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The Key to Well-Behaved Kids Isn't Punishment. It's Discipline, and There's a Big Difference.

Those blue and red permanent markers, hidden in the kitchen drawer, are too tempting. Your child remembers seeing you stash them there, and one …

Parenting

Protecting your kids online takes a lot more than tracking their devices

When Shelley Prevost’s oldest child was 10, she and her husband signed him up for a Minecraft account. “It literally changed my life as a mom overnight,” the psychologist says.<p>Soon, she and her husband were worried their son was sick. He started to hate school and was sleeping late. The reason, …

Inventions

9 things you can do today to get up earlier tomorrow

Rising early, as you may have heard, can set you up for success.<p>You have time to work with fewer distractions from family and coworkers and to exercise before appointments get in the way. Still, many people struggle to find effective tricks for getting out of bed in the morning.<p>The good news is …

Managing the Hidden Stress of Emotional Labor

With the possible exception of <i>Sesame Street</i>’s Oscar the Grouch, very few of us have the luxury of being able to be completely and utterly ourselves all the time at work. The rest of us are called upon to perform what psychologists call “emotional labor” — the effort it takes to keep your …

Sesame Street

Emotional Intelligence 101: How to Handle Negative Emotions

In the constant pursuit of happiness, it's easy to miss the opportunities negative emotions provide.<p>Everyone wants to be happy.<p>When we're happy, the coffee tastes better. The flowers look prettier. The glass is always half full, and there's no challenge too great to handle.<p>When we're happy, …

Emotional Intelligence

3 Simple Ways To Meditate While You're Running

The research is in, and there's no doubt about it: Running and meditation are really, really good for you.<p>I'm not just talking about physical …

How Vacations and Meditation Heal the Body and Mind

If a true vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it, then not many of us can say that we’ve actually gone on vacation recently. But, …

5 Things That Will Make Your Meditation Practice A Million Times Easier

I recently went hiking with a friend who was visiting Los Angeles from New York. On our trek, she started telling me about how tough it is for her to …

Watch: Trailer For New Thich Nhat Hanh Doc ‘Walk With Me’ Narrated By Benedict Cumberbatch

Did you know there was a Thich Nhat Hanh documentary? The international trailer was just released and we have it here. Shot over the course of three …

4 Reasons why you need Yoga in your Life - The Women's Trend

Everybody knows very well that Yoga is one of the popular physical activity in the world. Have you ever think that why you should do yoga? It offers …

Teach yoga and meditation to 'unplug children', says education minister

Children should be taught Buddhist meditation techniques and yoga in schools to help them "unplug from their online world", a minister has said.<p>Edward Timpson, an education minister, said that schools across the country should start teaching "mindfulness" as a "normal part of the school day".<p>The …

What to do with Sadness? The Bhagavad-gita teaches, “O son of...

What to do with Sadness?<br>The Bhagavad-gita teaches, “O son of Kuntī, the nonpermanent appearance of happiness and distress, and their disappearance in …

Hare Krishnas

Brain Activity of People Who Dream and Who Do Not Dream

When the NREM sleep of subjects had lasted at least three minutes, researchers gave magnetic pulses that induced a weak electric field and activated …

Change Your Relationship with Email to Be Happier and More Productive

Making radical changes to our often hectic lifestyles is overwhelming if not implausible, but Emma Seppälä and Leo Babauta offer simple strategies …

More Effective Than Anxiety Meds: How Mindfulness Changes Your Brain

<b>Categories</b>Depression, Anxiety & Mental Health, DNA, the Brain & The Human Body, Health, Meditation, Yoga, Grounding & Mindfulness, Science and …

Stress Literally Shrinks Your Brain (7 Ways To Reverse This Effect)

We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious emotional, even physical, consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives?<p>Researchers at Yale University finally have the answer. They found that stress reduces the volume …

Lead more balanced life and boost your confidence with simple meditation techniques

Meditation is an art and science of mind-body practice. It oversees our attention to our deeper thoughts and breath. Meditation helps us develop …

The Spirituality Of Running

<i>The author and teammate Mike Riebs, Santa Monica Mountains, 1961</i><p><i>Even the youthful may faint and grow weary, even the fittest may stumble and fall, but those who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk</i> …

The Seeds Of Compassion: On The Path To Ending Slavery

Photo by Lisa Kristine<p>When I was a child growing up in Detroit, my Irish Catholic mother tried to instill in me a deep respect for two principles: Prayer and Humility. She wasn't promoting them from a mindset of lacking or weakness. Rather, as a way to cultivate unwavering faith and gratitude, …

PARENTING LESSON #1 ~ Learn From Your Parents' Mistakes

<b>BENIGN NEGLECT</b> <br>I've read some dreadful stories about terrible things parents have done to their children. My parents never abused us, they never …

Parenting

10 Parenting Hacks To Raise Happy Kids

All parents strive to raise healthy, successful, smart kids. Yet, all of these factors are very dependent on one other important one – that the child …