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Study: Meditation Can Help Reduce Self-Critical Behavior

A study finds that lovingkindness meditation, a Buddhist practice, helps weed out negative behavior and ease symptoms of depression.<p>Perfectionism can have its benefits--motivation and setting high standards for your work-life--but it can also have negative side effects, like heightened levels of …

Mindfulness

5 Free Coloring Printables Because Coloring Is the New Meditation

Go into any bookstore or click on over to Amazon and you’re sure to notice a whole different kind of book taking over the top-selling spaces. Yup, we’re talking adult coloring books. This fairly new pastime has exploded in popularity and become one of the most popular ways for grownups to release …

Cute

Buddhist beliefs and teachings on psychology, the nature of the mind, meditation, personal relationships and anger management

Buddhist psychology<p>The nature of the mind <br>'...The mind is neither physical, nor a by-product of purely physical processes, but a formless continuum …

The Power of Mindfulness in the Classroom

How long is your students’ attention span? For that matter, how long is your own?According to one estimate, the average attention span in the year …

Mindfulness

5 Meditation Styles for Every Personality

Even non-believers can benefit.<p>Dating all the way back to ancient times, meditation is a practice that teaches you how to connect your mind with your body to reach a state of calm and stillness in the present moment. From dedicated yogis to CEOs to celebrities, the practice has become a part of …

Five Things Hypnotherapy Can Do to Better Manage Your Anxiety

As a hypnotherapist, it's often thought that helping people to stop smoking is the bulk of what I do. In fact, the most common issue I help people …

Sounds True Presents: Body and Mind are One, Part 1

The Imitation of Buddha

No fun. No sex. No booze. No hair. No eyebrows. Could a playboy adventurer like myself find enlightenment by binning life's materialism and becoming a Buddhist monk? Could a period of abstinence in the remote cloisters of a Thai monastery save the cankered soul from additional rot? Could I imitate …

Buddhism