Amanda Doyle

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More Is Not Always Better: Being Grateful for What Is

<b>“It is not joy that makes us grateful. It is gratitude that makes us joyful.” ~David Rast</b><p>Every New Years Eve I make a list of resolutions that I …

Positive Thinking

18 Ways To Start Living, Not Just Existing

By Brianna Wiest,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/QsGiMV<p>I once had a conversation with someone in which I admitted to them that I spent an hour …

Less Stress, Better Work, And 6 Other Ways Meditation Can Transform Your Life

From boosting our hearts and minds to fighting addiction and stress, meditation can truly transform our lives. Transcendental Meditation, one of the more popular forms of meditation, has been praised in boardrooms and box offices as an effective method of cultivating some inner calm. The practice …

How to Live in Peace

Living in peace is about living harmoniously with yourself, others, and all sentient beings around you. While you will find your own meanings of …

7 Surprisingly Simple Ways To Live In The Moment

Mindfulness is one of the few things that is simultaneously trendy (we declared 2014 "the year of mindful living") <i>and</i> a centuries-old technique, helping with everything from lowering stress to improving job performance.<p>At its core, mindfulness is a very simple practice of cultivating awareness of …

Solitude: 7 Strategies to Go From Feeling Like You're in Solitary Confinement to Experiencing Serenity!

We may dread alone time when we don't have a strategy to be with ourselves. Thoughts create sensations and bring to the moment vivid events removed from the now.<p>Can you enjoy quiet alone time?<p>In a recent study by Timothy Wilson and his colleagues at the University of Virginia and Harvard, …

The Benefits of Journaling and Tips for Getting Started

The very act of writing has been scientifically shown to be a beneficial creative process. By putting pen to paper, you are using the left side of your brain, which is critical and rational. This gives the right side of your brain a chance to access your feelings and intuition without any mental …

Immune System

The Mind Unleashed

Mind

The Mind Unleashed

8 Ancient Beliefs Now Backed By Modern Science

The Earth may not be flat nor is it the center of the universe, but that doesn’t mean old-world intellectuals got everything wrong. In fact, in …

Gampopa's ten things to be given up: Give up, no matter what a teacher who is mixed up in the 8 worldly concerns. Give up evil companionship and supporters who harm your attitude and experience. Give up a hermitage or place of meditation that is distracting or harmful. Give up sustenance acquired through stealing, robbery, or deceit. Give up aims and activities that harm your attitude and experience. Give up food and behavior that harms your physical constitution. Give up all attachment that binds you with greed to desirable things. Give up frivolous behavior which may cause others to lose trust. Give up meaningless aims and activities while walking and sitting. Give up hiding your own faults while proclaiming those of others. JE GAMPOPA.

Performs Trouble No More At Town Hall

The war in Iraq was just weeks old when John Mellencamp released 2003’s <i>Trouble No More</i>, a collection of blues and folk covers that proved the protest …

18 Things You Learn After Two Long Days With Lana Del Rey

There’s only one person, it seems, who doesn’t find Lana Del Rey a confounding mystery. “I know everything about myself,” Del Rey says in her first</i> …

Lily Allen Shares Baby Photos, Performs at Glastonbury in "As Long As I Got You" Video

<i>Lily Allen at Glastonbury, taken from the "As Long as I Got You" video</i><p>In her new video for <i>Sheezus</i> single "As Long as I Got You", Lily Allen takes viewers on a sentimental journey to this year's Glastonbury festival. "I've been to Glastonbury pretty much every year since I've been born," Allen …