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Daily Meditation: A Lonely Universe

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today’s meditation features a song by American folk musician Angel Olsen. “Lonely Universe” is a song …

Brain food: the key to mental and cognitive health is diet, says nutritional psychiatry

<b>Drew Ramsey:</b> We know that brain health depends on proper nutrition. And so when we see people who have nutritional deficiencies, maybe, for example, …

A Gaining Muscle Diet - 5 Essential Foods

A gaining muscle diet is an important part of your bodybuilding regime. Without the right sorts of foods and the right amount of calories your body …

3 Things Remarkable Leaders Do to Avoid a Toxic Work Culture

The building blocks of great workplaces start with exceptional leaders modeling these key behaviors.<p>A former co-worker recently reached out to me baffled by having left yet another in a string of toxic and dysfunctional companies in recent years. Discouraged, she was looking for answers in hopes of …

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GM CEO Mary Barra shares the 4 things you should know if you want to be an exceptional leader

The 54-year-old Stanford GSB graduate started at General Motors at age 18, rose in rank and responsibility, and became the automobile giant's chief executive in 2014.<p>Under her tenure, GM has excelled.<p>It posted a profit of $9.7 billion in 2015, the highest since its 2009 bankruptcy restructuring.<p>It …

The 12 most cholesterol-laden fast food items

By now it’s common knowledge that the majority of the foods served at fast food restaurants are, for lack of a better term, really bad for you. Even though a single McDonald's cheeseburger is relatively low in fat and calories, it’s also very low in actual nutrients. And while we tend to think <b>in</b> …

How To Purify Your Lungs In 3 Days Using Home Remedies?

If you are looking for natural home remedies to purify your lungs then don’t look further than this.<p>Discover step by step approach following which …

America’s Best Little Beach Towns

Tucked between popular Monterey, Pebble Beach, and Carmel, this quiet town is more famous for its butterflies and stray deer than its tourists. You …

5 Ways To Step Out Of A Victim Mentality And Empower Your Life

Many people do not realize how much they are limiting themselves by blaming themselves or someone else for where there life is right in this moment. Whether we have faced abuse or some other situation that has felt unfair; hurt someone else intentionally or unintentionally; or come down with a …

10 Perfect Bedroom Trends, You Should Try

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6 Body Language Mistakes That Are Making You Look Unconfident

Are any of these common body language blunders undermining your pitch or presentation?<p>You've perfected and polished every last word of that presentation, elevator pitch, or sales spiel. It's so ingrained in your memory, you're certain that your delivery and your body language are absolutely spot-on.<p>…

11 breathtakingly beautiful waterfalls in the U.S.

Once you’ve seen one great waterfall, you have to see them all. These cascading beauties come in all varieties: tall, skinny, massive and wonderfully picturesque; and if you’re anything like me, you’ll want to visit all of them. Whether you plan on taking a dip or simply taking in the view, these …

Add Instant Ramen To The List Of Foods That Can Kill You

If your diet is heavy on instant noodles, then perhaps you’re not in the best shape anyway, but a study shows that even the occasional ramen dabbler …

Marijuana Removes Plaque-Forming Alzheimer’s Proteins From Brain Cells

Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia and affects memory, thinking and behavior and is on the rise. The number of Americans diagnosed with the …

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10 Things You Didn't Know About Fast Food

You’ll never look at a tray of burgers and fries the same way again.<p>They may <i>seem</i> relatively harmless, but Ronald, Wendy and that Burger King guy are …

Why NYC's First Lady Wants to Change How We Talk About Mental Health

Chirlane McCray wants to train New Yorkers in what's called "mental-health first aid."<p>Chirlane McCray is one of those public figures whose life stories seem almost designed to fascinate us. She is a poet, a social-justice advocate, a founding member of the iconic black feminist group the Combahee …

How This Stressed-Out CEO Changed Her Mind About Meditation

Yunha Kim's app Simple Habit helps users to summon whatever kind of mindfulness they need.<p>Yunha Kim is no stranger to work-related stress.<p>A former investment banker on Wall Street, Kim took her work home with her when she was developing Locket, which makes lock screen apps for Android phones. She …

4 behaviors that will shatter your marriage

Even if you love him and tell him often, that doesn't mean your relationship isn't suffering. In fact if that's all you do than you are in deep …

Murghi Na Farcha | Indian Recipes

Visiting Parsi family & friends when we were younger was always a treat and not just because they are so friendly and welcoming but the food was …

Is it cancer? Diagnosing yourself online is about to get easier

People often search for their symptoms, but the right diagnosis can be hard to find. Google and Microsoft are working on ways to improve things<p>When Liz Jurcik of Seattle felt a sharp pain in her side and back in January of 2013, she didn’t think much about it.<p>Jurcik, a 31-year-old human resources …

The surprisingly frugal habits of 8 extremely wealthy people

But to a billionaire it means showing up to work in a T-shirt and jeans, driving a Toyota or Volkswagen, and, in some instances, foregoing the purchase of a private jet or lavish vacation home.<p>Surprisingly, some of the richest people on earth are incredibly frugal, each one with their own …

How Mindfulness Can Help Couples Cool Down

By Linda Graham<p><i>Linda Graham explains how therapists--and couples themselves--can prevent conflicts from spiraling out of control.</i><p>We've all been there: Your partner says something that rubs you the wrong way (or vice versa), and you launch into an argument. As you both get increasingly revved …

How to Turn Your Passion Into Your Everyday Dream Job

A system for identifying your dream job. Figure out how to generate revenue from enhancing your everyday life.<p>Gone are the days where young people strive for long-term job security with the same company for the majority of their professional careers.<p>We want to not only make a lot of money but enjoy …

The Surprising Exercise That Strengthens and Protects Your Lower Back

You probably never thought of this exercise as a “back saver”<p>Who needs machines? Kettlebell swings may be almost as effective as back extensions for strengthening and protecting your lower back, a British study suggests.<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY—Fast Bodyweight Workouts That Are So Intense, They Rip Away …

How Prolonged Exposure to Sweet, Blessed Silence Benefits the Brain

<i>(Photo: May Xiong/Getty Images)</i><p>By Melissa Dahl<p>I write this to the soundtrack of a literal chainsaw; there are men at work outside my window attempting to - well, I'm not exactly sure what they're attempting to do. Cut down a tree? Cut down branches of a tree? Whatever it is they're doing, they are …

25 Phrases That Kill Workplace Relationships

You can quickly ruin your workplace relationships by saying any of these things.<p>Over the years I've destroyed a few workplace relationships without even realizing it. There are a few words and phrases that we're programmed to say on a day to day basis that prevent us from having strong …

6 Famous Yoga Styles And How To Choose The Right One For You

Yoga wise, we live in a world of great many possibilities. The modern yogi can choose from a morning, midday,evening or even night classes. You can practice online, in a studio, with a group of friends, or with a partner. You can pick from a myriad of styles and teachers all of which seem equally …

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