Michele Bruton

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Skewered chicken marinated in lemon, parsley and garlic

People tend to use chicken breasts for kebabs, which look neater, but they’re not as tasty as thighs (and breast meat dries out on barbecues). You can also fry the thighs whole.<p>MAKES<p>6 skewers<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 large onion, peeled and quartered<br>• Juice and finely grated zest of 2 unwaxed lemons<br>• 4 cloves …

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Where is the Voice Talking Inside in Your Head Actually Coming From?

Have you ever stopped to wonder where the voice in our head comes from when reading or when you are perhaps formulating a plan or what you might need …

The Brain

This is what drug and alcohol addiction actually does to your brain

(Picture: Getty)<p>People tend to look down their noses at drug addicts and alcoholics – but it can be nearly impossible to say, ‘No’ to another drink …

This Is What Happens to Your Brain on Nature

Photo by Peter Podpera<p>Austrians are no slouches when it comes to analyzing our thoughts and feelings. After all, Freud was Austrian, as was the …

New Clues to Deciphering Schizophrenia

<i>Summary: According to a new study, people with schizophrenia show reduced levels of GABA and glutamate.</i><p>Source: Michigan State University.<p><b>The brains</b> …

Window into the 'gut's brain': Real-time view of enteric nervous system provides new way to study gastrointestinal disorders

Real-time view of enteric nervous system provides new way to study gastrointestinal disorders<p>Researchers have developed a system that allows …

What a little-known brain region can tell us about depression

A tiny brain region, called the habenula, has been proposed to drive the symptoms of depression, which can have a devastating impact on people’s …

Here’s How A Month Of Zen Meditation Changed My Life

The Buddhist meditation practice is over 1,500 years old, but modern science says it has very real mental and physical health benefits.<p>On a trip to Japan last year, one of the places I visited was Kyoto, home to over 2,000 Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. During one of my daily walks exploring …

If You Think Building Habits Can Help You Reach Goals, This Will Change Your Mind

There are very few things as stunning and breathtaking as an alpha woman. Her poised sense of self and her kind yet firm ways are a masterful thing …

Self-improvement

The Brain Needs Cleaning to Stay Healthy

<i>Summary: Researchers have identified a mechanism that keeps the brain clean during neurodegenerative diseases.</i><p>Source: PLOS.<p><b>Research led by the</b> …

The Beginner’s Guide to Mindfulness: 8 Helpful Tips

May 27, 2016 by Justin Whitaker<p>A guest post from Janet Miller<p>You don’t have to be a Buddhist (or a hippy) to practice mindfulness, and you don’t have …

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what we perceive …

Consciousness

My Impossible, Depressing Quest to Find the Right Depression Meds

One woman's not-uncommon journey through the land of On And Off And On Again.<p>I took my first psychiatric medication when I was 19 years old. I'd been diagnosed with depression and an eating disorder, and was handed a whole slew of drugs to try. It was like whack-a-mole with my brain chemistry.<p>To …

Five of the best meditation apps

Boost your mindfulness and try to rise above digital distractions with these apps to carve out time for peaceful reflection<p>The first rule of mindfulness might be to switch your smartphone off. From checking emails at bedtime to constant, needy push notifications from mobile games, our phones can …

Apps

The Amazing Relationship Between Your Mind and Body

In Woody Allen's movie, <i>Annie Hall,</i> Diane Keaton is breaking up with Woody and wants to know why he isn't angry. <i>"I don't get angry," Allen replies, "I grow a tumor instead."</i><p>We tend to think of our bodies and minds as separate systems and believe they function independently. Yet can you remember the …

Mindfulness

This Artist Got Cancer Of The Pineal Gland. His Paintings Will Leave You Speechless. – Evolve + Ascend

The tiny, pea sized pineal gland located in the center of the human brain has for ages been thought to be the seat of the soul, or the third eye, the …

Does the Mind Really Create the Body? Reverse Engineering Arnold’s Claim in The Year 2016

“It is the mind that creates the body.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger, <i>Pumping Iron</i>Remember Arnold’s famous words in his 1979 big screen debut?If you …

Body Fat

Are You Living Only Three of the Seven States of Consciousness?

We live our 24/7 daily cycles of life by going through the waking, dreaming, and sleeping states of consciousness--unless one has perpetual insomnia!<p>In our quiet moments, we often ask ourselves the question, "Is there more to life?" or "What is the purpose of my life?" In the search for more …

Meditation

I have borderline personality disorder. Here are 6 things I wish people understood. - Vox

"You don't seem like you have borderline personality disorder," people often say to me.<p>They mean it as a compliment. I don't fit into their idea of what borderline personality disorder looks like. They think people with BPD will kill you, or burn down your house, or stalk you until you need to file …

Daily Meditation: Let Go

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 passage from the Tao Te Ching. The reading reminds us to let go, stop …

Meditation