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These Yoga Poses Open Up A Chakra In Your Body That'll Help You ~Find Yourself~

Yoga is an incredibly strong mental, physical, and spiritual practice that contains many layers. The physical poses in yoga are simply the surface of …

The Best Meditation Tips For People With Anxiety (From Someone With Anxiety)

<i>Sarah Wilson is a best-selling author, journalist, and entrepreneur who has spent years struggling with anxiety. In her new book,</i> First We Make the …

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

A Meditation Exercise For People Who Simply Cannot 'Quiet' Their Minds

<i>In a warp-speed world, it can be difficult to entertain even the thought of slowing down for a meditation. The following mindfulness exercise,</i> …

Breathing: Mindfulness Meditation with Breath as Object

We begin with breath, opening to the feeling or the sensation of each breath, each movement of the rise and fall or in and out, without any …

How to Mind Trick Yourself Into Becoming a "Gym Person"

Chocolate—the key to working out, says <i>NY Times</i> journalist Charles Duhigg. While I’m apt to reply, yes, chocolate is the key to most everything, …

Fitness

Adobe Debuts New Photoshop Tutorial Series on YouTube for Beginners

Adobe has launched a new Photoshop tutorial series for beginners on its YouTube channel, titled “3, 2, 1… Photoshop!”<p>The series is hosted by Adobe …

Tutorials

O2 | Mobile Phones, Mobile Broadband and Sim Only Deals on O2

**RPI information for Pay Monthly contracts, including O2 Refresh and sim only tariffs<p>Each year O2 Refresh Airtime Plan/Pay Monthly tariffs will be …

Science: This Hormone May Help You Fall In Love And Could Fix Your Sex Life

Valentine’s Day is coming, and if you’ve been spending all your time wishing and hoping for true love — or at least a real life love potion that doesn’t carry all the unintended side effects that these things historically have — then you’re in luck! Why? Because a new study reveals that a hormone …

Drugstore

One Simple and Natural Way To Help You Stay Energetic After A Night Of Insomnia

We all go through a sleepless night from time to time. If you wish to stay energized the next day, you should try out this simple, natural way.

Energized

How to fall back in love with your partner, psychologists reveal

The saying goes that you can’t help who you fall in love with, and sometimes you just fall out of it too.<p>But a new study has found that we <i>can</i> in fact …

Brainwaves

6 Traits That Predict Ethical Behavior at Work

Trust and openness are crucial elements of an ethical organizational culture. Only when employees are able to voice the problems they see can ethical lapses be discussed and resolved. A first step in building this kind of culture involves a hiring approach in which companies actively seek those …

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These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

<i>“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”</i> — <b>Ralph Waldo Emerson</b><p>The ability to expand your mind …

A top psychologist says there's only one way to become the best in your field — but not everyone agrees

As a teenager in Sweden, Anders Ericsson used to play chess against one of his classmates, a boy considerably worse at the game than Ericsson. Every …

Ericsson

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Productive

Of course you do. So here's how.<p>I absolutely believe in the power of hard work. Like Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>That's basically my mantra: I may not be as talented, or educated, or …

How to Improve Your Working Memory and Become More Productive | The Art of Manliness

Whether you’re answering hard questions, making impromptu remarks, analyzing a situation, or synthesizing a bunch of data points into a cohesive and …

Humanity

This Company Will Build You a James Bond-Inspired Land Rover

Taken right from the movie Spectre.<p><i>Spectre</i>, the most recent movie in the James Bond series, featured an Aston Martin DB10 designed specifically for the film, but the good guys weren't the only ones with the awesome cars. Even the villains drove cool cars. And while we're disappointed we'll never be …

The Morning Routine That Will Save You 20 Hours a Week

The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in.<p>Although this may seem obvious …

Time Management

CBT Self Help Course Step 1

CBT SELF HELP COURSE<p><b>STEP 1</b><p>This self-help course will be helpful for individuals who have problems with anxiety, depression or anger. The course can …

Depression

How to Make Your Mind Happy, According to Neuroscience

Everybody is talking about mindfulness… but nobody seems to be able to explain clearly what the heck it really is. Ask people and you’ll hear, “Umm, …

10 Proven Ways To Help Learn Anything Better

11 Habits Of Ridiculously Likeable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few--the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception.<p>When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask …

How Drugs and Alcohol Can Hijack Your Brain

<b>The discovery of a brain circuit ‘shortcut’ could explain why some addicts unintentionally relapse, and suggests that a shift in focus for therapies</b> …

6 Possible Reasons You’re So Damn Moody

A bad mood is not fun for the moody or anyone around her. We all feel blah from time to time—it'd be weird if your mood was stable all day every day. …

Why do we wake up stiff in the mornings? Scientists discover the answer

Scientists have discovered why we wake up stiff in the morning - because our body's natural ibuprofen has not kicked in yet.<p>Researchers revealed the reason our limbs can feel rigid and achy when we rise is because the body's biological clock suppresses anti-inflammatory proteins during sleep.<p>When …

Bruce Lee’s Never-Before-Seen Writings on Willpower, Emotion, Reason, Memory, Imagination, and Confidence

“You will never get any more out of life than you expect.”<p>Although <b>Bruce Lee</b> (November 27, 1940–July 20, 1973) is best known for his legendary legacy in martial arts and film, he was also one of the most underappreciated philosophers of the twentieth century, instrumental in introducing Eastern …

Meditation Guidelines

• <b>Find a comfortable body position.</b> It does not matter too much in what position or posture you place yourself to meditate. The most common method is …