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5 Ways to Calm Your Mind Without Meditation

“Calm your mind. Life becomes much easier when you keep your mind at peace” — <i>Unknown</i><p>Let me start with a confession.<p>If I’m honest with you, even just …

Meditation

My Dogs Are Medicine To My Mental Illness

I have a hard time getting out of bed most days. Unless I have another doctor’s appointment or psychiatry appointment or therapy appointment, I find …

Science Says Stress May Be Contagious, Unless You Do This One Thing

It’s true that naturally high-strung people tend to “catch” stress like a common cold (trust me, I would know), but according to new research, stress …

Galatians 5:22-23 NIV; But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things …

What does "Zen" really mean? - Lion's Roar

I see the word “Zen” tossed around a lot these days. It seems to mean having a relaxing, spa-like experience, or “being in the moment.” Is that what …

Tip: Pop Your Sacrum to Squat Better

Your glutes won't fire properly if your sacrum is out of alignment. Try this and save a trip to the chiropractor.<p>When Half of Your Butt Won't Work<p>If …

Yoga

10 Free Online Courses That Will Make You Happier

Here’s something to smile about: These 10 free online courses are waiting to teach you how to create a happier, more fulfilling life. Learn about the …

11 Unique Moves That Stretch and Massage Hard-to-Reach Muscles So Good

Whether or not you’re crushing HIIT workouts as often as you’re tossing back summer beers, stretching and self-myofascial release are critical for a …

Workouts

Letting It Go

How Buddhism Teaches Us to Stop Stewing<p>How much of our lives do we waste <i>stewing</i> about things we can't change? Or <i>fuming</i>, <i>worrying</i>, <i>regretting, …

Meditation

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress and Boost Performance

Mindfulness is the simple act of focusing all of your attention on the present. This requires you to observe your thoughts and feelings objectively, …

12 Health Benefits of Meditation

1. Reduces Stress<p>Stress reduction is one of the most common reasons people try meditation.<p>One study including over 3,500 adults showed that it lives …

Zuckerberg Channels The Dalai Lama and Uses a Data Point Rarely Taught in Business School

Discover where to find your strength and empower others to find theirs.<p>This past May, while delivering the commencement address at Harvard University, Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, offered some thoughts on the importance of understanding one's purpose. "...Finding your purpose isn't enough, the …

Leadership

Why Do We Get Cancer?

This article is a little different from the others because I’m truly concerned. The number of cancer cases is rising across the world, and 25 per …

3 Mindfulness Tips You Can Use to Be More Positive

Don't let negative emotions ruin your day or your work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneur Network partner Ben Angel knows what it's like to feel doubt and negativity. He knows what it's like to be on the brink and wonder whether you can keep moving forward. …

Mindfulness

The guru's gift: Staying calm in a world of chaos

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> They arrive by the hundreds, walking through metal detectors, placing their belongings on conveyor belts to be X-rayed.<p>They're passing through intense security in search of serenity.<p>It's a warm New York evening, and these seekers are streaming onto the North Lawn of UN Headquarters …

Ketamine produces rapid anti-anxiety effects that last for up to 7 days

New Zealand researchers have found that ketamine — a drug commonly used as general anesthetic — can reduce symptoms of treatment–resistant anxiety …

12 Mindfulness Hacks That Will Kill Your Stress

Mindfulness is all the rage these days, and with good reason. Practicing mindfulness has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety. A new study from …

To Become a Fearless Entrepreneur Learn These 6 Truths

Fear of failure is a much taller barrier to success than actually failing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Becoming an entrepreneur became more common than ever after the financial crash of 2008. Yet most of those entrepreneurs are no longer in business. I’ve seen so …

Entrepreneurship

The Easiest Meditation Technique You’ll Ever Try

One of my biggest frustrations when I started meditating was how complicated it was. I would read entire books on meditation, but I never really …

What if tech tried to be healing instead of just addictive? | Rohan GunatillakeWhat

Whether you are a giant global platform or a hip new startup, the most important first step in your business plan should be to care about mental wellbeing<p>Despite the growing research into the negative impact that screen-based technologies can have on wellbeing, the trick the tech sector people have …

Mental Health

Why Trees Are The Ultimate Meditation Teachers

Last April, my morning meditation was interrupted by the sounds of whirring chainsaws and clamoring trucks. When I stepped to the window, I noticed …

Feeling Separate When You’re Anxious: Two Mindfulness Practices to Reconnect

Feelings of being separate, disconnected, or, worse, unsupported, can all too easily snowball into anxiety, complete with all of the unpleasant …

Mindfulness

Take It Slow - Bringing Mindfulness To Your Every Day

I keep having moments of wishing that time would slow down. Being on holiday recently and my littlest turning one a few months ago has made me more …

How to Harness the Creative Power of Boredom

When you pay attention to boredom it gets unbelievably interesting. — Jon Kabat-Zinn<p>Distractions are all around us.<p>It seems like even when I wake up …

How To Live In This Moment

You're reading How To Live In This Moment, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please …

Self-improvement

Mindfulness Matters

I first started meditating when I was 15 years old. It helped me find calm in an increasingly stressful world, and enabled me to concentrate for much …