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The 7 Biggest Lies Holding You Back From Happiness

Over time, our consistent thoughts become our beliefs. This is a positive thing if our beliefs serve us in some way—like believing you are a healthy …

Neuroscience Show These Are 5 Top Ways To Clear Your Mind

We’re all trying to achieve great things. With a troubled mind, this can be significantly more difficult. Imagine if you could ‒ at will ‒ calm your …

Mindfulness

World's Oldest Yoga Teacher Shares Her Tips for a Long, Happy Life

Tao Porchon-Lynch is 98 years old, and she’s still practices – and teaches! – yoga regularly.<p>So what’s her secret to staying happy and active?<p>“Every …

7 ingredients you should be eating AND using as beauty products

There is no shortage of information about all-natural, organic health products and how good they are for us these days. If you’re anything like me, …

10 Reasons You Don’t Have an Amazing Life (And How to Fix Them)

Wondering why your life seems blah? Most likely it's one of these reasons. Lucky for you it's never too late to fix them.<p>Who doesn't want their life to be amazing? No one really wants to live a life of blah mediocrity. But stuff just gets in the way. Life happens. Maybe you think you don't have …

Happiness

The 6 Foods You Need To Clear Brain Fog & Boost Energy

What is your go-to pick-me-up when you are feeling tired and unfocused?<p>Coffee, tea, an energy drink?<p>As it turns out, your brain may be asking not for …

The Secret to Creating a Calm Mind and a Cool Temper

Learn how focusing on your breath for only minutes a day can grow mental strength and resilience.<p>Can you remember a time when you were lying in bed, wrestling with a problem and the entangled emotions surrounding it? Have there been nights when intrusive thoughts and difficult memories keep you …

Mindfulness

20 Small Habits That Create Lasting Happiness | Inc.com

<i>How do you simplify your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas Schwekendiek, life coach, motivational speaker, and blogger, on Quora:</b><p><b>Remove ALL apps from your phone.</b> You are not even …

Productivity Apps

Why Success Comes From Being Yourself!

Every now and again we all identity crisis when we start questioning ourselves, our confidence & decisions, thinking we're not enough, letting the doubt creep in and comparing ourselves to others. It is after all only human to experience difficulties when becoming the person we are meant to be, and …

Motivation

What is intermittent fasting, and is it healthy?

When you hear the word "fasting," you probably think of gimmicky diets—and, um, feeling "hangry." But a growing body of research suggests that cycling super low-calorie days into your normal eating plan could potentially improve your health (more on that later). But before you skip lunch and let …

Holistic Medicine

10 Ways to Break the Cycle of Laziness

These simple tricks will help you increase your daily productivity.<p>Laziness begets laziness.<p>Why go to the gym tonight? After all, you haven't gone in a week. Why take out the garbage when your whole apartment is a mess?<p>Good points. But it's time to break the cycle.<p>We browsed two Reddit threads on …

Procrastination

11 Easy, Tasty Lunches Under $2

A peanut butter, mayonnaise, and lettuce sandwich only costs 34 cents.<p>If you’re like most Americans, you’re eating lunch at your desk that probably …

Healthy Eating

Why Spiritual Retreats Are A Waste Of Time

A few years ago I went on a 10 day silent Vipassana meditation retreat near Lake Tahoe, California. For 10 days you are permitted from talking, reading, writing, working out and watching television. The only time you are allowed to speak is if you have a question for the meditation teacher or the …

Meditation

10 Proven Ways To Grow Your Brain: Neurogenesis And Neuroplasticity

Scientists once thought the brain stopped developing after the first few years of life. But new research has shown that the brain can form new neural pathways and create neurons even in adulthood (Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis).<p>Exercise for 30 minutes per day or meditation stimulates the …

The Brain

4 Ways To Stop Worrying And Take Charge Of Your Life

You're reading 4 Ways To Stop Worrying And Take Charge Of Your Life, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Self-help

17 Dating Struggles Girls With Anxiety Understand

No. 9 is incredibly real.<p><b>1. Deciding when is the most appropriate moment to tell a new partner you have an anxiety disorder.</b> Like should you do it <i>before</i> or <i>after</i> you break down and have a panic attack while they're hanging out with you? Really a game-time decision.<p><b>2. Teaching your new partner about</b> …

Your Cells Are Listening: How Talking To Your Body Can Help You Heal

By Therese Wade, MSc, Wake Up World where this was originally featured.<p>“Every part of your body has its own consciousness or its own soul.” These …

20 Signs You’re Doing Better Than You Think You Are

<b>You paid the bills this month,</b> and maybe even had extra to spend on non-necessities. It doesn’t matter how much you belabored the checks as they went …

BrightSide — Inspiration. Creativity. Wonder.

17 Resolutions To Help You Have A Spiritually Renewing 2016

As the new year dawns, it's time to set some intentions for what you hope to accomplish in the months ahead. Instead of taking on daunting new diets or exercise regimens, start with some resolutions that will nourish your spirit, instead.<p><b>HuffPost Religion brainstormed 17 resolutions to help you</b> …

Happiness