Karen Peters

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10 Ways to Cope With Anxiety

You’ve been in bed for an hour now and you still can’t get to sleep. Maybe you’re thinking about your job or your 401(k) or health insurance. Perhaps …

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> …

Nutrition

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, …

Mindfulness

​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 …

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

Getting out of Auto: Understanding Aperture

What is aperture?<p>In simple terms, aperture refers to the opening of a lens diaphragm through which light passes. Changing this setting – which is …

Make your own Duct Tape Pencil Case - Hifow - Quick & Easy Recipes

It is back to school time which means that it is time to stock up on crayons, markers, pencils and more! I love back to school time because there is …

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

<i>This post was originally published for Self-Therapy Month on 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 least.<p>Throw …

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

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 benefits.<p>But what's <i>behind</i> those benefits has been less clear. What's going on in the …

Meditation

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 …

Mindfulness

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 …

San Francisco Bay Area

How Sleep And Meditation Really Affect Your Brain

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 with Dr. Edward Boyden, …

Meditation

7 Ways Your Emotions Can Get the Best of You | Inc.com

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 to success.<p>Your emotions influence the way you think and behave. So …

Self-help

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 …

Meditation

24 Quotes About Kindness That Will Inspire You to Make a Difference and Be Happy | Inc.com

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 makes you -- and others around you -- happy.<p>In a …

Motivation

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:

Sleep

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 …

The Brain

Straighten, Rotate, or Flip A Photo in Lightroom

<i>Note: This post is from our book Develop Great Images in Lightroom (available on iBookstore & Scribd).</i><p>A crooked photo can be downright distracting …

Tutorials

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

The Brain