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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

GQ Recommends<p>Shearling season is nigh.<p>16 Photos16 hours agoView More<p>Q&A<p>But it doesn't stop people from asking him the same questions. The actor talks …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sports<p>Drew Magary prepares for the inevitable shitshow of bad football this fall.<p>By Drew Magary14 hours agoView More<p>Broadway<p>The Broadway star has …

Menswear

How to Get "Sex Lines"—in just 6 Moves

<b>How to Get "Sex Lines"—in just 6 Moves</b>"Sex lines"—AKA that abdominal V that every woman lusts over—are one of the hardest areas to sculpt. That …

10 DAYS TO AWESOME ABS!

What Are the Best Ab Exercises?

Everyone would like to have a 6 pack. While keeping your body fat percentage low is part of the battle, making sure you do the right exercises is …

Travel Photography Tips

Unless you have the luxury of close access to National Parks or scenic destinations or can travel during the off-seasons, visiting a destination for …

10 Creative Meditation Techniques

March 23, 2015<p>Quick and Easy Meditation Techniques<p><b>by Regina Chouza</b><p>A quick Google search will yield dozens of reasons to meditate, whether it’s stress …

Release Stress Through Mindfulness: 4 Steps to Freedom

<b>“The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” ~William James</b><p>I’ve been meditating for many years, but there …

Amazing video shows colorblind people seeing colors for the first time

<b>(YouTube)</b><p>Okay, it’s kind of an ad– we are sheep<p>Joanna Rothkopf<p>March 25, 2015 2:40pm (UTC)<p>Valspar Paint, a paint company, teamed up with EnChroma, a company that manufactures glasses that boosts color vision, to launch the #ColorForAll campaign, which aims to bring the glasses to colorblind people. …

11 Tips to Improve Your Diet and Make Your Abs Pop

There’s a layer of flab over your abs.<p>Yes, you do have abs. It’s just time to get your diet in check. And by getting it in check, we mean it’s time …

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 …

27 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from Eckhart Tolle

Luminita Saviuc, <i>Purpose Fairy</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>I love Eckhart Tolle. I remember reading his book, <i>The Power of Now</i> in 2010 and from that moment on, whenever …

3 Questions that Will Free Your Mind and Turn Your Life Around

<i>“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.”<br>―Voltaire</i><p>It’s not the answers you get from others, but the questions you ask yourself that …

7 Ways to Clear Your Mind of Negative Thoughts

Negative thinking can be a habit of mind. Thoughts sink in and linger there until you take action to get rid of them.<p>When you first start thinking …

New Study: Meditation Alters Genes Rapidly, Triggers Molecular Changes

Elizabeth Renter, <i>Natural Society</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>If you are a practitioner of meditation, the results of a new study published in <i>Psychoneuroendocrinology</i> …

The Power of Meditation and How It Affects Our Brains

Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this practice. It always seemed to be so vague …

​What Is "Mindfulness," and Why Is Everyone Talking About It?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I keep seeing the word "mindfulness" everywhere, tied to everything from losing weight to being more productive. But what does this …

Shift Your Attitude to Create a More Positive New Year

As we near the end of 2013, many of us will naturally reflect on the past year. It’s easy to focus on the big things, either positive or negative, …

12 Ways to Calm the Overactive Mind

Gregg Prescott, M.S., <i>In5D Guest</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Have you ever laid in bed trying to sleep while a constant stream of thoughts flow through your mind? Do …

The Greatest Act of Love Is Letting Go

<b>“Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be.” ~Sonia Ricotti</b><p>I was brought up in a family and culture that was riddled with …

75 Benefits of Meditation for an Inspired Life

Amanda Froelich, <i>Guest</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>How many times have you heard ‘meditation is good for you!’, yet you resist the actual act of sitting in silence …

How to Keep Going When Self-Doubt Creeps in: 3 Rules | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Having been a self-doubt sufferer for many years, it’s easy to imagine my life always being the same, doing the same old things and getting the same …

Self-confidence

9 Ways To Become The Master Of Your Own Mind

Many of us spend an exorbitant amount of time and energy -- not to mention money -- taking care of our bodies, and trying to keep ourselves looking and feeling our best. But when it comes to the mind, less attention (literally) is paid. Taking care of the mind can come as an afterthought, and often …

Four ways to shake up your meditation practice

Last month I wrote about how sometimes your meditation practice may seem to be going nowhere, and how that’s OK. It’s the “seems” that’s important, …

10 Risks Happy People Take Every Day

<i>“You cannot protect yourself from sadness<br>without protecting yourself from happiness.”<br>―Jonathan Foer</i><p>Almost two decades ago, somewhat as a joke since …

Let go...

I’ve done a lot of rock climbing, so I know firsthand the importance sometimes of not letting go! This applies to other things as well: keeping hold …

How Your Thoughts Create Your Brain | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Of course you know that your thoughts are generated by your brain. But you may not have considered that in many very real ways, your thoughts <i>create</i> …

Create Your Life: Having Nothing Can Mean Having Everything

<b>“Breakdowns can create breakthroughs. Things fall apart so things can fall together.” ~Unknown</b><p>A decade ago, as a nomadic adventure-seeker, I traveled …