Melissa Riccio

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7 Amazing Things You Probably Didn't Know About REM Sleep

A lot happens while you're dreaming.<p>The mysterious phase of deep sleep when our most vivid dreams occur has long fascinated scientists and artists. But it wasn't until the 1950s that sleep period -- also known as rapid eye movement, or REM, sleep -- was actually discovered and documented in a …

5 Breathing Exercises To Relax Your Mind

It might not sound very important, but learning how to utilise our breath is essential to the health of our body and mind. Think about it: we take …

Dr. Randy Cale’s Terrific Parenting: Are you sick of the arguing and negotiating?

Dr. Randy Cale<p>Do you notice that kids argue and negotiate about almost everything these days? It’s not just in line for ordering a pizza, but …

Congress’ Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>It’s not easy being the DEA these days. After an unprecedented losing streak on Capitol Hill, the once-untouchable Drug Enforcement Administration suffered last week what might be considered the ultimate indignity: A Senate panel, for the first time, …

What Is the Point of the Female Orgasm?

A new study examines "orgasmability" to determine whether it serves a purpose or is just an evolutionary accident<p>There may be few questions of human sexuality more rancorous than those about the female orgasm. Scientists agree that women probably started having orgasms as a by-product of men having …

What photographing 100 pairs of naked breasts taught me about women

<b>Warning: article contains nudity: Laura Dodsworth has photographed and interviewed 100 topless women - from streakers to Holocaust survivors and Buddhist nuns - for her new book Bare Reality. Here, she tells Claire Cohen how it's changed her forever</b><p><i>Video courtesy Laura Dodsworth</i><p>“You can’t judge a …

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Liquid Media: Hawaii Design and Marketing

Our servers are hosted and maintained by Liquid Web. Hosting costs are billed anually at in the first week of the year, we like to keep it simple, …

Change Your Life in 6 Steps - The Inner Journey

You are invited to a special journey, in the course of which you become one with the Universe. This journey takes us through six steps to three …

Daily Meditation: Ancient Wisdom

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 meditation features a brief introductory video on Vedanta, an ancient school of Hindu …

5 Practices for Nurturing Happiness

We offer this teaching to honor the great Buddhist master Thich Nhat Hanh, who suffered a serious stroke in November.The post 5 Practices for …

Mindfulness

Resilience and the Brain: An Interview with Richard Davidson

7.23.2015<p><i>During the recent Mind & Life Summer Research Institute at the Garrison Institute, neuroscientist Richard Davidson presented on the</i> …

Mindfulness

The Meaning of Buddhism

Fundamental principles of the Theravada doctrine<p>The teaching founded by the Buddha is known, in English, as Buddhism. It may be asked, who is the Buddha? A Buddha is one who has attained Bodhi; and by Bodhi is meant wisdom, an ideal state of intellectual and ethical perfection which can be achieved …