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The Stigma of Masculinity

Men today face a new challenge: How to gracefully transition from a gender-polarized society, to one that has women and men, girls and boys sharing …

Jon Kabat-Zinn

The secret to overcoming anxiety

Over 40 million Americans and over 6 million Brits are thought to be currently suffering from some form of anxiety and according to a very recent …

Mindfulness

Exactly What To Eat To Eliminate Anxiety, According To The Ancient Wisdom Of Ayurveda

Anxious? The feeling is all too familiar in this day and age. Between texts to respond to and emails to read and bills to pay and kids to take care …

Alternative Medicine

Three Books I Would Recommend For Managing Fear and Anxiety

These three books can be quite helpful if you would like to learn more about—or manage your own—fear and anxiety.<p>source:Amazon.com<p>Brantley, J. …

Mindfulness

25 Alan Watts Quotes That Will Make You Re-Think Everything

Alan Watts was a British philosopher who spoke about Asian philosophies for a Western audience. He wrote over 25 books and was an excellent orator on …

25 Wise Quotes on Letting Go, Meditation and Mindful Living From Jon Kabat-Zinn

Ever heard of Jon Kabat-Zinn? If not, he’s one of the main reasons mindfulness is in so popular in the west. A professor of Medicine Emeritus, he …

10 ways smart people handle negative people

Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people's buttons.<p>Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all, stress.<p><b>Related: 10 Habits of Unlikable</b> …

Emotional Intelligence

A Buddhist Master Reveals 5 Mindfulness Strategies That Will Improve Your Personal Relationships

3) Be kind to each other<p><i>“The source of love is deep in us and we can help others realize a lot of happiness. One word, one action, one thought can</i> …

Are you blaming yourself? Buddhists have a message that you need to hear

Some of us blame ourselves way too much. Whether it’s our job, or relationship, it’s like our mind falls into the trap of thinking it’s always our …

Meditation

Surrender

<i>Embrace life. Eliminate suffering.<br>​</i><i><br>"I don't mind what happens."</i><p>It's not that simple. It can't be, right?<br>​<br>One of the twentieth century's great …

Self-help

25 Mindfulness Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practising …

8 Negative Emotional Patterns You Need to Avoid

<b>As humans, we tend to beat ourselves up for things we’ve done in the past.</b> We carry embarrassment, guilt and memories like a giant sack of potatoes …

Spiritual Practice Won’t Stop Sh*tty Things from Happening to You. However…

<b>Yoga isn’t going to make you impervious to criticism — because criticism bites.</b> Meditation doesn’t make divorce less brutal — because divorce is …

7 Profound Lessons From Zen Buddhism That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Contrary to what people believe, Buddhism is not a religion. It is a lifestyle and a practical experience. It dates back more than 2500 years when a …

20 Profound Quotes From Eckhart Tolle That Will Help You Let Go of Your Ego and Embrace Every Moment in Life

Eckhart Tolle is a German-born resident of Canada, best known as the author of The Power of Now and A New Earth: Awakening to your Life’s Purpose. In …

“What Should I Do About My F’d-Up Life?”

The question that Colin Beavan just <i>had</i> to ask his Zen teacher is one that’s on the tip of everybody’s tongues. Even the teacher’s!<p>Illustration by …

Why You Should Embrace Moments When You Only Feel Okay

We often think of happiness as those moments when we feel especially joyful or bright, but seeking out <i>only</i> those moments can lead to feeling like …

Happiness

5 Workout Moves That Will Ease Anxiety Almost Instantly

I've touched on my issues with anxiety before—revealing the most effective (and all-natural) coping mechanisms I've tried thus far. And while it's …

5 Reasons Why You Should Man Up and Start Taking Cold Showers

It’s currently 5:25 AM and I’ve just started working. My alarm, a motivational speech, woke me up at 5:00 AM and I immediately got out of bed and …

Muscle

This Ancient Japanese Healing Technique Relieves Your Stress and Anxiety in 5 Minutes

Researchers taught this acupressure technique to nurses and measured their stress levels before and after one month of daily practice.<p>They found that …

21 Thought-Provoking, Soul-Searching Quotes By Alan Watts, One Of The Greatest Philosophers Ever

Greatness is not always as celebrated as it should be.<p>You might not have heard the name, Alan Watts, but he was one of the most profound figures of …

New Study Shows How Mindfulness Mediation Can Help Persons Suffering From Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders are the result of living in a fast lane of today’s world. Lots of work, along with the lack of free time, unbalanced diet and the …

Buddha Reveals 5 Profound Truths That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Buddhism is a profound philosophy that counters what we are taught in the west. It offers something for everyone, no matter your faith or …

I trained myself to be less busy — and it dramatically improved my life

My overwhelming schedule left me exhausted and empty. Here’s how I fought back.<p>I am a robot, programmed to obliterate my to-do list. During the day, I direct a research laboratory, write papers, and teach classes as a professor of psychology at the University of Arizona. Come 4:30 pm, I run a kid …

University of Arizona

5 Mantras to Help You Become Calm and Confident

Can one simple phrase actually make a difference in your life? According to Sherianna Boyle, the answer is most definitely yes. She is the author of</i> …

Meditation

9 Celebrity Nutritionist–Approved Ways to Beat Your Sugar Cravings

As I sit here writing this, I'm munching on a pink Himalayan–salted dark chocolate caramel bar. I don't even like dark chocolate, but this particular …

7 steps for coping with rejection

Here's how to stop it getting the best of you<p>Is there a worse emotion than the feeling of rejection? Personally, I don't think there is.<p>Naturally, …

15 Quotes That Bring You Inner Peace to Cope with Tough Times

Finding inner peace is the one of the most important goals for most people on Earth, even though it can be quite difficult.<p>However, we are all …