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How Two Years Of Instagram Stories Has Altered The Way We Love, Act And Play

Millions of us have embraced the 'film it all' era of social media. But what at first felt like carefree fun has for many become an endless, anxious routine of 'brand maintenance' that makes us act in ways we don't like or recognise. After a late night epiphany, Olivia Ovenden looks at where we are …

Social Media

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 …

The secret to overcoming anxiety

Is it more simple than we 'think'?<p><i>by</i><p>, Business Development at PwC, Corporate Wellbeing Advocate & Author of 'No-mind'<p>Over 40 million Americans and …

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 …

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>Brantley, J. (2003). <i>Calming your</i> …

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> …

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 …

You’re Afraid of Negative Thinking – And It Makes You Weak!

One big indicator of mental health is not fearing any single thought you may have.It’s easy to become obsessed with our thoughts – especially what we …

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 …

20 Profound Eckhart Tolle Quotes 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?" - Lion's Roar

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 …

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 …

Yoga

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 …

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 …

Spirituality

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 …

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 …

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> …

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 …

Sleep Disorders