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Honour Amongst Thieves: Photo

<BR> <BR>PORTFOLIO: <BR> <BR><a href="http://marconelor.tumblr.com/tagged/injustice-GAU">INJUSTICE GODS AMONG US</a><BR> <BR><a …

Unbelievable Sculptures by Trevor Grove

Last week we featured a fantastic set of 3d models and I felt the urge to go a little further and find someone that makes exquisite traditional …

Daily Meditation: Words Of Truth

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a prayer written by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The prayer calls on the …

Overcome These Five Obstacles to Your Mindfulness Meditation Practice

Many media outlets have been talking for a number of years now about how ubiquitous mindfulness is, the impact it's having in a variety of sectors and all the wonderful science that continues to be published. But I noticed that many people in the media don't talk much about the actual formal …

Mindfulness

Daily Meditation: We'll Rise

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a song by Ben Harper based on Maya Angelou's famous poem "Still I Rise." In …

The Busy Girl's Guide To Meditation

photo: courtesy of free people.<p><i>Dr. Laura Ruof, DDS, is a "floss boss." As a successful New York City dentist, she's not only made it her business to</i> …

Meditation Does Not Belong on a To-Do List

It's only two minutes, but I struggle.<p>My fingers fidget as if my thoughts are pounding the last miles of a half-marathon. The tug of war between noise and stillness churns from my core. For two minutes, this is what happens inside my head. <i>I need to get milk. Be quiet, you are trying to meditate. Do</i> …

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Daily Meditation: Life's Miracles

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a poem by American poet Walt Whitman. The poem reminds us that every …

One Minute Meditation Challenge

Want to change your life one minute at a time? Try the One Minute Meditation Challenge. Do this for one day, while you are working. Are you game?<p><b>Work for one hour.</b> Set a timer (your smartphone clock has one). You'll have to reset the timer every hour (this only takes a second). Once the timer goes …

Meditation

Daily Meditation: Rare

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a guided meditation from The Chopra Well YouTube channel. Chopra recites …

3 Ways Tai Chi Trains the Brain

Your brain on meditation: calm, clear and confident. Your brain on Tai Chi: calm, clear, and confident. As a practitioner of both meditation and Tai Chi, I can attest to the shared outcomes of each practice.<p>But, I've seen students wrestle with the challenge of finding time to do both. While it's …

Tai Chi

12 Reasons to Try Tai Chi

Before I won a gold medal for Yang Tai Chi at the 2014 International Chinese Martial Arts Championships in Los Angeles, I had spent many decades drawn to this beautiful meditative movement, but unable to find a place to learn it. I was also... too busy.<p>"I'm too busy to meditate" is something I …

Tai Chi

Study: Tai Chi Increases Brain Size, Boosts Memory, May Delay Dementia

<i>After eight months of this mild exercise, healthy Chinese seniors in a recent randomized controlled trial boasted major brain-related benefits.</i><p><b>PROBLEM</b>: Though previous studies have shown aerobic exercise's ability to increase brain volume and improve memory, it's unclear if a less strenuous form of …

Tai Chi For Fitness: Slow-Moving Chinese Exercise Can Improve Health

By Dorene Internicola<p>NEW YORK, June 17 (Reuters) - For modern, harried lifestyles focused on getting and spending, fitness experts say tai chi, the ancient Chinese slow-moving exercise, can be an ideal way for anyone to stay fit.<p>A staple in senior citizen centers and a common dawn sighting in …

Tai chi is meditation in motion - if you can learn the moves

It's easy to dismiss tai chi as something done by old people in a park.<p>Tai chi is essentially a slowed down form of martial arts. Every movement is a self-defence application in which the opponent is imagined. But for most people, the moving meditation is reason enough to commit to the practice. …

Soft Overcomes Hard: Control Your Emotions with Tai Chi | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

One of the deepest teachings of Tai Chi philosophy is to overcome hardness with softness. A classic example of this is water – it is the embodiment …

Design You Trust

Franck Robichon/EPA/EFE<p>These incredible photos show what it looks like inside a groundbreaking new digital art museum in Japan. A trip to the Mori …

SketchBook Pro: Professional Tool for Creating that Work of Art or Just Making Random Doodles

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How to See in Black and White [and how HDR can be a Powerful Tool for the Monochrome Photographer]

The very first photographs were shot in black and white. Decades later, even after the advent of color, many photographers—especially those concerned …

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