Giselle Santiago

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4 Ways Mindfulness Can Enhance Your Happiness

"It is the mind that translates good and bad circumstances into happiness or misery. So happiness comes with the purging of mental toxins, such as hatred, compulsive desire, arrogance and jealousy, which literally poison the mind. It also requires that one cease to distort reality and that one …

4 daily habits that will make you happier

I'm not one who believes you can be happy all the time, but I have learned you can be happy much of the time.<p>And that's not something that depends on how your day is going or how others treat you — it depends on what you do on a regular basis.<p>I remember being unhappy most days, at one point in my …

Happiness

Alpha Brain Waves Boost Creativity and Reduce Depression

Neuroscientists recently made a correlation between an increase of alpha brain waves—either through electrical stimulation or mindfulness and …

Brainwaves

Mastering Your Own Mind

Back when my son was 8 years old, he called 911 after I took away his Game Boy. I wish I'd been studying Buddhism back then, because I probably could …

idealawg

Today I am talking with Norman Fischer who is with the Everyday Zen Foundation. He is a poet and a Zen Buddhist priest. Click to read more about …

Self-awareness

Buddhist style meditation ‘could treat depression’

A MEDITATION technique inspired by Buddhism could provide an alternative to long-term antidepressant use in treating depression.<p>The first large-scale …

3 Simple Meditations for Starting Your Practice

In our daily lives, many of us are disconnected from ourselves and our surroundings. As Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh writes in the book <i>How to Sit</i>, <i>“</i>our …

How science fiction will help us go to Mars

Hunter-gatherer genomes reveal few new genes

By comparing the genomes of isolated hunter-gatherers with those of 1,462 people from around the world, scientists have discovered that these Khoisan …

The Mysterious Man-Made Caves of Longyou: 10 Unanswered Questions

Located near the village of Shiyan Beicun in Zhejiang province, China, lies the Longyou caves - an extensive, magnificent and rare ancient …

8,000-year-old olive oil found in ancient clay pots

Ancient people pressed olive oil as far back as 8,000 years ago in Israel, a new study finds.<p>Researchers found residues of the Mediterranean-diet …