Angela Cláudia Martin Duarte

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8 Reasons To Be More Present In Your Life

Have you ever lost your car keys? Or arrived at the grocery store and realized you’ve left your wallet at home? I have, and I’ll bet many of you have …

Mindfulness

The discipline of Happiness

We have to want to, so much so that we willingly give up something so we can fit it in.<p>Then we have to do it enough that we notice the difference it …

Meditation

Positive Affirmations: 10 De-Stressing Phrases That Help Put Life Into Perspective (PHOTOS)

One quick, free and practical way to de-stress? Recite an affirmation.<p>It sounds too good (and too simple) to be true, but saying a mantra could set a positive tone for your day <i>and</i> help you return to a sense of balance when things feel a little out of whack.<p>"Research tells us that every thought and …

Optimism Health Benefits: 6 Perks Of Looking On The Bright Side

Do you see the proverbial glass half empty or glass half full? If you chose the latter, you're not alone -- most people around the world are optimistic about the future, according to a new study.<p>The research, published in the Journal of Personality, shows that optimism's benefits are seen in both …

Hearst Magazines

How to Aim High: 3 Steps to Create Your Personal Vision

In the moments when you're in touch with your inner strength and wisdom, the part of you that can accomplish whatever you put your mind to, it seems that anything is possible -- and I believe it is. We are truly limitless. But if you're like me, life and its endless busy-ness get in the way of our …

Hearst Magazines

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

All You Need Is Love -- of Self!

"All you need is love." The Beatles knew what was up! Love really is all you need... <i>self-love</i>, that is.<p>The foundation of a happy life, healthy relationships, and achieving every bit of greatness you were put onto this earth for does not exist anywhere externally. It's all right inside! Tapping into …

Relationships

Your Happiness Comes First

Pretty much everything you've ever been told about what will make you happy and secure is wrong.<p>You shouldn't be surprised to hear that. In your heart, you know that you've been listening to the two least trustworthy sources in the world. The first is the people who want to sell you the idea that …

Happiness Is A Choice

<b>Three simple ways to create more happiness at work, at home and in life</b><p>Here’s the easiest quiz you’ll ever take:<p>“April showers bring May flowers” was coined by:<p>a) A grumpy old man named Bernie<p>b) An optimist who <b>chose</b> to view inclement weather as the source of rainbows and tulips rather than bad hair …

6 Tips for Happiness

On my 32nd birthday, I finally realized that there was a distinct possibility that the last of my "dreams" might never come to pass. At the time I hadn't even realized that it was a dream - I just hadn't had a proper girlfriend for a while. A long while. A really long while.<p>So in order to avoid a …

Happiness

Want to know what makes you happy? There’s an app for that! [giveaway]

I have a confession to make. For the past two months, I have been receiving a push notification at 9 PM that asks me for my mood. With a quick swipe, I scroll through the various faces and describe my mood for the day. The app also gives me the option to leave a quick comment or reason for my …

10 Steps to Find Out What You Want

<b>Now that you know what to do, click on the steps to find out how:</b><p>1. Find out who you are. <br>2. Choose. <br>3. Be present to what you are creating. <br>4. Do …

6 Conversations You Need To Have With Yourself

What can you tell yourself that you don’t already know? A whole lot.<p>In the privacy of your mind you constantly talk to yourself. Your inner monologue …

Become 'Better Than Before' with the Power of Intent

All of us suffer from something. It could be as simple as an irritating or unhealthy habit like nail biting, jaw clinching, or smoking, to more …

Meditation in action

By Roger S. Gottlieb<p>Suddenly, it seems, meditation is all the rage. Prestigious medical schools (Harvard, Duke, etc.) have whole departments devoted …

7 Concepts That Shape Who You Are, How You Think About Yourself and Others

Josh Richardson, <i>Prevent Disease</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Our world of duality is slowly changing. More of us are seeing each other for who we are and why we’re …

Secular Meditation: "Energy," and Attention/ Awareness

Did you know you can meditate anytime and anywhere?

Welcome to the One Week Responsive Universe Challenge – as seen on MindBodyGreen!<p><i>“If you are new to practice (meditation) it’s important to realize</i> …

Ricardo Amorim

"Nunca se justifique. Os amigos não precisam, e os inimigos não acreditam." Provérbio árabe

A Simple Guide to Meditation

<i>by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer</i><p>As a holistic physician, I find that meditation and meditative exercises like yoga and tai chi are some of the most powerful tools we have for optimal health. When practiced regularly, these time-honored exercises promote …

Meditation

5 Obstacles in Meditation. ~ Seth Segall

The 5 Hindrances.<p>How’s your meditation practice coming along? If the answer is “not so good,” what’s getting in the way?<p>Often the number one thing …

How To Always Be Yourself | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”<br>― Oscar Wilde<p>The real you is the person you are when nobody is watching. But when other people enter …

5 Ways to Get Everything You Truly Need

<i>“You can’t always get what you want, but if you try<br>sometimes, you might find, you get what you need.”<br>―Mick Jagger</i><p>Too often we get so hung up on what …

Improve Your Life: 7 Reasons & 5 Ways to Be Mindful

<b>“People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but</b> …

How to Be a Good Wife

Being a good wife is not easy, even if you have a near-perfect husband. To be a good wife, you have to be able to communicate effectively, to keep …

How To Meditate Without Meditating At All

Your meditation doesn't have to emulate the Buddha's 49-day retreat. Whether you think there's no time for a mindfulness meditation practice, or the concept of sitting in stillness is more daunting than restful, there are still ways to reap the benefits of the ancient art.<p>That's right -- you can …

Achieving Your Goals: How To Go From Spinning Your Wheels To Incredible Traction

1) Call a play 2) Execute the play you called 3) Keep your eyes downfield<p>Here’s how to apply this method to your own life to start building your …