Keegan Schmit

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27 Times Tumblr Was The Realest About Anxiety

Me: Don't worry. Anxiety: You gotta.<p><i>To learn more about anxiety, check out the resources at BeyondBlue Australia on 1300 22 4636, Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800 or ReachOut. Always consult with your doctor about your personal health and wellness. BuzzFeed posts are for informational purposes only,</i> …

A Radical New View of Mindfulness

A controversial article published this week in <b>Psychological Inquiry</b> by <b>Eric Garland, Barbara Fredrickson, Philippe Goldin and Norman Farb</b> claims to be offering a solution to what the authors maintain is a vacuum in the study of mindfulness. Their contribution, the <b>Mindfulness-to-Meaning Theory</b> …

5 reasons why anxiety is so difficult to cope with (and what you can do about it)

<b>(hikrcn/Shutterstock)</b><p>If we aren’t careful, we can makes things worse. Here are some effective ways to keep your emotions under control<p>Melanie Greenberg<p>December 1, 2015 9:00am (UTC)<p>Have you ever had a friend or family member tell you to “just get over it” when you felt sad or worried? If getting rid …

Mindfulness

How to Get Lots of Protein as a Vegan

<i>And no, it doesn't involve eating a daily block of tofu.</i><p>At some point or another, every vegan will be asked what he or she does for protein. It’s a fact of life, as inevitable as daylight savings or taxes. It doesn’t tend to be a popular question among vegans, mostly because we get tired of …

Food

Sam Harris: The Self is an Illusion

<b>Sam Harris:</b> What one of the problems we have in discussing consciousness scientifically is that consciousness is irreducibly subjective. This is a …

Diabetic or pre-diabetic? These 30+ foods will help start reversing it immediately

A quick note from our founders<p><b>Have you been curious about the Ketogenic Diet? You're not alone!</b><p>Going "Keto" has helped so many of our friends drop …

10 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Buddhist Teachings

Buddhism is a very peaceful religion that centers around releasing oneself from attachments and feelings of dissatisfaction, and embracing liberation …

Spirituality

Proof That the Human Body is a Holographic Projection of Consciousness

We will also specifically explore the exact mechanism behind this principle, and provide scientific evidence so let your rational mind be at ease.The …

The ‘Field of Elixir’ Is More Important to Spirituality Than the Pineal Gland

<i>Sponsored Links</i><p>Dylan Charles <br>Waking Times<p>It is commonly held that the pineal gland is the ‘seat of the soul,’ a meta-physical portal of sorts that is …

3 Powerful Practices for Accessing the Healing Power of Your Mind

Justin Faerman, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>In recent years, a number of groundbreaking studies have been published showing a very direct link between our …

7 Charts on Happiness That Everyone Should Read

Keck Observatory Detects Most Distant Galaxy Ever Discovered: How This Could Change Theories About The Universe

A newly discovered galaxy spotted by California Institute of Technology (Caltech) researchers is now being considered as potentially the oldest and …

The Secrets to Healthier Skin and Hair Are Hiding in Your Spice Rack

Raid your pantry for these 5 beauty boosters.

Hair

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior is to reward ourselves. With motivation, we repeat the action again and again until it becomes ingrained.<p>How you go …

Self-improvement

How We Speak Reveals What We Think, with Steven Pinker

My name is Steve Pinker, and I’m Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. And today I’m going to speak to you about language. I’m actually not …

Linguistics

How to turn a gym session into your favourite video game

Did you grow up on RPGs like Pokémon or Final Fantasy? Here's how you can turn the skills you learned into real-life strength<p>It can be easy to spend hours playing your favourite computer game, but harder to convince yourself to go the gym on a regular basis.<p>However, combine the two pastimes and you …

Gamification

What's an efficient way to overcome procrastination?

Current is a teen debit card that lets parents schedule allowance, reward chores, and track spending.

Why We Act Irrationally: What Drives Our Senseless Habits

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen …

Best Space Books and Sci-Fi: A Space.com Reading List

There are plenty of great books out there about space — so many, in fact, that it can feel a little overwhelming to figure out where to start, …

Books

From overweight and unhappy to awesome Internet guru

In 2005, Leo Babauta was 70 pounds overweight. He smoked cigarettes and ate junk food. He was disorganized and deeply in debt. Now, the father of six is trim, and runs triathlons and even ran a 50-mile ultra-marathon. He eats a vegan diet, cleared out clutter and his inbox, eliminated debt, saved …

Buddhist Monk Displays “Unheard Of” Brain Activity While Meditating

When a person dies, many things can happen to them. I choose to believe that a deceased person has the ability to come back to Earth without taking a …

Why Jason Holborn gave up sugar, 574 days and counting

Jason Holborn was not obese and under no orders when he gave up refined sugar in 2012. Now sugar-free for almost 600 days, he talks with The Globe about how his palate has changed and the importance of the sign in his window<p><b>What motivated you to give up sugar?</b><p>I used to eat more sugar than probably …

I want to eat less meat. Which other foods are good protein sources?

<b>The question:</b> I want to eat less meat. Which plant foods match meat and chicken when it comes to protein?<p><b>The answer:</b> There’s no question a plant-based diet is good for your health. Plant-based eaters have lower cholesterol and blood pressure levels and a reduced risk of heart disease, type-2 …

7 Healthy Snacks That Suppress Your Appetite

Because it’s no fun to eat and then still want something more<p>Snacking, in its essence, is supposed to fill you up. Unfortunately that’s not always the case—that full stack of Pringles that you demolished may leave you wanting more.<p>Some foods are naturally superior when it comes to helping you eat …

Nutrition

I stopped eating food that comes in a package. I’ve never felt better.

I have, on more than one occasion, eaten an entire pizza by myself. Like, recently. These moments are not my proudest, but here we are.<p>Between May and August this year, I ordered pizza delivery for dinner an average of seven times per month. I ordered Italian an average of three times monthly, and …

5 Nontoxic Anti-Aging Skin Care Ingredients That Really Work

We all want healthy, beautiful, glowing skin. But if we're using conventional beauty products, we may be paying a high price for our health. Many of …

Cleanse your body with the alkaline diet

Alkaline eating helps the body maintain healthy pH levels which improve digestion, skin tone and mood as well as weight loss. Natasha Corrett's new book has a range of four cleanses with recipes to rebalance your body.<p>Five years ago, Natasha Corrett was overtired, overworked and unhappy with her …

One sentence that explains why nearly everything we think about food is wrong

If you want a quick primer on everything that's wrong with how we think about food today, read "Are some diets 'mass murder'?" in the British Medical Journal.<p>Dr. Richard Smith, the former editor of the journal, combed through five of the most popular nutrition science books of the last several …