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. And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind. I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind
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We all want to find happiness, but with so many of us feeling overworked, overstressed, and overwhelmed, it's easier said than done. But here's the good news: Seven little acts that can give you a daily
If you have a few days off this summer, one of the best things you can do with your time is fix your sleeping habits. Just let yourself sleep naturally during those days and see how much you really need.
Emotions. They're complicated. On one hand, they're a natural and vital part of our lives. They motivate us, regulate us, empower us. But they can also limit us greatly--if we don't understand the effect
The eight-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach. The eight-hour workday was
This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice. At least once every year, I develop an unforgiving cough and congestion so bad I have
If there's one thing everyone is an expert on, it's what it feels like to be inside your own head. We're all intimately aware of our perceptions, feelings and sensations. Or are we? We might think we how
(CNN) — Do you ever find yourself worrying about an upcoming situation, even though similar past experiences have worked out fine? Or do you worry about your relationship or finances in a way that is of
Alcohol is one of the world’s favorite recreational drugs. After a drink, most people become more sociable, less stressed, and happier, and will probably reach for another drink before too long. For all
Then I found unexpected bliss at a famous device-free "Summer camp for adults" retreat in Mendocino, California's Redwood forest, where I enjoyed one of the best nights of sleep I can remember. Unlike
By Norman Rosenthal Psychiatrist and author Norman Rosenthal practices Transcendental Meditation, an ancient practice brought from India to the U.S. in the 1950s. A TM teacher gives the student a mantra
'Almost irresponsible amounts of performance' The hotly anticipated Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 is now official, marking a major leap in performance and efficiency with the introduction of the new Pascal How
The institute already raised $2.6 billion. MIT's new fundraising initiative called "Campaign for a Better World" seeks to tackle some of humanity's (and our planet's) biggest challenges. Since that's easy
Image source: Google. Driverless cars may seem a bit like a futuristic fairy tale, or nightmare, depending on your perspective. These vehicles will move us around where we want to go without assistance