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Healing Practices for Empathic People

20 Jul 2015 by Ascension Lifestyle Contributor Healing, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle, Personal Development, Universal Consciousness<p><b>Empathic Medicine</b> …

Does Mindfulness Mean Anything?

We are in the middle of a mindfulness revolution.<p>According to Time, The Huffington Post and a host of other media outlets, mindfulness and meditation are having their moment in the spotlight. From hospitals to corporate wellness programs, mindfulness is — supposedly — a new path to relieving …

Mindfulness

Ultramarathon runner sets Appalachian Trail record: How he did it

An ultramarathon runner overcame an early injury, sleep deprivation and steep terrain to complete an astounding 2,189-mile (3,523 kilometers) run along the Appalachian Trail in 46 days and 8 hours, breaking the previous unofficial record by 3 hours.<p>Scott Jurek, who lives in Colorado when he's not …

Running

The Pros and Cons of Exercising Before and After Work

Early birds can never seem to say enough about the joys of morning exercise. Like, we get it, you’re <i>super</i> awake right now. But if you’re not a morning person, waking up an extra hour and a half earlier sounds not only like torture, but also physically impossible. So is it just a matter of personal …

Time Management

How to Become a Metabolic Machine! An Interview With Katie Anne Rutherford

I’m quite pleased to interview Katie Anne Rutherford today – a dual powerlifter/figure competitor with a highly impressive work ethic and regimen, …

Fitness

30-Minute Strength Circuit Workout

(For more workouts that rev your metabolism, check out <i>Bodyweight Cardio Burners</i>, a cutting-edge fitness program that packs three intense 20-minute equipment-free workouts into one DVD.)<p><b>How it works</b><br>Grab a pair of 25-pound dumbbells and perform the following 5 exercises in a row: dumbbell front …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has hung with everyone—and has a tale to go with every famous name.<p>By Chris Heath5 hours agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>…

Tough Fitness Challenges That Test Your Strength and Mobility

But I also like physical trials that have additional benefits beyond just kicking your ass. Below are two such challenges: the z-press test and the bodyweight squat test.<p>They not only challenge you physically and mentally, but they also improve your mobility and shoulders and hips, and increase …

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the Qur’an.<p>On an excellent recent episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> — one of these nine podcasts for a fuller life — neuroscientist <b>Sam Harris</b> answered a listener’s question inquiring what books everyone should read. As a …