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This Blogger's Before and After Will Change How You Feel About Weight Gain

If you've noticed that the scale isn't budging, or perhaps you're working really hard on your body, only to notice that the scale is going in the opposite direction of what you'd've hoped, then look at Emma's incredible before-and-after photo.<p>Sometimes a healthy change doesn't equate to pounds …

Fitness

8 Reasons A Dog Owner Is Actually The Ideal Boyfriend Or Girlfriend

If you've coupled up with a pup owner, you're one lucky dog. 🐶<p>When you fall in love with a dog owner, it’s more than just puppy love.<p>Dog owners are often responsible, nurturing and willing to wear their hearts on their sleeves (which, if we’re being honest, are probably covered in dog hair). Sure, …

Meditation Master Reveals Short-Cut to Inner Peace

Inner Peace<p>I have been meditating for fifteen years and about a year ago I bought a book by Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche called Awakening the Luminous …

Meditation

Why Jesus Wants Everyone to Part the Waters of Evangelical Christianity

I had a friend deny my invitation to a Progressive Christian bible study that incorporates mindful meditation like this:<p>"Hey Angie! Hmm...I believe there are some assumptions/practices involved in mindfulness that are unbiblical and for me to go would be participating in something I believe God …

CoSM blog

When we first fall in love we can be amazed with how perfect the beloved is for us, the answer to our prayer. The beloved can become a portal to the …

Thoth Hermes Trismegistus and his Ancient School of Mysteries

Thoth Hermes Trismegistus is portrayed by the Egyptians as the moon god with the body of a man, head of an ibis, and a crescent moon over his head. …

Father Bu: Jedi Master of unknown universe; 92

Fr. Jaime Bulatao, SJ.<br>PHOTO COURTESY OF ATENEO DE MANILA UNIVERSITY<p>MANILA, Philippines–He was fondly called Father Bu. Students also called him guru, …

4 Discoveries In Neuroscience That Redefine Happiness

Have you ever tried to tell yourself to "just relax and enjoy" an unexpected traffic-filled commute that is sure to make you late? You keep telling …

This Surprising Secret About Bamboo Could Be The Reason You're Not Successful

Bamboo is one of the most amazing plants in the world.<p>In fact, a single stalk of bamboo has more tensile strength than a steel cable of the same thickness! (In South America, it's referred to as "vegetable steel.)<p>A rope made of bamboo fibers can get up to 20 percent stronger when wet, as opposed to …

Consciousness Creates Our Immaterial, Mental & Spiritual Universe

“Consciousness creates reality,” a statement that has gained a lot of attention across various alternative media outlets around the world. Make no …

How to Awaken the Kundalini

<b>Video –</b> The human energetic body, also referred to as the pranic sheath or astral body, is an intricate network of 72,000 nadis that facilitate the …

Connect With the Consciousness of the Universe

Jed Shlackman, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>The concept of spiritual energy is as ancient as humanity, with nearly every culture having beliefs and …

What is Earnest Vivid Sitting, How it’s Often Missed in American Zen, and Why it Matters

What is Earnest Vivid Sitting, How it’s Often Missed in American Zen, and Why it Matters<p>July 18, 2014 by Dosho Port<p>Big life event – retired in early …

How meditation brought me back from burnout

I spent yesterday morning at an event in central London surrounded by over 100 entrepreneurs, leaders and investors.<p>A sea of slick hair, smooth faces, and crisp tailoring; they spoke of thriving businesses, relentless networking regimes and daily acrobatics juggling parenthood with staying fit and …

Nine States of Attention

My inbox was inundated with emails after my post last week. Most readers had the same challenges. Most notably, that their mind wanders off while …

Study: Zen Meditation Really Does Clear the Mind

The seemingly nonsensical Zen practice of "thinking about not thinking" could help free the mind of distractions, new brain scans reveal.<p>This …

The No. 1 Myth About Yoga (And How Learning The Truth Can Change Your Life)

<i>By Taylor Wells, the founder and owner of Prana Power Yoga™ (with five studios in Massachusetts and New York), author of</i> Create the Best Life Ever <i>and a United Nations Yoga Peace Ambassador.</i><p>Are you flexible? I don't mean, “Can you touch your toes?” Because honestly that's not important to me. When …

Peeling Back the Mask: Reconnect With Your Authentic Self

<b>“You cannot find yourself by going into the past. You can find yourself by coming into the present.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>It was 3PM on a Wednesday and I …

How to Meditate in One Easy Step. ~ Roni Elissabeth

There you sit.<p>You close your eyes and take a breath and before you even exhale, the IBSC begins to pipe in—you know: the Itty Bitty Shitty …

10 Great Reasons to Meditate

Quantum Theory Suggests Consciousness Moves To Another Universe At Death

A book titled “<i>Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe</i>“ has stirred up the internet, because …

13 Things Mindful People Do Differently Every Day

It may have started as a trend among Silicon Valley tech companies, but mindfulness seems to be here to stay for all of us.<p>2014 has been called the "year of mindful living," and in the past several months, mindfulness has made headlines in seemingly every major print publication and news site. No …

10 Questions About the Pineal Gland That Add to its Mystery

Buck Rogers, <i>Staff Writer</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>The pine cone shaped, pea-sized pineal gland, located in the center of the human brain, is an organ of tremendous …

Scientific Study Shows Meditators Collapsing Quantum Systems At A Distance

I'm in!<p>Numerous scientists over many years have studied the role of consciousness and how it can directly influence our physical material world, and …

Theosophy and Meditation

Julian Websdale, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>One definition of Theosophy says that theosophical thought is ‘based on the direct and immediate experience of …

Is There Scientific Proof We Can Heal Ourselves?

Lissa Rankin, <i>Prevent Disease</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Whether you’re battling a life-threatening illness, saddled with a “chronic” health condition that Western …

Being True to Ourselves and Forgetting What Other People Think

<b>“Live your life for you not for anyone else. Don’t let the fear of being judged, rejected or disliked stop you from being yourself.” ~Sonya Parker</b><p>The …

Mind

These 365 Quotes Will Inspire You Every Day This Year | Inc.com

With a new year nearly upon us, it's a great time to get inspired about the future, your vision, your goals and executing on those goals. I'm so grateful for all of the inspiration I've gotten from leaders, writers and thinkers through the years. So I wanted to share my favorite, most inspiring …

Liquid Media: Hawaii Design and Marketing

Our servers are hosted and maintained by Liquid Web. Hosting costs are billed anually at in the first week of the year, we like to keep it simple, …