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5 High-Protein Meals From Pinterest That Can Help You Lose Weight

These have you covered morning, noon, and night.<p>You've probably heard by now that a high-protein diet can be beneficial for weight loss. Along with fiber, protein is incredibly filling and staying fuller, longer is a big part of losing weight. Luckily, this in no way means you need to start …

Chill Out: Guided Meditations for Every Part of Your Day

If you feel like you can stand to become more centered and relaxed throughout your day, then take a look at the guided meditations free on YouTube – …

I Meditated Before My Workout And It Helped Me Nail My Handstand

As a yoga teacher, meditation is an extremely important part of my daily practice.<p>Essentially, meditation seeks to transform the mind in some way …

I Meditated With My Husband Every Day For A Week—Here's What Happened

A few weeks ago, our just-turned-12-year-old climbed off the bus with five other very excited (and very loud!) 12-year-olds for a weekend of birthday festivities. I should have foreseen the throbbing headache that would come from having five screaming tweens in my very small house. Over the course …

Meditation

How to do an at-home crystal workout (yes, really)

Sure, you can do squats with your dog—but that won’t call in any higher powers (just fluffy feelings of love for your pooch). That’s why you should …

Creative Mindfulness Activities: Meditation

Meditation is one of the best creative mindfulness activities<p>This meditation will help clear your mind and allow yourself to concentrate while the …

Yes, You Can Relax—With These 15 Easy Stress Relief Apps

When it comes to stress, we working moms have it rough. Kids, work, home, parents, pets—and that's just for starters. No wonder we feel stressed out. …

Self-improvement

5 Science-Backed Ways To Be A Better Conversationalist

You're either at work near the water cooler, waiting on line for the bathroom, or at a party when suddenly small talk turns to awkward silence. You …

A Quick and Painless Way to Manage Social Anxiety

One of the most common forms of anxiety people experience involves an extreme fear of being judged by others. Find out how you can identify and cope …

Depression

5 Ways To Channel Your Psychic Abilities

Kim Delatorre *Affiliate links. I am not sure if you ever read my post titled “Have You Ever Had a Psychic Reading Done?“, but it was a doozy. I was …

In Just 2 Minutes, This Famous Philosopher Will Make You Weep And Reconsider Your Life Priorities

And you'll never imagine how he does it.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You're just going to keep working, aren't you?<p>You're going to keep slaving away, buy more and bigger things, believing that, at some point, you've made …

Alan Watts

30 Self-Reflection Questions That Will Make You Reevaluate Your Life

As each month flies by and we ask ourselves, "What have I been doing with my life?," we're struck with a little panic. But the passing of time doesn't have to scare us if we check in with ourselves regularly.<p>Self-reflection is vital for self-improvement. By acknowledging your concerns, needs, and …

15 Quotes From Zen Philosophy That Will Help Find Out Who You Really Are

One of the most intriguing questions to ask ourselves is “who am I?” We’ve probably all pondered this at some point in our lives.<p>It’s a difficult …

Spirituality

Is There a Link Between Negative Emotions and Disease?

You're reading Is There a Link Between Negative Emotions and Disease?, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

PAVE

23 Things Everyone MUST DO In Minnesota In 2016

6 Morning Rituals Healthy And Successful People Do Every Day

How you start your morning sets the tone for the rest of the day. If you want to be productive, feel fulfilled and accomplished without sacrificing …

Wellness

The 9 Worst Breakfasts for Your Waistline

Worst Sweet Cereal<p><b>Kellogg’s Honey Smacks (1 cup)</b><p>100 calories, .5g fat, 40mg sodium, 24g carbohydrates, 15g sugar<p><b>That’s the Sugar Equivalent of:</b> …

4 Tips on How to Avoid A Boring Life

Why are some people so <b>positive, full of energy and joyful</b> in their life?<p>Do you remember the times when you were bored and thought that your life had</b> …

Happiness

20 TIPS: How To Stay Motivated & Mirthful

“Motivation is simple. You eliminate those who are not motivated.” Lou Holtz 1. Don’t Take Yourself too Seriously: Laugh at Your mistakes, failures …

Detox

10 Easy Things to Do After Waking Up to Start Your Mornings Happy

Anytime we read about things to do after waking up, we are given a list of impractical to-do’s, such as “visualizing the day ahead” or saying a bunch …

Alligator involved in fatal Texas attack is killed; hunter issued warning

<b>(CNN) —</b> Texas game wardens will not charge a man who admitted to killing an alligator involved in a fatal attack.<p>The alligator is thought to be the one that attacked Tommie Woodward, 28, who jumped into a bayou early Friday morning -- despite a verbal warning from a witness and a posted "No …

CNN

7 Ways To Stop Yourself From Being A Slave to Your Emotions

Emotions have a lot to do with our interpretation of an event. Emotional reasoning takes place when we assume something is true because of the way we …

Emotional Intelligence

8 places to cool off at U.S. national parks this summer

Don't let the summer heat deter you from hitting the road this summer.<p>Though much of the western U.S. has experienced record temperatures this year, …

BMW puts a 40-ton electric truck on the road

In a step towards greener goods transportation, BMW and Scherm put a 40-ton electric freight truck in operation in Munich.<p>An electric truck has been officially deployed in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, in a partnership between German automobile manufacturer BMW and automotive service provider Scherm. …

Lyme disease is spreading faster than ever and humans are partly to blame

Avril Lavigne is the latest celebrity to reveal being felled by Lyme disease. After months of withering fatigue, the Canadian singer-songwriter was finally diagnosed with the tick-borne illness and now expects a full recovery. Those who take longer to be diagnosed are often less fortunate. …

Disease

5 forgotten literary classics to curl up with on a rainy day

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me,” remarked CS Lewis and truer words were never spoken!<p>What better way …

10 Ways 10 Minutes Can Make Your Day Better

Doing one of these 10 things that only take a few minutes can improve your day, your health, and your mind-set.<p>Even if you can’t remember the last time you didn’t eat lunch at your desk or you’ve crashed Outlook with the number of meetings you’ve tried to schedule, let’s admit it: Everyone can find …