Melissa Budge

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The science of forgiveness: “When you don’t forgive you release all the chemicals of the stress response”

<b>(altanaka via Shutterstock)</b><p>Researchers are studying how we can let go of our grievances and live a healthier life. Here’s how it works<p>Megan Feldman Bettencourt<p>August 24, 2015 2:26am (UTC)<p>From “Triumph of the Heart: Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World”<p><b>The Burn Surgeon: How Anger Can Impede Healing</b><p>In …

Psychology

This Go-Big-or-Go-Home Workout Will Make You Sweat Buckets (In a Good Way)

Prepare to kick your own butt—and like it.<p>About once a week, I love to do an extra-tough workout to boost my endorphin levels, challenge my abilities, and sweat buckets. There's just nothing like a ridiculously hard sweat session to make you realize what your body is capable of—and burn way more …

Workouts

HEALING WITH INTENTION – INTENTION IS MEDITATION

<i>Startling Scientific discoveries about the Power of Thoughts and Intentions..!!!</i><p>“You can “HEAL” any Disease..!!! “SEE” it to “BELIEVE” it..!!!<p>Healing …

10 Things Happy People Do Before Lying In Bed Every Night

Everyone has something they’d like to change. The desire for self-improvement and progression is innate. It is in our DNA.<p>Unfortunately, when it …

Adventure Photo of the Week

Vacation Bucket List: The Top 10 Trips of a Lifetime

Your complete guide to the must-have travel experiences across the globe.<p>For those of us suffering from an incurable case of wanderlust, the question is always '<i>where am I going to vacation to next?</i>' If you don't have your travel bucket list already mapped out, luxury travel consortium Virtuoso is …

My 20 Favorite Books on Mindfulness, Meditation, and Buddhism

Buddhaimonia.Books hold a very special place in my heart. Since I was a young teen, books have affected my life in significant ways. From making me …

What Happens To Your Body When You Skip Breakfast

Breakfast is quite literally the meal meant to “break the fast” from all the hours you spend sleeping, and skipping it is known to cause a slew of …

12 Commandments for a Happy Life and Soul

Wake up and ask yourself: how can I serve today? How can I embody love? How can I bring joy? How can I leave this world a better place? Have a spirit of service as you go about your day. Be a blessing, good company, an inspiration to others. You get more of what you give, so if you lack love, joy …

Happiness

What is Transcendental Meditation and Why You Should Care

<b>This meditation will increase your productivity, better your health and enrich your personality.</b><p>Meditation changed my life.<p>I have been meditating for …

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11 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why good bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them.<p>Here's what many successful people do right before bed:

Success

14 incredible national parks around the world

From the grassy planes of the Serengeti to the Arctic wilderness of Svalbard, these are the parks that are worth traveling the world to see.

National Parks

7 Fitness Escapes for the Outdoor Adventurist at Heart

With each passing day, summer’s clarion call grows stronger—and, for those who long to extend the season’s buoyant vacation spirit, so does the desire to spend every waking hour outdoors. For the fitness-minded adventurist at heart, these fleeting weeks offer one last chance to sail in Penobscot …

11 Eating Habits That Will Uncover Your Abs

Your six-pack solution is finally here. The video above features the essential exercises guaranteed to blast flab from your belly—no crunches …