Gunnar Jacobson

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7 Buddhist Teachings That Will Help You Overcome Life’s Most Difficult Challenges and Find Peace

Buddhaimonia.Growing up in the U.S. (California), almost all of my friends were either Christian or Catholic. My family wasn’t. My parents were …

DIY Industrial Nightstand Lamp

This extremely rustic nightstand lamp would make a great DIY project. We spotted it in this cool rustic apartment designed by Chi Torch Interior …

Interior Design

Peach Basil Sangria

<i>*editor’s note: As a longtime fan of the incredibly talented food blogger and author Erin Gleeson, I couldn’t be more excited to have her on the blog</i> …

Spices

Enlightenment: Wanting it vs. Working for It

Wes Annac, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Sometimes, we reach a point where we want to feel more connected with the Christ within; more connected with our …

Canon PowerShot N Transformed Into a Waist-Level Rolleiflex-style Camera

The digital camera industry is dominated by eye-level viewfinders, but waist-level finders have their advantages. One main one is that it makes …

Connect with Your Peaceful Self to Overcome Fears & Worries

<b>“Fear: False Evidence Appearing Real.” ~Unknown</b><p>It was an ordinary school morning in a busy European city. I seem to recall it was spring, as my …

Mindful Living 101

<b>Infographic –</b> Mindfulness is the process of becoming an observer and practicing non-judgmental awareness of the present moment. Here’s a great …

Mindfulness Can Literally Change Your Brain

The business world is abuzz with mindfulness. But perhaps you haven’t heard that the hype is backed by hard science. Recent research provides strong evidence that practicing non-judgmental, present-moment awareness (a.k.a. mindfulness) changes the brain, and it does so in ways that anyone working …

Mindfulness

How To Change Your Thoughts To Build The Life You Want

No matter who you are or what your background is, one thing is certain: you want to build a great life for yourself.<p>I use the word "build" here …

Here's How Zen Meditation Changed Steve Jobs' Life And Sparked A Design Revolution

Jobs, a Reed College dropout, had just spent a few months in India.<p>He had gone to meet the region's contemplative traditions — Hinduism, Buddhism — and the Indian sun had darkened his skin a few shades.<p>The trip changed him in less obvious ways, too.<p>Although you couldn't predict it then, his travels …

4 meditation obstacles and how to overcome them

Every obstacle has an antidote. In fact, many times, simply recognizing and acknowledging the obstacle for what it really is can help you overcome it.

Meditation

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

Top 10 Ways to Sabotage your Professional Photography Aspirations

Cinnamon Whiskey Sour - A Golden Afternoon: Simplified Home Living

The whiskey sour is my favorite drink right now. I love the way the egg whites bring a touch of stability to the always battling sweet and sour …

15 Things To Talk About In A Healthy Relationship

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

7 Cocktails Inspired by Thanksgiving Dinner

For many, Thanksgiving dinner is all about sitting down to a hearty meal with the ones you love. For others, it's about the booze — lots, and lots of …

The 5-minute Guide to Meditation: Anywhere, Anytime

<i>Stressed?</i><p><i>Overwhelmed?</i><p><i>Tired?</i><p><i>Distracted?</i><p>Sounds like you need five minutes of meditation.<p>When you think of meditation, you might think of chanting in …

12 iPhone Apps for Meditation

You might have built up the habit of including meditation and relaxation into your daily schedule, but what about when traveling or swamped by work?

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Fall Cocktail: Cider Jack Cocktail

<b>…..I</b>f you haven’t noticed yet, the leaves are changing colors, the winds are picking up, and that can only mean one thing. Fall is right around the …

Basil Lemonade Cocktail

This past week our sweet pal brought us a bunch of fresh mint, basil and rosemary from her garden (thanks Laura!). Naturally, my mind went straight …

Blackberry + Apple Cocktail

Blackberry + Apple Cocktail from Lottie Doof• 2 blackberries + 1 for garnish<br>• 2 ounces fresh apple cider—preferably fuji apple cider, but regular is …

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It's National Bloody Mary Day — Happy Hour, Anyone?

Photo: Courtesy of Big Bar.<p>If you're like us, you probably feel a bit worse for wear this morning, err, afternoon. Well, don't feel guilty about …

Recipes

These Pumpkin Cocktails Have Us Ready For Fall

Photo: Courtesy of Kahlúa.<p>Apples, foliage, layering — these are the hallmarks of autumn. But pumpkin is undoubtedly one of the things we totally …

Cocktails

A Beautiful Collection of Insects

The USGS Native Bee Inventory and Monitoring Program is program run by biologists with the U.S. Geological Survey in Maryland. Part of their work is to develop identification tools and keys for native bee species by creating accurate and detailed pictures of native bees and the plants and insects …

The Smokin' Word

Take super-smoky mezcal, throw in a hit of cherries, and you've got one bold drink--The Smokin' Word.

Cherries

Mezcal’s Moment