Mary Harris

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Therapy for Self Doubt, Therapist for Self Doubt

<b>Self-doubt</b> can be understood as a feeling of uncertainty regarding one or more aspects of the self, such as confidence or likability. Some degree of …

15 Soothing Mindfulness Quotes That Will Calm Your Anxious Feelings

Anxiety is becoming a big problem for people in America. According to most recent estimates, anxiety Disorders affect 18.1 percent of adults in the …

7 mindful habits that are hard to adopt but will benefit you forever

I’m sure you’ve heard of ‘mindfulness’ before. From mental health experts to professional athletes, it’s being touted as the next big revolution in …

Bridge Camera Photography Tips for Professional Results

My bridge camera is finally sharing space in my travel bag this winter. I’m off on tropical holiday, and I’ve decided to leave my DSLRs back home …

To change your life, learn how to trust your future self

Being a human is hard. We know the sorts of choices we ought to make, and we earnestly intend to make them, but when the time comes, we don't. We …

Striking and Poetic Street-Photography by Vincent Pflieger

Vincent Pflieger started to shoot without thinking to become a photographer. He simply wanted to catch some interesting daily details with his …

How to Shoot Portraits in Dappled Light

Dappled lighting often creates an interesting contrast between highlights and shadows, and when properly incorporated into a photograph, can serve as …

A Psychologist Reveals 5 Mindfulness Techniques That Literally Strengthen Your Mind

Do you practice mindfulness? Ever wondered how you’re actually improving mind?<p>The truth is, it can take weeks or months before you experience any of …

Do You Need to Develop Emotional Intelligence? Here's the One Question You Need to Answer

Instead of a test that invites you to compare your EQ with others, I encourage asking a single question.<p>Although it's gained popularity in recent years, the topic of emotional intelligence (also known as EI or EQ) is still new to many. Since emotions play such a large role in our ability to make …

8 Interview Questions to Test EQ

Science shows high EQ is linked with better business results. Here's how to screen candidates for it.<p>EQ might sound like an airy fairy quality that's nice-to-have but nonessential for new hires. But science suggests finding staff with a fine-grained ability to interpret emotion makes bottom line …

Mindfulness therapy for mental health problems? 'It's more useful than drugs'

Many people, in an attempt to de-stress, have tried some form of mindfulness – the practice of sitting still and focusing on your breathing and thoughts. But does it work? And in what circumstances?<p>A new study has raised hope for its use in treating mental health problems. The biggest review of the …

Mental Health

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Top 20 Macro Photos on 500px So Far This Year

At the end of every year we do a “Best of *inset year here*” series, in which we count down the top 10 most popular photos in every single category. …

I Tried This Weird App to Feel More Zen + This Is What Happened

We’ve all seen meditation apps that promise everything from improved sleeping habits to stress relief. I’m setting out to see how they deliver, and after tackling the Calm app, I’m ready to try a new one. This past week, I used the Stop, Breathe & Think app every evening after work and before …

Meditation

Shoot & edit like a pro: Adobe Digital Photography Training

If you take pride in your photography or you’d like to learn how to master the tools and techniques of the pros, TNW Deals has an incredible offer to put you on the fast track to professional-grade photography.<p>For a limited time, you can take a full 98 percent off the price of the Adobe Digital …

5 daily 20-minute habits that will make you a happier person

Despite the differences in what defines happiness for each person, there is consistency in actions you can take to increase your happiness.<p>In the guest post below from my friend and colleague Neil Pasricha, he shares 5 simple but powerful actions you can take to get started right now.<p>Neil is the …

Why most self-help plans don’t work: “You can’t just cut and paste a few things happy people do and hope that your life is going to improve”

Salon speaks to a University of Texas professor about friendship, mindfulness and why you can’t chase happiness<p>Human beings have been seeking happiness, presumably, since the dawn of time, but it’s only recently that happiness has become an industry. Between self-help books, academic studies, and …

10 Simple Things the CEO Can Do to Create a Happy Workplace

Happiness at work starts from the top. This is one of the fundamental truths of happy workplaces.<p>In any organization where people consistently love to work, you will find a CEO and executive leadership team that places employee happiness among their top strategic priorities and act accordingly.<p>One …

Why It’s Okay to “Fail” at Meditation 90% of the Time

<b>“Giving up is the only sure way to fail.” ~Gena Showalter</b><p>So you want to meditate.<p>You can’t help but notice the benefits touted everywhere: clearer …

Meditation

Mindfulness Isn’t Much Harder than Mindlessness

I’ve been researching mindfulness since the early 1970s. New findings emerge from our lab and others each year, showing what a powerful factor mindfulness is with respect to our health, happiness, and effectiveness. Everything we do, we do mindfully or mindlessly, which suggests that it can be one …

Daily Meditation: Mercy And Peace

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's post features a poem by English writer William Blake. "The Divine Image" reminds us that "where …

Your Complete Guide to Mindfulness

<i>Photo by Dylan Luder</i><p><i>By Alison Feller for Life by Daily Burn</i><p>Does your Monday-Friday grind mean an onslaught of meetings, appointments and responsibilities? Us too. Our "go-go-go" society has glorified being busy: working lean, swift and hard for maximum efficiency.<p>However, there's been recent …

20 Simple Things You Can Do Daily To Become A Mindful Person

The world we are living in today has taken away our ability to truly appreciate the little things that we should be thankful for. Mindfulness helps …

5 meditation tips for people who don't think they're cut out for it

I love this city, but it's a bit overwhelming and quite stressful at times. To combat this, I've been working on developing a meditation routine.<p>I'll be honest — I've tried meditation on and off for the last two years, but I never found a way to make it stick in my daily routine until now.<p>It's a …

Daily Meditation: Permanence And Impermanence

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's post features a poem by 19th century Austrian writer Rainer Maria Rilke. The poem celebrates …

A Scientist Explains How Meditation And Prayer Rewire Your Brain

Here's what's behind the amazing physical and mental health benefits of the practice.<p>Whether you see meditation or prayer as the gateway to enlightenment or just a way to stay more focused at work, one thing that's certain is that the practice comes with a whole host of physical and mental health …

The Secret to Activating The “Law of Attraction” (Hint: It’s Hidden Right There in the Title)

If you’re familiar with my work, you know I’m a huge believer in the Law of Attraction.<p>After all, I was featured in the ground-breaking movie, <i>The</i> …

Motivation

The Science of How What We Believe Becomes Our Reality - Part I

<b>"Mind is the Master Power that molds and makes, and we are mind. And ever more we take the tool of thought, and shaping what we will, bring forth a thousand joys, or a thousand ills. We think in secret, and it comes to pass, environment, is but our looking glass."</b> <b>-- James Allen</b><p>At some point we have …