Rachel Green

123 Flips | 3 Magazines | 10 Likes | 11 Following | 4 Followers | @RachelGreen34ch | Keep up with Rachel Green on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Rachel Green”

The Dangerous Approach Of Living Without Purpose

Nothing gives a person inner wholeness and peace like a distinctunderstanding of where they are going.<p>Robert Bryne once observed, “The purpose of life is a life of purpose.”<p>In order to get somewhere, you need to define your end goal. That is essential. And the sooner you define it, the clearer …

Which Fat Absorbs THC Best?

When extracting THC for use in cooking, both stoner lore and hard science tell us that fats make the best mediums for potent infusions. But what type …

ZEN BUDDHISM | Zen Concepts | Mushotoku

Mushotoku is the attitude of non-profit, of not wanting to gain anything for yourself.<p>Mushotoku<p>In Zen, the concept of Mushotoku represents a state of …

Meditation

Sober Up

When I think about drinking, I usually sigh and think about how much I enjoy it. The actual act of imbibing is one of simple dopamine pleasure. It’s …

10 quotes from ancient philosophers show they figured life out 2,000 years ago

Modern homo sapiens have been around for about 200,000 years.<p>For about 2,500 years, we've had philosophers, sages, and deep thinkers to help us guide (and understand!) our behaviors.<p>Here's a highlight reel of the finest in ancient wisdom. Some names you'll recognize and some might be entirely fresh.<p>…

3 Signs You Should Change Your Morning Routine

Being awesome in the morning takes discipline and time to master. Early waking hours are not easy, which is why it's a beautiful thing if you can feel great and make the most out of your mornings. If you're not eagerly jumping out of bed to start your day then you'll want to consider these signs …

Should You Measure Your Running in Minutes or Miles?

GIF<p>Should you head out the door for a 30-minute run or a 3-miler? If you train for a marathon, are you working up to racing for 26 miles or for a …

The 4-Stretch Test To Tell If You're Dangerously Inflexible

Plus, how to limber up and lower your risk of injury.<p>These four stretches are exactly what Walter Norton, Jr., director of training at the Institute of Performance & Fitness in North Reading, MA, uses to gauge every new client's flexibility—whether they're a pro athlete, a celebrity or an average …

Exercise

Invest In Getting More Personal Energy: Easy Habits For The New Year

Few people realize how much you can impact and boost your personal energy levels by consciously investing in them. Investing in energy has a higher impact than focusing on managing your time, because unlike time, energy is a source we can enlarge. This can enable you to meet the demands of work, …

Immune System

Beauty: my 2015 winners

Pleasingly, it was the year of the comeback<p>While the shops sell off the dregs of the Christmas sparkle and prepare to re-rack with slightly weird pastels few of us know what to do with, it seems a good time to look back at my best – or favourite – finds of 2015.<p>Pleasingly, it was the year of the …

Skin Care

7 simple meditation methods to help improve your daily life

It seems that the whole world is now meditating, which is wonderful news, as meditation does so much for us on all levels: body, mind and spirit.<p>On a …

10 Superfoods You Should Try In 2016, Including Coconut Oil, Spirulina And Matcha

From spirulina to matcha green tea and maca powder, a whole host of superfoods shot onto our radar in 2015.<p>If you didn't get around to trying them …

Nutrition

How I Quit Smoking, Stopped Vaping and Learned to Eliminate Stress... One Breath at a Time

When I quit smoking with a rudimentary electronic cigarette in 2010, I was so passionate about this viable alternative to combustible tobacco that at the age of 25 I started a vaping company to help others. Slowly I realized that smoking, which became vaping, had caused me to focus on my breath. …

Best Yoga Poses to Strengthen Your Bones

Strong bones balance our body and help us maintain correct posture. An upright skeletal structure allows us to move, stand and walk better, making us …

Yoga

Dog Cognition: How Do Dogs Perceive The World?

Dogs and humans share one of the strongest bonds between two different species on Earth. The connection has grown so deep, it’s literally become coded into our genes. And a wave of new research is shedding more light on these all-important dog-human relationships and what our furry friends are …

The Mindfulness Survival Guide: 10 Powerful Mindfulness Techniques for Overcoming Life’s Challenges and Living Mindfully

More than some specific meditation technique, mindfulness is a way of life. Mindful living encompasses every aspect of your life imaginable, it’s …

Mindfulness

New Year 2018: Yoga poses for full-body detoxification!

1/10<p>1<p>Get fit this New Year with these yoga poses<p>With New Years on the horizon, let’s not forget that it’s time for some self-indulgence. And, what …

Stephen Batchelor Talks Buddhism in a “Secular Age”

Once an ordained monk, the author’s latest work focuses on bringing Buddhist teachings into the 21st century.<p>What is Buddhism? It’s a simple question, but an unanswerable one, at least on a frozen, bite-size, media-ready level. It’s a question not unlike the koan that <b>Stephen Batchelor</b> pondered back …

Meditation

13 Showstopping Desserts for Your Christmas Table

Cold winter days are a perfect excuse for spending time in the kitchen. If you’ve exhausted all of your favorite cookie recipes but still can’t satisfy that baking itch, that’s when you know it’s time to get going on a decadent dessert for your holiday table. Whether you need to find something …

How Humanism lost its way in a charismatic crusade – Michael Ruse

In February this year, there was a clash of Titans. In one corner, Richard Dawkins, former Oxford professor, Darwinian biologist, brilliant science …

Religion

Guide to Meditation

What if there was a mental exercise you could do that would increase your brain size, make your thinking more efficient, reduce your anxiety levels, …

Meditation

Secret Uses of Lemons

The acidity of lemon adds zip to what's on your plate and in your glass, but it can also be beneficial in many other spots around the kitchen. So the next time life gives you lemons, don't make lemonade -- try one of these unconventional uses instead.<p>Prevent Fruit Oxidizing<p>When the flesh of some …

Particles

What Higher Consciousness Really Means, How We Attain It, and What It Does for the Human Spirit

“At such moments, the world reveals itself as quite different: a place of suffering and misguided effort … but also a place of tenderness and longing, beauty, and touching vulnerability. “<p><i>“[Leonardo da Vinci’s] unique brain wiring … allowed him the opportunity to experience the world from the</i> …

Leonardo Da Vinci

The Four Desires Driving All Human Behavior: Bertrand Russell’s Magnificent Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech

<b>Bertrand Russell</b> (May 18, 1872–February 2, 1970) endures as one of humanity’s most lucid and luminous minds — an oracle of timeless wisdom on everything from what “the good life” really means to why “fruitful monotony” is essential for happiness to love, sex, and our moral superstitions. In 1950, …

Nobel Prize

Exposure to Nature Promotes Cooperation

7<p>SHARES<p>The philosopher Bertrand Russell famously remarked that “the only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.” New research finds that one …

App Store

Meditation For Beginners: Eliminate Worry, Stress & Anxiety In 2 Minutes Or Less (Simple Self Improvement Series) | Trading Mates | Sharing Financial Freedom

Finally a Meditation Guide that makes it simple to eliminate stress, worry & anxiety...<p><b>**AWESOME BONUS:</b> Your book includes an Exclusive Yoga For …

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …