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Harvard MRI Study Proves Meditation Literally Rebuilds Brain's Gray Matter In 8 Weeks

A study conducted by a Harvard affiliated team out of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) came across surprising conclusions regarding the tangible …

7 Secrets To Knowing Your Higher Self

bodymindsoulspirit | December 13, 2017 | 1 Comment<p>by Asoka Selvarajah, PhD.,<p>Each of us is connected with the Divine. The Higher Self within us far …

5 Books Guaranteed to Unlock Your Creative Genius

Why does it seem like some people can effortlessly “follow their passions”, while others can’t? What’s the secret of successful entrepreneurs and …

Creativity

6 Questions You Seriously Need To Ask Yourself

What is a good life? We spoke to philosopher Mark Rowlands to find out.<p>Life, eh. What it's all about? We might not have the right answers, but we do have some of the right questions.<p>BuzzFeed spoke to Mark Rowlands, a Welsh writer, philosopher, and professor of philosophy at the University of Miami, …

Philosophy

The Unending Search for the Soul

In a brilliant new book, George Makari charts the ways Western thinkers have wrestled with questions of how the human mind is related to the material …

2,500 Year Old Meditation of Limitless Awareness

The following meditation is my interpretation of the Buddha's wonderful teaching known as The "Cula-Suññata" (The Shorter Discourse on Emptiness). It describes how, though a series of patient observations, we can gradually shift our attention from the busy world around us to the formless realms of …

Meditation

8 Quick Ways To Improve Your Attention Span

We spend half of our waking hours with wandering minds. Here are eight easy things you can do to regain your focus.<p>If your mind tends to wander, you’re not alone. Turns out, human brains are in the moment for just over half of our waking hours–a sad 53%–according to a study from Harvard University. …

Harvard

The Art of Letting Go

One man's experiences of impermanence teach him the art of letting go and allow him to find peace.<p>17<p>SHARES<p>One man's experiences of impermanence …

'Karl Lagerfeld, Visual Journey' at the Pinacothèque de Paris

Karl Lagerfeld is showing his photography at the Paris museum from October 16 to March 20, in a retrospective featuring model portraits, unseen …

Karl Lagerfeld

Mindful Sex

Meditation and sex might not be the two things you’d most naturally associate. One involves sitting alone in silence while the other is rather more …

11 Quotes From Buddha That Will Ease Your Soul

The teachings of many of history’s religious and philosophical figures are timeless, but are often mistakenly taken at face value. It’s easy to slap …

How to Improve Your Relationships With Mindfulness

"Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back, and reasons to stay." -- Dalai Lama<p>Do you have trouble understanding relationships? If so, then you're not alone. Relationships can be one of the most difficult challenges of the human existence. Whether they are relationships with family …

Mindfulness

Here's The Real Truth About Mental Health

Every day, we think, feel and emote with even greater frequency than we move our bodies. So why is there still a stigma around making sure our mind is healthy?<p>Approximately one in four people will experience a mental health issue at some point in his or her life, yet only a small percentage of …

Mental Health

The Strangers in Your Brain

Biologists often say that the most dangerous thing a cell can do is divide. This is because, during the complex process of replication—the unspooling of DNA, the assembling of two genomes from the halves of one—there is always the chance that the cell will make a mistake. Mutations can cost an …

Biology

10 Thoughts Anxious People Have Throughout The Day

One of the <i>splendid blessings</i> (read: annoying symptoms) of anxiety is having to deal with rapid-fire thoughts that turn into constant worry. Sometimes these thoughts are warranted (“Did I leave the oven on?”), but often they’re totally unfounded (“Does my boss hate me?”) ― and the brain doesn’t know …

Self-help

Identifying and tackling feelings of Resentment

Dealing with feelings of resentment<p>It’s hard to maintain healthy relationships when you feel resentful and it’s also hard to experience …

3 Mind-Blowing Truths About Creativity

Bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert will make you reconsider what you thought you knew about creativity.<p>There is no shortage of people out there offering creativity advice. Whether you're willing to invest a Google search or a hefty portion of your training budget, entrepreneurs who want help …

Creativity

Neuroscientists Suggest These 5 Easy Ways To Create Genuine Happiness In Your Life

Scientific studies on how to improve mood and increase feelings of happiness have proliferated in recent years, thanks in part to the positive …

London Fashion Week Street Style: 10 Looks You'll Want To Steal

London Fashion Week street style is world-renowned for being eclectic, original and cutting-edge - and this year's crop of bloggers, models and …

London Fashion Week

Fox host repelled by kindergarten diversity training because of 'transsexuals' and 'stuff that's gross'

Fox News host Steve Doocy suggested on Monday that it was dangerous for young children to learn about sexual diversity because he said that …

Infinitesimal Fraction of Population Is Actually Transsexual

To judge by the latest campaign by the establishment media, transsexualism is the most prominent feature of American life, and we have no more …

Transsexual Gay Duo Seeks 'Acceptance' - in ISIS

A Russian pair are giving a whole new meaning to the phrase "going off the straight and narrow" - the two, a transsexual man and his gay female …

BBC One - Transsexual Stories

Filmed over a year, Transsexual Stories features Anne, Gladys, Carla, Bee and Jan - five trans women at various stages of transition. From 17-year-old Bee Wallace, who is just beginning her hormone therapy, to Glady's Patterson, a 77-year-old retired antiques dealer who had her full sex change …

Sexuality

‘The Danish Girl’: Eddie Redmayne Wows as Pioneering Transsexual Lili Elbe

The talented Brit vies for back-to-back Oscars as the first person to receive gender reassignment surgery in Tom Hooper’s handsome biopic.<p>A good film …

Why Your Negative Patterns Aren't Going Away

<i>Tejal Patel, Mindfulness Coach, Author, and Meditation Teacher</i><p>After six years of intense spiritual study and meditation practice, I thought I understood what it meant to be a spiritual woman. That was until earlier this year when I became angrier than I had ever been at my mom.<p>I had an anger …

Mindfulness

10 Tips To Find Zen In The Chaos Of Everyday Life

Zen — and finding it — simply means slowing down. Imagine your day as a movie. Where, in all that rush and activity, can you push pause or slow down …

The trans-only girl gang about to slay fashion week

It’s a rare thing to find a muse, collaborator and model all in one, but trans fashion designer Gogo Graham found such a creative soulmate in photographer Serena Jara. Together, the New York based duo make work fuelled by a common desire to push the notion that trans women must establish their own …

The weirdest things you can do after dark in Berlin

Weird

7 Ways To Find Your Focus When Nothing Seems To Help

There are always going to be days when it will be difficult to find your focus. Let's face it: distractions are everywhere these days. You can be …

Meditation