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Ancient Wisdom Reveals 6 Rituals That Will Make You Happy

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

5 Massive Space Operas to Read Between Marathon Sessions of No Man's Sky

<i>No Man’s Sky</i> is the most talked-about game of the summer, a massive space exploration sim boasting a universe so vast, the creators estimate 99 …

Ketogenic diets: from cancer to mitochondrial diseases and beyond. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>The employment of dietary strategies such as ketogenic diets, which force cells to alter their energy source, has shown efficacy in the …

The 11 Moves That Help Athletes Get Better with Age

Among the most important things an athlete can do to preserve fitness for years to come is avoid injuries. Sprains, tears, and broken bones can resurface as nagging aches or weaknesses as you get older, preventing you from pushing yourself with the kind of high-intensity interval training that’s so …

Structuring Inquiry: Chris Lehmann--Session 4 Room 208

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8 Surprising Ways Music Affects and Benefits Our Brains

I'm a big fan of music, and use it a lot when working, but I had no idea about how it really affects our brains and bodies. Since music is such a big part of our lives, I thought it would be interesting and useful to have a look at some of the ways we react to it without even realizing.<p>"Without …

Sort Your To-Do List By Emotion or Reward to Give Yourself Motivation

Getting up the energy to tackle your to-do list can be a struggle even on a good day. To combat this, entrepreneur Robyn Scott sorts her tasks by the …

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The 3 Buddhist Personality Types: Which One Are You?

Long before Freud wrote <i>The Interpretation of Dreams</i> or William James opened his first psychology laboratory at Harvard, Buddhist thinkers sought to understand the inner workings of the mind and personality.<p>Buddhist personality types were first described in the text <i>The Path to Purification</i> by the …

Treating Fibromyalgia, Naturally

Becca first came in to see me a year ago for a combination of symptoms that lingered after a bad virus and months of overwork: nausea, weakness, dizziness, crushing fatigue and hip pain. A self-deprecating and put-together 28-year-old looking forward to her wedding in less than a year, Becca …

5 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About High School

As a teenager, you get a lot of things shouted at you from all different directions and it's often overwhelming. I've learned a lot over the last few years of high school and often find myself wishing so badly to be able to go back in time and talk to 14-year-old me. Here are some things I wish …

Stop Penalizing Boys for Not Being Able to Sit Still at School

Instead, help them channel their energy into productive tasks.<p>This year's end-of-year paper purge in my middle school office revealed a startling pattern in my teaching practices: I discipline boys far more often than I discipline girls. Flipping through the pink and yellow slips—my school's system …

Taking a Stand Against Anti-Gay Bullying (VIDEO)

I am Marcel Neergaard, and I am 11 years old. This year I was homeschooled for sixth grade because of severe bullying. If I had gone back to public school, there is a great possibility that I would have taken my own life. That possibility would have grown if a certain bill introduced in my home …

Right View: Seeing the World Through Buddha's Eyes

Right Intention and Right View (or, as I prefer to say, Awakened Intention and Awakened View) are the first two practices of the Eightfold Path. Together they comprise the wisdom aspect of the path. They are, in a sense, a way to see the world through Buddha's eyes. Awakened Intention is key, …