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What I Learned After Meditating Every Day for a Month

There is a you <i>you</i> don’t know.<p>At least, there was a <i>me</i> I didn’t know. I still don’t fully, but at least I now know he’s there.<p>And no, I’m not high …

5 Scientific Reasons We Should All Practice Compassion To Heal Ourselves And The Planet

I have previously shared my belief that everyone can benefit from practicing mindfulness and meditation, and I'd like to expand on that with the 5 scientific reasons bringing more compassion into our lives can also help us heal the planet. (And its inhabitants.)<p>As you may remember from some of my …

Mindfulness

You Can Rewire Your Brain For Better Health. Here's How

Science is just beginning to understand the impact of meditation on the body and mind. As a doctor, incorporating meditation and mindfulness-based …

'This Too Is Sacred' -- Finding the Crack That Opens the Way for Gratitude

Many years ago my teacher Gangaji said to me, very simply: <b>"It is impossible to suffer when we are feeling gratitude."</b> What a life-changing teaching this has been! I've found it to be true again and again, and so deeply useful in navigating my life-long journey with suffering and peace.<p>Suffering and …

The Gratefulness Paradox: Can We Be Profoundly Grateful for All We Have, Yet Still Strive for More?

Every one of us is blessed beyond measure. We have a roof over our heads, a warm bed to sleep in and the ultimate luxury of fresh water and enough food to eat.<p>But how many of us wake up genuinely grateful every morning? I suspect not many. Instead, like me, many of you probably wake up already …

5 Ways Taking A Break Will Make You A More Productive Person

Playing hard can help us work even harder.<p>Americans have a twisted relationship with vacation days. We love to plan for time off (especially while we're at work), but we don't actually put our vacation days to use.<p>In 2014, 42 percent of Americans took zero vacation days, according to travel website …

Why Mindfulness Is The Key To Performing At Your Peak

Living in the moment can feel like an impossible task in today’s world. Social media alerts, emails, and text messages call you away from whatever task we’re attempting to perform.<p>And technology isn’t the only reasons we’re distracted. There’s a tug-of-war going on in our brains. We’re rehashing …

6 Ways To Access Higher Consciousness

by Gregg Prescott, M.S.<i><br>Editor, In5D.com</i><p>Would you like to access higher states of consciousness? The following are 6 ways you can do this!<p><b>1.</b> …

How to Use Meditation to Visualize Your Goals

The power of the mind is astonishing and, when coupled with mindfulness-based practices like meditation, you can increase your ability to make leaps …

Motivation