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The Number One Cause of Emotional Suffering, According to Mother Teresa

I think we all can agree that emotional suffering is one of the hardest struggles to deal with in life.<p>Whether it’s anxiety or depression, or a …

How To Meditate In 10 Easy Steps (Infographic)

Most everyday challenges in life can be alleviated by mindfulness — tuning into the present moment and learning to pay attention to our experiences …

A Simple Mindfulness Technique That Literally Rewires Your Brain To Be More Present

There is a mindfulness strategy to master the habit of attaining focus and becoming present for every moment, which leads to experiencing a higher …

25 Quotes From a Famous Buddhist Master That Will Make You Reconsider What's Important in Life

Ever heard of Thich Nhat Hanh? If not, he is one of the most famous Buddhist masters living today.<p>Coming from Vietnam, he has inspired countless …

5 Meditation Practices You Need to Know About

293 Shares<p>Meditation has come a long way since it first became popular in the West during the 1960s. Some of the most popular and effective methods …

15 Quotes From a Modern Day Zen Master That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Ever heard of Mooji? If not, he is one of the greatest modern day spiritual teachers that has helped countless people achieve their goals of inner …

A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

17 Profound Quotes From The Dalai Lama That Will Make You Realize That Kindness and Compassion is the Only Answer

The Dalai Lama is one of the most inspirational spiritual teachers living today. From the age of 16, he was inducted with enormous responsibility in …

10 Bad Habits You Must Eliminate from Your Daily Routine

You are the sum of your habits. When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p><i>"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are</i> …

These 3 profound lessons from a Japanese Zen Master will blow your mind

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

I've used a meditation app loved by Wall Streeters and Olympic athletes daily for the past 8 months, and now I can't imagine my life without it

Ever since I decided to try out the guided-meditation app Headspace last December after hearing about it on Tim Ferriss' podcast, I've been much more aware of my thoughts and emotions, and with a few exceptions (including a rough day at the airport) I've been much calmer and more collected in times …

7 Mindfulness Techniques That Literally Rewire Your Brain to Let Go of Anxiety and Worry

Anxiety is a big problem for many people in America. According to recent statistics, more than 3.3 million people in the US suffer from an anxiety …

Mindfulness

Mindfulness meditation has become a staple among successful people — and it's surprisingly easy to learn

Meditation provides all sorts of benefits, so it's no wonder that it's become a favorite habit of tons of successful people. But if you're not familiar with it, the concept can be confusing.<p>Mindfulness meditation, one branch of the practice, might actually be easier than you thought. We made this …

A Master Buddhist explains how to use mindfulness when you're going through tough times

If you’ve read some articles on this blog, you’ve undoubtedly come across the name Thich Nhat Hanh. He is one of the world’s most renowned Buddhist …

Mindfulness

15 Profound Quotes On Mindfulness That Will Bring You Back To The Present Moment

As much as we know it’s important to be mindful, sometimes it’s difficult to become aware of the present moment.<p>That’s why we need a powerful …

5 Secrets To Mastering Conflict

How you handle conflict determines the amount of trust, respect, and connection you have with others.<p>Conflict typically boils down to crucial conversations--moments when the stakes are high, emotions run strong and op­­­­­­­inions differ. And you cannot master crucial conversations without a high …

Emotional Intelligence

The Morning Routine That Will Save You 20 Hours a Week

The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in.<p>Although this may seem obvious …

Time Management

A Practical Guide To Start Meditating Every Day

When we think of changing or taking on a new challenge, we think about preparing our bodies and making external physical changes. But a very powerful …

Mindfulness fixes your brain while boosting your performance

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>There’s no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of …

Mindfulness

10 Things You Should Know About Meditation

10. Paradoxically, meditation is the most difficult and most simple activity you will ever partake in.<p>9. There are infinite "anchors" (phenomena on which to focus your attention) and you need to find one or several that work for you.<p>8. The anchors - e.g., your breath, sensations, sounds, thoughts, …

Want To Find Your Dharma? Ask Yourself These 7 Questions

The Buddhist concept of Dharma has a central philosophy that all is whole and complete as it is. There is no accident in the entire universe. Even …

5 Best Tips to Save $1 Million for Retirement

Everyone knows that they need to save for retirement especially with company pensions becoming extinct over the next generation. At some point, you’re going to stop working and will have to live on whatever you have saved plus what you’re entitled to receive from Social Security.<p>Having worked with …

Just Try Counting to Ten If You Find It Hard to Meditate

Meditating seems like an easy enough thing to do. But if you’re in a rush, you have a hard time calming your mind, or you don’t like sitting still, …

Meditation

6 Steps to Reenergizing Your Mind During the Workday | Inc.com

Sometimes you simply can't add another thought because your mind is so full. A moment of silence isn't only set aside for practices to show respect. A moment of silence can be a way to reenergize and refocus for mental healing. Many entrepreneurs have a mind full of mess rather than practicing …

Meditation

<b>Meditation</b><p>According to Buddhism, ‘Mind is the forerunner of all states’*. Everything we experience in life is through our mind.<p>Buddhist Meditation …