Maggie Rodriguez

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What Is Mindfulness and How Does It Work?

It is readily arguable that the single most significant development in mental health practice since the turn of the millennium has been the …

15 Keto Snacks That Take Care of Comfort Food Cravings

Is it just us, or is the ketogenic diet trending harder than berets and flare pants right now? High in fats, low in carbs, and 100-percent …

Watch Emma Stone's Hair Pro Recreate Her Textured Red Carpet Ponytail

Throwing your hair into a messy ponytail is simple. But expertly pulling your hair into perfectly-textured, red carpet-ready look like Emma Stone’s? …

Kitten heels are back - how to wear the catwalk trend and the best picks from the high street

Kitten heels are back in a big way. These catwalk-inspired styles are convincing us to ditch the sky-high stilettos and give this chic micro heel a …

Clothing

The Big Chill-Out: How Meditation Can Help With Everything

Changing the way your genes express themselves, coaxing you to actually understand yourself, and finally letting you really relax: Meditation is well worth getting familiar with.<p><i>Are tweets, statuses, pins, pokes, and pixels dominating your life? This week, as part of our #unplug series, we’re</i> …

Mindfulness: The Third Wave in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

<i>Mindfulness: “Paying attention in a particular way: in the present moment, on purpose and non- judgmentally”</i> – Jon Kabat-Zinn<p><b>What is …

Fighting loneliness and disease with meditation

Anyone who sees meditation as a hippy-dippy endeavor has found his or her view increasingly challenged by science in recent years.<p>Meditation and other contemplative practices are continuing to claim their place at the table of mainstream medicine.<p>This is true for a slew of reasons: chief among …

The mind is the key to loosing weight. When the mind is satisfied, the body q...

Public<p><p>The mind is the key to loosing weight. When the mind is satisfied, the body quits craving too much food.<p>This quote is from my most recent book …

Most self-made millionaires follow this one simple rule — and so can you

Feel like you’re constantly spinning your wheels when it comes to saving money only to end up in the red each month? You may think that getting a …

Personal Finance

Buddhism and Evil

How Do Buddhists Understand Evil and Karma?<p>Evil is a word many people use without thinking deeply about what it signifies. Comparing common ideas …

Spirituality

Buddhist Monk Breaks the Scales of Brain Activity While Meditating in a Laboratory

Mattheui Ricard is a writer and a photographer, but he is also a Buddhist Monk who has spent countless hours meditating. He describes meditation as …

Boho style is back! Here's how to do it in a modern way

Swing your skirts and let down your hair because the boho look is back. I am not April Fooling you. Other fashion editors may be rejoicing at the return of the suit or the comeback of logos, but I am enjoying the re-entry of a trend that runs to a more alternative beat. Can you hear the distant …

5 Ancient Buddhist Practices That Will Change the Way You Live Your Life

If you want to look for a place to start finding your inner peace, look to Buddhism. Zen Buddhism will guide you to find the road to happiness and …

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

Many of life’s essential truths need repeating.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often because you’ve lost …

8 Life Changing Lessons by a Taoist Master That Will Expand Your Mind

Have you heard of Mantak Chia? He’s a Taoist Buddhist master famous for bringing the ideas of Taoism to the west through his writings and …

Rock Bottom Is Where Your Life Truly Begins

This week for me has been one of the toughest ever. Again I’m faced with a decision that is so tough I have been frozen in time. I can’t do anything …

This Meditation Startup Is Turning Stress Into Profits

"This is not niche. This is extremely mainstream," says the founder of app maker Calm.<p>For Americans of all political persuasions, the last few months have been a nervous, unsettling time. Tensions that were buried under the surface are out in the open. Scary possibilities that seemed remote now …

Meditation

The Most Common Cause of Suffering According to Buddhism (and What You Can Do About it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…

This Is the Fastest Way to Calm Down

When people are anxious before getting surgery, doctors and nurses often tell them to take slow, deep breaths with long exhalations. It may seem like …

How To Do A 5-Minute Meditation In The Morning

Start your day off right.<p>Most people barely have time to get ready in the morning, so fitting meditation into the routine probably feels impossible.<p>But the benefits of a few minutes of mindfulness are clear: Research shows that it helps increase self awareness, lowers stress and improves …

Meditation for Beginners: 7 Tips For Those Who Say They Can't Meditate

One of the most healthy habits you can develop for yourself is meditation, hands down.<p>Countless research studies have shown its benefits, ranging …

25 Mindfulness Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practising …

50 Profound Buddha Quotes That Will Crack Your Idea of Reality Wide Open

If you want to see the best Buddha quotes in one place, then you’ll LOVE this post.<br>I’ve personally gone through hundreds of Buddha quotes to pick out …

Meditation Is Exactly What Your Workout Routine Is Missing

Here are six exercises to get you started.<p>Fitness comes down to two simple things: 1) doing what helps you, and 2) not doing what hurts you. Most active people are great at the first part—they lift weights, do cardio, wear ultra stretchy T-shirts, etc.—but aren't great at the second.<p>So, what hurts …

The Difference Between Mindfulness and Meditation

Yoga philosophy is pretty big on mindfulness. It’s also pretty big on meditation, too. And then of course we have what many people call “mindfulness …

Why Growing Old Is Better Than You Think

If you could choose your life expectancy, how long would you live? Would you expire at 65? 70? 100? 110? We live in a society where happiness is closely related to youthful looks and the mere thought of getting older is shunned.<p>While most of society works tirelessly to minimize the first signs of …

Medical marijuana has potential as Alzheimer's treatment, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Could medical marijuana treat Alzheimer's patients? One recent study found THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, stimulates the removal of toxic plaque in the brain, a common feature of the disease. Furthermore, the researchers discovered it blocks inflammation, which damages …

Dementia

Nicole Richie Just Gave Us Our Dream Summer Wardrobe

Introducing House of Harlow x Revolve<p>Over the past decade, as media and the very nature of celebrity shifted, the term "triple threat" expanded from the traditional singer-dancer-actress to encompass those who could utilize their platform with business savviness. The new triple threat is someone …

New York Style

This Video Explains Exactly Why You Get Wrinkles (and How to Get Rid of Them)

There comes a magical moment in your adult life when that time you used to spend fussing over zits turns into fussing over wrinkles. You wake up and dread finding a new one in the mirror, and you try anything and everything to get rid of them. Don't worry, we've got your back. In <i>Allure</i>'s newest …

Skin Care

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