Renée Coulombe

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Anti-PUA: Fascinating profile of the data-driven "love science" pioneers

John and Julie Gottman are a husband and wife psychologist team who run a hugely successful couples therapy practice that encompasses books, …

Mount Everest

Everyone is an Addict

We live in the age of addiction. It is a time of unbridled desire and reckless overconsumption. Addicts seem to be everywhere. We point our fingers …

Drug Addiction

The Best Workouts for People Over 40

Aging is a unique experience. For some, the effects will present themselves sooner rather than later, and for some who are luckier, the "aches and pains" and won't present themselves as prominently.<p>Either way, exercise will remain an important part of your daily routine for a handful of different …

Exercise

What Dreams Mean

Dr. Carder Stout came late to the world of psychotherapy: After working for Warner Brothers and then branching out to do his own thing in the film …

Spirituality

How to Break a Habit—Or Start a New One

Habits are much more powerful than we realize. So often we act out of what we are used to, what we know, what we have done in the past instead of …

University College London
Nutrition

The Selfridges “Quiet Room”

Designed by Alex Cochrane Architects, this minimal (and beautiful) space with built-in seating is almost entirely covered in felt. Whether you sit, …

Ontario

How to Become More Resilient

Resilience may be one of the key reasons we’re still going after five years and counting. It’s a word we’ve heard a lot these days on TV, in the …

New York Times

Insight LA: Mindfulness-on-the-go

If you’re looking to settle into a multi-week course or retreat on mindfulness or meditation, Insight LA is the place to go—they’re one of the few …

Mindfulness

Intimacy—and What it Really Means

by Dr. Habib Sadeghi<p>At a certain point along our spiritual path, my wife, Sherry, and I made the decision to become ordained ministers. As word got …

Getting Emotional Waste Out of Our Systems

My wife and I are in the process of looking for a house outside of LA—in what you would probably call the country. We’ve always been city dwellers, …

Growing with Balance

By Dr. Habib Sadeghi<p>In embryology, there is a condition known as fetal papyraceus: It happens with twins when one fetus grows faster than its …

AN INTRODUCTION TO TANTRA

Mention tantra, and you’ll probably get the response that having sex for seven hours sounds really unappealing—as mythologized by an off-hand Sting …

Spirituality

The Art of Self-Healing

I recently read about a 36-year-old Swedish woman who gave birth to a baby boy. That might seem rather ordinary unless you consider the fact that the …

THE FOUR BODIES

So here’s a pretty compelling and revolutionary idea that incidentally, also makes a lot of sense. According to Jill Willard (the intuitive who …

Spirituality

The Scary Power of Negative Words

Words have power. Their meaning crystallizes perceptions that shape our beliefs, drive our behavior, and ultimately, create our world. Their power …

Becoming Intuitive, and the Power of Trusting Your Gut

Q<p>How did you know you had this ability?<p>A<p>When I was young, I would often have an inkling or gut feeling about something and it would come true. At …

Spirituality

The Tenets of Losing Weight: Within

Fitness

The Power of Perfectionists

Striving to achieve a sense of perfection has been a misguided belief in my life, often leading me down the wrong path. It has made me, at times, …

Self-improvement