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2 Ways to Beat Your Fear of Rejection, Backed by Research

We all deal with fear of rejection. Jia Jiang did too. But he overcame it… thanks to a box of donuts.<p>He explains how this happened in his wonderful …

Krispy Kreme

Everything You Know About Porn Is a Lie, According to a Porn Director

I still remember the thoughts that ran through my head back then: "How does he do that? Jeez, his penis is big! Wow, look at her perfect body! She’s insatiable!"<p>And that’s a good thing. As a director, I hope that’s what viewers are thinking when watching one of my movies. I plan, cast, shoot, …

Top 31 Buddha Quotes To Enlighten Your Mind and Soul

Our lives have become so stressful that we had almost forgotten about our true self. Clearly, in search of materialistic things, we are damaging the …

Spirituality

Start here: four weeks to get fit

A new report reveals that six million middle-aged people take no exercise – increasing the risks of developing serious illness. If this is you, heptathlete Louise Hazel’s workouts are designed to get you back in action – starting with just 10 minutes a day. (Step one: get off the sofa)<p>How long has …

Exercise

80K Instagram Followers Later, Here's My #1 Advice for Better Photos (with Befores & Afters)

Spot relies on great imagery to deliver a compelling place-discovery experience. Here, our content and community lead, Kelly Lack, shares the one simple tip that has helped top Instagrammers build beautiful portfolios (and huge followings).<p>Off the bat you should know that this is not an article …

Mobile Photography

The Beginner’s Guide to Walking Meditation

In order to have peace and joy, you must succeed in having peace within each of your steps. Your steps are the most important thing.– Thich Nhat …

Meditation

57 Easy Ways to Be Happier and More Successful | Inc.com

I've already posted most of the advice below but scattered among five or six posts. I thought it would be useful to collect all of my happiness and success rules in a single place. Enjoy!<p>1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the …

Self-help

Stirling Buddhist Centre | Source of health, beauty and spiritual advice

The efficacy of yoga in our body and mind has already been proven, and many people today are turning to yoga in the hope of improving the quality of …

5 Awesome TED Talks That Will Make You Remarkably Happy | Inc.com

There are lots of TED Talks about serious subjects like medical research, natural disasters, and even rocket science. However, some TED Talks are sure to put a smile on your face. Here are five of my favorites.<p><b>1. Dan Gilbert: The Surprising Science of Happiness</b><p>Gilbert, author of <i>Stumbling on</i> …

Happiness

Why Feeling Pain is the Key to Happiness and Freedom

<b>“In our struggle for freedom, truth is the only weapon we possess.” ~</b><b>Dalai Lama</b><p>I often ask myself what led me to that place of feeling like I didn’t …

Positive Thinking

Change your Life through Conscious Breathing

“If I had to limit my advice on healthier living to just one tip, it would be simply to learn how to breathe correctly.” — Andrew Weil<p>At a recent …

These Zen Buddhist Koans Will Open Your Mind

A koan is a riddle or puzzle that Zen Buddhists use during meditation to help them unravel greater truths about the world and about themselves.<p>Zen masters have been testing their students with these stories, questions, or phrases for centuries. Many koans can be traced back to the collections of …

Meditation
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10 Rules to Live By for Those Who Want to Live a Positive Life

<b>1. Be comfortable in your own skin.</b><p>The first step to becoming happy is to feel comfortable in your own skin. Everyone was born with a flaw. No one is perfect. Accept yourself with what you're born with whether it be your background, your skin, your nose, your eyes, your hair, your freckles, your …

Happiness

3 Reasons You Should Consider Using Flint and Steel to Make a Fire

Some people collect stamps or coins. Others can’t pass up old books or records. I can’t walk past steel strikers without buying new and unusual ones. …

Inspirational Quotes From Bhagavad Gita That Will Completely Change The Way You Look At Everything!

50 Most Inspiring Quotes From The Bhagavad Gita<p>on October 7, 2015 at 1:03 pm<p>Credit: graphicstock.com<p>When Arjuna was faced with the dilemma of going …

Sex Tips for Straight Guys from a Bi Girl | Men's Health

As someone who has been on both sides of the lady sexing equation, I feel like I am remarkably positioned to do you a solid. A solid that may boomerang agreeably in my favor one day, true, but mostly a solid that will help you and women and the spreading of joy in general.<p>So without further ado, …

10 Ways to Have Better, Stronger Orgasms

Go big or go home.<p>There are orgasms, and then there are hold-it-right-there, don't-stop, floating-on-a-cloud orgasms. When you're aiming for the latter, we know they can seem elusive—or even downright impossible—to achieve. But we've got you covered with 10 science-backed ways to have better …

Corporate mindfulness is bullsh*t: Zen or no Zen, you’re working harder and being paid less

Mindfulness matters, but make no mistake: Corporations are co-opting the idea to disguise the ways they kill us<p>Mindfulness has become a household word. Time magazine’s cover of a youthful blond woman peacefully blissing out anchors the feature story, ‘Mindful Revolution.’ From endorsements by …

Mindfulness

10 Surprising Secrets No One Told You Yet About Meditation

For thousands of years and across countless cultures, humans around the world have been meditating. Whether you're new to meditation, or you've been practicing it for a while, there are always new and fascinating things to discover about this age-old practice.<p>To the uninitiated, meditation appears …

Meditation

Trailblazing Physicist David Bohm and Buddhist Monk Matthieu Ricard on How We Shape What We Call Reality

“Reality is what we take to be true. What we take to be true is what we believe… What we believe determines what we take to be true.”<p>We never see the world exactly as it is — our entire experience of it is filtered through the screen of our longings and our fears, onto which project the …

DIY Stacked Plywood Tables

Happy Monday my loves!! Have I got a fun and suuuuper simple project for you today! As some of you know, we’re in the process of renovating and …

Woodworking

10 Surprising Facts About LEGO

You're never going to look at your favorite toy the same way again.<p>Like Easy-Bake Ovens and Troll dolls, you probably remember these famous plastic bricks fondly from your childhood. But did you know the first one was made in 1932 and out of wood? Didn't think so. Here are a few more facts you …

Lego

10 Simple Steps to Writing The Perfect Blog Post

You probably already know you should be blogging. You’ve heard companies that blog are <b>13 times more likely to achieve positive ROI</b> and that <b>82 percent</b> …

How to Make the Best Damn Burger on Your Backyard Grill

Anyone can grill burgers. Here's how to grill really, really good ones.<p>When the weather heats up and the backyard barbecues begin anew, there's one thing we crave: a big, juicy burger. Luckily, <i>Bon Appétit</i> editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport is here to walk us through the process for grilling up the …

BBQ

12 Qualities of an Enlightened Person

"If you think you are enlightened, go home for Thanksgiving." -- Ram Dass<p>We sometimes say that some people are enlightened, but do we really know what that means? We might say that because they are kind, loving, and insightful. While these may indeed be qualities of an enlightened person, it's hard …

Meditation

7 Amazing Things That Happen to Your Body When You Give Up Soda

The Coca-Cola company has identified the culprit behind America’s weight problem. And it wants to put the blame on….you.<p>The world’s largest producer …

Holistic Medicine

The perils of “Growth Mindset” education: Why we’re trying to fix our kids when we should be fixing the system

How a promising but oversimplified idea caught fire, then got coopted by conservative ideology<p>One of the most popular ideas in education these days can be summarized in a single sentence (a fact that may help to account for its popularity).<p>Here's the sentence:<p><i>Kids tend to fare better when they</i> …

Education

To Lose Weight, You Must Eat More

Here are some long-held beliefs when it comes to losing weight: One, if a diet doesn’t put your taste buds in a coma, it’s not effective. Two, a …

Nutrition