Crystal Johnson

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7 ways to build trust with others

FBI agents spend a great deal of time learning how to build trust with others. For that reason an agent’s most useful investigative tool is the …

Northern California

Paris Jackson Hits Back at Claims She Is Going Back to Rehab in the Wake of Demi Lovato's Overdose

Paris Jackson wants the world to know she is healthy and happy and is not returning to rehab following Demi Lovato’s recent overdose.<p>After a report …

Mental Health

I'm Addicted to Silent Meditation and I've Never Felt Better

Vipassana retreats offer ten days of meditation with no talking, reading, cell phones, or jerking off. I recently went on my fifth.<p>Three years ago, I signed up for a silent meditation retreat called a vipassana. For ten days, I shared a room with four other guys, went without speaking to anyone, …

Meditation

39 Easy Summer Campfire Recipes (That Aren't S'mores!)

Your camping trip just got so much more delicious.<p>It's camping season which means it's time to ditch your kitchen for a campfire. These recipes are …

The 20 Best Places to Camp in National Parks

Some of the finest places to lay your head are inside our national parks.<p>Thanks to its geysers and grizzlies, the 3,500-square-mile Yellowstone, our …

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

A classic weekend spent lounging around the house and meeting with family can be the gift we all deserve after a long week. But it always feels like …

The Conversational Habit of Smart Communicators That 99 Percent of People Are Afraid Of

If more people chose this communication practice when things go south, we'd see way less conflict.<p>Lets all agree on one thing: Communication is the source of much conflict in the workplace.<p>Sometimes the unpredictability of human nature will kick in. You've seen it -- someone does or says something …

Daily Affirmations for Peace of Mind

With every day that passes by, I am starting to realize more and more how valuable peace of mind really is, and how […]The post Daily Affirmations …

Mind

Watch + Learn: Relaxing Breathing Technique for Anxiety

Use this tutorial from Gigi Yogini to learn Ujjayi Breath—the wave-like sound from the back of your throat—to focus your mind and transition in your …

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Guided Meditation for Depression and Anxiety

Only those who have suffered from depression can truly understand the excruciating pain that comes from walking in total darkness, and the feelings …

Meditation

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HOW TO EXUDE CONFIDENCE

Dear friend,<p>Here are some tips on how to exude confidence from your pores:<p>1. Don’t censor yourself<p>The first lesson; don’t censor yourself. Say what …

Body Fat

12 Ancient Chinese Philosophy Quotes That Will Change Your Life Perspective

As China’s only indigenous religion, Taoism’s influence is found in everything from calligraphy and politics to medicine and poetry.<p>It represents the …

Korean Chicken Skewers (Dak Ggochi)

From: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 2017<p>Skewers are a popular Korean street food. The easy marinade in this healthy chicken recipe adds flavor, fast, …

17 Recipes That Actually Got Me Through Whole30

From someone who can barely cook and likes to eat.<p>Because of that, I can promise all of these recipes: are simple and easy to make<p>* don't use any fancy appliances because I have a tiny-ass kitchen and three roommates<p>* require no outlandish ingredients, except for a few Whole30-specific things that …

Creamy Stove-Top Mac and Cheese

Beef and Cheddar Casserole

The 5 Common Causes of Mental Suffering According to Buddhism (and How You Can Overcome Them)

We all encounter mental roadblocks in life. To feelings of self-doubt to anxiety and depression, mental hindrances can be extremely tough to deal …

3 Powerful Lessons From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

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 …

How To Add Value And Make Your Home Cozy With Right Paint

So, it’s time to think about selling your home. You have done a lot of living in your house; many pleasant memories exist there. But, perhaps the …

Home Improvement

How to make your garden an Airbnb for nesting birds

Forget Valentine’s Day, February 14 is the start of National Nestbox Week – an opportunity to look at your garden and see if you could do more to help nesting birds, especially those struggling to survive in the countryside.<p>But do you love birds enough to transform your home for them?<p>When Tanya and …

Revealed: How the colour of your room affects your mood

<b>Why do we choose certain colours to decorate our home - is it based on our personal tastes or the colour trends for that season? Or is the colour of</b> …

Home Decorating

10 Things I Learned From Prepping All My Meals on a Sunday

Save both money and time<p>I’m someone who really enjoys eating out. I love trying new restaurants. And I’ve realized that’s where all my money goes. …

9 Gardening Trends That Will Be Taking Over Flower Beds This Year

Find out what's growing in popularity.<p>With spring approaching, we've all got gardening on our minds. But before you start hoeing and sowing, get inspired by what's trending in the plant world. Here's what garden and landscape trends you can expect to see sprouting up everywhere in 2017, according …