Amy Reed

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7 Ways to Overcome the Toxic Self-Criticism That Robs You of Mental Strength | Inc.com

Your private inner dialogue can either be a powerful stepping stone or a major obstacle to reaching your goals. If you constantly make negative predictions like, "I'm going to mess up," or you call yourself names, your self-talk will rob you of mental strength.<p>Your thoughts affect how you feel and …

Self-help

Here’s How To Become a Morning Person

You have grand ambitions: to start a business, to write a book. But chances are you work long hours, or household responsibilities consume your days. …

Your All-Day Guide to Better Sleep

When people say they want to get healthier, they often focus on just two things: eating better and exercising more. But sleeping well is also a vital …

Planning and Preparing for your Whole30, with Sarah Steffens (Part 1)

<i>By Sarah Steffens, L.A.-based personal chef and official Whole30 Recipe Creative</i>January is right around the corner and the the New Year is …

Healthy Eating

How to Live a Joyful Life Starting Today

The word that we use so often, but not enough when we’re conversing with our inner self is the key live a joyful life.My father is a <i>no-</i>person.When …

Happiness

The 5 Best Islands In The World

<i>by the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler and Jenna Scherer</i><p>Getty<p><i>Condé Nast Traveler</i> readers ranked the best islands in the world outside the U.S., from nearby Caribbean beaches to far-flung islands in Southeast Asia. Read on for the top 5 islands across the globe.<p>Getty<p><b>5. Bermuda</b><p>Overall Rating: …

The 26 most luxurious spas around the world

We rounded up some of the best spas around the world, from Switzerland to Barbados.<p>Many of the treatments at these spas incorporate ancient methods and aim to improve guests' mental and physical well being.<p>So if you're in need of a little TLC, consider planning your next trip to one of these …

Twelve Minutes of Mindfulness Can Help You Avoid Bad Decisions

Bad decisions—we've all made them, but we'd prefer not to repeat them. It can be anything from eating a piece of cake to choosing a bad partner …

Mindfulness

There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called yesterday and the other is called tomorrow, so today is the right day to love, believe, do and mostly live. ~Dalai Lama~

Mindfulness Daily on the App Store

2.07<p>Jan 23, 2018<p>Playlists > From Authors, Coaches & Experts: Jennie Lee Author of Breathing Love: Meditation in Action. Send us feedback …

6 Simple Alterations to Become More Present | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you think about the day ahead, the deadlines, projects, meetings; while driving? Do you worry and stress over an email you sent days ago that …

Mindfulness

Letting Your Mind Wander During Meditation Can Help You Process More Thoughts And Feelings

What gives you heightened concentration, more willpower, higher cognitive functioning, less stress <i>and</i> better sleep? The lengthy list of benefits to meditation for the mind is more than a little striking.<p>But there's still limited research on what exactly happens in the brain while meditating, and if …

A One-Minute Meditation To Silence Your Mind & Calm Your Energy

The world as we know is in dire need of a higher vibration in its collective consciousness. During a recent morning meditation session, the intuitive …

Meditation

The one soul question you should ask yourself | Wellbeing

<b>Soul Diva Alice Grist shows us how looking back can be the key to moving forward in our spiritual practice</b> <br>On any spiritual path a very important …

What Exactly Is Enlightenment?

By Charles A. Francis<p>I’ve recently gotten into two different discussions about the definition of <b>enlightenment</b>. Those of us who are on a spiritual …

4 Tips for Staying Committed to Your Mindfulness Meditation Practice

By Charles A. Francis<p>These days there is much talk about mindfulness meditation. You often hear about how the practice will transform your life, and …

This Harvard-Educated Monk Is Reintroducing Buddhism To The Western World

Hwansan Sunim had a pretty typical suburban American childhood. Born to Korean-American parents in Westchester County, N.Y., he grew up in Irvington, an idyllic small town on the Hudson River.<p>Though Sunim strived to be a model student for his parents and get accepted to a good college, he said he …

Calming Blue Scenes To Help You De-Stress

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

The 8 Best Apps For A Calm, Focused Mind

There's almost no place or time in most of our lives that's beyond the reach of digital distractions, which can make it incredibly difficult to focus and get things done -- and to carve out quiet time for ourselves.<p>At work, we can go for hours without stepping away from the computer, instead …

Tranquility Quotes: 18 Peaceful Sayings To Bring Calm

Peace, calm and serenity: three components of The Huffington Post's Oasis that make it the tranquil space it is. Attendees have been seen napping, practicing yoga and clearing their heads.<p>You deserve to be in on the action -- whether you're physically at the Oasis, or not. Take a moment to scroll …

7 Things Calm People Do Differently

You've been through it more times than you'd care to count: As you trying to manage your growing stress throughout the chaos of a busy work day, there's (always!) at least one person who is keeping their cool. Don't they notice the crises you've been rushing between?<p>And have you ever wondered how …

10 Most Zen-Friendly Websites to Keep You Calm and Productive at Work

Do you feel overwhelmed and under pressure? Get centered while you sit at your desk using some of the most Zen-friendly websites.

Web Design

Wall Street Brokers Are Meditating–Here’s Why You Should Too

Whether you work on Wall Street or are building a startup, here’s why it might be time for you to cross your legs and start chanting “OM.”<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>Buddhist monks and Lululemon-clad yogis use it …

5 Unusual Ways to Meditate for Simple Daily De-stressing

<b>“Every day brings a choice: to practice stress or to practice peace.” ~</b><b>Joan Borysenko</b><p>Meditating even for just two minutes every day could help reduce …

Using Your Monkey Mind to Redirect Negative Thoughts

<b>“I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind.” ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery</b><p>I grew up in what I like to call The Box of Daughter: a rigid …

Your Garden of Thoughts: Keeping Your Mind Weed-Free

<b>“All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.” ~Buddha</b><p>Imagine your mind as a garden. …

To Be Beautiful Means To Be Yourself, You Don't Need To Be Accepted By Others

To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. – Thich Nhat Hanh<p>If you really think …

Thich Nhat Hanh

7 Easy Steps to Starting Your Home Yoga Practice Today

Starting your own home practice can seem daunting, confusing and awkward. But instead of using that as an excuse, let's embrace it.<p>Here are seven steps that will make starting your own yoga practice today far easier than you thought:<p><b>1. Just start.</b><p>A home yoga practice isn't just for those who are …