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The Five Buddha Families, by Francesca Fremantle

Home <b>›</b> Buddhist <b>›</b> Art <b>›</b> <b>The Five Buddha Families, by Francesca Fremantle</b><p><i>on</i> 26 November 2013 • ( 3 )<p><b>It is possible to look at our whole life</b>—our …

The Ultimate Leg Workout Routine

Exercise 1 Lateral Band Walk<p>Place a mini resistance band just below your knees and stand with your feet hip-width apart, knees slightly bent <b>(a)</b>. Maintaining a tight core, step your left foot out to the side <b>(b)</b>, followed by your right. Continue for 30 to 40 small steps, keeping tension on the band, …

The Fit Five: Body-Weight Exercises for Muscle-Building

Fitness enthusiasts around the world have always advocated for body-weight exercises, but to the beginner and even some seasoned lifters these …

Get Over It: Shin Pain

Exercises and advice to keep your lower legs healthy and strong.<p>Shin splints are a common beginner's injury, so many seasoned runners assume they're immune. But medial tibial stress syndrome, the top cause of shin splints, is usually triggered by overtraining--something that can befall even …

Marathons

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

Workouts

Schools don’t have to fail: Here’s how we fix education

Our schools imprison kids and undermine their zest for learning. It doesn’t have to be that way. Fix it like this<p>In an earlier Salon article, I described the failure of our educational system, which imprisons children’s bodies and minds and undermines their natural curiosity and zest for learning. …

Light & Lovely Recipe: Jicama-Apple Slaw Pitas! Sweet-Dijon Tossed.

File this recipe under "light 'n lovely & totally refreshing!"<p>These inviting <b>Jicama-Apple Slaw Pitas</b> are a fantastic recipe to serve as a light lunch …

Making Your Own Kimchi - Recipe

<i>Homemade Vegetarian Won Bok Kimchi</i><p>I‘ve resisted making my own fermented foods for, well, decades at this point. I’m not sure exactly why – maybe a …

Full Remarks by President Obama on Trayvon Martin

THE PRESIDENT: I wanted to come out here, first of all, to tell you that Jay is prepared for all your questions and is very much looking forward to …

Love Without Expectation

Christina Sarich, <i>Staff Writer</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p><i>A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.” ~ Lao Tzu</i><p>On our paths we often encounter …

Take Refuge in the Buddha and Become Fearless

As a teacher I’m often asked: What does it mean in Buddhist practice when you agree to “take refuge” in the Buddha? Does this mean I need to worship …

Spirituality

crackly banana bread

There are a lot of good reasons to make banana bread: You have a pile of sad bananas on top of your fridge that have reached their life’s expectancy. …

pickled vegetable sandwich slaw

If you’re one of those people who saw the word “pickled” in the title and said “Ugh, no, sorry, not for me,” do know, I was the same not too long ago …

VEGGIE NAAN'WICH WITH FETA CHICKPEA MASH

VEGGIE NAAN'WICH WITH FETA CHICKPEA MASH // makes 4 sammys with a few extra naan<p>The chickpea mixture could be made in advance and kept covered in the …

Nancy Pearl Scours The Shelves For Books You Might Have Missed

If you'd like your summer reading to take you beyond the beaten path, librarian Nancy Pearl is here to help. NPR's go-to books guru joins us regularly to reveal "under the radar" reads — books she thinks deserve more attention than they've been getting. Pearl talks with NPR's Steve Inskeep about …

The Only Way to Improve Your Situation is to Improve Yourself

Self-improvement is multifaceted. To improve yourself, you must consider every aspect of the word self. This means improving your mind, your body, …

Self-improvement

If You’re Too Busy to Meditate, Read This

This morning, like every morning, I sat cross-legged on a cushion on the floor, rested my hands on my knees, closed my eyes, and did nothing but breathe for 20 minutes.<p>People say the hardest part about meditating is finding the time to meditate. This makes sense: who these days has time to do …

The Health Benefits Of Eggs Revealed

Eggs keep your peepers peeping <br>Egg yolks are also high in lutein and zeaxanthin, two antioxidants that have been shown to ward off macular degeneration--so you'll still be able to eyeball hotties from afar when you're 80.<p>An omelet a day can shrink your waist<br>Louisiana State University system …

Behind the Scenes of What Makes A Baby: A Kickstarter Children’s Book

Last October, Liz introduced me to a great book called <b>What Makes a Baby,</b> written by Cory Silverberg and illustrated by Fiona Smyth. (I talked about …

Reality Sandwich

The 5 Greatest Personal Development Strategies That Actually Work | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

There are <i>thousands</i> of different strategies and ideas on how to improve your life.<p>But how are you supposed to know what really works? By these three …

Slow Down and Fully Enjoy This Moment

<b>“Don’t miss all the beautiful colors of the rainbow looking for that pot of gold.” ~Unknown</b><p>Have you noticed that time seems to go by faster as you …

Positive Thinking

Egon Schiele: 1890-1918

Born on June 12, 1890, in Tulln, Austria Egon Schiele was a major figure of the Austrian Expressionist movement.<p>Schiele began drawing as a child and …

What Do I Do with Quinoa?

5<p>SHARES<p>I can still remember the day I learned that quinoa is actually pronounced “KEEN-wah” and not, as I’d been calling it for an embarrassingly …

Classic Vegan Caesar With Avocado & Chickpeas | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Serves 4 <br>Total time: 15 minutes<p>I rarely put the word “vegan” into a recipe because that would get tedious. But the reason I’m using it now is that I …

A Mini Guide To Modern Meditation & Letting Go

Meditation has always meandered the line between physical and spiritual. While detachment can be a nice idea, it usually only lasts until the rent is …

Did you know you can meditate anytime and anywhere?

Welcome to the One Week Responsive Universe Challenge – as seen on MindBodyGreen!<p><i>“If you are new to practice (meditation) it’s important to realize</i> …