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15 Mindfulness Quotes That Will Inspire You to Live in the Present Moment

You’ve probably heard of ‘mindfulness’ over the past few years. It’s become incredibly popular in the western world thanks to countless research …

Meditation

How AT&T's DirecTV Is Using Analytics to Boost Independent Films

“We’re adding a window in front of the theatrical premiere,” AT&T Executive Hanny Patel tells TheWrap<p>Left behind by studios focused on big-budget …

How + Why Meditation Works

Meditation is one of the most crucial aspects to cultivate more peace and happiness in life. It is literally the first thing I recommend to all my …

Dwight Eisenhower's Best Productivity Tricks

President Dwight D. Eisenhower was the 34th president and a five star general during World War II. He won his first presidential election by a …

Baltimore school turns to meditation as threat of violence looms over students

“Inhale all the love the universe has to offer,” Lloyd Jones told a group of high school students at the beginning of second period. “Exhale anything that doesn’t benefit you.”<p>A student wearing an ROTC shirt sat, legs crossed, eyes closed, breathing, his fingers touching in a Buddhist mudra, or …

Education

6 Awesome New Movies That No One Told You About

In terms of movie marketing, 2016 is whiffing hard. The <i>Ghostbusters</i> trailer has the comedic originality of a Geico commercial, <i>Star Trek Beyond</i> looks …

13 tips for taking better low light pictures with your smartphone

With July 4th coming up, you’ll want to make sure you can eke the best out of your phone’s camera for those nighttime fireworks.<p>Though phones vary in quality and features significantly, there are still some general tricks – both technical and common sense – you can pick up on to maximize image …

Wes Anderson’s ‘Bottle Rocket’ Short Film: Watch the 13 Minute Clip That Launched His Career

A look back at the 1994 black and white short film starring Owen and Luke Wilson.<p>In 1992 a relatively unknown Wes Anderson shot the 13-minute short …

Box Office

13 Films That Inspired Pedro Almodóvar to Push Boundaries

If you're looking to diversify your movie collection, you might want to check out this list of director Pedro Almodóvar's favorites.<p>It's clear that …

A fascinating look at the storyboards that shaped Hitchcock’s Psycho

When even the most serious of movie fans think of the groundbreaking 1960 movie <i>Psycho</i>, they’ll quickly acknowledge Alfred Hitchcock’s masterful skill …

Ava DuVernay is the First African-American Woman to Direct a $100 Million Film

Award-winning director Ava DuVernay will be the first African-American woman to head a live-action feature film with a budget over $100 million with …

Post-training Meditation Promotes Motor Memory Consolidation

Introduction<p>Motor memory consolidation has been described as processes that provide for either motor memory stabilization or further off-line …

Neurology

How Meditation Changes the Brain and Body

The benefits of mindfulness meditation, increasingly popular in recent years, are supposed to be many: reduced stress and risk for various diseases, …

Can Meditation Really Cure Disease?

A growing body of research now links the Eastern practice to improved conditions for serious ailments, from diabetes to heart disease to cancer. How? …

A Fine Argument for Why Sex Is So Good

One of the main questions in life is: <i>Why is sex so good?</i> According to a new review paper, it’s because sex — like dance, yoga, and other body-based …

Yoga

3 Ways To Develop Your Brain For Maximum Performance

This article was started with a purpose. Science is neglecting to approve mind training games. In the meantime, science is making meditation appear …

5 Reasons Why Meditation Can Improve Business Leadership

Is it just the latest corporate fad or is meditation really capable of giving a business leader the edge? Steve Jobs did it; software pioneer Marc Benioff and LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner do it. Panda Express founder Andrew Cherng is reputed to have once stopped a business meeting to encourage a …

Meditation

Instead of detention, these students get meditation

<b>Baltimore (CNN) —</b> Into a room of pillows and lavender, an elementary school student walks, enraged.<p>He's just been made fun of by another student, an altercation that turned to pushing and name-calling. But rather than detention or the principal's office, his teacher sent him here, to Robert W. …

Mindfulness

I Started Meditating Every Day Before Work and Here's What Happened

<i>This article was previously published on Inc and written by Ilan Mochari.</i><p><b>Sharpened thinking? A greater sense of calm? A readiness to face the day?</b> …

Meditation