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The Powerful Lifehack I Learned After 7 Days Of Silent Meditation

For years, many of my friends in Silicon Valley have sworn that silent meditation retreats are life-changing. I’ve been meditating for over a decade, so I thought I was decently well versed in what the practice could do for me: twenty minutes of deep breathing calmed me down and helped me …

Meditation

Pie Face Is Going Broke And People Have Decidedly Mixed Feelings About It

Fast-food chain and purveyors of mysterious unidentified meats Pie Face are up shit creek, and not just to find a new pie filling. <i>The Age</i> reports …

Miley Cyrus

Want To Be More Mindful All Day Long? Try A Micro-Meditation

If we're sincere about living connectedly, where we can truly feel the joy of our positive feelings and open-heartedly accept our negative ones, we …

Mindfulness

Bloomberg.com

Mark Gongloff<p>The Gun Controversy Is Smaller Than You Think<p>Most Americans, including gun owners, agree on basic regulations.<p>Joe Nocera<p>Elaine Wynn, the …

The Simple Things You Should Be Doing Every Morning (But Aren't)

The alarm sounds and you're off: Onto checking emails, finding car keys and, if you're lucky, brushing your hair.<p>The madness, the rush of it all -- it's got to stop. Adding intention into your morning routine is in your best interest: It sets the tone for the rest of your day, and may ultimately …

Brain scans of porn addicts: what's wrong with this picture?

The Cambridge University neuropsychiatrist Dr Valerie Voon has recently shown that men who describe themselves as addicted to porn (and who lost relationships because of it) develop changes in the same brain area – the reward centre – that changes in drug addicts. The study, not yet published, is …

Meditation Teachers Reveal Their Favorite Ways To Meditate

Research suggests that meditation offers many benefits for our health and happiness. And we may even enjoy these benefits when we’re not …

The Power of Morning Practice

If you don't practice being in the moment, feeling stress-free when everything is well, you won't be able to feel centered when life falls apart.<p>I learned that powerfully yesterday.<p>I just got back from a dream trip with my dad. We were golfing in Scotland. Every day was a true pleasure, even though …

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Mindfulness and the Monkey Mind

Our minds are abuzz with thousands of thoughts each day, all of which compete for our attention and a corollary action. The Buddhists call this untrained mind of buzzing thoughts the Monkey Mind.<p>The Monkey Mind, the ego mind, constantly flickers between conscious thoughts of love and unconscious …

Lego faces are getting angrier, study finds

Life in Legoland used to be so simple – smiling doctors helped cheerful patients, contented petrol pump operators filled the tanks of satisfied …

Is internet English debasing the language? Not IMHO

The internet might be a historic boon for kitten-fanciers and steaming-eared trolls, but it's not all good news. Online writing, you see, is …