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The loving-kindness (Metta) – Meditation

The loving-kindness, or metta, meditation can be performed anywhere. It is not an exercise mainly for the meditation cushion. It is best performed …

Just A Bit Of DNA Helps Explain Humans' Big Brains

Scientists studying the difference between human and chimpanzee DNA have found one stretch of human DNA that can make the brains of mice grow significantly bigger.<p>"It's likely to be one of many DNA regions that's critical for controlling how the human brain develops," says Debra Silver, a …

Meditation Need-to-Know for Beginners

13<p>SHARES<p>We know what you're thinking: "You want me to sit still and try not to think? I'm <i>way</i> too busy for that." But meditation is so much …

Mind-Mapping Meditation to Identify Shraddha + Dharma

<b>START WITH</b> Coral Brown’s article exploring the concepts of Shraddha and Dharma.<p><b>THEN TRY</b> this exercise to discover your own shraddha and dharma.<p>4-Step …

Meditation

Kathryn Budig's Rise + Shine Mantra Meditation

3K<p>SHARES<p>Saying someone "woke up on the wrong side of the bed" is an easy way to write off their bad mood. But it’s actually a legitimate statement. …

17 Poses to Prep for Mindful Meditation

132<p>SHARES<p>Not all meditation practice has to happen sitting perfectly still in Lotus Pose. By focusing your awareness inward, on the breath and the …

New Year Chakra Tune-Up

Ready to give your mind, body, and soul a total health overhaul for the new year? Tune in to and tune up your subtle body. All month we’ll be adding …

Spirituality

The good mixer: fennel seed and ginger hot chocolate recipe

A fab winter warmer inspired by chocolatier Paul A Young. Serves two.<p><b>500ml milk</b><b><br>100g milk chocolate, grated, plus a little extra to finish</b><b><br>1 tsp ground ginger</b><b><br>1 tsp fennel seeds</b><b><br>A pinch of salt</b><p>Gently heat half the milk in a pan, add the chocolate, ginger, fennel and salt, and stir until the chocolate …

4 Restorative Yoga Poses to Soothe Holiday Stress

5.9K<p>SHARES<p>Photos by James Wvinner<p>When you have a to-do list that could rival Santa's, it's easy to feel overwhelmed by the holiday season. That's why …

Lifting the Arms: Cinch Down & Turn Out to Protect Your Rotator Cuff

When we ask our students to lift their arms overhead (for example, in Urdhva Hastasana [Upward Hand Pose], it may seem like a simple request, but …

Yoga

One-Legged King Pigeon Pose

325<p>SHARES<p>The full pose, which is suitable for intermediate students, will be described in the Full Pose section below. First we'll practice the leg …

Deepak Chopra's 4-Step Mindful Practice to Enrich Your Life

217<p>SHARES<p>A pioneer in the field of mind-body medicine and author of dozens of best-selling books on Eastern philosophy and personal transformation, …

38 Health Benefits of Yoga

15.3K<p>SHARES<p>If you're a passionate yoga practitioner, you've probably noticed some yoga benefits—maybe you're sleeping better or getting fewer colds …

10 Best Tricks For Creating An Unbelievably Sexy Bedroom

Designers share their secrets for setting the mood.<p>Designers share their secrets for setting a romantic mood.

Interior Design

An Easy 3-Minute Meditation Video To Lift Your Mood

In today's modern world of high-speed everything, meditation may feel impossible to integrate into your day. But I assure you, it <i>is</i> totally …

10 Minute Guided Meditation to ease Anxiety Worry, Overthinking & Urgency | Soothing Calm | POWERFUL

Be Quiet! 3 Easy Meditations For Beginners

<i>In the age of constant communication, 24/7 jobs, and mandatory multitasking, finding a moment for reflection is almost impossible — almost. Courtney</i> …

6 Things That Are Seriously Screwing With Your Sleep

The habits to avoid so you can actually get some shuteye tonight<p>You know most of the major offenders—a late-afternoon latte, your neighbor's yappy dog, allergies that won't quit—but there are a few other sneaky obstacles that can make it harder to get a good night's sleep. We rounded up the top …

Mindfulness Meditation and Aromatherapy

Interested in starting a meditation practice? Mindfulness meditation is a powerful and simple (though not necessarily easy) habit which can help you …

Meditation

The New Habit Challenge: Meditate For 20 Minutes A Day

In an always-on, distraction-saturated world, is it feasible to sit still and do nothing for 20 minutes every day? We’ll certainly try.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>Just 20 minutes a day. That’s all the time it took …

Meditation

A Beginner's Guide to the Chakras

1.6K<p>SHARES<p>Channel more confidence, creativity, and joy in your life with a basic understanding of your body's energy centers. (Psst: Did you know …

FoodRecipes

Chocolate profiteroles<p>Preparation time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Cooking time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Serves<p>Makes about 20 profiteroles<p>Dietary<p>Vegetarian<p>James Martin's profiteroles are as light as air, topped with chocolate and filled with a delicate orange cream.<p>By James Martin<p>From Sweet Baby James<p>Preparation time<p>30 …

Our Essential Coffee-Making Tips, Techniques, and Tools

The beauty of coffee is that it's a no-bar-to-entry sport: You'e got options on how to make it! And our favorite coffee-making tips and gadgets are here to show you the way.<p><b>Pick—and store—your beans.</b><p>We're all about strong food foundations here at Food52, and coffee is no exception: <b>Great coffee</b> …

How To Tell If Your Chakras Are Out Of Balance - The Open Mind

Our chakras are funnel-shaped spinning energy vortexes of multicolored light. The term “chakra” comes from the Sanskrit word meaning wheel or disc.<p>A …

Spirituality

MaryFran's Google Docs Tutorials

Files are stored "in the cloud" and are available from any device that can access an internet connection, and from anywhere an internet connection is …

Bank Holiday

Try these simple no-bake strawberry tarts which are flavoured with hints of balsamic vinegar and black pepper for an unusual twist. A stunning summer …

Recipes