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5 Essential Life Truths That Sound Depressing but Aren't

Lately, I've been reflecting on what I’ve learned and how my worldview has changed as a result of my years of treating patients and my knowledge of …

Self-improvement

How to Make the Best Classic Chai

Y’all I’m not gonna lie, I would pick chai over a coffee any day. Not that I drink that much coffee in the first place, but still. For me, chai has …

Living Rooms

A home DNA kit for £130 – is it worth it?

I am not British. This came as a bit of surprise to me, given I was born in London to parents who had themselves been born in London, with a family history as pub tenants in the East End going back to the 1860s at least.<p>But according to a DNA kit from Ancestry.com I’m only 9% British. It tells me …

12 Pumpkin Pie Recipes

The pumpkin pie is an essential dessert for the fall and winter holidays. You don't have to be into baking to make many of these delicious homemade …

Pumpkin Dump Cake

The mental game: Thinkers vs. feelers

Knowing how your players think as well as knowing how you think is a key factor in bringing out the best in your team.<p>In this video, University of …

The Science Behind Why "I Think I Can" Actually Works

Source: Bev Childress<p>"I think I can, I think I can...” We've all heard the story of the Little Engine believing it could puff right over that hill. …

Meditation Can Make You Better at Sports, Psychologists Say

They've got a method, too.<p>You've been there. You're playing basketball, golf, or pool with your friends. You totally bone a shot. Then another. Then that voice in your head starts talking, reminding you that, "YOU CAN'T DO THIS. YOU SUCK!"<p>Or maybe you're running at a local 5K race. You're moving …

A Guru's Simple Ritual to Reduce Stress When You're Feeling Overwhelmed

Who else is feeling confused and more than a little distraught by current events? And it's not just politically; it's environmentally (climate change</i> …

Spending 10 days in absolute silence changed the way I think, act, and work

<i>In this opinion piece, Payal Sheth, a global marketing manager at the Boston Consulting Group, explains how an ancient meditation technique helped change the way she thinks and engages with people.</i><p>Yes, you read that right. Silent meditation.<p>One might ask: Isn't it obvious that you are almost always …

Meditation

The Easiest Way to Become a Known Expert In Your Field

Ever wondered how to lead your industry? It's actually way easier than you think.<p>Thought leadership has become a hot topic in the age of the internet. Stunned by the success of today's high-traffic bloggers and YouTube stars, many have understandably become fixated on becoming an industry leader in …

Leadership

SUP Nutrition | 5 Healthy Snacks for a Quick Boost

The mouth-watering breakfast bomb. Photo: Chris Anca<p><i>By: Rebecca Parsons</i><p>Nothing's worse than crashing mid-paddle. Be it lack of sleep, dehydration or …

Breakfast

These Mysterious Mosaics Reveal The Existence of a Long-Lost Roman City Called Ucetia

The ancient inscriptions were true.<p>Archaeologists have unearthed part of an ancient Roman settlement in southern France, identifying it as the …

Archaeologists Find Massive 3,000-Year-Old Statue in Cairo Slum

CAIRO — Archaeologists have found a 26-foot statue submerged in ground water in a Cairo slum that the Antiquities Ministry has hailed as one of the most important discoveries ever.<p>Experts say it probably depicts revered Pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled Egypt more than 3,000 years ago.<p>The was unearthed …

The Practice of One Thing at a Time

There’s a Japanese term, “ichigyo-zammai,” that basically means full concentration on a single act.<p>Sunryu Suzuki described this practice in his book, …

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Chai-spiced Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Preheat the oven to 350F (180C) and prepare a 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray or paper liners.<p>Melt the butter with the crushed chai tea in a …

Small-batch Shortbread Pumpkin Pie Bars

Preheat your oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a 5x7-inch baking dish and line with parchment paper.<p>In a medium bowl, cream together butter, powdered …

Dessert

3 Websites for Finding Local History

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the seriesExploring the Use of Local Histories in Genealogy ResearchIn last week’s article, we examined the importance …

Genealogy

Essential Oils and Chakras

There is a lot of talk about our chakras, their functions, where they are located, and their corresponding colors. All natural Essential Oils have …

Powerful Herbs and Foods for Activating and Balancing Your Chakras – Evolve + Ascend

By Ryan Mandell<p>Albert Einstein once said, “Everything is vibration.” On the most fundamental levels, humans and everything else in this world (and …

Do-you-even open your Chakras, bro? (Intro to your Pain Body)

The next time someone says something that ‘pushes your buttons’, consider this: your pain body was just activated.<p>We all have a pain body.<p>Just like …

The Abundance Manifesto.

Defined as “the surplus beyond what is needed,” the word abundance is often related to financial wealth. I define abundance as: “the self-given …

This is How (and Why) a Yoga Practice Strengthens Your Nervous System and Brings Balance Back to Your Body

A regular yoga practice not only provides more flexibility, strength and balance, but also enhances our mental clarity and sense of ease, as anyone …

Yoga

4 Things Meditation Does To Your Mind And Body

If you've considered trying meditation, but haven't committed, here is some astonishing evidence that shows meditation might one day save your life.

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Exercise Makes You Grow New Brain Cells–But Only The Right Kind Of Exercise

If you want to make yourself smarter, go for a run.<p>Which makes you smarter: running or lifting weights? Meathead jokes aside, there’s new evidence that moderate aerobic exercise helps increase new brain cells, while strength training may not be much healthier for the brain than sitting on the couch.<p>…