your Mind and Let Go of Anxiety

<b>“I vow to let go of all worries and anxiety in order to be light and free.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>I've struggled with anxiety throughout my life. A …

Mindfulness

This Yoga Sequence Will Loosen Up Insanely Tight Hamstrings

Running and crazy-tight hamstrings seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly, but it doesn't have to be that way! Hop on your mat after a run …

5 Mantras for a Happier, Calmer, More Confident You

These powerful slogans can help you reprogram your brain think more positively.<p>Can one simple phrase actually make a difference in your life? …

The power of silence in the smartphone age

In our always-on digital era it’s all too easy to disconnect ourselves from peace and quiet, and the inner wealth it can bring<p>Whenever I am unable to walk, climb or sail away from the world, I have learned to shut it out.<p>Learning this took time. Only when I understood that I had a primal need for …

Emerging Technology

You Can Use Mindfulness to Choose How to Live

Here’s the simplest way to practice mindfulness: stop whatever you’re doing and shift your attention to the physical sensation of a few breaths as …

Mindfulness

Why Buddhism is true

Robert Wright on the wisdom of mindfulness meditation.<p>Robert Wright, the best-selling author of <i>The Moral Animal</i> and <i>The Evolution of God</i>, has written a new book titled <i>Why Buddhism is True</i><i>.</i> Don’t be put off by the audacious title, though.<p>Wright isn’t proselytizing or implying that other religions are …

Meditation

10 Tweaks to the Most Common Yoga Poses for Anyone Who's Not a Human Pretzel

It's easy to head into a yoga studio and immediately compare yourself to the rest of the room. If no one else has a block or a cushion, it can feel …

Is mindfulness meditation good for kids? Here’s what the science actually says. - Vox

Meditation is meant to help students deal with stress. But the hype is outpacing the evidence.<p>Welcome to <i>Show Me the Evidence</i><i>,</i> where we go beyond the frenzy of daily headlines to take a deeper look at the state of science around the most pressing health questions of the day.<p>The juniors and seniors …

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An Upper-Body Yoga Flow That Will Take Your Practice to the Next Level

When you practice yoga regularly, you hit a point when you want to get to the next level, whether it be mastering an arm balance or perfecting your …

Yoga

This Zen story reveals an important truth about life that will help you get your shit together

No matter who you are or what your circumstances in life, we all encounter tough times.<p>Even the first noble truth of Buddhism says that suffering is …

This Quick Meditation Helps You Let Go of Stress and Sleep

Meditation has been shown to be an effective way to wind down and get to sleep—something that’s especially useful after a harried day of work. …

11 Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids

Although mindfulness isn’t new—it’s rooted in Buddhist tradition—it only gained popularity in the West over the past few decades. And most recently, …

When an Anxious Child is Stuck with "What if" Questions (Challenge #3: Mindfulness)

Humans are natural-born time travelers. If you’ve ever driven somewhere and ended up at your destination without remembering how you reached it, you’ve experienced this phenomenon firsthand. In fact, this ability to mentally leap into the future or fall back into the past is a unique part of the …

Mindfulness

5 Workout Moves That Will Ease Anxiety Almost Instantly

<b>Best For: Alleviating Anxiety, Feelings of Imbalance, and an Unsettled Mind</b><p>"This is one of my favorite morning postures, as it's an incredible way to …

To Move Forward, Look Back. Here's How To Chart Your Happiness History

<i>Manifest the year of your dreams by going inward. Renew You 2017 is a month of mindfulness during which we’ll share content that guides you to create</i> …

The Myth of Flexibility and Yoga

One of the most common notions people share with me when they learn I teach yoga is that <b>they think they must be flexible to do it.</b> It seems the …