David Petchell

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The Ultimate Yoga Chakra Flow.

“There is deep wisdom within our very flesh, if we can only come to our senses and feel it.” ~ Elizabeth A. Behnke<p>I’m no chakra expert, but in …

The 5 Yoga Poses You Should Do Every Morning

Morning time: The birds are singing, you haven’t checked your e-mail yet, and you have a moment of peace before the day attacks. This is your opportunity to start the day off right. Like the common belief that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, your morning exercise routine is one of …

6 Mind Hacks That Keep Stress In Check (Really!)

"Stress is our perception of what's happening outside of us and the power we give it," says Lauren E. Miller, author and stress expert.<p>If you can adopt Miller's definition of the phenomenon as your own, you may find it possible to reframe your perception of stressful situations and, inevitably, …

Change Your Life in 60 Seconds With This Breathing Exercise

Ever feel blocked? When we get hooked into our to-do lists and daily duties, we lose track of life flow. A big block is fear. Whenever fear arises, …

5 Breathing Exercises to Try Today

Boost your energy, find your focus, and rev your workouts with these breathing exercises you’ve never tried<p>Take a deep breath. Chances are your shoulders shrugged and your chest puffed out.<p>And chances are you don’t realize that’s <i>not</i> how you’re supposed to breathe. See, that belly breath your yoga …

Yoga

Body hacking review: this cheap, high-density foam roller literally saved my ass

I love my foam roller.<p>The gluteus maximus, with surrounding fascia. Skin covering area removed. Source: Wikimedia Commons.<p>I work from home at a …

The Big Chill-Out: How Meditation Can Help With Everything

Changing the way your genes express themselves, coaxing you to actually understand yourself, and finally letting you really relax: Meditation is well worth getting familiar with.<p><i>Are tweets, statuses, pins, pokes, and pixels dominating your life? This week, as part of our #unplug series, we’re</i> …

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 …

Educate Inspire Change

Studies show period poverty is a particularly acute problem in Scotland, with some women reduced to using newspapers and socks Scotland's...<p>Kaya, a …

The Lush Underwater Gardens of Competitive Aquascaping

“Whisper of the pines” by Serkan Çetinkol. Turkey. 2013 IAPLC Top 27<p>The lush underwater gardens in these photos are all competition-grade examples of …

Aquariums

Pure filth! The clever advertising campaign for the Polish erotic film festival

When you're faced with a tricky client - an erotic film festival - you think on your toes and deliver the best work you've got. Polish advertising …

Free online Android programming course starting next month

An online university will start a free online Android programming course next month, offering interested applicants the first notions needed to create apps for smartphones and tablets running Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Spotted by a <i>reddit</i> user, the eight-week long course offered by the …

100 Best Albums of the ’90s

100<p>Moby, ‘Everything Is Wrong’<p>Moby's first major-label album didn't seem promising at first — a little techno dude trying his arty hand at pop-song …

Hello 2014: 21 Ways to Live a Resilient Life

Why compare myself to anyone else when we are all so different, all needed here as much as the next person to make this crazy thing called life work?<p>Here are 21 ways to lead a resilient life:<p><b>1. Set healthy boundaries that work for you and not everyone else.</b> Put this phrase at the top of your …

Hot Springs

Photographer Captures the Excitement of Dogs Looking Out of Car Windows

Lara Jo Regan, the Los Angeles based photographer behind early internet sensation “Mr. Winkle“, has now turned to capturing the infectious delight …

10 New Skills You Can Learn in 6 Months

If you're entering the job market or a new industry, you may find your resume lacking in skills and experience — especially if you just graduated …

14 Tips For Learning Any Skill Incredibly Fast

He writes:<p>"Whether you want to learn how to speak a new language in three months, how to shoot a three-pointer in one weekend, or how to memorize a deck of cards in less than a minute, the true recipe of this book is exactly that: a process for acquiring any skill. The vehicle I chose is …

Language Learning

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, …

Kickstarting an album of music made from junk hardware - and plans for recycled electronics instruments

Chiron sez, "I'm making an album and music video on Kickstarter, creating music and art from the most powerful tools human kind has ever discarded. …

Chuck Norris Tops Jean-Claude Van Damme’s Epic Split in a CGI Holiday Parody of the Volvo Ad

Hungarian animation studio Delov Digital has created a great CGI holiday parody of the popular epic split ad for Volvo performed by Jean-Claude Van …

Christmas Trees

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

Three Must-See Films This Month - PAPER

<b>Inside llewyn Davis</b><p>In the Coen Brothers' rapturous new movie, the velvet-voiced Oscar Isaac beautifully inhabits Llewyn Davis, a struggling folk musician in Greenwich Village in 1961. He is always scrambling for gigs, crashing on couches, fighting with his ex-girlfriend (a ragingly good Carey …

Ice Cube, Kevin Hart and Conan Share a Lyft Car

Peer-to-peer ride-sharing service Lyft just got its first big celebrity endorsement, of sorts. Via Conan O’Brien, here’s “Ice Cube, Kevin Hart and …

3 Simple Strategies for Clearing Your Mind | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

After coming home from a long day at work, your mind tends to be overloaded. Tasks at work, chores at home, and goals you’ve been neglecting are …

How To Get Half Of A Wharton Education For Free

In addition to the five electives already offered through the Coursera platform, Wharton is offering what it's calling the "Foundation" series, made up of introductory courses in financial accounting, operations management, marketing, and corporate finance, taught by some of its best-known and most …

The Science of Procrastination and How to Manage It, Animated

From AsapSCIENCE — who have previously brought us the scientific cure for hangovers, the neurobiology of orgasms, and how music enchants the brain — comes this illustrated explication of the science of procrastination and how to manage it, a fine addition to these five perspectives on …

Ray Bradbury on How List-Making Can Boost Your Creativity

Susan Sontag argued that lists confer value and guarantee our existence. Umberto Eco saw in them “the origin of culture.” But lists, it turns out, might be a remarkably potent tool for jostling the muse into manifesting — a powerful trigger for that stage of unconscious processing so central to the …

7 Powerful Truths That Can Improve Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Pleasure can be supported by an illusion; but happiness rests upon truth.”<br>– Sébastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort<p>How you live is determined by your …