Nick Chermak

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Astronomers' findings point to a ninth planet, and it's not Pluto

The scientist who killed Pluto says there may be nine planets in the solar system after all.<p>Caltech astronomer Mike Brown and his astrophysicist colleague Konstantin Batygin say they've found compelling evidence that a giant planet orbits the sun in the dark, distant badlands far beyond …

5 Tips To Help You To Discover Your Maximum Potential

<b>“You do not become good by trying to be good, but by finding the goodness that is already within you.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>Don’t doubt yourself. You are …

Ask Yourself These 6 Questions To Help Clear Your Struggles.

We all get stuck sometimes. Getting unstuck is often all about asking yourself the right questions. These 6 will help get you moving in the right …

20 Habits That Will Make You Highly Successful

<i>The most successful people in the world</i> are the most motivated – correct?<p>Not entirely.<p><i>It isn’t motivation that creates success, but habit and action</i>. …

11 Ways to Be More Like a Zen Monk

<i>Photo credit: thegardenofzen.com</i>Recently, I read a story about the state of decline of Zen Buddhism in Japan and of the rapid closure of Zen …

Find Your True Self Through Silence

<i>by Susi Amendola</i><p>"Within each of us, there is a silence, a silence as vast as the universe. And when we experience that silence, we remember who we are..." -- Gunilla Norris<p>Many great spiritual traditions honor the practice of silence as a way to deepen the connection to our innermost selves.<p>As we …

Daily Meditation: Releasing Anger

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 post features a video from Buddhist nun Sister Chan Khong on managing and releasing anger. When …

6 Reasons Why Men Should Meditate

Just like your body needs to recover from working out, your mind needs relief from your daily routine. That way, when the time comes to exercise your …

Frugal Homeowner Pays Off $255,000 Mortgage in Just Three Years

Setting the standards for extreme frugality in finances is 30-year-old Sean Cooper. Despite not having a glamorous job, he managed to save enough …

This hacker knows if the government is spying on you

If you're a human rights activist living in an oppressive regime, you might want to keep Morgan Marquis-Boire's number on hand.<p>The New Zealand native is hard to miss. He has a sleeve of tattoos, long dreads, and a fundamental belief in the value of privacy and freedom of expression.<p>Marquis-Boire is …

57 Easy Ways to Be Happier and More Successful | Inc.com

I've already posted most of the advice below but scattered among five or six posts. I thought it would be useful to collect all of my happiness and success rules in a single place. Enjoy!<p>1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the …

Self-help

Study Finds Taking A Nap Is As Effective As Receiving Rewards In Boosting Learning

A recent study suggests that everyone who is learning or training should be taking more naps.<p>The study from the University of Geneva, found that a …

4 Ways to Hack Your Brain to Actually Feel Healthier

Beating pain, staying fit and feeling good can seem like a Herculean set of tasks to keep up with when most of us are just trying to get through the day. Who can think about hitting the gym when you’re mentally exhausted from a full day of work? Ongoing research suggests that when it comes to your …

Mindfulness