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Master of mindfulness, Jon Kabat-Zinn: ‘People are losing their minds. That is what we need to wake up to’

The police in Cambridge, Massachusetts, showed no mercy to Jon Kabat-Zinn in May 1970. The man now considered the godfather of modern mindfulness was a graduate student from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and an anti-Vietnam-war protester, agitating alongside the Black Panthers and …

Mindfulness

Ibram Kendi, one of the nation’s leading scholars of racism, says education and love are not the answer

Founder of new anti-racism center at American University sees impact of policy, culture on black athletes<p>It’s a Wednesday night at a bookstore in a …

The Great Experiment

<i>Almost thirty years ago, Tim Olmsted followed the renowned Tibetan teacher Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche to Kathmandu and became his student. Before then he</i> …

Exotic Feline Rescue Center

Lions and tigers and leopards, servals, pumas, bobcats, lynxes, and ocelots... oh my!<p>When Joe Taft founded the Exotic Feline Rescue Center in Center …

The 25 Most Photogenic (And Breathtaking) Spots In America

Prepare the camera.<p>From the sky-blue alleyways of Morocco to the hot-air balloons over Cappadocia, our bucket list is <i>beyond</i> full. But you don’t need a passport to see some of the most beautiful spots in the world. Prepare thy camera: These are the 25 most awe-inspiring places right here in the</b> …

Andrew Sullivan: My Distraction Sickness — and Yours

I was sitting in a large meditation hall in a converted novitiate in central Massachusetts when I reached into my pocket for my iPhone. A woman in …

Mind

Vajrayana

First we do the four ordinary foundations, also known as the 'four ways of changing the mind,' because they turn our mind away from worldly …

Spirituality

Vajrayana

"Esoteric Buddhism" redirects here. For the book by A. P. Sinnett, see Esoteric Buddhism (book).<p><b>Vajrayāna</b>, <b>Mantrayāna</b>, <b>Tantrayāna</b>, <b>Tantric Buddhism</b> and</b> …

Buddhism and Buddhist Art | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The fifth and fourth centuries B.C. were a time of worldwide intellectual ferment. It was an age of great thinkers, such as Socrates and Plato, …

Spirituality

The Mani Mantra

It is said that on seeing the form of the Mani mantra, to hear the sound of the Mani mantra: oṃ maṇipadme hūṃ is to purify and liberate from the …

Your favourite US national parks – and how to visit them

This week's winning entry<p>A taste of the Old West in Big Bend<p>Big Bend National Park in Texas is well off the tourist trail, unheard-of by many Americans and miles from the nearest settlement. It is a green desert landscape, dotted with exotic vegetation that thrives in a dry climate. Century plants …

How to Maximize Your Iron Absorption

The foods and minerals you eat can have a significant influence on how iron is absorbed in your body. Paying attention to some key foods will help …

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This summer I took a couple of photos of yew hedging plants, because “yews,” in my opinion, should be used much more frequently as hedges and screens …

Landscaping

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The English yew (Taxus baccata) is widely grown as a landscape tree within U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 7 and 8 for its evergreen, needlelike foliage and stately growth habit. Cuttings provide the most reliable means of propagating new yew trees because, unlike seeds, they …

22 Delicious High-Fiber Foods

Fiber is incredibly important. It escapes digestion in the stomach and ends up reaching the gut. There, it feeds the friendly gut bacteria, leading …

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO): A Guide To Treatment

A healthy and diverse gut bacteria is important for health.<p>However, an overgrowth of this bacteria in the small intestine – known as SIBO – can cause …

6 Iron-Rich Food Combos—No Meat Required

If you’ve been considering cutting out or cutting back on red meat, you may be wondering if you’ll wind up depriving your body of iron. Sure, …

You probably know to ask yourself, “What do I want?” Here’s a way better question

Everybody wants what feels good. Everyone wants to live a carefree, happy and easy life, to fall in love and have amazing sex and relationships, to look perfect and make money and be popular and well-respected and admired and a total baller to the point that people part like the Red Sea when you …

Motivation

When Breath Becomes Air: A Young Neurosurgeon Examines the Meaning of Life as He Faces His Death

“When you come to one of the many moments in life where you must give an account of yourself, provide a ledger of what you have been, and done, and meant to the world…”<p>All life is lived in the shadow of its own finitude, of which we are always aware — an awareness we systematically blunt through …

Why the British Tell Better Children’s Stories

Their history informs fantastical myths and legends, while American tales tend to focus on moral realism.<p>If Harry Potter and Huckleberry Finn were each to represent British versus American children’s literature, a curious dynamic would emerge: In a literary duel for the hearts and minds of …

This Is the Number One Mistake Parents Make When Arguing With Kids

How do you deal with out of control kids?<p>The authors of the bestseller <i>How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk</i> have some great …

Parenting

From Photos to Fishing Lures, Custom Framing with Framebridge

Earlier this month at the NYC Affordable Art Fair's fall edition, CH favorite Shantell Martin was the official artist-in-residence, taking her black marker to the walls and floor of the programming lounge as well as displaying her own pleasantly priced illustrations. The frame choice couldn't have …

Framing