Kimberly Lyons

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My Bishop, Most Rev. Michael Curry, Just Changed the History of Royal Weddings—Here's Why His Sermon Matters

Months of anticipation culminated with the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in Windsor on Saturday. There was much discussion regarding whether Meghan, an American-born biracial actress, would honor her African-American heritage during the festivities. It was impossible to escape …

52 Places to Go in 2018

A starter kit for escaping into the world.

5 dangerous myths about mindfulness that we need to stop believing

Mindfulness has been a hot topic over the past several years. Many scientific studies are showing remarkable benefits. It changes our brains, reduces …

How To Stay Calm Under Pressure At Work

Ripping your hair out on the daily is not a healthy way to live or work. Sure, pressure can get the best of us, but it’s important to keep our professionalism by keeping our cool.<p>I once had a client who was constantly frazzled with intense anxiety every time she even thought about work. It was not …

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Spending 10 days in absolute silence changed the way I think, act, and work

<i>In this opinion piece, Payal Sheth, a global marketing manager at the Boston Consulting Group, explains how an ancient meditation technique helped change the way she thinks and engages with people.</i><p>Yes, you read that right. Silent meditation.<p>One might ask: Isn't it obvious that you are almost always …

Spain Travel: 9 Gorgeous Sights in Southern Spain You’ll Love

While studying in Seville, Spain, it was always nice to put my work down and see the incredible places that Southern Spain has to offer. As a travel …

The Perfect Morning Ritual, According to Science

Even if you're not a morning person.<p><b>By Eric Barker</b><p>A morning ritual sure sounds nice (if it didn’t, you wouldn’t be reading this) but what’s the point …

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To Be More Creative, Schedule Your Breaks

Imagine that on a Friday afternoon, before leaving work to start your weekend, you are asked to solve two problems that require creative thinking. Do you:<p>Spend the first half of your time attempting the first problem and the second half of your time attempting the second<br>• Alternate between the two …

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Meditation for Manifesting Your Dreams - And Accomplishing Your Goals

I don’t believe in magic. But I believe in the power of positive intent. And I also believe if you’re committed to accomplishing a goal, and are consistently looking for ways to advance this goal, and signals the world is supporting you in making it happen — that this will help to manifest your …

10 great places to go walking in Scotland | Travel Feature

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20 Beliefs You Will Gradually Let Go of Over the Next 20 Years

<i>The afternoon always understands what the morning never even suspected.</i>Everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head.Every day. All …

8 most romantic camping destinations in America

The most romantic camping destinations in the US are all about sharing the love of the outdoors with someone special!<p>As long as your love’s idea of …

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How to find female friends who lift you up

As people age, the search for friendship turns into a desire for quality versus quantity, but in a world full of fast and casual interactions how do you find female friends who lift you up?<p>We spoke to life coach Pam Bauer and psychologist Harriet Lerner about strategies women can use to make their …

13 Floral Wonderlands Perfect for Your Next Vacation

Time to book a trip to Japan.<p>Few things are as breathtaking and exciting as when it's right on the cusp of spring and the flowers start to bloom again. So, in honor of that pesky, beautiful season that has so far refused to show itself this year, here are some of the world's most gorgeous floral …

17 Profound Quotes From the Dalai Lama That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

The Dalai Lama is one of the most inspirational spiritual teachers living today. From the age of 16, he was inducted with enormous responsibility in …

4 Step Guide to Letting Go of the Past

We’re constantly struggling with the past, in so many ways:<p>Mistakes we’ve made that we regret or that make us feel bad about ourselves<br>• Anger about …

Where land meets sea: 6 phenomenal coastal hikes around the world

LITTLE BEATS HIKING ON THE COAST — the crashing of the water, the often dramatic rise of the land, the feeling of adventure. Following a path through …

Adorable tiny house is perfect for green lovers

So on trend<p>Pantone’s Color of the Year is a refreshing spring green called “Greenery,” and we found a tiny house that definitely got the memo. Built by Missouri-based Mini Mansions Tiny Homes, the “Chic Shack Lime Green” uses green with style, mixing in a pleasing combination of white cabinetry and …

How to Live a Happy Life: 10 Things to Say Yes to Starting Today

<i>“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.”</i> <b><br>Marcus Aurelius</b><p><i>“Most people are about as happy as</i> …

The Truth About Karma and How to Use it as a Guiding Force in Life

Just about everyone’s heard of karma. Some people think it’s almost fate. But have you ever stopped to think what Karma really means?<p>The truth is, …

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Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of advice from their own marriages to make sure my wife and I didn’t shit the (same) bed. I think most newlyweds do this, especially after a few cocktails …

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How to Finally Attract the Quality of Love You Give

<b>Editor’s Note: Below is a channeled message from the angel Margaret:</b><p>Often times people ask me, "Margaret, why is romantic love so difficult to …

Love as Political Resistance: Lessons from Audre Lorde and Octavia Butler

Audre Lorde taught us that caring for ourselves is “not self-indulgence, it is an act of political resistance,” and although we know how to meme and …

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Lessons from meditating with the Dalai Lama

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the past two months, I have been a changed man. It is hard to fully describe, except to say my mood is mostly sunny and more patient than usual.<p>In the past, my family and friends would've typically described me as pleasant but hurried. My baseline restlessness and edginess, however, …

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16 Essentials for Surviving Abroad

If you’ve spent any significant time overseas, you know that it’s not just getting lost in the backcountry that you have to worry about. Often the smaller, less extreme problems present the biggest challenges. Take it from someone who learned the hard way. I used to think emergency travel kits were …

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A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

Hike Through 7 European Countries on this Epic Trail

The Via Dinarica is poised to become one of the world’s top trekking destinations.<p>Twenty years ago, the Balkans seemed an unlikely spot to go trekking. Torn apart by bitter conflict, Yugoslavia painfully splintered, and borders between the new republics were better known for acrimonious rifts than …