Juan Mirelez

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Ethically Made in Nepal Yoga & Meditation Accessories

With your support, we will launch three new socially-conscious partnerships with fair trade collectives in Nepal.<p>Most Americans don’t realize that …

How to do the most work in the shortest time

Here are eight simple rules to be time-efficient (so you can do some really focused work when you’ve finished). What are you waiting for?<p>We are designed by evolution to be busy. That’s OK for the caveman, who needs to feed himself; not OK for you in the 21st-century when you have to deal with an …

Time Management

Tony Robbins: Want Success? Rewire Your Mind.

Brought to you by Entrepreneur Network<p>Tony Robbins is in the business of breakthroughs. He helps people achieve personal and professional breakthroughs with his wildly popular motivational seminars, his life strategy coaching to CEOs, U.S. Presidents and billionaire hedge fund managers, and writing …

Let’s Stop Being Embarrassed by Spirituality

Daily Beast columnist Jay Michaelson has written a new book called The Gate of Tears, but he isn’t sure he wants the rest of us to know about it.<p>Let …

Using SEO To Maximize Your Content Marketing Strategy

The panda is watching.<p>When it comes to a Google search – a whole lot of factors play a part in where you turn up.<p>But thanks to the 2011 Panda Updates …

Marketing

Facebook v. Google in digital video battle: YouTube is 11X bigger

Facebook’s fast-growing digital video push is still very much a minnow to Google’s whale, according to VB’s latest research report: FB v GOOG: Who’s really winning in digital video?<p>There’s been a lot said lately about Facebook, the social network’s quick growth in video, and four billion daily …

Advertising

25 quotes from Bill Gates that take you inside the mind of the world's richest man

The Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, which he and his wife set up in 1997, gives away nearly $4 billion a year.<p>The Financial Times wrote that "through the stroke of pen on cheque book, Gates probably now has the power to affect the lives and well-being of a larger number of his fellow humans than …

Chicago's Top-Selling Neighborhoods, June 2015

Several Chicago neighborhoods saw big sales increases in June<p>Creative Commons 3.0: Silverstone1, …

Housing Market

Chicagoland New Construction Up Double Digits in 2015

Building in the Second City Making Significant Progress<p>Residential construction spending in the Chicagoland area was up 64 percent year-over-year in …

Chicago

9 Simple Points on How to Meditate

Celebrities. CEOs. World leaders. Auto mechanics. Everybody's doing it. The word is out. Mindfulness achieved through meditation is good for you. There is a wealth of studies showing the benefits of being as serious about caring for your mind as you are about your body. Stress, anxiety, and …

How 5 Minutes of Silence Can Change Your Life

I was first exposed to meditation's power when I was 21 years old. I showed up to an introductory workshop flustered from my NYC internship and …

Incredibly Simple Mindfulness Techniques To Reduce Your Stress This Week

As the pace of life seems to be constantly accelerating, it’s all too easy to fall prey to the ravages of stress on our physical and emotional …

What is mindfulness and should we be doing it?

Everyone from Oprah Winfrey to Goldie Hawn has been dropping the buzzword ‘mindfulness’ lately.<p>But while celebs are only just cottoning on to the …

The fun of spotting mindfulness themes in pop culture

I’ve noticed a fun side effect of my mindfulness/meditation practice.I’m seeing related themes and ideas in pop culture.<p>Maybe I’m just seeing them …

Your E-mail Font Is Ruining Your Life

Well, maybe not your life. But certainly your reputation with people of good taste.<p>Helvetica, the hip font of choice for brands and typeface nerds, …

Typography

Existing Home Sales in June: 5.49 million SAAR, Highest Pace in Eight Years

The NAR reports: Existing-Home Sales Rise in June as Home Prices Surpass July 2006 Peak<p>Existing-home sales increased in June to their highest pace in …

Real Estate

Startup Bright.md just raised $3.5 million to cut your doctor’s appointment down to 90 seconds

But one of the problems with startups trying to bring healthcare online is that their efforts often don't save any time for the doctor, Ray Costantini, a physician and tech entrepreneur, told Wired. This is because online appointments usually take just as long, if not longer, than in-person ones. …

How This Startup Helps Big Companies Close More Sales

Aaron Dinin stepped to the stage in front of a sold-out crowd at The Research Triangle Park in North Carolina. He ambled over and gestured to a stagehand as he said, “Hold off on the time for, like, a minute.”<p>His plea for more than the allotted five minutes was met with laughter from the audience. …

North Carolina

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Meditation

Scientists meditated on meditation – and the results were troubling

There’s no proof to support claims about meditation’s healing powers<p>What do you call it when you try to meditate but can't stop thinking about meditation?<br>Meta-meditation.<p>I've meditated on and off, mostly off—okay, almost entirely off--since my early 20s, when I learned Kundalini yoga (which has a …

Mindfulness study to track effect of meditation on 7,000 teenagers

Psychologists and neuroscientists from Oxford University and University College London plan unprecedented trial of how mindfulness affects mental health<p>Seven thousand teenagers wrestling with the churning emotions of adolescence, exam stress and peer pressure are to take part in an unprecedented …

Mindfulness

My life has not been the same since I started using this amazing meditation app

It has a lot to say.<p>I need to work harder, I need to do laundry tonight, I need to be more polite, I can't forget to bring my lunch to work tomorrow, when does the next 'Avengers' movie come out? Remember to say hi to the doorman next time you're being rude, what do my coworkers think of me? I hope …

Can Meditation Make You 10% Happier?

If you think you’re having a bad day, you might want to consider the case of Dan Harris, a correspondent for ABC News, anchor for Nightline, and co-anchor for the weekend edition of Good Morning America. Ten years ago Harris had a panic attack during a routine live TV newscast – in front of …

Meditation

Why a Buddhist Monk Doesn't Need an App to Meditate and Why You Do

A few years ago I traveled to Nepal to hike in the Himalayas, learn a bit more about myself and about the world from the Buddhist spiritual teachers. For over seven years I have went back and forth across the bridge between science and spirituality. I have studied both, trying to understand why we …

Why We Should Bring Meditation Into Schools

18th July 2015 By Will Stanton Guest Writer for Wake Up World “If every eight year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence …

Meditation

A sport for everyone - top activities for meditative personalities

Characteristically calm, these types of individuals are deep thinkers and enjoy contemplative activities. Discover our top selection of sports that …