Karen Peters

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Want to remember your dreams? Make sure to take *this* vitamin before bed

If you’ve had one too many dreamless nights lately—or maybe you just tend to forget them the instant you wake up—there might be a way to start …

5 Ways to Quiet the Negative Voices in Your Head

“There’s a brilliant, beautiful, priceless piece of art hanging right in front of you. It’s sophisticated and meticulously detailed—a painstaking …

Gmail now lets you send emails that self-destruct, update also includes a 'snooze' option

Gmail's confidential mode can help keep messages secure.<p>Edward C. Baig<p>Gmail is getting its first major update since 2011, with tools aimed at …

A Meditation Exercise For People Who Simply Cannot 'Quiet' Their Minds

<i>In a warp-speed world, it can be difficult to entertain even the thought of slowing down for a meditation. The following mindfulness exercise,</i> …

10 Ways to Cope With Anxiety

Need help managing your worries? Follow this psychologist’s advice.<p>You’ve been in bed for an hour now and you still can’t get to sleep. Maybe you’re …

Mindfulness

Death Is Nothing To Us- Epicurus

Era of ancient philosopher of Epicurus was seen is as significant era which influenced mankind in a major way to attain salvation and become fearless …

The Mantras That Helped Me Recover From Anxiety & Depression

Today I am happy, peaceful, and living my potential—but it wasn’t always this way.<p>Almost a decade ago, I was diagnosed with clinical depression. At …

Ultra-Processed Food Linked to Cancer, Study Says

Processed snacks, drinks and desserts may be associated with a higher risk of cancer, according to a new study.<p>The research, published Wednesday in</i> …

6 Secrets to a Happier Life

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> The Science of Happiness<i>, which is available at Amazon.</i><p>Whether you’re a web designer, …

​16 Natural Ways To Relieve Your Anxiety

Anxiety is uncomfortable: Even if you don’t deal with full-blown panic disorder, your nerves have probably crept up on you at some point—and it’s a pain to deal with. Your palms may get sweaty, your breathing becomes shallow, and your heart starts racing.<p>If these feelings become overwhelming and …

Depression

The 1 Practice That Will Help You Live in the Moment

How often do you use your phone while eating? Chances are that your answer is most of the time. We go about our everyday lives passively, going through the motions without actually digesting what we see. That's where mindfulness comes in. David Schiller best describes mindfulness as "intentional …

Mindfulness

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> …

Getting out of Auto: Understanding Aperture

If you want to get creative with your photography, and out of that all-too-tempting automatic mode, you'll need to get your head around a few key …

Dear Selena And Anyone With Panic Attacks: Try This Empowering Mind Trick

<i>This post was originally published for Self-Therapy Monthᅡᅠon Techealthiest.</i><p>If you've ever had a panic attack, you would know that the experience is sheer terror.<p>It's so bad that the anticipation of future panic attacks is enough to trigger the panic itself.<p>That's pretty awful to say the …

Panic Attacks

10 Proven Ways To Help Learn Anything Better

Thanks to this brain-sensing meditation device, I'm calmer and sleeping great

I've tried lots of things: Giving up caffeine (that was hard!), giving up alcohol (even harder), and getting up at 5:30 a.m. to work out (brutally, insanely hard).<p>My latest trick has been easy, fun, and unbelievably effective: I've been using a brain-sensing device called Muse to meditate for 12 …

Brainwaves

A Scientist Explains How Meditation And Prayer Rewire Your Brain

Here's what's behind the amazing physical and mental health benefits of the practice.<p>Whether you see meditation or prayer as the gateway to enlightenment or just a way to stay more focused at work, one thing that's certain is that the practice comes with a whole host of physical and mental health …

A simple 2-minute trick to calm a racing mind

Replays of awkward interactions, missed opportunities and embarrassing regrets distract us during the day and keep us up at night.<p>Think about how many times you’ve agonized over some dumb thing you said. Or rehearsed a conversation that hasn’t happened—and might not ever. Or couldn’t get that …

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

How Sleep And Meditation Really Affect Your Brain

Here's what the science says.<p>Scientists have long known that sleep and meditation can lower stress, improve memory, and might even help with maintaining a healthy weight, among other health benefits.<p>But what <i>else</i> can these practices do to our brains, and how so?<p>The Huffington Post recently sat down …

7 Ways Your Emotions Can Get the Best of You

Learn how to control your emotions, so your emotions don't control you.<p>Emotions aren't good or bad. It's how you choose to deal with those emotions that makes all the difference. Being aware of your emotions, and understanding how to control those emotions so your emotions don't control you, is key …

Daily Meditation: Reinvent Yourself

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 Indian-American artist Jomy George that unites hip hop with tabla …

24 Quotes About Kindness That Will Inspire You to Make a Difference and Be Happy

Make a difference. Be happy. Be successful. Be you.<p>There are a myriad of things the world could benefit from having more of. Kindness is one of them. When you are a kind person, you're not only helping others, you are helping yourself, too. There's substantial scientific evidence that being kind …

Happiness

11 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why good bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them.<p>Here's what many successful people do right before bed:

Success

A Practical Guide To Start Meditating Every Day

When we think of changing or taking on a new challenge, we think about preparing our bodies and making external physical changes. But a very powerful …

Psychiatrist Boston MA, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar | Dr. Brendel

Depression and other mood disorders<p>Depression is very common and is one of the most prevalent forms of mental illness. Symptoms of depression include …

Why painful memories linger with us

If we didn’t forget pain, women would never go through childbirth twice – or so says the myth. But the truth is that agonising memories don’t always diminish.<p>If you visit someone with a newborn baby, their description of the pain of childbirth often includes the phrase “never again”. One friend …

Childbirth